# Paper: CBSE Sample paper 1(Silver series) - X - Math -SA II

Total marks of the
90
paper:
Total time of the
3.5 hrs
paper:
General Instructions:

1. All questions are compulsory.

2. The question paper consists of 34 questions divided into four sections A, B, C, and D.
Section – A comprises of 8 questions of 1 mark each, Section – B comprises of 6
questions of 2 marks each, Section – C comprises of 10 questions of 3 marks each and
Section – D comprises of 10 questions of 4 marks each.

3. Question numbers 1 to 8 in Section – A are multiple choice questions where you are to
select one correct option out of the given four.

4. There is no overall choice. However, internal choice has been provided in 1 question of
two marks, 3 questions of three marks each and 2 questions of four marks each. You have
to attempt only one of the alternatives in all such questions.

5. Use of calculator is not permitted.

6. An additional 15 minutes has been allotted to read this question paper only.

Questions:

1]
The distance between two parallel tangents to a circle of

is
A. 9cm

B. 8cm

C. 5cm

D. 10cm

2] [Marks:1]
The probability of occurrence of event A is denoted by P(A)
so the

range of P(A) is
A. 0<P(A) 1
B. 0 P(A)<1

C. 0<P(A)<1

D. 0 P(A) 1

3]
A tree is broken by the wind. The top struck the ground at
an angle

of 30o and at a distance of 30 metres from the foot of the [Marks:1]
tree. The

height of the tree in metres is
A. 40

B. 35

C. 25

D. 30

4]
The area of a square ABCD, whose vertices are [Marks:1]
A(5,6),B(1,5),C(2,1) and D(6,2) is given
A. 7 sq. units

B. 10 sq. units

C. 34 sq. units

D. 17 sq. units

5]
If the perimeter and area of a circle are numerically equal,
then the [Marks:1]

A. 7 units

6: 7] The first and last terms of an AP are 1 and 11. 4 units C. then the number of terms will be A. :8 D. 8 B. :6 C. 8: B. 5 D. 7 C. If the sum of all its [Marks:1] terms is 36. 2 units 6] The ratio of the volume of a cube to that of a sphere which will [Marks:1] exactly fit inside the cube is A. The respective coordinates of A and B are . 6 8] [Marks:1] The mid-point of the line segment AB in given figure is (4.- 3). B. units D.

8) B.0) and (0. Find the value of QSR. PQL and PRM are tangents to the circle with centre O at the points Q and R respectively. S is a point on the circle such that SQL =50o and SRM=60o. (8. (8. [Marks:2] . (6. A. 10] In given figure.0) and (0. x–2=0 using the [Marks:2] quadratic formula.6) D.0) and (0. (-8.6) C.-6) 9] Find the roots of the quadratic equation 2x2 .0) and (0.

6k – 2 and 8k + 4 form 3 [Marks:2] consecutive terms of an AP. Find the area of the major sector. an arc subtends an angle of 90 o at the [Marks:2] centre. which is common between the two quadrants of circles of radius 8 cm each. [Marks:2] 15] [Marks:3] Find the values of k for which the given equation has real and equal roots: 2x2-10x+k=0.d2 (d2>d1) are the diameters of two concentric circles and c is the length of a chord of a circle which is tangent to the [Marks:2] other circle. 13] In a circle of radius 10cm. 14] Calculate the area of the shaded region in the given figure. 12] If d1.11] Find the value of k for which 2k + 7. then prove that d22= c2+d12. OR .

-1) . 19] Find three terms in AP such that their sum is 3 and product [Marks:3] is -8. OR [Marks:3] If the mid point of the line segment joining the points A (3. On walking 192 metres towards the tower. Solve for x : . 18] If A (-2.10 =3 16] What is the probability of having 53 Thursdays in a non.1) and C(3.2) are the vertices of parallelogram. the tangent of the angle of elevation is .B (a. [Marks:3] leap year? 17] If the points A(7.4) and B (k.k) are collinear.-2).y) and x+y-10=0. B(5. find the values of a and b. Prove that AQ [Marks:3] = (BC+CA+AB) 21] [Marks:3] At a point on level ground.0). the angle of elevation of a vertical tower is found to be such that its tangent is . 6) is P (x.b) and D(1. the find the [Marks:3] value of k. 20] A circle touches the side BC of a triangle ABC at P and the extended sides AB and AC at Q and R respectively. C (4. then find the value of k.

