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# GCSE Circle Theorem Questions PART 1

1.

A 70°
O x°
y° C

## In the diagram, A, B, C and D are points on the circumference of a circle, centre O.

Angle BAD = 70°. Angle BOD = x°. Angle BCD = y°.

(2)

## (b) (i) Work out the value of y.

(2)
(Total 4 marks)

2.

P Diagram NOT
accurately drawn P, Q, R and S are points on the
circumference of a circle, centre
O. PR is a diameter of the
circle.
Angle PSQ = 56.
S 56° O (a) Find the size of angle PQR.
(2)

## Q (b) Find the size of angle PRQ.

(2)
R

(c) Find the size of angle POQ. Give a reason for your answer.
(2)
(Total 6 marks)

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3.

Diagram NOT
B accurately drawn

35° C
A
D
O

## The diagram shows a circle, centre O. AC is a diameter. Angle BAC = 35.

D is the point on AC such that angle BDA is a right angle.

(a) Work out the size of angle BCA. Give reasons for your answer.
(2)

(1)

## (c) Calculate the size of angle BOA.

(2)
(Total 5 marks)

4.
A A, B, C and D are points on the circumference of a
circle, centre O.

## (a) Find the size of angle BAD. Give a reason for

(2)
O
B D
70° (b) Find the size of angle CBD. Give a reason for
(2)
(Total 4 marks)

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5.

A, B, C and D are points on the circumference of a circle, centre O. AC is a diameter of the circle.

## (a) Find the size of angle ACD.

(2)

(b) Find the size of angle DBC. Give a reason for your answer.
(2)
(Total 4 marks)

6.

A, B, C, D and E are five points on a circle. Angle BEA = 25° and angle CDE = 95°. AB = AE.

(a) Work out the size of angle BAE. Give reasons for your answer.
(3)

(1)
(Total 4 marks)

7.

## A Diagram NOT accurately drawn

A,B,C and D are points on the circle, centre O. Angle BOD = 86º

(2)
O
(b) Work out the size of angle BCD.
86º (1)
(Total 3 marks)

B D
C
8.

## (a) Calculate the size of angle BAD.

(1)
O
Given that BC = CD.
116º
D
(b) Calculate the size of angle DBC.
(2)
(Total 3 marks)
B
C
9.

A
Diagram NOT
A,drawn
accurately B, C and D are four points on the
25° circumference of a circle. ABE and DCE are
straight lines.
B
Angle BAC = 25°. Angle EBC = 60°.
60°
(a) Find the size of angle ADC.
(1)

(2)

## Angle CAD = 65°. Ben says that BD

is a diameter of the circle.