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Set A

Year 2014
2 8th IMO - Set A

logical reasoning

1. Two rows of numbers are given. The resultant number 3. A dealer sold six cars – M, N, O, P, Q and R– during
in each row is to be worked out separately based on a period of Monday to Saturday, one car on each
the following rules and the question below the rows day.
of numbers is to be answered. The operations of (i) The car O was sold at least before three cars.
numbers progress from left to right. (ii) The car R was sold on Tuesday.
Rules: (iii) Both the cars N and Q were sold at least before
(i) If an even number is followed by another even one car.
number, they are to be added. (iv) The car P was sold immediately after the car O.
(ii) If an even number is followed by a prime number, (v) At least four cars were sold after the car Q.
they are to be multiplied. If Mr. Jindal is purchased a car sold on Wednesday,
(iii) If an odd number is followed by an even number, then the car purchased by him is
the even number is to be subtracted from the odd A. M
number. B. N
(iv) If an odd number is followed by another odd C. O
number, the first number is to be added to the D. P
square of the second number.
4. 'X + Y means 'Y is brother of X'; 'X × Y' means 'Y
(v) If an even number is followed by a composite odd
is husband of X'; 'X – Y' means 'X is mother of Y';
number, the even number is to be divided by the
and 'X ÷ Y' means 'X is father of Y'. Then which of
odd number.
the following expressions indicates 'P is grandmother
36 13 39 of T'?
77 30 7
A. Q–P+R÷T
Which will be the outcome if the resultant of the second
B. P×Q÷R–T
row is divided by the resultant of the first row?
C. P×Q÷R+T
A. 12
D. P+Q÷R–T
B. 16
C. 8 5. A trader in order to code the cost price of an article
D. 6 used the letters of psicholazy in the form of '0
to 9' respectively. If an article was sold for ` 1015.58
2. The given square grid shows the plan of a playground. to earn the 16% gain, then which of the following
The bench is North of the toy car. code stands for cost price?
A. AIL.HP
Bench R
B. AIL.HS
C. ZYA.HO
D. ZAO.OP
Q Slide
6. Find the missing figure from the options which will
continue the series in given Problem Figures.
Toy-car P

S Swing See-saw

The town council wants to plant a tree in the playground.


A. B.
The location of the tree is to be North of the swing
and South-West of the slide. Identify the position
where the tree will be planted.
A. P B. Q C. D.
C. R D. S
8th IMO - Set A 3
7. An enterprising businessman earns an income of ` 1 12. Count the number of circles used to draw the given
on the first day of his business. On every subsequent figure.
day, he earns an income which is just double of
that made on the previous day. On the 10th day of
business, his income is _______.
A. ` 29
B. ` 210
C. ` 10
D. ` 102

8. There is a certain rule followed in all the three figures.


Identify the rule and find the missing number. A. 20 B. 21
C. 25 D. 17

13. Select the figure from the options in which Fig.(X) is


exactly embedded as one of its part.

A. 6 B. 90
C. 540 D. 60

9. Identify the wrong figure in the given series. A. B.

C. D.

A. Q B. S
14. There are three figures X, Y and Z showing a
C. R D. T
sequence of folding of a sheet of paper. Figure (Z)
10. In a shop, the items were arranged in a shelf shows the manner in which the folded sheet has
consisting of six rows. Biscuits are arranged above been cut. Select the figure from the options which
tins of chocolates but below the rows of packets would resemble the unfolded form of paper.
of chips, cakes are at the bottom and the bottles of
peppermints are below the chocolates. The topmost
row had the display of jam bottles. Where exactly
are the bottles of peppermints from the top?
A. 2nd B. 3rd
C. 4th D. 5th
A. B.
11. There is a certain relationship between figures
P and Q. Identify the same relationship between
figures R and S and find the missing figure from C. D.
the options.

15. A cube of side 10 cm is coloured red with a 2


cm wide green strip along all the sides on all the
faces. The cube is cut into 125 smallest cubes of
equal size. How many cubes have at least two
green faces?
A. B.
A. 8
B. 27
C. D. C. 44
D. 63
4 8th IMO - Set A

mathematical Reasoning

16. The given figure is created by using the arcs of 20. In the given figure (not drawn to scale), OABC is a
quadrants with radii 1 cm, 2 cm and 3 cm. Find the quadrilateral with ABC on horizontal ground and O
total area of the shaded region. (Take p = 3.14) is vertically above A. M is the mid-point of BC. If
∠BAC = 90°, AB = AC = 16 cm and OA = 12 cm,
calculate the length of OB.

A. 31.93 cm2 B. 15.96 cm2


C. 63.84 cm2 D. 13.68 cm2

17. In the given figure (not drawn to scale), AG is parallel


2
to CD and AG = CD. The point B on AC is such
7
2
that BC = AC . If the line BG meets AD at F and
7
the line through C is parallel to BG which meets AD
FG A. 25 cm B. 15 cm
at E, then find the value of .
EC C. 20 cm D. 28 cm

21. The given figure shows sector OAB with centre O


and radius 54 cm. Another circle XYZ with centre P,
is enclosed by the sector OAB. If ∠AOB = 60°. Find
the area of OXPY.

1 3
A. B.
7 7
4 2
C. D.
7 7

18. In the given figure (not drawn to scale), BD is a


diameter of the circle with centre O. C and A are
two points on the circle. BA and CD, when produced,
meet at E. If ∠DOC = 60° and ∠ABD = 23°, then A. 161 cm2 B. 461 cm2
find ∠OBC. C. 324 cm2 D. 561.2 cm2

22. If two zeroes of the polynomial x 4 – 6x 3 – 26x 2


+ 138x – 35 are 2 − 3 and 2 + 3 , then find all the
zeros.
A. –5, 7
A. 60° B. 30° B. –7, 5
C. 45° D. 67° C. 3, –5
D. 5, –3
19. Which of the following have non-terminating repeating
decimal? 23. Solve : (sin4 q – cos4 q + 1) cosec2q
2 2 A. 1
A. B.
25 7 B. –2
231 1323 C. 2
C. 2 2 D. 3 2
2 ×5 ×7 6 × (35) D. 0
8th IMO - Set A 5
24. What is the value of the median of the data using 28. Swati folded the three corners of a triangle. She
the graph in the figure given below, of less than managed to measure four of the angles as shown
ogive and more than ogive? below before breaking her protractor. She needs help
to figure out what the named angles are. Help her
find f , g and h.

f g h
A. 52° 44° 47°
A. 8 B. 4
B. 44° 52° 47°
C. 5 D. 17.5
C. 44° 47° 52°
25. The number of zeroes for the given graph is ____. D. 47° 44° 52°

29. Kunal arranged some metal blocks at the bottom of


a tank as seen in the figure below. Then he filled
the 30 cm by 25 cm by 25 cm tank with water. If
each block is 4 cm long, 3 cm wide and 5 cm tall,
then how much water is needed to fill the tank to
80% of the tank's height?

A. 3 B. 2
C. 4 D. 1

26. Find the mode (approx.) from the given frequency


distribution.
Expenditure on food Number of
(in `) in a month workers A. 15000 cm3 B. 2280 cm3
300-309 10 C. 12720 cm3 D. 16470 cm3
310-319 20
30. A number is chosen at random from 1 to 120. The
320-329 24 probability of the number chosen being a multiple
330-339 38 of 3 and 15 both is _____.
340-349 48 A. 1/15 B. 1/16
350-359 27 C. 1/17 D. 1/19
360-369 17
31. In the given figure, TAS is a tangent to the circle, with
370-379 6
centre O, at the point A. If ∠OBA = 32°, then find
Total 190
the values of x and y respectively.
A. 336.41 B. 307.20
C. 343.22 D. 342.72
2
27. If the roots of the quadratic equation x + px + q = 0
are tan 30° and tan 15° respectively, then the value
of 2 + q – p is ______.
A. 0
B. 1
C. 2 A. 32°, 58° B. 58°, 48°
D. 3 C. 58°, 58° D. 42°, 58°
6 8th IMO - Set A
32. In the given graph, line APB meets the x-axis 34. If x 2 + px + q = 0 and x 2 + qx + p = 0 have a common
at A and y-axis at B. P is the point (–4, 2) and root, then ______.
AP : PB = 1 : 2. Find the coordinates of A and B A. p=q
respectively.
B. 1+p+q=0
C. p+q=0
D. Both A and B

35. If the area of the triangle given below is 20 sq. units,


then what are the co-ordinates of point C?

A. (–5, 0), (0, 5) B. (–6, 0), (0, 6)


C. (–6, 0), (0, 5) D. (6, –6), (–6, 6)

33. Let S n denote the sum of the first 'n' terms of an A.P.
S 2n = 3S n. Then, the ratio S3n /S n is equal to _____.
A. 4  40 
A.  0,  B. (a2 + b2, 0)
a
B. 6
C. 8  20   40 
C.  , 0  D.  , 0 
b b
D. 10

Everyday mathematics

36. A man walks a distance of 48 km in a given time. 40. The members in a welfare committee decided to collect
If he walks 2 km an hour faster, he will perform as many paise from each member of the committee
the journey 4 hours before. Find his normal rate of as is the number of members. If the total collection
walking. amounts to ` 96.04, then the number of members in
A. 4 km/hr B. 6 km/hr the committee is _______.
C. 3 km/hr D. 8 km/hr A. 84 B. 98
C. 102 D. 92
37. Mohan ate half a pizza on Monday. He ate half of
what was left on Tuesday and so on. He followed 41. A company produces on an average 4000 items per
this pattern for one week. How much of the pizza month for the first 3 months. How many items it
would he have eaten during the week? must produce on an average per month over the next
A. 99.22% B. 95% 9 months, to average 4375 items per month over the
whole?
C. 98.22% D. 100%
A. 4500 B. 4600
38. The price of commodity X increases by 40 paise every C. 4680 D. 4710
year, while the price of commodity Y increases by 15
paise every year. If in 2014 the price of commodity 42. A housewife saved ` 2.50 in buying an item on sale.
X was ` 4.20 and that of Y was ` 6.30, in which If she spent ` 25 for the item, then how much percent
year commodity X will cost 40 paise more than the she saved in the transaction approximately?
commodity Y? A. 8% B. 9%
A. 2024 B. 2021 C. 10% D. 11%
C. 2022 D. 2023
43. Rajeev buys goods worth ` 6650. He gets a rebate
39. The total monthly salary of 4 men and 2 women is of 6% on it. After getting the rebate, he pays sales
` 46,000. If a woman earns ` 500 more than a man, tax @ 10%. Find the amount he will have to pay for
what is the monthly salary of a woman? the goods.
A. ` 6500 B. ` 7500 A. ` 6876.10 B. ` 6999.20
C. ` 8000 D. ` 9000 C. ` 6654 D. ` 7000
8th IMO - Set A 7
44. Twenty women can do a work in sixteen days and 45. A sum of money is borrowed and paid back in
sixteen men can complete the same work in fifteen two annual installments of ` 882 each allowing
days. What is the ratio between the capacity of a man 5% compound interest. The sum borrowed was
and a woman? _______.
A. 3:4 B. 4:3 A. ` 1620 B. ` 1640
C. 5:3 D. Data inadequate C. ` 1680 D. ` 1700

