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## PRE FOUNDATION DIVISON

IMO Stage-II Exam.-2016

CLASS-10
MATHEMATICS
Q.1

Q.2

Q.3

Date : 14-02-2016

## If one of the zeros of a quadratic polynomial

of the form x2 + ax + b is negative of the
other, then it (A) Has no linear term and the constant term
is negative
(B) Has no linear term and the constant term
is positive
(C) Can have a linear term but the constant
term is negative
(D) Can have a linear term but the constant
term is positive

Q.4

## In ABC right angled at B, BC = 5 cm and

1 sin C
AC AB = 1 cm. Evaluate
cos C
5
12
(A)
(B) 13
(C)
(D) 5
13
13

Q.5

## Which of the following statement is correct ?

(A) sin (A + B) = sin A + sin B
(B) The value of sin increases as decreases
(C) The value of cos increases as increases
(D) None of these

## Solve for x and y :

x
4y
1 b
1 a

= 5;

x+
y = b a,
b
a
b
a
ab 0.
(A) x = a, y = b
(B) x = b2, y = a2
(C) x = a2, y = b2
(D) x = b, y = a

Q.6

## The following table shows the daily pocket

allowance given to the children of a
multistory building. The mean of the pocket
allowance is 18. Find out the missing
frequency

## In the given figure, ABC is a triangle right

angled at B and BD AC. If A = 4 cm and
CD = 5 cm, find BD and AB respectively

(A) 2 5 cm, 3 5 cm
(B) 3 5 cm, 6 cm
(C) 2 5 cm, 6 cm
(D) 3 5 cm, 8 cm

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Class
interval
Frequency
(in )

1113
3

(A) 8

1315
6

1517
9

(B) 16

1719
13

1921
?

(C) 12

2123
5

2325
4

(D) 4

Q.7

## Three years ago, the average age of Latika,

Garima and Megha was 27 years and that of
Garima and Megha 5 years ago was 20 years.
Latikas present age is .. (A) 30 years
(B) 36 years
(C) 40 years
(D) 46 years

Q.8

distribution :

Marks
Number
of
students

10-20
12

(A) 20.33
(C) 33.33

20-30
35

30-40
45

40-50
25

50-60
13

(B) 30.12
(D) 60.43

Q.9

## A small scale industry produces a certain

number of items per day. The cost of
production of each item (in rupees) was
calculated to be 74 minus twice the number of
articles produced in a day. On a particular
day, the total cost of production was 540.
Which of the following equations represent
how to find the number of times produced on
that day ?
(A) 74 + 2 x = 540
(B) x2 + 74 x 540 = 0
(C) 74 2x = 540
(D) x2 37 x + 270 = 0

Q.10

## The sum of first n terms of an A.P. is given

by (n2 + 8n). Find the 12th term of the A.P.
Also find the nth term of the A.P. (A) 31, 2n + 9
(B) 31, 2n + 7
(C) 30, 2n + 6
(D) 30, 2n + 8

Q.11

## IN the given figure, PQ is the chord of circle

an PT is the tangent at P such that QPT =
60. Then PRQ is

(A) 135
(C) 120
Q.12

## Two cleanliness hoardings are put on two

poles of equal heights standing on either side
of a roadway 50 m wide between the poles.
The elevations of the tops of the poles from a
points between them are 60 and 30. Find the
height of the pole 25
(A) 50 3 m
(B)
3 m
3
25
(C) 25 3 m
(D)
3m
2

Q.14

## Beena gave a simple multiplication question

to her students. Bt one student reversed the
digits of both numbers and carried out the
multiplication and found that the product was
exactly the same as the one expected by
Beena. Which on e of the following pairs of
numbers will fit in the description of the
questions ?
(A) 14, 22
(B) 13, 62
(C) 19, 33
(D) 42, 28

Q.15

## For what values of k will the following pairs

of linear equations have infinitely many
solutions ? 2x + 3y = 4 and (k + 2) x + 6y
= 3k + 2
(A) 1
(B) 1
(C) 2
(D) 2

