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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.[3]


(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. [3]


(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?
[4]

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. [3]


(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. [3]


(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. [4]


Question 3

(a) Solve for x ad y , if
(


4 9
8 3
(

y
x
=
(

8
2
[3]



SECTION A


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(b) Construct an isosceles right angled triangle having hypotenuse = 6.0
cm.Draw its lines of symmetry. [3]


(c) Solve and graph ; 2x 3 < x + 2 s 3 x + 5 ; x e R. [4]


Question 4


(a) Without using trigonometric table show that
Sin 42 sec 48 + cos 42 cosec 48 = 2 [3]



(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. [3]


(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
[4]


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. [3]


(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. [4]


(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 [3]


(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. [3]


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

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. [3]


(b) Draw a circle of radius 4 cm. Draw two tangents to this circle so that the
angle between the tangents is 60. [3]

(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. [4]


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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 . [3]


(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. [4]


(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. [3]

Question 9

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


(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).[4]


(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. [3]

Question 10

(a) Draw the histogram of the following frequency distribution and hence find
the mode. [5]


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. [5]


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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. [5]

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. [5]



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