Achievers section

46. Which of the following statements is true? (ii) The fee charged every month by a school from
Statement-1 : The area of the equilateral triangle classes I to XII, when the monthly fee for class I
described on the hypotenuse of a right angled triangle is ` 250 and it increases by ` 50 for the next
is equal to the sum of the areas of the equilateral higher class.
triangles described on the other two sides of the (iii) The amount of money in the account of Sanchi
triangle. at the end of every year when ` 1000 is
Statement-2 : The area of the equilateral triangle deposited at simple interest at the rate of 10%
described on the side of right angled isosceles triangle per annum.
is half of the area of the equilateral triangle described (iv) The number of bacteria in a certain food item
on its hypotenuse. after each second, when they double themselves
A. Only statement-1 in every second.
B. Only statement-2 A. Only (i) B. Only (ii)
C. Both statement-1 and statement-2 C. Both (ii) and (iv) D. Only (iv)
D. Neither statement-1 nor statement-2
49. Find the mean, mode and median respectively of the
47. Match the columns. following data.

Column-I Column-II xi 58 59 60 61 62 63 64 65 66
(i) 2 2 2 2 2
(sec q + tan q) – 4sec qtan q = (p) 9 fi 2 3 6 15 10 5 4 3 2
(tan 2 60° + 4 cos 2 45° + A. 51.72, 62, 61
3 sec2 30° + 5 cos 2 90°) B. 61, 62, 61
(ii) (q) 8/17
cosec30° + sec 60 °− cot2 30 ° C. 61, 60, 61
D. 61.72, 61, 61
(iii) If secq + tanq = 4, then cosq = (r) 4
(iv) tan5°tan85° + tan10°tan80° (s) 1 50. Fill in the blanks.
tan35°tan55° + tan25°tan65° = p
Let a = be a rational number such that p and q are
A. (i) → (s), (ii) → (p), (iii) → (r), (iv) → (q) q
B. (i) → (s), (ii) → (p), (iii) → (q), (iv) → (r) P and the prime factorisation of q is not of the
C. (i) → (p), (ii) → (r), (iii) → (q), (iv) → (s) form 2n × 5m , where n and m are whole numbers,
D. (i) → (q), (ii) → (p), (iii) → (s), (iv) → (r) then a has a decimal expansion which is Q and
R .
48. Which of the following situations do not form an P Q R
A.P.? A. Prime Non-terminating Non-repeating
(i) The fee charged from a student every month B. Co-prime Terminating Repeating
by a school for the whole session when the C. Co-prime Non-terminating Repeating
monthly fee is ` 400.
D. Prime Non-terminating Repeating

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Set B

Year 2014
8th IMO - Set B 1

Logical Reasoning

1. In the given letter series, some of the letters are 6. Read the following information and answer the question
missing which are given in that order as one of the given below :
options below it. Choose the correct option. (i) Four persons A, B, C and D eat Mango, Banana,
mnonopqopqrs Orange or Peach from Monday to Thursday. No
A. knopq two persons eat the same fruit on a day. Each of
B. oqrst them eats only one fruit on a day and does not
C. pqrst repeat it on any other day.
D. qrstu (ii) Neither C nor D eats orange or peach on
Tuesday.
2. How many such pair of letters are there in the word
(iii) B eats banana on Wednesday.
PRODUCTION each of which has as many letters
(iv) A eats peach on Monday.
between them as in the English alphabet?
(v) C does not eat mango on Thursday.
A. None
(vi) D eats banana on Monday.
B. One
C. Two Which fruit does D eat on Thursday?
D. Three A. Banana
B. Peach
3. In a certain code 'a friend of mine' is written as C. Either banana or mango
'4 9 1 6', 'mine lot of metal' is written as '3 1 0 9' D. Either peach or orange
and 'a piece of metal' is written as '7 1 6 3'. How
7. A, B, C, D, E and F are seated in a circle facing the
can '8 7 3' be written in same code?
A. a metal piece centre. A and C are seated adjacent to each other and
B. metal for friend E and B are also seated adjacent to each other. B is
C. piece of advice to the immediate left of F. There are two persons
D. large metal piece between D and E. A is not seated adjacent to E. Who
is to the immediate left of E?
4. Boys and girls are made to sit in 7 rows and 7 A. C
columns all of them facing West. P is at the centre B. B
of the arrangement, Q is just behind P, R is on the C. F
immediate left of Q, and S is to the West of P. Then D. Cannot be determined
R is in which direction with respect to S?
A. South-West 8. The six faces of a cube are coloured, each with a
B. North-West different colour.
C. South-East I. The white face is between yellow and green.
D. Data inadequate II. The red face is adjacent to brown.
III. The green face is opposite the yellow side.
5. There is a certain relationship between figures (i) IV. The blue face is adjacent to red.
and (ii). Establish a similar relationship between V. The yellow face is the top face of the cube.
figures (iii) and (iv) by selecting a suitable figure The faces adjacent to white bear the colours
from the options that would replace the question A. Yellow, green, brown and red
mark in figure (iii). B. Yellow, brown, blue and green
C. Yellow, green, blue and red
? D. None of these

(i) (ii) (iii) (iv) 9. Find the correct mirror-image of the given word, if
the mirror is placed vertically to the right.
A. B. disturb
A. b r u t s i d
B. b r u t s i d
C. D. C. b r u t s i d
D. b i s t u r d
2 8th IMO - Set B
10. The given Venn diagram represents the students 13. Select a figure from the options which will continue
who study Physics, Chemistry and Mathematics. the series established by the problem figures.
Identify the region which represents the students
who study Physics and Mathematics but not
Chemistry.
X Y
A.
Physics P V Q Chemistry
U
T R
B.
S Mathematics
Z
A. T C.
B. P+T+S
C. V
D. P+T+S+R+U+V
D.
11. The given set of figures carry certain characters.
Assuming that the characters in each set follow
a similar pattern, identify the pattern and find the 14. There is a certain relationship between figures (i)
missing character. and (ii). Establish a similar relationship between
29 27 29 30 59 40 figures (iii) and (iv) by selecting a figure from the
options that would replace the question mark in
39 72 33 42 73 31 ? 79 10
figure (iv).
45 43 43 44 39 20
A.
B.
49
50
?
C. 60 (i) (ii) (iii) (iv)
D. 69

12. Three figures X, Y and Z shows a sequence of A.


folding a sheet of paper. Figure Z shows the manner
in which the folded sheet has been cut out. Select a
figure from the options which most closely resembles B.
the unfolded form of sheet.

C.

X Y Z

D.
A.

15. How many such 1's are there in the given arrangement,
B. each of which is immediately preceded by a perfect
square?
18594712583659276452926412
C. 3514283
A. None
B. One
D. C. Two
D. Three
8th IMO - Set B 3

MATHEMATICAL REASONING

16. If one of the zeroes of the cubic polynomial A. 4, 6


x 3 + ax 2 + bx + c is –1, then the product of the other B. 7, 5
two zeroes is C. 5, 7
A. b – a + 1 D. 9, 3
B. b – a – 1
21. The given figure is made up of a large circle ABCDE
C. a – b + 1 with centre O, a small circle BQOP, two semi-circles
D. a – b – 1 and a sector OED. AC is 28 cm. Find the total shaded
17. Solve for x and y : bx + ay = a + b, area of the figure.
 1 1   1 1  2a B
ax  − + by  − =
 a − b a + b   b − a b + a  a + b P Q

2 2
b +a 2b
A. x= ,y= A C
ab + b 2 a+b O
B. 2a 2b
x= ,y=
a −b b−a E D

a 2 + b2 −2b
C. x= 2
,y= A. (198p – 98) cm2
a + ab a −b
B. (49p + 198) cm2
D. x = a2 + b2, y = 2ab + a2 C. (150p + 100) cm2
D. (147p – 196) cm2
l2 + m
18. If tanq + secq = l, then secq = , find m : n. 22. The sum of the remainders obtained when
nl
A. 1 : 2 2x 3 + (p + 2)x + p – 2 is divided by x – 2 and when
B. 2 : 1 it is divided by x + 1 is 0. Find the value of p.
A. 3
C. 4 : 1
B. –2
D. 1 : 4
C. – 4
19. In DPQR, point M is on side PQ and point S is D. 8
on the side PR such that QRSM is a trapezium.
23. Find the values of p and q respectively for which
If MS : QR = 3 : 5, then find the equation 2x 2 + px = q has root –3 and factor
area (DPMS) : area (QRSM). (x – 5).
A. 9 : 16 A. –5, –25
B. 10 : 17 B. – 4, 30
C. 3 : 5 C. 5, –25
D. 9 : 25 D. – 4, –30

