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# QUESTION PAPER 3 – 2010

Class – X (GSEB)
Subject - Mathematics (Ch-1, Linear equation in two variables, Ch-2, H.C.F. & L.C.M. of
Polynomials, Ch-3, Rational expressions, Ch-4, Quadratic equations
Ch-5, Arithmetic progressions, Ch-6, Installments, Ch-8, Mean,

## Ch-16, Surface area and volume)

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Time: 1 Hours Max. Marks: 50
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Date:

## SECTION – A (MCQ – 1 mark each) [8]

1. The sum of the ages of five persons before five years was 50.The sum of their ages after five
years will be_________________
(a) 100 (b) 75 (c) 60 (d) 80
2. If p(x) =x2-1, q(x) =x-1 and r(x) =x+1, then m(x) =______________
(a) x+1 (b) x-1 (c) x2-1 (d) 1
3. If 81 is the discriminant of 2x2+5x-k=0, then the value of k is _______________.
(a) 5 (b) 7 (c) -7 (d) 2
4. _____ is the value of k, if one of the roots of quadratic equation x2+6x+k=0 is 4.
(a) 20 (b) 40 (c) -40 (d) 8
5. If n=50, A=20, and mean=19.7, then _____is the value of ∑fidi
(a) 35 (b) -35 (c) 15 (d) -15
6. The mean of given data is 84. If each observation is increased by 3 and the divided by 5,_____
is the value of new mean.
(a) 17.4 (b) 8.4 (c) 87 (d) does not change
7. If the surface area of a sphere is 616 cm2, then its radius is ________ cm.
(a) 6 (b) 7 (c) 8 (d) 5
8. The volume of a sphere having radius 1.5 cm is _______ cm.
(a) 4.5 π (b) 5 π (c) 5.5 π (d) 4 π

## 9. If x+4 is a factor of polynomial x2+7x+m, then find the value of m.

10. Find the H.C.F. of polynomials 5x3(x-1)3, 10x(x-1)2, 15x2(x-1).
11. Find the 20th term of the progression 1, 11, 21, 31 …
12. Obtain the reduced form of 2x3-8x
(x2-2x)2

13. If a quadratic equation 5x2-2kx+20=0 have real and equal roots, and then find the value of
k.
14. Solve the equations x+4y=7 and 3x=2y+2
15. The cost of wrist watch is Rs 800. It can be purchased by paying Rs 425 cash as down
payment and remaining amount to be paid after two months giving interest of Rs 35. So
what will be the value of the installment?
16. A metallic sphere of radius 1.5 cm is melted and drawn into a wire of diameter 0.2 cm of
uniform cross section. Find the length of the wire.

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SECTION – C (Short answers – 2 marks each) [12]

## 17. Find the H.C.F. of the polynomials p(x)=12(6x4-x3-2x2) and q(x)=16(2x6+3x5+x4)

1 1 1 1
18. Simplify. (1- )(1- )(1- )(1- )
x x −1 x −2 x −3
19. Which term of an A.P. 11, 22, 33, 44… would be 220?
OR
How many terms are there in the A.P. 13, 26, 39 …650?
20. The cash price of an oven is Rs 4800. It can be purchased by paying Rs 100 cash as down
payment and five equal monthly installments of Rs 700 each. Find the rate of interest in the
installment scheme.
21. The marks obtained out of 50 of 100 students are given below. Find the mean.

Marks 38 33 30 25 24 22 20 15
No. of Students 2 13 18 23 20 11 8 5

22. The radius of a conical shaped dome of the temple is 5 m and its height is 12 m. Find the
cost of painting the dome at the rate of Rs 2.5 per square meter.(Take π =3.14)

## 23. Find H.C.F. and L.C.M. of 21x(x-1)2, 35(x4-x2), 14(x3-x)

24. The sum of the digits of a two digital number is 9. The number obtained by interchanging
the digits exceeds the original digit by 45. Find the original number.
x x 2x
25. Simplify. + −
4 x 2 + 6 x + 2 4 x 2 + 10 x + 6 4 x 2 + 8 x + 3
26. A video camera is available at Rs 50,000 in cash or by paying 20% of the cost in cash as
down payment and six equal monthly installments in installment scheme. If the rate of
interest in the installment scheme is 10%, find the value of each installment.
27. If the mean of the following frequency distribution is 82, find the missing frequency.

## Class 40-50 50-60 60- 70-80 80-90 90- 100-110

70 100
Frequency 5 3 4 F 2 6 13

28. A vessel is in the form of a hemispherical bowl mounted by a hollow cone. The radius of the
cone is 0.6 m and its height is 1.6 m, find out how many liters of water can this vessel hold.

## SECTION – E (Solve – 4 marks each) [4]

29. The speed of a motor boat in still water is 25 km/hr. In a river it covers 60 km down stream
and the same distance up streams in a total time of 5 hours. Find the speed of the current
of water.(The speed of the current of the river is less than the speed of motor boat in still
water)

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