Q.16

## The values of for which the quadratic

equation x2 + 5/x + 16 = 0 has no real root is (A) > 8
(B) < 5
8
8
8
(C)
< <
(D)
<0
5
5
5

Q.17

## A straight highway leads to the foot of a

tower. A man standing at the top of the tower
observes a car at an angle of depression of
30, which is approaching the foot of the
tower with a uniform speed. Six seconds
later, the angle of depression of the car to
reach the foot of the tower from this point (A) 3 seconds
(B) 6 seconds
(C) 9 seconds
(D) 5 seconds

Q.18

## Tow dice are thrown simultaneously. What is

the probability of getting two numbers whose
product is odd ?
1
3
(A)
(B)
2
4
3
1
(C)
(D)
8
4

(B) 150
(D) 110

## In the given figure, arcs are drawn by taking

vertices A, B and C of an equilateral triangle
of side 10 cm to intersect the sides BC, CA
and AB at their respective mid-points D, E
and F. Find the area of the shaded region.
[Use = 3.14]

(C) 78.50 cm2

Q.13

## (B) 48.50 cm2

(D) 28.25 cm2

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Q.19

Marks

0-10

No. of Students

10

18

(A) 51.5
(C) 28.5
Q.20

Q.21

Q.24

40

20

12

(B) 25.5
(D) 31

## A number is selected at random from the

numbers :
5, 8, 10, 12, 14, 15, 16, 18, 20, 22, 24, 24, 25,
25, 27, 30, 30, 36, 37, 37, 39, 40, 40, 46.
Find the probability that the selected number
is a prime number.
1
(A) 0
(B)
8
1
1
(D)
(C)
6
12

## (The shaded portion is cut off from the

cm and radius of each semicircle is 1 cm)
(A) 25 : 16
(B) 25 : 9
(C) 20 : 9
(D) None of these

## The value of expression

1/ 4

1/ 3

(0.3)

1
.
27

.(9)1/ 6 .(0.81) 2 / 3

Q.25

## There are 100 apples in a box. 20 of them are

rotten. At random, two apples are taken one
by one consecutively without replacement.
What is the probability that both of them are
good?
316
19
(A)
(B)
495
495
16
32
(C)
(D)
99
99

Q.26

## Which of the following statements is

INCORRECT ?
(i) In order to divide a line segment
internally in the ration m : n, both m and
n are real numbers.
(ii) A pair of tangents can be constructed to a
circle inclined at an angle of 165.
(A) Only (i)
(B) Only (ii)
(C) Both (i) and (ii) (D) Neither (i) nor (ii)

Q.27

## If and be two zeros of the quadratic

polynomial p(x) = 2x2 3x + 7, evaluate
1
1
+
.
2 3 2 3
3
3
5
3
(A)
(B)
(C)
(D)
14
7
4
14

Q.28

## 5 3 2 is .................. (A) A rational number

(B) A natural number
(C) Equal to zero
(D) An irrational number

1
(0.9) 2 / 3 .(3) 1/ 2 .(243) 1/ 4
3

(A) 0.2
(C) 1.27
Q.22

3 3 1
3 .
2 2 3
(B) 0.9
(D) 0.06

is -

## There are two circles intersecting each other.

Another smaller circle with centre O, is lying
between the common region of two larger
circles. Centres of the circle (i.e., A, O and B)
are lying on a straight line. AB = 16 cm and
the radii of the larger circles are 10 cm each.
What is the area of the smaller circle ?

(A) 4 cm2
4
(C) cm2

Q.23

(0.6) 0 (0.1) 1

(B) 2 cm2

(D) cm2
4

## If the points A(2, 1), B(a, b) and C(4, 1) are

collinear and a b = 1. Find the values of a
and b respectively.
(A) 1, 0
(B) 1, 1
(C) 0, 1
(D) 1, 1

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## A circular paper is folded along its diameter,

then again it is folded to form a quadrant.
Then it is cut as shown in the figure, after it
the paper was reopened in the original
circular shape. Find the ratio of the original
paper to that of the remaining paper?