20. The median of the given data is 50. Find the values of 24. Find the sum from the sixth term to the twelfth term
p and q respectively, if the sum of all the frequencies of the arithmetic progression 6, 10, 14, …
is 90. A. 266
B. 240
Marks Frequency
C. 256
20-30 p D. 276
30-40 15
25. Two dice are thrown simultaneously. Find the
40-50 25
probability of getting a multiple of 2 on one dice
50-60 20 and a multiple of 3 on the other dice.
60-70 q A. 1/3
70-80 8 B. 11/36
C. 1/4
80-90 10 D. 13/36
4 8th IMO - Set B
26. In the given diagram, ST is 32. O is the centre of a circle of diameter 4 cm and
R Q
a tangent to the circle with 1
70° OABC is a square. If the shaded area is area of
centre O. Find the value of x. 3
O the square, then the side of the square is
A. 25° A
B. 35° 65° A. p 3 cm
x P
C. 40° B. 3p cm B O
D. 45° S T
C. 3 p cm
27. In the arithmetic progression 7, 10, 13, … how many D. 3 p cm C
terms will add up to a sum of 920?
A. 25 33. Given below are the steps of construction of a pair
B. 16 of tangents to a circle of radius 4 cm from a point
C. 27 on the concentric circle of radius 6 cm. Find which
D. 23 of the following step is wrong?
Step-I : Take a point O on the plane paper and
28. A solid rectangular block has a square base with side draw a circle of radius OA = 4 cm. Also, draw a
( 3 − 2 ) m. The volume of the block is (3 18 − 7 3 ) m3 . concentric circle of radius OB = 6 cm.
Find the height of the block in the form (a 2 + b 3 ) m, Step-II : Find the mid-point A of OB and draw a
where a and b are integers. circle of radius BA = AO. Suppose this circle intersects
the circle of radius 4 cm at P and Q.
A. 3 2+ 3
Step-III : Join BP and BQ to get the desired
B. 5 3+4 2 tangents.
C. 15 2 + 3
P
D. 5 5+3 3
C
29. Solve : 3(81)x + 3 = 9x + 1 + 9x. B A O
A. 3, 2
B. ±1/2 Q
C. 4, 5
D. ±1 A. Only Step-I
B. Only Step-II
30. For a frequency distribution, mean, median and C. Both Step-I and Step-II
mode are connected by which of the following D. Both Step-II and Step-III
relations?
A. Mode = 3 Mean – 2 Median a + a 2 − b2 a − a 2 − b2
34. The value of + is
B. Mode = 2 Median – 3 Mean a − a 2 − b2 a + a 2 − b2
C. Mode = 3 Median – 2 Mean a2
D. Mode = 3 Median + 2 Mean A.
b2
31. Two circles of radii 10 cm and 8 cm intersect each b2
B.
other and the length of common chord is 12 cm. The a2
distance between their centres is a
C.
A b
2(2a 2 − b 2 )
D.
O O b2

B 35. If the sums of n, 2n and 3n terms of an A.P. are S1,


S3
A. 7 cm S 2 and S3 respectively, then is
( S2 − S1 )
B. 3 7 cm A. 0
B. 1
C. 4 7 cm
C. 2
D. (8 + 2 7 ) cm D. 3
8th IMO - Set B 5

EVERYDAY MATHeMATICS

36. There is a circular path around a sports field. Priya 41. 10 women can complete a work in 7 days and 10
takes 18 minutes to drive one round of the field, children take 14 days to complete the work. How
while Ravish takes 12 minutes for the same. Suppose many days will 5 women and 10 children take to
they both start at the same point and at the same complete the work?
time, and go in the same direction. After how many A. 3
minutes will they meet again at the starting point? B. 5
A. 54 C. 7
B. 24 D. None of these
C. 36
D. 72 42. In covering a certain distance, the speeds of A and
B are in the ratio of 3 : 4. A takes 30 minutes more
37. A person invested some amount at the rate of 10% than B to reach the destination. The time taken by A
simple interest and some other amount at the rate of to reach the destination is
12% simple interest. He received yearly interest of A. 1 hour
` 130. But if he had interchanged the amounts invested, 1
B. 1 hours
he would have received ` 4 more as interest. How 2
much amount did he invest at the rate of 10% and C. 2 hours
12% respectively? 1
A. ` 1200, ` 100 D. 2 hours
2
B. ` 700, ` 500
C. ` 1000, ` 1200 43. Three containers have their volumes in the ratio
D. ` 500, ` 700 3 : 4 : 5. They are full of mixtures of milk and water.
The mixtures contain milk and water in the ratio of
38. Father is aged three times more than his son Ronit. (4 : 1), (3 : 1) and (5 : 2) respectively. The contents
After 8 years, he would be two and a half times of of all these three containers are poured into a fourth
Ronit's age. After further 8 years, how many times container. The ratio of milk and water in the fourth
would he be of Ronit's age? container is
A. 2 times A. 4 : 1
1 B. 151 : 48
B. 2 times
2 C. 157 : 53
3
C. 2 times D. 5 : 2
4
D. 3 times 44. Pure ghee costs ` 100 per kg. After adulterating it
with vegetable oil costing ` 50 per kg, a shopkeeper
39. By selling an article, Mohit earned a profit equal to
sells the mixture at the rate of ` 96 per kg, thereby
one-fourth of the price he bought it. If he sold it
making a profit of 20%. In what ratio does he mix
for ` 375, what was the cost price?
the two?
A. ` 281.75
A. 3 : 2
B. ` 300
C. ` 312.50 B. 4 : 3
D. ` 350 C. 5 : 2
D. 7 : 6
40. Simran started a software business by investing
` 50,000. After six months, Nancy joined her with 45. A manufacturer offers a 20% rebate on the marked
price of a product. The retailer offers another 30%
a capital of ` 80,000. After 3 years, they earned a
rebate on the reduced price. The two reductions are
profit of ` 24,500. What was Simran's share in the
equivalent to a single reduction of
profit?
A. 40%
A. ` 9,423
B. ` 10,250 B. 44%
C. ` 12,500 C. 46%
D. None of these D. 50%
6 8th IMO - Set B

Achievers Section

46. The graph of ax 2 + bx + c is shown here and 48. Study the statements carefully.
 −b D  Statement-1 : Three times the square of one side
A  , −  . Identify the signs of a, b and c.
 2a 4a  of an equilateral triangle is equal to four times the
y
square of one of its altitudes.
Statement-2 : Three times the sum of the squares of
the sides of a triangle is equal to the three times the
x x sum of the squares of the medians of the triangle.
O
A. Statement-1 is true and statement-2 is false.
P B. Statement-1 is false and statement-2 is true.
A
C. Both statements are true.
y
D. Both statements are false.
a b c
A. +ve +ve –ve 49. Which of the following is incorrect?
B. +ve –ve –ve 9
A. For K = , the equation 2x2 + 3x + K = 0 will
C. +ve –ve +ve 8
D. –ve +ve –ve have real and equal roots.
B. For K = –1, the equation x2 + K(4x + K – 1) + 2 = 0
47. Match the columns. will have equal roots.
Column-I Column-II C. For K = 2, the equation
sin q x2 – 2x(1 + 3K) + 7(3 + 2K) = 0 will have equal
(a) + (i) 2 cosecq roots.
sec q + tan q − 1
cos q D. For K = –3, the equation
= (K + 1)x2 – 2(K – 1)x + 1 = 0 will have equal roots.
cosec q + cot q − 1
(b) sec4q(1 – sin4q) – 2 tan2q = (ii) 2 50. Fill in the blanks:
Every ____(a)
____ number can be expressed (factorised)
sec q − 1 sec q + 1
(c) + = (iii) 1 as the product of ____
(b)
____ factors and this factorisation
sec q + 1 sec q − 1
is ____
(c)
____ except for the order in which the prime
(d) (1 + cotq – cosecq) (iv) 0 factor occur.
    (1 + tanq + secq) =   (a)   (b)   (c)
A. (a) → (i), (b) → (iii), (c) → (i), (d) → (ii) A. Prime Composite Unique
B. (a) → (ii), (b) → (iii), (c) → (ii), (d) → (iv) B. Composite Prime Unique
C. (a) → (iii), (b) → (iii), (c) → (i), (d) → (ii) C. Odd Even Universal
D. (a) → (ii), (b) → (iii), (c) → (i), (d) → (ii) D. Even Odd Universal

SPACE FOR ROUGH WORK


Class 10

Set A

Year 2015
logical reasoning

1. How many such symbols are there each of which (v) If an odd number is followed by a prime odd
is immediately preceded by a digit and how many number, the first number is to be divided by the
such digits are there each of which is immediately second number.
preceded by a symbol. What is total number of both 35 7 2
those?
12 16 x
AF 9Vd 9V@ S 2 G RA3 Q £B Z 7 CYD If x is the resultant of the first row, then what will
T4 8 PF 6 @ $ 5 E H B J d
be the product of the resultants of the two rows?
A. 3
A. 7
B. 1
B. 10
C. 2
C. 24
D. None of these
D. 21
2. If in a certain code language, MANGO is coded as
31–1– 41–7–51, then how will LEAF be coded in 5. Find the missing number, if same rule is followed in
that language? all the three figures.
A. 21–10–8–9 3 5 4 7 3 5
B. 21–10–9–8 39 51 ?
6 3 5 4 5 4
C. 21–5–6–1
D. 21–5–1–6 A. 47
B. 45
3. There is a certain relationship between figures (i) and
(ii). Establish the similar relationship between figures C. 37
(iii) and (iv) by selecting a suitable figure from the D. 35
options which will replace the (?) in fig. (iv).
S 6. Study the statements carefully.
S
U

U (1) 'A D B' means 'A is the mother of B'.


U ?
9 (2) 'A B' means 'A is the sister of B'.
S
9

(i) (ii) (iii) (iv) (3) 'A * B' means 'A is the father of B'.
(4) 'A b B' means 'A is the brother of B'.
U

A. B. Which of the following means 'N is the maternal


S
S

uncle of M'?
C C A. NbP LDE M
U

C. D.
S

B. N Y DAb M
S

C. M Y*P N
4. In the given question, two rows of numbers are D. None of these
given. The resultant number in each row is to be
worked out separately based on the following rules 7. Select a figure from the options which will continue the
and the question below the rows of numbers is to be same series as established by the Problem Figures.
answered.
Rules:
(i) If an odd number is followed by another composite
odd number, they are to be multiplied.
(ii) If an even number is followed by an odd number,
they are to be added.
(iii) If an even number is followed by a number which A. B.
is a perfect square, the even number is to be
subtracted from the perfect square.
(iv) If an odd number is followed by an even number,
C. D.
the even number is to be subtracted from the odd
number.

