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Sample Paper
Class X
Subject Mathematics
Question 1

(a) If both ( x 2 ) and (x ) are factors of px
2
+ 5x + r , show that p = r.

(b) E and F are the points in the sides DC and AB respectively of the
parralelogram ABCD. If the diagonal AC and segment EF intersect at G;
Prove that AG . EG = FG . CG. 

(c) The population of a town increases by 5% every year. What was the
population in 2002,if in 2005 it was 1,85,000?


Question 2

(a) The point (x,y) is first reflected in the x axis and then reflected in the origin
to P. If Phas co-ordinate (-8,5);evaluate x and y. 

(b) Two parallel tangents of a circle meet a third tangent at point P and
Q.Prove that PQ subtends a right angle at a centre. 

(c) Calculate the area and the perimeter of the remaining, after four
quadrants each of radius 4 cm are cut from the four corners of a rectangle
measures 18 cm by 10 cm. 

Question 3

(a) Solve for x ad y , if
(

4 9
8 3
(

y
x
=
(

8
2


SECTION A

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(b) Construct an isosceles right angled triangle having hypotenuse = 6.0
cm.Draw its lines of symmetry. 

(c) Solve and graph ; 2x 3 < x + 2 s 3 x + 5 ; x e R. 

Question 4

(a) Without using trigonometric table show that
Sin 42 sec 48 + cos 42 cosec 48 = 2 

(b) Mrs Mathew opened a Recurring Deposit Account in a certain bank and
deposited Rs. 640 per month for four and half years. Find the maturity
value of this account, if the bank pays interest at the rate of 12%per
annum. 

(c) The total number of observations in the following distributions table is
120 and their mean is 50. find the values of missing frequencies of f
1
and
f
2


Class interval 0 - 20 20 40 40 60 60 80 80 - 100
Frequency 17 f
1
32 f
2
19

Question 5

(a) A hotel bill for a number of people for overnight stay is Rs. 4800 ; if there
were 4 people more , the bill each person had to pay would have reduced
by Rs. 200 . Find the number of people staying overnight. 

(b) Spherical marbles of diameter 1.4 cm are dropped into beaker containing
some water and are fully submerged. The diameter of the beaker is 7 cm.
SECTION B

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Find how many marbles have been dropped in it if the water rises by 5.6
cm. 

(c) Which is better investment : 12% at 120 or 8% at 90? (3)

Question 6

(a) Through the mid point M of the side CD of a parallelogram ABCD, the line
BM is drawn intersecting Diagonal AC in L and AD produced in E
Prove that : EL = 2 BL 

(b) The probability that two boys do not have the same birthday is 0.897. what
is the probability that the two boys have the same birthday. 

(c) Solve for x ; x
4
10x
2
+ 9 = 0 

Question 7

(a) Two numbers are in the ratio 2:3. If 5 is added to each number, the ratio
becomes 5 : 7. Find the numbers. 

(b) Draw a circle of radius 4 cm. Draw two tangents to this circle so that the
angle between the tangents is 60. 

(c) A man holds a saving Bank account in the state bank of India. A page of
his pass book shows the following entries:

Date Particular Withdrawal Deposit Balance
May 1 Balance B/F 3200
May 6 By Cheque 500 3700
May 11 By Cheque 800 4500
June 4 By cash 1300 5800
June 9 To cheque 1650 4150
Aug 12 By cheque 1350 5500

Calculate the total interest earned by the man for the months of may to
aug at the rate 6% per annum. 

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Question 8

(a) If tan u + sin u = m and tan u - sin u = n ; Show that m
2
n
2
= 4 mn . 

(b) Two chords AB and CD of a circle intersect each other at P. Prove that sum of
angle subtended by the arcs AC and BD at the center O is equal to twice the
angle APC. 

(c) If three vertices of a parallelogram are (a + b , a b) , (2a + b , 2a b) and (a
b , a + b) . Find the fourth vertex. 

Question 9

(a) If y = 2x + 3 and 2y = px + 3 are parallel; find the value of p. 

(b) Find the equation of the line that is parallel to 2x + 5y 7 = 0 and passes
through the mid point of the line segment joining the points (2,7) and (-4,1).

(c) Two dice are thrown at the same time. Find the probability that the sum of the
two number appearing on the top of the dice is (i) 8 (ii) 13 (iii) less than or
equal to 12. 

Question 10

(a) Draw the histogram of the following frequency distribution and hence find
the mode. 

Marks 10 20 30 40 50
No of
students
8 22 28 20 5

(b) A shopkeeper sells an article to a consumer at the list price of Rs 2200.
The rate of sales tax is 6%. The shopkeeper deposits a VAT of Rs 24 to
the government. If the shopkeeper purchases the article from the
wholesaler, then find the tax paid by the shopkeeper to the wholesaler. 

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Question 11

a. The angle of the elevation of the top of the tower from two points on the
ground at at distances a and b from the base of the tower and the same
straight line with it are complementary. Prove that the height of the
tower is ab metre. 

b. A vessel is in the form of inverted cone. Its height is 8 cm and the radius
of its top, which is open, is 5 cm. It is filled with water up to rim. When
lead shots each of which is a sphere of radius 0.5 cm are dropped into
the vessel, one- fourth of the water flows out. Find the number of lead
shots dropped in the vessel. 

Paper Submitted By:

Name: NITIN SHARMA
Email: nsnitins1@gmail.com
Phone No. 9415073329