OR The horizontal distance between two towers is 140 m. The water in the canal is flowing with a speed of 20km/h. 0. 24] A canal is 300 cm wide and 120 cm deep. . The height of the second tower is 60 m find the height of the first tower. find the cost of making the design at the rate of Rs. How much area will it irrigate [Marks:3] in 20 minutes if 8 cm of standing water is desired? . Find the surface area of the cone and of the remaining solid [Marks:3] left out after the cone is carved out. The angle of elevation of the top of the first tower when seen from the top of the second tower is 30. Find the height of the tower. 22] A round table cover has six equal designs as shown in the figure. [Marks:3] 23] A cone of maximum size is carved out from a cube of edge 14cm. If the radius of the cover is 28 cm.35 per cm2.

find the time taken by B to finish the work. ABC and ADC. 26] Prove that the lengths of tangents drawn from an external point [Marks:4] to a circle are equal.11.25] A train travels at a certain average speed for a distance of 63 km and then travels a distance of 72 km at an average speed of 6 km/h more than its original speed. Find the capacity and surface area of the . make the sum 45? [Marks:4] Explain the answer. 27] Given a rhombus ABCD in which AB=4cm and ABC=60. 28] How many terms of the sequence 13.9 …. Construct the triangle [Marks:4] AB'C' similar to ABC with scale factor . Draw a line segment C'D' parallel to CD where D' lies on AD. If it takes 3 hours to complete the total journey.. If both A and B together can finish the work in 4 days. 29] [Marks:4] A container is in the form of a frustum of a cone of height 30 cm with radii of its lower and upper ends as 10 cm and 20 cm respectively. what is its original average speed? [Marks:4] OR A takes 6 days less than B to finish a piece of work. Is AB'C'D' a rhombus? Give reasons. divide it into two triangles say.

find the cost of the milk which can completely fill the container. Find the length and weight of the wire assuming the density to be 8.cosec . (2. at the rate of Rs 25 per litre (use = 3. .68 gm/cm3. 31] A two digit number is such that the product of its digits is 18. 33] [Marks:4] 34] Find the area of triangle formed by joining the mid-points of the sides of triangle whose vertices are (0. [Marks:4] Find the ratio of this triangle with given triangle. -1). 10) and (0. Find the number. When 63 is subtracted from the number. [Marks:4] Prove that the height of the centre of the balloon is r sin. 32] A copper wire of 4 mm diameter is evenly wound about a cylinder whose length is 24 cm and diameter 20 cm so as to cover whole [Marks:4] surface. the digits interchange [Marks:4] their places. container.14). 3). 30] A round balloon of radius r subtends an angle at the eye of the observer while the angle of elevation of its centre is . Also.

Section – B comprises of 6 questions of 2 marks each. Section – A comprises of 8 questions of 1 mark each. C. B. and D. 5. 3.X . distance between them is the diameter of the circle = 2x5 cm =10cm 2] The range of P(A) is 0â‰¤P(A)â‰¤1. Section – C comprises of 10 questions of 3 marks each and Section – D comprises of 10 questions of 4 marks each. There is no overall choice. internal choice has been provided in 1 question of two marks.Paper: CBSE Sample paper 1(Silver series) . An additional 15 minutes has been allotted to read this question paper only. 4. 3 questions of three marks each and 2 questions of four marks each. . Question numbers 1 to 8 in Section – A are multiple choice questions where you are to select one correct option out of the given four. All questions are compulsory. Solutions: 1] Two tangents of a circle are parallel if they are drawn at the end points of a diameter. 6. Therefore. You have to attempt only one of the alternatives in all such questions. However.Math -SA II Total marks of the 90 paper: Total time of the 3. 2.5 hrs paper: General Instructions: 1. The question paper consists of 34 questions divided into four sections A. Use of calculator is not permitted.

e. tan30o = = x=10 Again. AB=BC=CD=DA Distance AB= = units .. AOC = 30o. In AOC. i. OA=30m .3] Let AB be the tree broken at a point C such that the broken part CB takes the position CO and touches the ground at O. in ∆AOC. Cos30o = = y= Height of the tree = (x+y) = 10 +20 = metres 4] In a square all the sides are equal. Let AC = x and BC=CO=y.

8] The points A and B respectively lie on x and y axis. It is given that (4.y) respectively. a=1 and l =11.e.0) and (0. 2 r = r2 r=2 Thus. . Area of square ABCD = AB2 = = 17 sq. the number of terms in the AP is 6. units 5] Given. Let the sum of its n terms is 36. 6] Let x be the edge of the cube. Ratio of the volume of the cube to that of the sphere = x3 : x x =1: = 6: 7] Given that the first and last terms of an AP are 1 and 11 i. the radius of the circle is 2 units. then. Sn = x (a+l) 36 = x (1+11) n= =6 Thus. Then. By mid-point formula. x is also the diameter of the sphere. Let the coordinates of A and B be (x.-3) is the mid-point of AB.