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8. Four friends Mohit, Raj, Varun and Anuj live in a same Step IV : 23 start 32 pour 51 now 46 house
locality. The house of Raj is in the East of Mohit's Step V : 23 start 32 pour 46 51 now house
house and in the North of Varun's house. The house Step VI : 23 start 32 pour 46 now 51 house
of Varun is in the West of Anuj's house. Anuj's house If Step VI is the last step of the rearrangement, and the
is in which direction w.r.t. Mohit's house? same rule is followed for below input, then which of
A. South-East the following will be step III for the given Input?
B. South Input : nice flower 34 12 costly height 41 56
C. North-West A. 12 nice 34 height flower costly 41 56
D. West
B. 12 nice 34 height 41 flower costly 56
9. Six lectures – A, B, C, D, E and F – are to be delivered C. 12 nice 34 flower costly height 41 56
from Monday to Sunday, one lecture everyday. D. 12 nice flower 34 costly height 41 56
(i) Lecture C cannot be delivered on Friday.
(ii) Lecture A is delivered immediately after lecture 13. If it is possible to make only one meaningful word
D. from the second, the sixth, the seventh, the eighth and
(iii) There should be a gap of two days between the the tenth letters of the word PERFORMANCE using
lectures B and F. each letter only once, then first letter of the word is
(iv) There is one holiday except Saturday. Lecture F your answer. If no such word can be formed your
is delivered on the next day of holiday. answer is X and if more than one such word can be
(v) Lecture E is delivered on Wednesday and it is not formed your answer is Y.
immediately followed by lecture F. A. C
How many lectures were delivered between lectures B. R
F and D? C. Y

A. None
D. X
B. Two
C. Three 14. In which of the following options, Fig. (X) is exactly
D. Four embedded as one of its part?

10. Which of the following Venn diagrams best represents


the relationship amongst, 'Gas, Water and Helium'?

Fig. (X)
A. B.

A. B.

C. D.

C. D.
11. If 'P' means '×', 'Q' means '÷', 'R' means '+' and 'S' means

'–', then what is the value of 154 Q 14 S 7 P 3 R 25 ?
A. 35 15. Select the correct water image of Fig. (X) from the
B. 15 given options.
C. 42
D. 25

12. A word and number arrangement machine when given


an input line of words and numbers rearranges them
following a particular rule in each step. The following A. B.
is an illustration of input and rearrangement.

Input : 51 pour 32 start now 23 46 house
Step I : 23 51 pour 32 start now 46 house
C. D.
Step II : 23 start 51 pour 32 now 46 house
Step III : 23 start 32 51 pour now 46 house

9th IMO | Class-10 | Set-A | Level 1 | 3


MATHEMATICAL REASONING

16. In the given diagram, ∠ABC = ∠AED, AD = 3 cm, A. 10


AE = 5 cm and EC = 2 cm. Find : B. 20
(i) BD C. 30
B D. 40
Area of DAED
(ii)
Area of DABC 22. Given below are the steps of construction of a pair
(i) (ii) of tangents to a circle of radius 4 cm from a point
2 9 D on the concentric circle of radius 6 cm. Find which
A. 8 cm
3 49 of the following step is wrong?
2 9 (P) Take a point O on the plane paper and draw a
B. 8 cm A C
3 23 E
circle of radius OA = 4 cm. Also, draw a concentric
C. 2 cm 9 circle of radius OB = 6 cm.
5 49
9 (Q) Find the mid-point A of OB and draw a circle of
D. 2 cm radius BA = AO. Suppose this circle intersects the
5 23
circle of radius 4 cm at P and Q.
17. The number 0.211211121111211111..... is a (R) Join BP and BQ to get the desired tangents from
A. Terminating decimal a point B on the circle of radius 6 cm.
B. Non-terminating repeating decimal A. Only (P)
C. Non-terminating and non-repeating decimal B. Only (Q)
D. None of these C. Both (P) & (Q)
D. Both (Q) & (R)
18. Solve the following system of equations :
2
(a – b)x + (a + b)y = a – 2ab – b
2 23. In the Maths test two representatives, while solving
a quadratic equation, committed the following
(a + b)(x + y) = a2 + b2
mistakes:
A. a – b, –2ab
(i) One of them made a mistake in the constant term
B. a + b, –2ab
and got the roots as 5 and 9.
−2 ab
C. a 2 + b 2 , (ii) Another one committed an error in the coefficient
a+b
of x and got the roots as 12 and 4.
−2 ab
D. a + b , But in the meantime, they realised that they are
a+b
wrong and they managed to get it right jointly. Find
1 the correct quadratic equation.
cos q −
3 tan q . A.
2
x + 4x + 14 = 0
19. If sin q = , then evaluate
5 2 cot q B.
2
2x + 7x – 24 = 0
A. –1/5 2
C. x – 14x + 48 = 0
B. 1/5 2
D. 3x – 17x + 52 = 0
C. 2/5
D. –2/5 24. If the p th , q th and r th terms of an A.P. are P, Q, R
respectively, then P(q – r) + Q(r – p) + R(p – q) is
20. If a and b are the zeros of the quadratic polynomial equal to ______.
2
x – 3x + 2, then a quadratic polynomial whose zeros
A. 0
1 1
are and is B. 1
2a + b 2b + a
C. pqr
A. 20x2 + 9x + 1 D. p + qr
2
B. 20x – 9x – 1
C. 20x
2
– 9x + 1 25. In the diagram, O is the centre of the circle.
2 Find the value of x.
D. 20x + 9x – 1
A. 111°
21. Find the median from the following data : B. 123° O
138°
Marks 0-10 10-30 30-60 60-80 80-90 C. 69°
No. of students 5 15 30 8 2 D. 49° x

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26. The area of a rectangular garden, ABCD, is 100 m2. 30. ABCD is a parallelogram and L is a point on DB. The
Inside the garden there is a rectangular lawn, EFGH, produced line AL meets BC at M and DC produced
whose sides are parallel to those of the garden. at N.
xm AB
A B Given that DL = 3LB, find
CN D A
4m A. 3/2
1m 1m L
E F B. 1/2 C M
B
C. 4/5
H G D. 1/4 N
1m
D C 2
31. n – 1 is divisible by 8, if n is
Find the area of the lawn, EFGH (in sq. metres). A. An even integer
B. A natural number
200
A. 110 − 5 x − C. An odd integer
x
D. None of these
200
B. 110 + 5 x −
x 32. If a and b are the zeros of the polynomial 3t2 – 6t + 4,
200 a b  1 1
C. 110 + 5 x + find the value of + + 2  +  + 3ab .
x b a  a b
200 A. 5
D. 110 − 5 x +
x B. 8
C. 10/3
27. Which of the following is not the graph of a quadratic D. 1/2
polynomial ?
33. Evaluate :
− tan q cot(90° − q) + sec qcosec(90° − q)
A. B. + sin 2 35° + sin 2 55°
tan 10° tan 20° tan 30° tan 70° tan 80°
A. 3 B. 2 3
C. 3 D. 1
2
C. D.
34. Which of the following equations are not quadratic?
A. x(2x + 3) = x + 2
2
B. (x – 2) + 1 = 2x – 3
2
28. Find the values of a and b respectively for which C. y(8y + 5) = y + 3
2
the following system of linear equations has infinite D. y(2y + 15) = 2(y + y + 8).
number of solutions . 35. Which of the following statements is correct ?
2x – 3y = 7 A. Tossing a fair coin is a fair way to decide that which
(a + b)x – (a + b – 3)y = 4a + b one team out of the two cricket teams should bat
A. –1, –5 first.
B. If a coin is tossed once, there are two possible
B. –1, 5
outcomes : a head or a tail. Therefore, for each
C. 1, 5 1
of these outcomes, the probability is .
D. –5, –1 3
C. If two coins of different denominations are tossed
2 2 3
29. If tan q = 1 – a , then secq + tan q cosecq = (2 – a ) , 2 n simultaneously, there are three possible outcomes:
where n = two heads, two tails or one of each. Here, the
1
A. 2 probability of getting two heads is whereas the
3 1
3 probability of getting one head and one tail is .
B. 2
2 D. If a dice is tossed once, there are only two possible
C. 1 outcomes : getting a number greater than 4 or
2 less than equal to 4. Therefore, the probability of
D. 1
9 getting a number greater than 4 is .
2
9th IMO | Class-10 | Set-A | Level 1 | 5
EVERYDAY MATHeMATICS

36. Mohit has two coins, one of ` 1 denomination and the A. 1 m


other of ` 2 denomination. He tosses the two coins B. 2 m
simultaneously. What is the probability that he gets C. 4 m
atleast one head? D. 6 m
1
A. 41. A man repays a loan of ` 3250 by paying ` 20 in the
4
first month and then increases the payment by ` 15
1
B. every month. How long will it take him to clear the
2
loan ?
3
C. A. 1 year 3 months
4
B. 1 year 8 months
D. 0
C. 1 year
37. On a morning walk, three persons step off together D. 1 year 5 months
and their steps measure 40 cm, 42 cm and 45 cm
42. A merchant purchases a wrist watch for ` 450 and
respectively. What is the minimum distance each
fixes the list price in such a way that after allowing
should walk so that each can cover the same distance
a discount of 10% he earns a profit of 20%. The list
in complete steps ? price of the watch is
A. 2520 cm A. ` 500
B. 5230 cm B. ` 600
C. 4296 cm C. ` 700
D. 3893 cm D. ` 750
38. A man travels 370 km partly by train and partly by 43. A man bought 5 shirts at ` 450 each, 4 trousers at
car. If he covers 250 km by train and the rest by car, ` 750 each and 12 pairs of shoes at ` 750 each. What
it takes him 4 hours. But, if he travels 130 km by is the average expenditure per article?
train and the rest by car, he takes 18 minutes longer.
A. ` 678.57
Find the speed of the train and car respectively.
B. ` 800
A. 80 km/hr, 100 km/hr C. ` 900
B. 98 km/hr, 100 km/hr D. ` 1000
C. 100 km/hr, 98 km/hr
D. 100 km/hr, 80 km/hr 44. When the capacity of the bucket is 13.5 litres, 12
buckets of water will fill a tank. How many buckets
39. The foot of a ladder is 6 m away from a wall and will be needed to fill the same tank, if the capacity
its top reaches a window 8 m above the ground. If of each bucket is 9 litres ?
the ladder is shifted in such a way that its foot is A. 8
8 m away from the wall, to what height does its top B. 15
reaches? C. 16
A. 6 m D. 18
B. 4 m
45. From the salary of a worker, 10% is deducted
C. 5 m
as house rent, 15% of the rest he spends on
D. 3 m children's education and 10% of the balance
40. There is a square field whose side is 44 m. A square h e s p e n d s o n c l o t h e s . N o w, h e i s l e f t w i t h
flower bed is prepared in its centre leaving a gravel ` 1377. His salary is _______.
path all around the flower bed. The total cost of laying A. ` 2000
the flower bed and gravelling the path at ` 2.75 and B. ` 2040
` 1.50 per square metre respectively, is ` 4904. Find C. ` 2100
the width of the gravel path. D. ` 2200

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Achievers section

46. ABCD is a rectangle and M is a point on CD. Which of the following options hold?
AC and BM meet at X. A. Both Statement I and Statement II are true
A B B. Both Statement I and Statement II are false.
C. Statement I is true but Statement II is false.
X
D. Statement I is false and Statement II is true.

