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TRIGONOMETRIC EQUATION

LEVEL-I
1.

If sin(cos) = cos( sin), then sin2 may take value
(A) 3/4
(B) –3/4
(C) 1/4
(D) None of these

2.

General solution to the equation tan2 + cos2 - 1 = 0 will be given by
(A)  = n
(B)  = 2n +/4
(C)  = n +/4
(D)  = 2n -/4

3.

If sin  = p then the equation whose solution is tan
px2 + 2xp – 1 = 0
x2 + 2x – p =0

(A)
(B)
4.

*5.

If tan(cot x) = cot(tan x) then sin 2x is equal to
2
(A)
(B)
2n  1
2
(C)
(D)
nn  1
If sin-1x + tan-1x =
(A)

px2 + 2x – p =0
None of these

4
2n  1
4
nn  1


, then 2x2 + 1 =
2

5

5 1
2

(B)

(C) 2
6.


is
2
(B)
(D)

(D) none of these

Solution set of the equation sin2x + cos23x = 1 is given by

n

, n  I
4

(C) n, n  I

n

, n  I
2

(A) 

(B) 

(D) none of these

*7.

The difference between the roots in the first quadrant (0  x  /2) of the equation
4 cosx (2 – 3 sin2x) + (cos2x + 1) = 0 is
(A) /6
(B) /4
(C) /3
(D) /2

8.

The value of tan 2 tan 1   


7
17
7
(C) 17
(A)

 1
5


 is equal to
4 
(B)  -

7
17

(D) none of these

The set of values of a for which x2 – ax – sin-1(sin3) > 0 for all x  R is    (B)   . (B) one solution (D) none of these 2 cos Value of cos(2 cos-1(4/5)) equals to (A) 6/25 (C) 4/25 (B) 2 sin (D) 2 cos (B) 7/25 (D) 8/25 If 4 cos-1x + sin-1x = then x equals to (A) 1/2 (B) 1/ 2 (C) 1 (D) 3 /2  is 2 . then (A) x2 + y2 + z2 – xy – yz – zx = 0 (B) x3 + y3 + z3 = 3/3 3 3 3 (C) x + y + z = 0 (D) x + y + z = 0 15. y. *11. If 1+ tan = 2 then cos . 2] If cos-1 x+ cos-1 y+ cos-1z = 3 then x2+ y2 + z2 – xy – yz – zx equals to (A) 0 (B) 1 (C) 2 (D) 3 The number of real solutions of the equation tan-1 xx  1 + sin-1 x 2  x  1 = (A) zero *13. x. )   3  (C)  . The equation esinx + e-sinx = 2sinx will have (A) no solution (C) two solution 17. If sin-1 (sinx) =  .   2 2 (D) none of these (A) R (C)  10. z  [ 0. If sinx + siny + sinz = 3.*9.sin equals to (   (2n+1)/2) (A) 2 sin (C) 18. then 2 tan-1x+ sin-1 (C) two 2x 1 x2 (D) infinite is equal to (A) 4 tan-1x (C) 0 (B)  (D) None of these 14. 2]. then x belongs to (A) (-. ] (B) one If x  1 . 12.  2 2  (D) [. If cos1 + 2 cos2 + 3 cos3 = 6 then tan1+ tan2+ tan3 equals to (A) 1/2 (B) 6 (C) 0 (D) 3 *16. (B) [ 0.x. 19.

