# CBSE Sample Paper -03 (unsolved

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SUMMATIVE ASSESSMENT –I
Class – X Mathematics

Time allowed: 3 hours Maximum Marks: 90

General Instructions:

a) All questions are compulsory.
b) The question paper comprises of 31 questions divided into four sections A, B, C and D. You
are to attempt all the four sections.
c) Questions 1 to 4 in section A are one mark questions. These are MCQs. Choose the correct
option.
d) Questions 5 to 10 in section B are two marks questions.
e) Questions 11 to 20 in section C are three marks questions.
f) Questions 21 to 31 in section D are four marks questions.
g) There is no overall choice in the question paper. Use of calculators is not permitted.

SECTION – A
43
1. The decimal expansion of the rational number will terminate after how many places of
2 × 53
4

decimals?
2. The area of the triangle formed by the lines y = x, x = 6 and y = 0 is
a. 36 sq.units b. 18 sq.units c. 9 sq.units d. 72 sq.units
3. If am ≠ bl, then the system of equations
ax + by = c
lx + my = n
a. has a unique solution b. has no solution
c. has infinitely many solutions d. may or may not have a solution
4. If the arithmetic mean of x, x + 3, x + 6, x + 9 and x + 12 is 10, then x =
a. 1 b. 2 c. 6 d. 4

SECTION – B
5. What can you say about the prime factorisation of the denominators of the rational number
27.142857 .
6. If (x + a) is a factor of 2x2 + 2ax + 5x + 10, find a.
7. If sec2θ (1 + sinθ)(1 – sinθ) = k, then find the value of k.