C 49. Match the columns.


D M
Column-I Column-II
It is given that CM = 3MD. Find :
(i) area of DCXM : area of DAXB (i) When an odd integer 'a' is divided (p) 5
(ii) area of DBXC : area of rectangle ABCD by 2, then remainder r can be
(i) (ii) (ii) When an integer 'a' whose unit (q) 1
A. 9:16 3:11 digit is 4 is divided by 5, then
B. 9:16 3:14 remainder r can be
C. 16:9 14:3 (iii) A whole number lying between (r) 2
D. 16:9 11:3 2 and 2 2 is
47. Fill in the blanks. (iv) If the digit at the units place of a (s) 4
In 'Less Than' Ogive, the cumulative frequencies number is 5, then it is surely
are written corresponding to the ____ P__ limits of the divisible by
classes of the given data. A. (i) → (p), (ii) → (r), (iii) → (s), (iv) → (q)
In 'More Than' Ogive, the cumulative frequencies
are written corresponding to the ____ Q__ limit of the B. (i) → (q), (ii) → (s), (iii) → (p), (iv) → (r)
classes. C. (i) → (p), (ii) → (r), (iii) → (q), (iv) → (s)
On an ogive, point P whose y-coordinate = n/2 D. (i) → (q), (ii) → (s), (iii) → (r), (iv) → (p)
(i.e., half of the total number of the entries), has its
x-coordinate equal to the ____ R__ of the data. 50. The two circles intersects at C and D, where O is
Two ogives, one 'less than' type and the other the centre of the second circle. AD produced and
'more than' type for the same data when drawn cuts the second circle at F. BD produced and cuts
simultaneously on the same graph, intersect the second circle at E. ∠DEF = 110°, ∠ACB = 32°
each other at the point P whose ____ S__ = n/2
and ∠DAB = 118°.
and ____ T__ = median of the data where n is the total
number of the entries of the data.
P Q R S T C
A. Upper Lower Median y-coordinate x-coordinate B

B. Lower Upper Median y-coordinate x-coordinate P


O
C. Upper Lower Median x-coordinate y-coordinate A
D F
D. Upper Lower Upper y-coordinate x-coordinate
limit E
Find :
48. Study the statements carefully. (i) ∠ACE (ii) ∠COD
Statement I : Both the roots of the equation (i) (ii)
x 2 – x + 1 = 0 are real. A. 96° 68°
Statement II : T h e r o o t s o f t h e e q u a t i o n B. 72° 59°
ax 2 + bx + c = 0 are real if and only if C. 59° 72°
b2 – 4ac ≥ 0. D. 68° 96°

SPACE FOR ROUGH WORK

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Class 10

Set B

Year 2015
logical reasoning

1. There is a definite relationship between figures


(1) and (2). Establish a similar relationship between
C.
figures (3) and (4) by selecting a suitable figure
from the options which will replace the (?) in
fig. (4).
D.
?
(1) (2) (3) (4) 5. Find the missing number, if a certain rule is followed
row-wise or column-wise.
A. 28 20 7

84 35 12
B. 45 ? 9
A. 15
B. 18
C. C. 20

D. 25
D. 6. Select the figure from the options which will replace
the (?) so that a series is formed.
2. Select the correct water-image of the given combination
of numbers and alphabets. ?
M7on5DaY
A. YaD5no7M
M7on5DaY A.
B.

C.
D.
B.
3. Which of the following is the ninth to the right
of the seventeenth from the right end in the given
arrangement? C.
M4ET%J9IB@U8©N#WF1V7« 2
AH3Y5$6K
A. A D.

B. %
C. N 7. In the following figure, the triangle represents the
D. © politicians; the circle represents the graduates and
the rectangle represents the members of Parliament.
4. Select the figure which satisfies the same condition
of placement of the dots as in Fig. (X). F
B D
E
C
A

Who among the following are the graduate members


A. of parliament but not politicians?
A. B
B. D
B. C. C
D. F

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8. In a certain code language, when did you come is
written as ti na ki ja, will you come again is written
as na pa sa ja and she will go is written as pa da ra.
How is again written in that code language?
?
A. na
B. sa Fig. (X)
C. ja
D. da A.

9. Two positions of a dice are shown below. Find the


number of dots on the face opposite to the face having B.
four dots.

C.

A. 1
D.
B. 2
C. 3
D. 5 13. In the following question, two rows of numbers are
given. The resultant number in each row is to be
10. I f ' P + Q ' m e a n s ' P i s t h e b r o t h e r o f Q ' , worked out separately based on the following rules
'P × Q' means 'P is the father of Q' and 'P – Q' means and the question below the rows of numbers is to be
'P is the sister of Q', then which of the following answered. The operation of numbers progress from
left to right.
represents 'S is the niece of T'?
Rules :
A. T×M+S–K
(i) If an odd number is followed by another composite
B. K–S×M+T
odd number, they are to be multiplied.
C. T+M×S–K (ii) If an even number is followed by an odd number,
D. T×S+M–K they are to be added.
(iii) If an even number is followed by a number which
11. From amongst six boys A, B, C, D, E and F and five is the perfect square, the even number is to be
girls P, Q, R, S and T, a team of six is to be selected subtracted from the perfect square.
under the following conditions. (iv) If an odd number is followed by a prime odd
(1) A and D have to be together. number, the first number is to be divided by the
second number.
(2) C cannot go with S.
(v) If an odd number is followed by an even number,
(3) S and T have to be together.
the even number is to be subtracted from the odd
(4) B cannot be teamed with E. number.
(5) D cannot go with P. 14 11 9
(6) B and R have to be together. 104 k 11
(7) C and Q have to be together. If k is the resultant of the first row, what is the resultant
If there be five boys in the team, then the alone girl of the second row?
member is A. 1331
B. 132
A. P
C. 5
B. Q
D. 11
C. R
D. S 14. How many pairs of letters are there in the word
VENGEANCE which have the same number of letters
12. Select the figure from the options, which when placed between them as in the English alphabet?
in the blank space of Fig. (X) would complete the A. One B. Two
pattern. C. Three D. More than three

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15. In which of the following figures, Fig. (X) is exactly
embedded as one of its part?
B.

C.

A.
D.

MATHEMATICAL REASONING

16. If a and b are the zeros of the quadratic polynomial Steps of construction :
f (x) = kx2 + 4x + 4 such that a2 + b2 = 24, find the Step I : Draw a circle with centre O and radius
values of k. 3 cm.
2 Step II : Draw a radius OA of this circle and produce
A. −1,
3 it to B.
2
B. 1, Step III : Construct an angle ∠AOP equal to the
3
complement of 30° i.e. equal to 60°.
C. −1, 3
2 Step IV : Draw perpendicular to OP at A which
3 intersects OA produced at Q
D. 1,
2 Clearly, PQ is the desired tangent such that
∠OQP = 30°.
17. Solve the following system of linear equations:
7x − 2 y 8x + 7 y A. Both step I and step IV
= 5; = 15 ; x ≠ 0, y ≠ 0. B. Only step III
xy xy
A. x = 1, y = –1 C. Both step III and step IV
B. x = 1, y = 2 D. Only step I
C. x = 1, y = 1 21. In the given figure, AD and BE are perpendiculars
D. x = 1, y = –2 to BC and AC respectively. Consider the following
18. Evaluate : relations :
2 sin 68° 2 cot 15° 3 tan 45° tan 20° tan 40° tan 50° tan 70° C
− −
cos 22° 5 tan 75° 5
E
A. 2 D
B. 1
C. 3 A B
D. 4 (i) DADC ~ DBEC
19. The volume of a cuboid is 1536 m3. Its length is (ii) CB × CE = CB × CD
16 m, and its breadth and height are in the ratio (iii) DABC ~ DDCE
3 : 2. Find the breadth and height of the cuboid (iv) CD × DB = CA × DE
respectively. Which of the following options hold?
A. 12 m, 8 m A. (i), (ii) and (iii) are true
B. 15 m, 6 m B. Both (ii) and (iii) are true
C. 21 m, 14 m C. Both (i) and (iv) are true
D. 18 m, 12 m D. None of these
20. Which of the following steps of construction is 22. Which of the following are terminating decimals?
INCORRECT while drawing a tangent to a circle of
radius 6 cm and making an angle of 30° with a line 23 125
(i) (ii)
passing through the centre. 8 441

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67 96 28. In the given figure (not drawn to scale) AB and CD are
(iii) (iv) two diameters of a circle with centre O, perpendicular to
50 41
each other and OC is the diameter of the smaller circle. If
81 26 OC = 10 cm, then find the area of the shaded region.
(v) (vi) 6
5 5 (Take p = 3.14)
A. (i), (ii), (iii), (iv)
B. (i), (iii), (v), (vi)
C. (i), (ii), (v), (vi)
D. All of these

23. Find the value of p, if mean of the following data is


6.
xi 3 6 7 4 p+3 8
A. 136.2 cm2
fi 5 2 3 2 4 6
B. 133.6 cm2
A. 1
C. 135.5 cm2
B. 2
D. 134.5 cm2
C. 4
D. 3 x−a x−b a b
29. Solve : + = + ( x ≠ a, b; a ≠ b)
x−b x−a b a
24. The common root of the quadratic equations
x2 – 3x + 2 = 0 and 2x2 – 5x + 2 = 0 is A. 1, a – b
A. 2 B. 0, a + b
B. 1 C. 0, a – b
C. –2 D. 1, a + b
1
D. 30. Which of the following is TRUE?
2
A. y = mx represents a line passing through the
25. From a point on the ground, 15 m away from the origin.
root of a tree, the angle of elevation of the top of B. Any line parallel to x-axis is y = b.
the tree is 30°. Find the ratio of the distance of the
5
point from the top of the tree to the height of the C. The point (2, 3) lies on the line 3 y = x + 4.
2
tree. (Take 3 = 1.732 ). D. All of these
A. 1:2
31. The sum of an A.P. whose first term is a, second term
B. 2:1
is b and the last term is c, is equal to
C. 3 : 1
D. 1: 3 (a + c)(b + c − 2a )
A.
2(b − a)
3
26. Find the area of the triangle whose vertices are A  − , 3  , (a − c)(b + c − 2a )
 2  B.
B(6, –2) and C(–3, 4). 2(b − a)
A. 0 sq. units (a + c)(b − c + 2a )
B. C.
5 2 sq. units 2(b − a)
C. 9 sq. units
D. None of these
D. 15 sq. units
32. The length of a line segment is 10 units. If one end
27. W h a t m u s t b e a d d e d t o t h e p o l y n o m i a l
is at (2, –3) and the abscissa of the second end is 10,
f(x) = x 4 + 2x 3 – 2x 2 + x – 1 so that the resulting
then its ordinate is
polynomial is exactly divisible by x2 + 2x – 3?
A. x – 2 A. 3
B. 2x – 1 B. –3
C. –x + 2 C. –9
D. –2x + 2 D. Both A and C