is (are) (A) 3 (B) 5 (C) –3 (D) None of these. tany satisfy the equation (A) kt2 – 3 (k –1)t +1= 0 (B) kt2 + 3 ( k –1)t +1 = 0 (C) kt2 – 3 ( k +1)t +1= 0 3 cosx – sinx = (cos10y+ sec10y).  y R. is (are) (B) . *21. If cotx coty = k and x + y =/3. If cos-1x + cos-1y + cos-1z =3 . ) (D) None of these 24. are given by   (A) [2n. ( n+1) ] 4 4  (C) [2n. then 2 (A) x = 2n. 23. y2 –6y +12}. The solutions of the equation (cos2x – 4sinx + 6) (1-sinx) = cos2x are (A) 2n. n I (B) (4n – 1) /2. ) (B) x  (25-2 . n  I (D) None of these 2 x If tan 2 = secx – cosx. 22. of the equation (A) /6 (C) -/3 28. The solution(s) x. 25./6 (D) /3 (D) kt2 + 3 ( k +1)t +1 = 0 . n  I  (C) x = (2n + 1) . The value(s) of y for which the equation 4 sinx+3cosx= y2– 6y +14 has a real solution. 25-2) (C) x  (22 -5 . then tanx. n  I (B) x = (2n + 1). n  I  (C) (4n + 1) . The most general values of x for which sinx + cosx = min. n  I (D) None of these 2 The inequality log2x < sin–1 (sin5) holds if (A) x  (0. ( 4n+1) ] (D) None of these 2 26.*20. (2n+1) ] (B) [ n + (-1)n  .  3  is Number of solution to the equation sin-1x – cos-1x = cos-1   2    (A) one (B) two (C) four (D) none of these.{ y2 – 10 y +26. then x3 +y3 +z3 is equal to (A) –3 (B) 3 (C) 0 (D) None of these *27.

The general solution of the equation tan2 + 23 tan = 1 is given by . (B)  .. The number of solutions of the equation tanx + secx = 2cosx lying in the interval [0.. The general solution of the equation sinx + cosx = 1. 5  3 3 3  C    5  1  .1) (3 + 2cosx) = 0 in the interval 0  x  2 is A     B    . for n = 0. cos  3 / 2  3 3  D  none of these. 2] is (A) 1 (B) 2 (C) 3 (D) infinite 34. ) satisfying |4sinx-1| <   3    3  (A)   .. 1   If  cos2 x   1  tan2 2 y 3  sin 3 z   4 . 33.   10 10  (D) none of these. The number of roots of the equation x+ 2tanx = /2 in the interval [0. If –1 < x < 0 then tan-1x equals 32.  1. The solution set of (2cosx . then 2 cos x   (A) x may be a multiple of  (B) x can not be an even multiple of  (C) z can be a multiple of  (D) y can be a multiple of /2 . Then  is equal to (A) /12 (B) 5/12 (C) -3/12 (D) -7/12 31.. 36. is 1 (A) x = 2n (B) x = 2n +  2   (C) x = n + (-1)n  (D) none of these 4 4 35.. (A)   cos 1  1  x 2     x (B) sin 1   2  1 x  1 x 2 (C)  cot 1   x  (D) cosec-1 x     The set of all x in ( -. 2] is (A) 0 (B) 1 (C) 2 (D) 3 37.   30. tan + tan2 + tan tan2 = 1. .  2.29.. (C)    10 10   10 10      5 is given by 3     .

The general solution of sinx .1  2  45. 2   1  (D) x   . If 1 + |sinx| + sin2x + |sin3x| + . 2]) (A) 0 (B)1 (C) 2 (D) infinity 44.3cos2x + cos3x is A  n +  B n +  8 2 8 C .  = 4 + 2 3 . The number of solutions of cos2 + sin + 1 = 0. /6] (B)[0. ] (D) [0. 40.  2   1  (C) x   . ] .3sinx + 1  0 contains (A)[0.0  2   The set of all values of x in the interval [0.. The number of ordered pair (x. ] for which 2sin2x . then  1  (A) x    1. is (  [0.1n n   D 2n + cos-13 / 2 2 8 *39. y). /3] (C)[2/3. The value of tan[cos-1 4/5 + tan-1 2/3] or tan [sin-1(3/5) + cot-1 3/2] is (A) 6/17 (B) 7/16 (C) 17/6 (D) none of these.. where x and y satisfy x + y = 2/3 and cosx + cosy = 3/2 is (A)0 (B)1 (C)2 (D) infinity 43.  1   (B) x   0. If sin-1x > cos-1x. then   (A) x = (B) 6 3 2 5 (C) x = (D) x = 3 6 42. /6] {/2}  [5/6.1   =  n +  2   D  n 12 A   =  B 2 C   = 6n + 1  12 38.3sin2x + sin3x = cosx .. The principal value of sin-1(sin (A) -2/3 (C) 4/3 2 ) is 3 (B) 2/3 (D) None of these *41.