Q.29

## In figure, the line segment LM is parallel to

side XZ of XYZ and it divides the triangle
into two parts of equal areas. Find the
XZ
ratio
.
XY
X

Q.33

## In the given figure, XW is a tangent to the

circle with centre O at X and YZW is a
straight line. Find the value of y.

(A) 30

(A)

21:

(C) 1
Q.30

(B)

2:2

2+1:

(D) 2

2:

Q.31

Q.32

Q.35

## If the points A(1, 2), B(2, 3), C(3, 2) and

D(4, 3) are the vertices of parallelogram
ABCD, then taking AB as the base, find the
height of this parallelogram.

## Two ships are sailing in the sea on the either

side of the lighthouse, the angles of
depression of two ships as observed fro the
top of the lighthouse are 60 and 45
respectively. If the distance between the ships

(D) (1 + 3 )m

(C) 200 m

## A well of diameter 3 m is dug 14 m deep. The

earth taken of it has been spread evenly all
around it in the shape of a circular ring of
width 4 m to form an embankment. Find the
height of the embankment.
(A) 4.50 m
(B) 2.125 m
(C) 1.125 m
(D) 3.25 m
In the given figure, if POQ = 130, then
SOR is equal to P
Q

(D) 50

## If the common difference of an A.P. is 5, then

a18 a13 = .
(A) 5
(B) 20
(C) 30
(D) 25

3 1
metres, find the height of the
is 200
3

lighthouse.
100
m
(B) 100 m
(A)
3

(C) 40

Q.34
Z

(B) 35

(A)
(C)

26
units
24

24
26

units

(B)
(D)

14
13

units

13
units
14

Q.36

## If the point P(x, 2) divides the line segment

joining the points A(12, 5) and B(4, 3) in the
ratio k : 1, then find the value of x.
67
67
(A) 8
(B)
(C)
(D) 9
8
3

Q.37

## ABC is right-angled triangle, right angled at

A. A circle is inscribed in it. The lengths of
the two sides containing the right angle are 5
cm and 12 cm. Find the radius of the circle.
(A) 1/2 cm
(B) 13 cm
(C) 2 cm
(D) 10 cm

Q.38

## In figure, ABCDEF is any regular hexagon

with different vertices A, B, C, D, E and F as
the centres of circles with same radius 'r' units
are drawn. Find the area of the shaded
portion

(A) 50

S
(B) 45

R
(C) 35

(D) 55

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(C) r2 sq. units

## (B) 4r2 sq. units

(D) 6r2 sq. units
4

Q.39

Q.40

Q.41

## A cylindrical pipe has inner diameter of 4 cm

and water flows through it at the rate of 20 m
per minute. How long would it take to fill a
conical tank, with diameter of base as 80 cm
and depth 72 cm ?
(A) 5 minutes
(B) 3 minutes 56 seconds
(C) 4 minutes 20 seconds
(D) 4 minutes 48 seconds
If sum of the squares of zeros of the
25
polynomial 6x2 + x + k is
, find k.
36
(A) 2
(B) 2
(C) 1
(D) 1
In the Maths Olympiad in a school, two
representatives from two teams, while solving
a quadratic equation, committed the following
mistakes :
(i) One of them made a mistake in the
constant term and got the roots as 5
and 9.
(ii) The other committed an error in the
coefficient of x and he got the roots as 12
and 4.
In the meantime, they realized that they were
wrong and together they managed to get it
right. Find the right quadratic equation.
(A) x2 + 4x + 14 = 0
(B) 2x2 + 7x 24 = 0
(C) x2 14x + 48 = 0
(D) 3x2 17x + 52 = 0

Q.42

## What must be added to the polynomial

34 + 53 72 + 5 + 3 so that the resulting
polynomial is exactly divisible by 2 + 3 + 1 ?
(A) 3 + 1
(B) 3 1
(C) 3 + 1
(D) 3 1

Q.43

## In the given figure, DE || BC. If DE : BC = 3 :

5, find the ratio of the area of ADE to the
area of trapezium BCED.