x – 2 = 0. QSR = OSQ+OSR = 40+30=70 11] We know that three terms p. O is the centre of the circle.r form consecutive terms of AP if and only if 2q = p+r Thus. Therefore. b2 – 4ac = 5 – 4 x 2 x (-2) = 21 The roots of the given equation are given as: x= = Thus. 6k – 2 and 8k + 4 will form consecutive terms of an AP is 2(6k-2) = (2k+7) + (8k+4) Now. OQL=ORM =90o (radius is perpendicular to tangent at the point of contact) OSQ=OQS= 90-50=40 RSO=SRO=90-60=30 Thus .-6). 2(6k-2) = (2k+7) + (8k+4) 12k – 4 = 10k + 11 2k = 15 . 2k + 7.q. the roots of the given equation are 10] In given figure.0) and (0. 4= and -3 = x=8 and y=-6 Thus. the respective coordinates of points A and B are (8. 9] The given quadratic equation is 2x2 .

e. which touches the other circle at C. k= 12] Let AB = c be a chord of the larger circle. . of diameter d2. d22= c2+d12 13] Area of sector OAPB = = x = Area of major sector = area of circle â€“ area of sector OAPB = r2 â€“ = x10x10 â€“ . Then ∆OCB is a right triangle. OC2+BC2=OB2 i. By Pythagoras theorem. (as C bisects AB) Therefore.

a=2. Let =y the given equation becomes -10y = 3 10y2+3y-1=0 10y2+5y-2y-1=0 5y(2y+1) – 1(2y+1) =0 (2y+1)(5y-1)=0 . Here. D=b2-4ac = (-10)2 – 4x2xk = 100-8k The equation will have real and equal roots. )= cm2 14] Required shaded region = area of two quadrants â€“ area of square = 2( 82) â€“ 8x8 = ( x 64) . b=-10 and c=k Therefore. =( . if D=0  100-8k = 0  K= = OR The given quadratic equation is .10 =3.64 = x 64 = cm2 15] The given quadratic equation is 2x2-10x+k=0.

the mid point of AC will be the same as that of BD.fri. there are 365 days.tue.e.wed. [7(1-k)+5(k+2)+3(-2-1) = 0 7-7k+5k+10-9=0 -2k+8=0 k=4 Thus. B and C are collinear. =. 52 weeks = 364 days 1year = 52weeks and 1 day This extra one day can be mon.leap year. y=. Total number of outcomes = 7 Number of favourable outcomes =1 P(having 53 Thursdays) = 17] If three points A. Hence. 52 weeks. or = x= or x= 16] In a non. i..sat. then the area of triangle ABC = 0.e. i.or sun. the given points are collinear for k=4.thu. .  . 18] We know that the diagonals of a parallelogram bisect each other.

a and a + d be three terms in AP. According to the question. 3+k=10 k=7 19] Let a â€“ d. a â€“ d + a + a + d = 3 3a = 3 or a = 1 (a â€“ d) (a) (a + d) = -8 a(a2 â€“ d2) = -8 Putting the value of a = 1.y) =x and 5=y Since. a = 1 and b = 3 OR Coordinates of the mid point of the line segment joining A (3. we get.4) and B (k.6) =  = (x. 1 â€“ d2 = -8 . x+y-10=0 So.

the required three terms are -2.1.-2. 1. CP=CR . 20] BQ = BP (lengths of tangents drawn from an external point to a circle are equal) Similarly. 4 or 4. d2 = 9 or d = Â±3 Thus. and AQ=AR 2AQ = AQ+AR = (AB+BQ) + (AC+CR) = AB+BP+AC+CP = (BP+CP) +AC+AB 2AQ = BC+CA+AB AQ = (BC+CA+AB) .

. tanβ = In ∆BAC. the height of the tower is 180 metres. tanα = . (i) In ∆DAB. tanα = = ……………………. Let AD=x metres. tanβ = = or x= ……………………… (ii) Using (ii) in (i) = 5 = 12h 2880 +20h =36h 16h = 2880 or h= 180 Hence.21] Let AB be the tower of height h metres. CD=192 metres.

OR Let AB and CD be two towers of height h m and 60 m respectively.83m Thus. tan 30 = (DE=AC=140m) BE = = 80.83 = 140. the height of the first tower is AB= AE+BE = CD+BE =60+80. In ∆DEB. AC=140m and BDE =300. x 282 .83m 22] Area of one design = = x  x 282 â€“ area of âˆ†OAB =x .

e. surface area of the remaining solid left out after the cone is carved out = 24] Volume of water that flows in the canal in one hour = width of the canal x depth of the canal x speed of the canal water = 3 x 1. 0.35 = Rs 28x28x = Rs.2 x 20 x 1000m3 = 72000m3 In 20 minutes the volume of water in the canal = 72000 x m3 = 24000m3 Area irrigated in 20 minutes. i.68 23] The cone of maximum size that is carved out from a cube of edge 14 cm will be of base radius 7 cm and the height 14 cm. 162. if 8 cm. Surface area of the cone = rl + r2 = = Surface area of the cube = 6 x (14)2 = 6 x 196 = 1176 So. = 282 cm2 Total cost of making the design = Rs 6x 282 x 0.08 m standing water is required ..