1] (B)[-1. if (for n  I) n (A) x = 2 (C) x = 2n *48.sinx / 2   cosx / 2  i tan x is real If x belong to the set 1  2i sinx / 2 (A) {n : nI} (B) {2n : nI} (C) {n+/4 : nI} (D) {2n+/4 : nI} *46. sin2x. ¼] .P. if k belong to the interval (A)[0. sinx.0] (C) [-/2. If the expression 47. sin3x are in A. /2] (D) [-1/4. (B) x = n (D) x = n 3 sinx cosx cos 2x = k has a solution.

then the number of ordered pairs (x.3 .  3 sec tan 1 3 (D) none of these If sin-1x + sin-1y = (A) 0 (C) 2 2  . for which the system of equations cosx cos2y = (k2 – 4)2 +1 and sinx sin2y = k +2 holds. sinx + cos x = y2 – y +a has no value of x for any y if ‘a’ belongs to (A) ( 0. 2  = tan4 + 2  sin 1  1 equals tan 1  cos 1  (A) 0 (B) (C)  1 2 (D)  2 1   2 4 1 The value of x that satisfies the equation tan2x = tan-1(tan3) is (A) /3 (B) . 0 ) (C) ( . = 2 are (A) 0 (B)  (C) 2 (D) 3/2 2. The values of  in the interval (-/2.LEVEL-II 1. - 3) (D) ( 3 . The number of real solutions of cos-1x + cos-1 2x = - is (A) 0 (B) 1 (C) 2 (D) infinitely many 7. y) is 3 3 (B) 1 (D) none of these 6. *4. . /2) satisfying the equation tan2 is (A) /4 (B) -/4 (C)  (D) none of these *3. The value of tan[sin-1(cos(sin-1x))] tan[ cos-1 (sin(cos-1x) )]. . 1)) is equal to (A) 0 (B) 1 (C) –1 (D) none of these.2 (C) k = 2 (D) none of these 9./3 (C) 5. 2] which satisfy the equation 21+ |sinx| + | sin2x| + |sin3x| + . ) 8. The values of x in [0.. . (x ( 0. The values of k. 3) (B) (. cos-1x – cos-1y = . is (are) given by (A) k =  2 (B) k = .

10. (B) -1  x  0 (D) 0  x  1 General solution to the equation tan2 + cos2 -1 =0 will be given by (A)  = n (B)  = 2n +/4 (C)  = n +/4 (D)  = 2n -/4 (A) x =/4 17. then (A) -1  x  1 (C) x = 1/2 (A) first (C) third 15. ab b If 1 sin A =sin 16. *11. x  [ 0. is 2   (A) tan-1 2 (B) tan-1(cotA) -1 (C) 4 tan (1) (D) 2 tan-1(2) The value of a for which the equation 4cosec2( (a + x)) + a2 – 4a = 0 has a real solution. then  could lie in quadrant 2 2 2 4 (B) second (D) fourth If sinx + cosx = 1 . A A A  –cos . ]. b ab (D) None of these If 2 sin-1x = cos-1(1 – 2x2). then y (B) y =0 (C) y = 1 y (D) x= 3/4. is 1  The value of tan-1  tan 2 A  + tan-1(cotA) + tan-1(cot3A). a a  1  1 cos  cos1  + cos  cos 1  is equal to b b 4 2 4 2 (A)  14. (A) a = 1 (C) a = 10 *12. (B) ab b (C) 13. for 0 < A < /4. The minimum value of 2sinx + 2cosx is (A) 1 *18. (B) a = 2 (D) None of these (B) 2 – 1 2 The number of solutions of the equation 2 1 1 tan-1 + tan-1 = tan-1 2 is 2x  1 4x  1 x (A) 1 (C)3 (C) 2-1/ 2 (B)2 (D) 4 1 (D) 2 1 2 .