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33. If two positive integers m and n are expressible in 15 36
the form m = pq3 and n = p 3 q2 , where p, q are prime A. cm, cm
13 13
numbers, then HCF (m, n) =
36 13
A. pq B. cm, cm
13 12
B. pq2
15 1
C. p3q3 C. cm, cm
13 3
D. p2 q3
36 1
D. cm, cm
34. DABC is right angled at C and DE ^ AB. Find the 13 13
length of AE and DE respectively.
A 35. A triangle and a parallelogram have the same base
and the same area. If the sides of the triangle are
E 3 cm 13 cm, 14 cm and 15 cm and the parallelogram
stands on the base 14 cm, find the height of the
D parallelogram.
2 cm A. 6 cm B. 8 cm
B C C. 7 cm D. 14 cm
12 cm

EVERYDAY MATHeMATICS

36. The cost of 2 sarees and 4 shirts is ` 16000. The cost 40. 8% of the voters in an election did not cast their votes.
of 1 saree is same as the cost of 6 shirts. The cost of In the election, there were only two candidates. The
12 such shirts is winner by obtaining 48% of the total votes defeated
A. ` 12000 his contestant by 1100 votes. The total number of
voters in the election was
B. ` 24000
C. ` 48000 A. 2100
D. ` 25000 B. 22000
C. 23500
37. 85 L of a mixture contains milk and water in the ratio D. None of these
27 : 7. How much more water is to be added to get
a new mixture containing milk and water in the ratio 41. P, Q and R completed a piece of work costing
3 : 1? ` 1800. P worked for 6 days, Q for 4 days and R for
A. 5L 9 days. If their daily wages are in the ratio 5 : 6 : 4,
how much amount will be received by P?
B. 6.5 L
C. 7.25 L A. ` 800
D. 8L B. ` 600
C. ` 900
38. A person invested in all ` 2600 at 4 %, 6 % and D. ` 750
8 % per annum simple interest. At the end of the
year, he got the same interest in all the three cases. 42. A shopkeeper bought pens at the rate of 8 pens for
The money invested at 4 % is ` 34 and sold them at 12 pens for ` 57. The number
A. ` 200 of pens, that he should sell to have a profit of ` 900,
must be
B. ` 600
C. ` 800 A. 1400
D. ` 1200 B. 1600
C. 1800
39. The average score of Sehwag in 10 innings was 77 D. 2000
runs. In the 11th inning he had scored zero runs. The
overall average score of Sehwag in all the 11 innings 43. A train when moves at an average speed of 40 km/hr,
was reaches its destination on time. When its average speed
A. 77 runs becomes 35 km/hr, then it reaches its destination 15
minutes late. Find the length of journey.
B. 27 runs
C. 11 runs A. 30 km B. 40 km
D. 70 runs C. 70 km D. 80 km

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44. A circular swimming pool is surrounded by a concrete 45. There are total 100 coins consisting of 20 paise,
wall 4 ft. wide. If the area of the concrete wall 50 paise and ` 1 in the ratio of 7 : 8 : 5. What is
surrounding the pool is 11/25 that of the pool, then the number of coins of 50 paise if the difference
the radius of the pool is between the amount yielded by 20 paise and ` 1
A. 8 ft coins is ` 18?
B. 16 ft A. 32
C. 20 ft B. 40
D. 30 ft C. 26
D. 56

Achievers section

46. In the given figure (not drawn to scale), TB is a Statement II : Any pair of equations ax + by + c = 0,
tangent to the circle with centre at O. TO meets the mx + ny + p = 0 has no solution iff
circle at C and A. D is another point on the circle and a b c
= =
∠BTC = 22°. m n p
A. Both Statement I and Statement II are true.
B. Both Statement I and Statement II are false.
C. Statement I is true, Statement II is false.
D. Statement I is false, Statement II is true.
Find :
49. The points A(–5, 5), B(1, –3) and C(4, –3) are shown
(i) ∠OAB (ii) ∠ABT in the given figure.
(iii) ∠BDC y
(i) (ii) (iii) A
A. 124° 34° 34°
B. 34° 34° 124°
C. 34° 124° 34° O x
D. 34° 124° 38°
C
47. From a pack of 52 cards, two red kings and two black B
Find :
queens are removed. Now, a card is drawn at random.
(a) the coordinates of the midpoint of AC.
Then match the columns
(b) the length of AB.
Column I Column II
1 (a) (b)
(i) Probability of getting (p)  1 
2 A. 9 units
a heart is  − , 1
2
1  1 
(ii) Probability of getting (q) B. 10 units
24  − , 1
a black card is 2
1 C. 1  9 units
(iii) Probability of getting a (r)  , − 1
king is 6 2
1 D. 1  10 units
(iv) Probability of getting a (s)  , − 1
4 2
face card is
A. (i) → (s), (ii) → (p), (iii) → (r), (iv) → (q) 50. Which of the following is INCORRECT?
B. (i) → (p), (ii) → (s), (iii) → (r), (iv) → (q) A. 2(cos245° + tan260°) – 6(sin245° – tan230°) = 6
C. (i) → (s), (ii) → (p), (iii) → (q), (iv) → (r) sin 2 45° + cos 2 45° 1
D. (i) → (p), (ii) → (s), (iii) → (q), (iv) → (r) B. =
tan 2 60° 3
1
48. Study the statements carefully. C. (cosecq – sinq) (secq – cosq) (tanq + cotq) =
2
Statement I : The given pair of equations –x + 2y
1 − sin q
+ 2 = 0 and 2x – y – 4 = 0 has no D. = (sec q − tan q)2
1 + sin q
solution

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Class 10

Set A

Year 2016
logical reasoning

1. If 'A D B' means 'A is the brother of B', 'A # B' means (ii) If the first letter is vowel and last letter is consonant,
'A is the father of B' and 'A * B' means 'A is the both are coded as %.
mother of B'. Then, which of the following means (iii) If the first letter is a consonant and last is a vowel,
'R is the son of M'? their codes are to be interchanged.
A. M DR#S UBMEPD
B. M #S*R A. 91%%43
C. M #S#R B. 19%43%
D. M *R#S C. 914%3%
D. %9143%
2. Count the number of triangles formed in the given
figure. 6. There is a certain relationship between the figures
(i) and (ii). Establish the same relationship between
figures (iii) and (iv) by selecting a figure from the
options that would replace the question mark in
fig. (iii).

A. 11
B. 18 (i) (ii) (iii) (iv)
C. 17
D. None of these A.
3. Find the missing number.

B.

A. 5 C.
B. 6
C. 8
D. 12 D.

4. Kiara is standing at the centre of a circular field.


Her son is sitting to the East of her on the boundary 7. Three different positions of the same die are given.
of the field. Kiara goes towards her son and gives select a figure from the options which will be formed
him some chips, then she turns to right and walks when the die is unfolded.
along the boundary of the field equal to three-fourth
of the length of the circular field. She turns back and
walk (1/8)th of the boundary of the circular field. In
which direction is she from the starting point?
A. North-East A. B.
B. North-West
C. South-East
D. North

5. The following letters are coded as follows.


C. D.
Letters B V M L D P A E R
Codes 9 2 1 7 5 3 6 4 8
While coding the given letters following conditions
are also to be observed. 8. If 'P' denotes '+', 'Q' denotes '×', 'R' denotes '÷', 'S'
(i) If the first as well as the last letters are vowels, denotes '–' and '=' denotes 'greater than', then which
both are coded as $. of the following statements is true?

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A. 4 P8R2S1Q6 = 1 12. This question is based on the six numbers given
B. 3 S1Q8P6R2 = 0 below :
C. 8 R2S3Q4P6 = 2 271 361 912 714 459 187
D. 9 P2Q6S4R2 = 21
If the first and the second digits of each number are
9. Select the correct mirror image of Fig. (X) along the interchanged and if the third digit of each number is
mirror PQ. placed between these two digits, then which number
will be the third number from the top, if the new
numbers are arranged in the descending order?
A. 187
B. 271
C. 459
D. 361
Fig. (x)
13. Study the following information and answer the
question that follows.
A.
'P  Q' means 'P is neither greater than nor smaller
than Q'.
'P # Q' means 'P is either greater than or equal to Q'.
B. 'P $ Q' means 'P is either smaller than or equal to Q'.
'P % Q' means 'P is greater than Q'.
'P @ Q' means 'P is smaller than Q'.
If the given statements are true, then which of the
C. following two conclusions I and II given below is/
are definitely true?
Statements : V $ T, T # R, R @ B
Conclusions : I. V @ B II. B % T
D. A. Only I
B. Only II
C. Both I and II
10. In a group of six women Priya, Sanchi, Trishu, Parul, D. Neither I nor II
Shikha and Anjali, four are table tennis players, four
14. Which of the following figures represents the same
are postgraduates in economics, one is postgraduate
condition of placement of dots as in Fig. (X)?
in commerce and three are bank employees. Priya and
Shikha are among the bank employees while Anjali
and Trishu are unemployed. Trishu and Sanchi are
among the table tennis players. Anjali, Shikha, Trishu
and Sanchi are postgraduates in economics of whom Fig. (X)
two are bank employees. If Parul is postgraduate in
commerce who among the following is definitely both
a table tennis player and a bank employee? A.
A. Sanchi
B. Priya
C. Anjali
D. Trishu B.

11. How many such 1's are there in the given arrangement,
each of which is immediately preceded by a perfect
square?
C.
64125285264139181258613514
9473217259
A. None
B. One D.
C. Two
D. Three

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15. Which of the following Venn diagrams best describes
the relationship amongst, 'Milk, Apple and Fruit'? C.

A.
D.

B.