A alone can finish it in (x – 6) days. Therefore. x cannot be negative. the original average speed of the train is 42 km/h. Now. (A's one day's work) + (B's one day's work) = (A + B)'s one day's work = Therefore. . Then. x = 42 So. Therefore. 21 (x + 6) + 24x = x (x + 6) 21x + 126 + 24x = x2 + 6x x2 – 39x – 126 = 0 (x + 3) (x – 42) = 0 x = -3 or x = 42 Since x is the average speed of the train. = m2= 300000 m2 = 30 hectares 25] Let the original average speed of the train be x km/h. OR Suppose B alone takes x days to finish the work.

. 26] Given: A circle with centre O. Hence. (1) In OPA and OPB: OAP = OBP (Using (1)) OA = OB (Radii of the same circle) OP = PO (Common side) Therefore. It is known that a tangent at any point of a circle is perpendicular to the radius through the point of contact. and OP. PA and PB are two tangents to the circle drawn from an external point P. x cannot be less than 6. To prove: PA = PB Construction: Join OA. OPA  OPB (RHS congruency criterion) . OB.. x = 12.  OA  PA and OB  PB . B alone can finish the work in 12 days. 8x – 24 = x2 – 6x x2 – 14x + 24 = 0 x2 – 12x – 2x + 24 = 0 (x – 12) (x – 2) = 0 x = 12 or x = 2 But. So.

Sn = 45 Sn = [2a+(n-1)d] [2x13 +(n-1)(-2)] =45 . Therefore. 27] From the figure = = Also. AB'C'D' is a rhombus. AB' =B'C' =C'D' =AD' = AB Thus. it is proved that the lengths of the two tangents drawn from an external point to a circle are equal. PA = PB (Corresponding parts of congruent triangles are equal) Thus. Then. 28] Let the sum of first n terms be 45.

14 x [202 + 102 + 20 x 10] cm3 = 21.62 cm Therefore.n(n .980 liters Cost of 1 litre of milk = Rs 25 Cost of 21.1) =45 n2 . surface area of the bucket = 3.980 litres of milk = Rs 21.9)(n . the sum of first 5 or the first 9 terms is 45.980 x 25 = Rs 549.5) =0 n=5 or 9 Hence. [26-2(n-1)]=45 13n .14 x 1048.14n + 45 =0 (n . r1 = 20 cm and r2 = 10 cm So. 29] Capacity (or volume) of the container = [r21 + r22 + r1r2] Here. the capacity of container = 3.) . l= l= cm = 31. h = 30 cm.62 (20+10) + 3.6 cm2(approx.14x(10)2 = 3.14 x 31.50 Surface area of the bucket = curved surface area of the bucket + surface area of the bottom = l(r1 + r2) + r22 Now.6 cm2 = 3292.

31] Let unit place digit = x and ten's place digit = . Let PA and PB be tangents from P to the balloon. the height of the centre of the balloon is r sinф cosec . sin =  OP= r cosec …(i) In ∆OPL. OPL=ф. sinф =  OL=OP sinф  OL = r sinф cosec (from (i)) Thus. In ∆OAP. APB=Ө. Therefore.30] k Let O be the centre of the balloon of radius r and P the eye of the observer. APO=BPO= Let OL be perpendicular from O to the horizontal.

x2 + 180 – 63x – 10x2 – 18 =0 -9x2 – 63x + 162 = 0 x2 + 7x – 18 = 0 (x+9) (x-2) = 0 x = -9 or 2 x = 2 (Rejecting x = -9 as digit is not –ve) From (i). length of wire in one round r= circumference of base of the cylinder = 2 cm . Number = (1) (x) + (10) …(i) Interchanged Number = 10x + 1 Given. the number of rounds of wire to cover the length of cylinder Now. distance of cylinder = 20 cm Therefore. Number = x + 32] Length of the cylinder = 24 cm diameter of copper wire = 4 m one round of the wire will cover the surface of cylinder by 4 mm Therefore.

11537 kg 33] 34] D.2 cm rTherefore.122 × 8. area DEF = = 1 sq. BC and CA respectively. area of a triangle = Therefore. m Now. =4:1 .68 = 4115.37 gm = 4. coordinates of D = Coordinates of E = Coordinates of F = Since. Therefore. m (1 mark) Therefore. volume of wire = 2h = 474. area ABC = = = 4 sq.122 cu cm Weight of wire = volume × density = 474. E and F are mid- points of AB. Length of wire for covering the whole surface of cylinder = length of wire in 60 rounds cm Radius of copper wire = = .