a xy a  a1 a  a2 a  a n 1 1  +tan-1 2 The value of tan-1  1 + tan-1 3 + .. 1] then (B)  = 0.  = /2 (C)  = /2..  =  (D)  = /2.  =   1  (B) sin  x    4 2   1  (D) cos  x    4 2   x  (0. *20.*19. then  1  (A) sin  x   = 4 2   1  (C) cos  x    4 2  21. If   tan-1x + cot-1x + si n-1x   (A)  =0 . +tan-1 n + tan-1 is  1  a1a 2 1  a 2 a3 1  anan 1 an  a1y  x  (A) 0 (B) 1 x y (C) tan-1 (D) tan-1 y x If sinx + cosx = 1 + sinx cosx.  =  .

4sin3x . n  I. then set of values of a is (A) [3+2 2 . then x is 6 3       (A) n + /4. then x equals to 8 (A) -1 (C) 0 *5. (B) n . If all the solutions ‘x’ of acosx + a–cosx = 6 (a > 1) are real. ) (B) (6. If the values of angles A and B satisfy the equation 3sinx . In a triangle ABC. then the value of C is  A   (B) 3 2 2 5 C D 3 6 .k = 0.LEVEL-III 1. 2. with common difference (A) /4 (B) /8 (C) 3/8 (C) 5/8 9. (C) n .P. 2] is (A) 1 (B) 2 (C) 3 (D) none of these 4. If (tan-1x)2 + (cot-1x)2 = 5 2 ./4. (D) none of these 7. 3 + 2 2 ) (D) none of these./2.     The value of sin 1 cot sin 1   2 3 12  cos 1  sec 1 2  is  4 4  (A) 0 (C) /6 (B) /4 (D) /2 3. 12) (C) (1. n  I. the angle B is greater than angle A. The number of points inside tan4x + cot4x + 1 = 3sin2y is (A) one (C) four (B) 1 (D) none of these or on the circle x2 + y2 = 4 satisfying (B) two (D) infinite         If cos  sin x    cos x     0 . Indicate the relation which is true (A) tan | tan-1 x | = | x |(B) cot | cot-1 x | = x (C) tan-1 | tan x | = | x | (D) sin|sin-1x |=|x| 8. The number of integral values of p for which the equation cos (psinx) = sin(p cosx) has a solution in [0. *6. n  I. 0 < k < 1. The values of x between 0 and 2 which satisfy the equation sinx 8 cos 2 x =1 are in A.

1)x2 + (cosp)x + sinp = 0. has real roots.  (C)  (D) (0. Then the interval of p may be (A) (0.10. then (A) A = B (B) A < B (C) A > B (D) none of these *11. The equation (cosp . 2) (B) (-. )  2 2 . where x is a variable. If A = 2 tan-1(2 2 -1) and B = 3 sin-1(1/3) + sin-1 (3/5). 0)    .

5. 47. 19. 39. 8. A C D C D A. 11. 14. 20. 18. 15. 22.C 31. 10. 19. 40. 15. 13. D A C C 2. 6. 28. B C C A A C A D B A. B. B. 7. 18. 35. 7.C A C A B 3. A. 5. 10. 20. C B B D D 2. 16. A. B B C B A. 11. A A C C . B. D D 4. 42. 9. 12. D A. LEVEL −II 1. 41. A A C B 2. 43. D C A B. 25. 26. 36. A 3. 38. A A A A. D A A C D A 4. LEVEL −III 1. 21. 5. 23. 21. 17. 48. 16. D D C 4. 7. 34.ANSWERS LEVEL −I 1. C A. 33. D B C A. C 32. 17. 13.B B 3. 10. 8. 12. 44. 37. 6. 8. B A C A. 9. 14. 9. 29. 6. 30. 45. 27. 46. C D 24. C. 11.D C C B.