MATHEMATICAL REASONING

16. Which of the following statements is INCORRECT? A. 10


53 B. 8
A. The rational form of 17. 6 is .
3 C. 12
B. 0.423442344423... is a rational number.
D. 15
19
C. The equivalent form of 16 + 2. 9 is .
1 Directions (20-21) : Study the following table and answer
D. 25 + 64 is a rational number.
the questions that follow.
17. The equations representing the given graph is ____. Results of half-yearly and annual examinations of
class X in a school
Number of students
Results Section Section Section Section
A B C D
Students failed in 28 23 17 27
both exams
Students failed 14 12 8 13
in half-yearly but
passed in annual
A. 7x + 2y = 11; y – 2x = 3 exams
B. 2x + 7y = 11; 5x + (35y/2) = 25 Students passed 6 17 9 15
C. 3x – 7y = 10; 8y – 6x = 4 in half-yearly but
D. 3x – 4y = 1; 8y – 6x = 4 failed in annual
exams
18. In an A.P., Sm = n and Sn = m also m > n, find the
sum of first (m – n) terms. Students passed in 64 55 46 25
both exams
(m − n)(m + 2n)
A.
m 20. What is the total number of students who failed in
( m + n) ( 2m + n) either of the two exams but not both?
B.
m A. 94
( m − n) ( m + 2n) B. 90
C.
n C. 47
( m − n) ( 2m + n) D. None of these
D.
n
21. The students who passed in half-yearly but failed in
19. The mean of the following frequency distribution is annual exams are approximately what percent of total
180 cm. Find the missing frequency f. number of students?
Height of 120- 140- 160- 180- 200- 220- A. 10%
plants (in cm) 140 160 180 200 220 240 B. 12%
Number of 4 f 20 12 6 8 C. 18%
plants D. 15%

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22. The circumference of the base of a cylindrical vessel 26. If p and q are zeroes of the quadratic polynomial
is 132 cm and its height is 25 cm. How many litres 2x2 + 2(m + n)x + m2 + n2, find the quadratic polynomial
of water can it hold? whose zeroes are (p + q)2 and (p – q)2.
A. 34.11 L A. x2 + 2 mnx + (m2 + n2)2
B. 45.40 L B. x2 – 4 mnx – (m2 – n2)2
C. 24.65 L C. x2 – 2 mnx – (m2 – n2)2
D. 34.65 L D. x2 + 4 mnx – (m2 – n2)2

23. In the given figure, AE is the bisector of the 27. A point O is taken inside an equilateral DABC. If
e x t e r i o r ∠C A D m e e t i n g B C p r o d u c e d a t E . OL ^ BC, OM ^ AC and ON ^ AB such that
If AB = 10 cm, AC = 6 cm and BC = 12 cm, OL = 14 cm, OM = 10 cm and ON = 6 cm, then find
find CE. the area of DABC.

A. 12 cm
A. 300 3 cm 2
B. 16 cm
C. 20 cm B. 200 3 cm 2
D. 18 cm C. 300 cm2
D. 325 2 cm 2
24. Let ABC be a right triangle in which AB = 3 cm,
BC = 4 cm and ∠B = 90°. BD is the perpendicular 28. If the sum of the zeroes of the quadratic polynomial
from B on AC. The circle through B, C, D is drawn. f(t) = kt2 + 2t + 3k is equal to their product, then find
Given below are the steps of construction of a pair of the value of k.
tangents from A to this circle. Which of the following −2
A.
steps is INCORRECT? 3
Step I : Draw DABC and perpendicular BD from B B. 2
on AC. 3
Step II : Draw a circle with BC as diameter. This C. 1
circle will pass through D. 3
Step III : Let O be the mid-point of BC. Join AO. −1
D.
Step IV : Draw a circle with AO as diameter. This 3
circle cuts the circle drawn in step II at B and P. Join
AO, AP and AB are desired tangents drawn from A 29. The radii of two concentric circles are 16 cm and
to the circle passing through B, C and D. 10 cm. AB is a diameter of the bigger circle. BD is
A. Only step I tangent to the smaller circle touching it at D. Find
the length of AD.
B. Only step II
C. Only step III A. 3 130 cm
D. Only step IV B. 2 139 cm
25. For which of the following system of equations, C. 2 130 cm
x = 6, y = –4 is the solution? D. 4 139 cm
1 1 1 1 30. The probability of getting a bad egg from a lot of
(i) − = −1 and + =8
2x y x 2y 400 eggs is 0.035. Find the number of bad eggs in
2 2 1 3 2 the lot. Also find the probability of getting a good
(ii) + = and + = 0
x 3y 6 x y egg.
A. Only (I) A. 7, 0.965
B. Only (II) B. 14, 0.965
C. Both (I) and (II) C. 14, 0.65
D. Neither (I) nor (II) D. 7, 0.65

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31. If cosec q – sin q = m and sec q – cos q = n, then 2bx
find the value of (m2 n)2/3 + (mn2)2/3. D.
b + 4 x2
4
A. 0
B. sin q 34. Which of the following is/are correct?
C. 1
A. Product of two irrational numbers is always an
D. cos q
irrational number.
32. Which of the following rational numbers have B. The sum of two irrational numbers is always an
non-terminating decimal expansion? irrational number.
A. 144 C. Sum of rational and irrational number is always
225 an irrational number.
B. 25 D. None of these
36
35. Find the area of the shaded portion in the given figure,
C. 49
256 if E is the midpoint of AB, AGE & BEF are quadrants
and DOC is a semicircle.
D. 7
250
33. If x be the area of a right angled DABC in which
∠ABC = 90° and BC = b, then the length of the altitude
BN on the hypotenuse AC is ________.
2b
A.
b + 4 x2
4

2bx
B. A. 154 cm2
b4 − 4 x2
B. 416 cm2
4bx C. 284 cm2
C.
b + 4 x2
2
D. 546 cm2

EVERYDAY MATHeMATICS

36. Six years hence, a man’s age will be three times the A. Amit
age of his son and three years ago he was nine times as B. Varun
old as his son. The present age of the man is _____. C. Gaurav
A. 28 years D. All the three will complete at same time
B. 30 years
C. 32 years 39. A shopkeeper allows a discount of 10% on the marked
price of an item but charges a sales tax of 8% on the
D. 34 years
discounted price. If the customer pays ` 680.40 as the
37. A person earns 15% on an investment but losses price including the sales tax, then what is the marked
10% on another investment. If the ratio of the two price of the item?
investments be 3 : 5, then what is the gain or loss on A. ` 630
the two investments taken together? B. ` 700
A. 1.625% loss C. ` 780
B. 13.125% gain D. None of these
C. 13.125% loss
D. None of these 40. A father said to his son, "I was as old as you are at
present at the time of your birth." If the father's age
1 is 38 years now, the son's age five years back was
38. Amit can complete th of a work in 10 days, Varun
4 ______.
1
can complete rd of the work in 13 days and Gaurav A. 14 years
3
can complete 40% of the work in 15 days. Who B. 19 years
will complete the work first, if they start working C. 12 years
together? D. 17 years

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41. 85 kg of a mixture contains milk and water in the ` 10 and ` 20 with him.
ratio 27 : 7. How much more water is to be added to A. 30 and 40
get a new mixture containing milk and water in the B. 35 and 35
ratio 3 : 1 ? C. 40 and 30
A. 5 kg D. 45 and 25
B. 6.5 kg
C. 7.25 kg 44. Two pens and three pencils cost ` 86. Four pens and
D. 8 kg a pencil cost ` 112. Find the cost of a pen and that
of a pencil respectively.
42. A bank offers 5% p.a. compound interest calculated
on half-yearly basis. A customer deposits ` 1600 each A. ` 12, ` 25
on 1st January and 1st July of a year. At the end of B. ` 25, ` 12
the year, the amount he would have gained by way C. ` 14, ` 22
D. ` 22, ` 14
of interest is ________.
A. ` 120 45. In a camp, there is a meal for 120 men or 200 children.
B. ` 121 If 150 children have taken the meal, how many men
C. ` 122 will be catered to with the remaining meal ?
D. ` 123
A. 20
43. Amar has some notes of ` 10 and ` 20. The total B. 30
number of notes are 70 and the total amount of money C. 40
with him is ` 1,050. Find the number of notes of D. 50

Achievers section

46. State 'T' for true and 'F' for false. Statement II : Angle subtended by an arc at the centre
I. A sequence is an A.P., if and only if the sum of is twice the angle subtended by it on the remaining
its n terms is of the form An2 + Bn, where A and part of the circle.
B are constants. Which of the following options hold?
II. If 18, a, b, –3 are in A.P., then a + b = 15. A. Both Statement I and Statement II are true.
III. If a, c, b are in A.P., then 2c = a + b. B. Statement I is true but Statement II is false.
IV. The n th term from the end of an A.P. is the
C. Statement I is false but Statement II is true.
(m – n + 1)th term from the beginning, where m
D. Both Statement I and Statement II are false.
terms are in A.P.
I II III IV 48. Fill in the blanks.
A. F F T T (i) P and Q are the end points of the diameter of a
B. T T T F circle, having its centre at R. If the coordinates of
C. F T T F
P and Q are respectively (–3, 3) and (5, 1), then
D. T T T T
the coordinates of R are_____.
47. Consider the following statements. (ii) If the point C(–1, 2) divides internally the line
Statement I : In the given figure, O is the centre of segment joining A(2, 5) and B in the ratio 3 : 4,
the circle with D, E and F as mid points of AB, BO then the coordinates of B are______.
and OA, respectively. If ∠DEF is 30°, then ∠ACB (iii) If the points A(1, 2), B(0, 0) and C(a, b) are
is 60°. collinear, then____.
(iv) The points (–4, 0), (4, 0) and (0, 3) are the vertices
of a/an____.
  (i)   (ii)   (iii)   (iv)
A. (1, 2) (–5, –2) 2b = a Isosceles triangle
B. (2, 1) (–5, –2) 2a = b Right angled triangle
C. (1, 2) (–5, –2) 2a = b Isosceles triangle
D. (2, 4) (–5, 2) 2b = a Right angled triangle

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49. Match the following: 50. A die is thrown twice. What is the probability that
Column I Column II (i) 5 will not come up either time?
cos 60° + sin 30° − cot 30° (ii) 5 will come up atleast once?
(a) = (i) sec6q
tan 60° + sec 45° − cosec 45° (i) (ii)
(b) sec2q (1 + sin q) (1 – sin q) = (ii) 0 24 11
sin 29°   cos 27° 
2 A.
(c)  + − 4 cos 2 45° = (iii) 1 36 36
 cos 61°   sin 63°  25 13
1 B. 36 36
(d) tan6q + 3 tan2q sec2q + 1 = (iv) 3 −
3 11 25
A. (a)→(iv), (b)→(iii), (c)→(i), (d)→(ii) C.
36 36
B. (a)→(i), (b)→(iv), (c)→(iii), (d)→(ii)
D. 25 11
C. (a)→(i), (b)→(iv), (c)→(ii), (d)→(iii)
36 36
D. (a)→(iv), (b)→(iii), (c)→(ii), (d)→(i)