(A) 9 : 16
(C) 16 : 9

(B) 25 : 9
(D) 9 : 25

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Q.44

If

cos sin
1 3
=
and 0 < < 90,
cos sin 1 3

(A) 30
(B) 60
(C) 90
Q.45

(D) 45

## Evaluate : 4 (sin4 30 + cos4 60) 3(cos 2 45

sin2 90) + (sin2 60 + sin2 45)
1
1
3
7
(A) 3
(B)
(C)
(D)
4
4
4
16
ACHIEVERS SECTION

Q.46

## Which of the following options hold ?

Statement-1 : If p, q, r and s are real numbers
such that pr = 2 (q + s), then atleast one of the
equations x2 + px + q = 0 and x 2 + rx + s = 0
has real roots.
Statement-2 : If a, b, c are distinct real
numbers, then the equation.
(x a) (x b) + (x b) (x c) + (x c) (x a) = 0
Has real and distinct roots.
(A) Statement-1 is true, Statement-2 is false.
(B) Statement-1 is false, Statement-2 is true.
(C) Both Statement-1 and Statement-2 are
true.
(D) Both Statement-1 and Statement-2 are
false.

Q.47

either making cash down payment of ` 14000
at once or by making 12 monthly installments
as below :
` 1500 (1st month), ` 1450 (2 nd month), `
1400 (3rnd), ` 1350 (4th month), . .
Each installment except the first is ` 50 less
than the previous one.
Find :
(i) Amount of the installment paid in the 9th
month.
(ii) Total amount paid in 12 installments.
(iii) How much extra he has to pay in addition
to the amount of cash down payment ?
(i)
(ii)
(iii)
(A) ` 1100
` 16700
` 900
(B) ` 1200
` 14700
` 600
(C) ` 1100
` 14700
` 700
(D) ` 1100
` 14700
` 900
5

Q.48

## Find the mode of the distribution from the

following table :
Less
Less
Less Less Less
then
than
than than than
Marks
20
40
60
80
100
No. of
4
10
28
36
50
Students
(A) 48,904
(B) 50.909
(C) 62.804
(D) 64.324

Q.49

## Arrange the given steps in correct order while

constructing a triangle similar to given
3
triangle ABC with its sides equal to
of the
4
corresponding sides of the triangle ABC (i.e,
3
of scale factor ).
4
(1) Locate 4 points B1, B2, B3 and B4 on BX
so that BB 1 = B1B2 = B 2B 3 = B3B4.
(2) Draw a line through C' parallel to the line
CA to intersect BA at A'.
(3) Draw any ray BX making an acute angle
with BC on the side opposite to the
vertex A.
(4) Join B4C and draw a line through B3
parallel to B4C to intersect BC at C'.
Then, A'BC' is the required triangle.
(A) 3, 4, 2, 1
(B) 2, 4, 3, 1
(C) 3, 1, 4, 2
(D) 2, 4, 1, 3

Q.50
(i)

## Match the columns :

Column-I
In figure, a circle touches
all
four
sides
of
AB = 18 cm, BC = 21 cm
and CD = 12 cm, AD =

(a)

Column-II
10 cm

(ii)

In figure, value of x is
.

(b) 9 cm

(iii)

## Perimeter of DPST with

PQ = 10 cm is .

(c)

3 cm

(iv)

In figure, PQ = 6cm,
QR = 7cm, RS = 4 cm
PS = .

(d)

20 cm

## (A) (i) (b), (ii) (a), (iii) (c), (iv) (d)

(B) (i) (a), (ii) (b), (iii) (d), (iv) (c)
(C) (i) (b), (ii) (d), (iii) (a), (iv) (c)
(D) (i) (b), (ii) (a), (iii) (d), (iv) (c)

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