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1. The height of a tower is 1003 m.

the angle of elevation of its top from a point 100 m away from
its foot is

2. Without using trigonometric tables evaluate :

3. Prove that

4. . . .

5. If and are zeroes of the polynomial 3x2 - 2x- 8, then find the polynomial whose zeroes are 1/ and 1/
6. Find the zeroes of the quadratic polynomial 6x2+ 7x + 2 and verify the relationship between the zeroes
and the coefficients.
7. An aero plane when flying at a height of 5000m from the ground passes vertically above another
aero plane at an instant when the angles of the elevation of the two planes from the same point on
the ground are 60 and 45 respectively. Find the vertical distance between the aero planes at the
instant.
8. The sum of two natural numbers is 240 and they are in the ratio 3: 5. Find the numbers.

9. Evaluate (i) sec + cosec (ii) verify the identity: 1 + cot2 = cosec2
10. The angle of depression of an object from a 60m high tower is 30.. The distance of the object
from the tower is
11. Prove-: (sin A + cosec A)2 + (cos A + sec A)2 = 7 + tan2 A + cot2 A
12. The probability of guessing the correct answer to certain question is P/12 , if the probability of not
guessing the correct answer to the same question is then the value of P is
13. Find the distance between the points ( 5 sin60,0) and (0,5sin30).
14. A 1.5 m tall boy stands at a distance of 3m from a lamp post and cast a shadow of 4.5 m on the
ground. Find the height of the lamp post .
15. Evaluate : 3 cot2 60+ sec2 45?

16. Solve the following by cross multiplication method :


2x + 3y = 17
3x 2y = 6
17. Cards with numbers 2 to 101 are placed in a box. If a card is selected at random then find the
probability of a card having a square number.
18.
An aero plane when flying at a height of 5000m from the ground passes vertically above another
aero plane at an instant when the angles of the elevation of the two planes from the same point on
the ground are 60 and 45 respectively. Find the vertical distance between the aero planes at the
instant.
19. A letter is chosen at random from the letters of the word ASSASSINATION. Find the
probability that the letter chosen is a (i) vowel (ii) constant
20. Cards numbered 1,2,3 , ...,20 are put in a box and mixed thoroughly . One person draws a card
from the box. Find the probability that the number on the card is :
(i) a prime (ii) 5
21. The king, queen and ace of clubs are removed from a deck of 52 playing cards and then well
shuffled . One card is selected from the remaining cards. Find the probability of getting :
(i)an ace
(ii)a club
22. A quadrilateral ABCD is drawn to circumscribe a circle . Prove that AB + CD = AD + BC
23. Find a quadratic polynomial each with the given numbers as the sum and product of its
Zeroes respectively is - , - .
24. For which value(s) of k will the pair of equations
kx + 3y = k 3
12x + ky = k
have no solution?
25. The larger of two supplementary angles exceeds the smaller by 18 degrees. Find them
26. If one zero of 2x2 3x + k is reciprocal to the other, then find the value of k.
27. The ratio of incomes of two persons is 9: 7 and the ratio of their expenditures is 4: 3. If each of them
manages to save 2000 rupees per month, find their monthly incomes.
Why it is necessary to save money?
28. Solve for x and y
6x + 3y = 6xy
2x + 4y = 5xy
29. 2 women and 5 men can together finish an embroidery work in 4 days, while 3 women and 6 men can
finish it in 3 days. Find the time taken by 1 woman alone to finish the work, and also that taken by 1 man
alone
30. Give example of polynomials p(x), g(x), q(x) and r(x) which satisfy the division algorithm.
deg p(x) = deg q(x) b. deg q(x) = deg r(x)
31. Ritu can row downstream 20 km in 2 hours, and upstream 4 km in 2 hours. Find her speed of rowing in
still water and the speed of the current.
32. Find all the zeroes of 2x4 3x3 3x2 + 6x 2, if you know that two of its zeroes are 2 and 2.
33. If a and b are the zeroes of the polynomial f(x) = 2x2 + 5x + k satisfying the relation a2 + b2 + ab =
21/4 , then find the value of k for this to be possible .

34. Find the values of a and b for which the following system of equations has infinitely many solutions :
(2a 1)x 3y = 5
3x + (b 2) y = 3
35. The sum of the digits of a two digit number is 8 and the difference between the number and that formed by
reversing the digit is 18 . Find the numbers
36. The speed of a boat in still water is 8 km/hr . It can go 15 km upstream and 22 km downstream in 5 hours .
Find the speed of the stream .
37. From a point on the ground, the angles of elevation of the bottom and the top of a transmission tower fixed
at the top of a 20 m high building are 45 and 60 respectively. Find the height of the tower
38. A circus artist is climbing a 20 m long rope, which is tightly stretched and tied from the top of a vertical
pole to the ground. Find the height of the pole, if the angle made by the rope to the ground level is 30.
39. An observer 1.5 m tall is 28.5 m away from a chimney. The angle of elevation of the top of the chimney
from her eyes is 45. What is the height of the chimney?
40. A die is thrown once. Find the probability of getting a 4.
41. Two fair coins are tossed simultaneously. Find the probability of getting
one tail
2 heads
42. A bag contains 3 red balls and 5 black balls . A ball is drawn at random from the bag . What is the
probability that the ball drawn is (i) red ? (ii) green ?\
43. From a deck of well shuffled 52 playing cards one card is selected . Find the probability of getting
(A) a club. (B) a king.
(C) a diamond. (D) a red card
44. A box contains 15 white cards numbered from 1 to 15, 20 green cards numbered from 1 to 20, 15
red cards numbered from 1 to 15. These 50 cards are shuffled thoroughly. One card is drawn at
random. Find the probability of drawing a card that is
(i) numbered greater than 12
(ii) green and numbered greater than 10
(iii) numbered 5, 10, 15, 20
45. An aeroplane when flying at a height of 3125m from the ground passes vertically below another
plane at an instant when the angle of elevation of the two planes from the same point on the
ground are 30and 60 respectively . Find the distance between the two planes at that instant .
[Ans ; 6250m ]

46. The angle of elevation of a cloud from a point 60m above a lake is 30 and the angle of
depression of the reflection of the cloud in the lake is 60 . Find the height of the cloud from the
surface of the lake. [Ans 120m]

47. From the top of a building 60m high , the angels of depression of the top and botton of a vertical
lamp post are observed to be 30 and 60respectively. Find [i] horizontal distance between the
building and the lamp post [ii] height of the lamp post . [Ans. 34.64m h=40m]

48. The angle of elevation of a jet fighter from a point A on the ground is 60 . After a flight of 15
seconds, The angle of elevation changes to 30. If the jet is flying at a speed of 720km/ hr, find
the constant height at which the jet is flying. [Ans: 1500m ]
49. A window in a building is at a height of 10m above the ground . The angle of depression of a
point P on the ground from the window is 30 . The angle of elevation of the top of the building
from the point P is 60 . Find the height of the building . [Ans; 30m ]

50. From a window (9m above ground) of a house in a street, the angles of elevation and depression
of the top and foot of another house on the opposite side of the street are 30 and 60
respectively. Find the height of the opposite house and width of the street. [Ans.12m,33 m]