SPACE FOR ROUGH WORK

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Class 10

Set B

Year 2016
logical reasoning

1. If in a certain language, blemish is coded as Step III : 37 talk 48 seven 62 given 83 likely
aodphvg, then how will chapter be coded in Step IV : 37 talk 48 seven 62 likely given 83
that language? Step V : 37 talk 48 seven 62 likely 83 given
A. debovtd Step V is the last step for this input.
B. bkzsshq Following the above rule, if step II for an input is
C. bgAqmfp "23 working 48 32 park blossom 26 garden", then
D. cahtpre what will be its fifth step?
A. 23 working 26 park 48 32 blossom garden
2. Three positions of a dice are shown below. Find
the number of dots on the face opposite to the face B. 23 working 26 park 32 48 blossom garden
bearing 3 dots. C. 23 working 26 32 park 48 blossom garden
D. 23 working 26 48 park 32 blossom garden

6. Which of the following Venn diagrams best represents


the relationship amongst, "Professors, Doctors,
Cardiologists"?
A. 5
B. 6 A.
C. 4
D. Cannot be determined

3. A family consists of six members P, Q, R, X, Y and B.


Z. Q is the son of R but R is not the mother of Q. P
and R is a married couple. Y is the brother of R. X
is the daughter of P. Z is the brother of P. C.
Which of the following is a pair of brothers?
A. R and Y D. None of these
B. Q and X 7. Which of the following is the twelfth to the left
C. P and Z of the twenty-first from the left end in the given
D. P and X arrangement?

4. Find the missing number, if a certain rule is followed B4@DA©79F%2R5H6E N$1UW


row-wise or column-wise. 3PT8δV#YI
A. R
1296 12 2304
B. 1
961 2 1089 C. 5
D. F
441 ? 900
A. 0 8. Count the number of triangles in the given figure.
B. 2
C. 3
D. 9

5. Given an input line of words and numbers, a machine


rearranges them following a particular rule in each
step. The following is an illustration of an input and
A. 50
steps of rearrangement.
Input : talk seven 37 48 given 83 likely 62 B. 52
Step I : 37 talk seven 48 given 83 likely 62 C. 54
Step II : 37 talk 48 seven given 83 likely 62 D. None of these

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9. Which of the following figures will continue the same 12. Which of the following figures will complete the
series as established by the Problem Figures? pattern in Fig. (X)?
Problem Figures
G G
?
S ?

A. B. Fig. (X)

A. B. S
T
C. D.

10. Two rows of numbers are given. The resultant number C. S D. S


in each row is to be worked out separately based on
the following rules and the question below the rows
of numbers is to be answered. The operations on 13. Rahul starts from point A and travels 4 km in
numbers progress from left to right. East direction to reach point B, now he takes
Rules : turn and travels 3 km in North direction to reach
point C. Calculate the shortest distance between
(i) If an odd number is followed by a composite odd
point A and C and in which direction is he from the
number, they are to be multiplied.
starting point?
(ii) If an even number is followed by an odd number,
they are to be added. A. 5 km, North-East
(iii) If an even number is followed by a number which B. 4 km, North-East
is a perfect square, then even number is to be C. 5 km, South-West
subtracted from the perfect square. D. None of these
(iv) If an odd number is followed by a prime odd
14. Select the correct water image of given combination
number, the first number is to be divided by the
of letters and numbers.
second number.
(v) If an odd number is followed by an even number, S2O0F1I6MO
the second one is to be subtracted from the first A.
S2O0F1I6MO
one. S2O0F1I6MO
B.
10 15 5 S 2O0 F 1I 6 MO
14 11 p C.
O M 6 1 O0F 2 S
If p is the resultant of the first row, then what will be D. I
resultant of the second row?
15. There is a set of three figures X, Y, and Z which
A. 6
shows folding of a piece of paper. Fig. (Z) shows the
B. 81
manner in which the folded paper has been cut. Select
C. 9
a figure from the options which shows the unfolded
D. None of these
form of Fig. (Z).
11. In which of the following figures, Fig. (X) is exactly
embedded as one of its part?

Fig. (X) X Y Z

A. B. A. B.

C. D. C. D.

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MATHEMATICAL REASONING

16. If sin q + cos q = a, then find the value of 22. Area of a triangle whose sides are 18 cm, 24 cm and
sin6 q + cos6 q. 30 cm is 36 k cm2. Find the value of k.
A. 8
3 − 4(a 2 + 1) 2 4 − 3(a 2 − 1) 2
A. B. B. 4
4 4
C. 6
4 − 3(a 2 + 1) 2 3 − 4(a 2 − 1) 2 D. 10
C. D.
4 4
23. A child's game has 8 triangles of which 3 are blue
17. In the given figure, TBP and TCQ are tangents to and rest are red and 10 squares of which 6 are blue
the circle, whose centre is O. Also, ∠PBA = 60° and and rest are red. One piece is lost at random. Find
∠ACQ = 70°. Find ∠BAC and ∠BTC. the probability that it is a
P (i) Red Triangle (ii) Blue Square
B (i) (ii)
A. 5/18 1/9
T B. 4/9 5/9
O
A C. 6/9 4/9
D. 5/18 1/3
C
Q 24. On dividing 6x 3 + 8x 2 – 3x + 8 by a polynomial
A. 45°, 60° B. 80°, 30° g(x), the quotient and remainder were 3x + 4 and
C. 60°, 90° D. 50°, 80° 6x + 20, respectively. Find g(x).
A. 2x – 3
18. The length of the hypotenuse of a right angled triangle B. 2x2 + 4
is 25 cm. The difference between the lengths of the C. 3x2 – 4
other two sides of the triangle is 5 cm. Find the D. 2x2 – 3
length of these sides.
A. 15 cm, 20 cm  25. If P(9a – 2, – b) divides the line segment joining
B. 20 cm, 25 cm A(3a + 1, – 3) and B(8a, 5) in the ratio 3 : 1, then
the values of a and b respectively are
C. 10 cm, 15 cm
D. 5 cm, 10 cm A. –1, –3
B. –3, 1
19. Three positive integers a1, a2 and a3 are in A.P. such C. 1, –3
that a1 + a2 + a3 = 33 and a1 × a2 × a3 = 1155. Find D. 1, 3
the values of a1, a2 , a3.
26. Find the mean, mode and median of the following
A. 15, 20, 17
data.
B. 10, 11, 12
C. 7, 11, 15 xi 58 59 60 61 62 63 64 65 66
D. 7, 15, 20 fi 2 3 6 15 10 5 4 3 2

20. Which of the following is a rational number? A. 60.72, 61, 61


B. 60.72, 62, 61
A. Sum of (2 + 3 ) and its reciprocal C. 61.72, 61, 62
B. Square root of 18 D. 61.72, 61, 61
C. Square root of 7 + 4 3
27. Select the INCORRECT match.
D. None of these
2 1
A. cos q + =1
21. In a cyclic quadrilateral ABCD, ∠A = (x + 2)°, 1 + cot 2 q
∠B = (y + 3)°, ∠C = (3y + 8)° and ∠D = (4x – 8)°.
B. (1 + tan2q) (1 + sin q) (1 – sin q) = 1
Find the smallest and the largest angle.
tan q + sin q sec q − 1
A. 48°, 143° C. =
tan q − sin q sec q + 1
B. 37°, 132°
C. 37°, 143° sin 3 q + cos3 q
D. + sin q cos q = 1
D. 20°, 132° sin q + cos q

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28. Equilateral triangles are drawn on the sides of a 32. PQRST is a regular pentagon and bisector of ∠TPQ
right triangle, then the area of the triangle on the meets SR at L. If bisector of ∠SRQ meets PL at M,
hypotenuse is equal to of the areas of the find ∠RML.
triangles on the other two sides.
A. 36°
A. Product
B. 38°
B. Sum
C. 26°
C. Difference
D. 28°
D. None of these

29. Which of the following system of equations has no 33. Find the number of zeroes of f(x), in each case.
solution? Y Y
A. 3x – y = 2, 9x – 3y = 6 y = f(x) y = f(x)
X X X X
B. 4x – 7y + 28 = 0, 5y – 7x + 9 = 0 (i) (ii)
O O
C. 3x – 5y – 11 = 0, 6x – 10y – 7 = 0
D. None of these Y Y
30. An elastic belt is placed round the rim of a pulley of
Y
radius 5 cm. One point on the belt is pulled directly
Y
away from the centre O of the pulley until it is at P, y = f(x)
10 cm away from O as shown in the figure. Find the y = f(x)
X
length of the belt that is in contact with the rim of (iii) X X (iv) X
O O
the pulley. Also, find the area of the shaded region.
Y
A
Y
(i) (ii) (iii) (iv)
O P
A. 1 2 1 4
B. 1 2 4 1
B
C. 4 2 1 4
p 3
A. cm, cm (3 3 − p) cm 2 D. 1 2 3 4
20 25
25p 1 34. If roots of the equation (a2 + b 2)x 2 – 2(ac + bd)x +
B. cm, (3 3 − p) cm 2 (c 2 + d2) = 0 are equal, then bc – ad = .
3 3
p 25 A. 1
C. cm, (2 3 − p) cm 2
3 3 B. 0
C. –1
20 p 25
D. cm, (3 3 − p) cm 2 D. 2
3 3
31. In the given figure, O is the centre of the circle. Find 35. The line segment joining the midpoints of the diagonals
x− y−z of a trapezium are parallel to each of the parallel
the value of . sides and is equal to the difference of these
20°
E D sides.

30° z 1
A.
O 2
y
2
x B.
A B C 3
A. 1 1
C.
B. 2 4
C. 3 3
D.
D. 4 4

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EVERYDAY MATHeMATICS

36. The cash difference between the selling prices of an 41. Madan pays income tax at the rate of 10%. If his
article at a profit of 4% and 6% is ` 3. The ratio of income is increased by 10% and his tax rate increases
the two selling prices is to 15%, then his net income after paying tax would
increase by ` 350. What is Madan's income ?
A. 51 : 52
A. ` 8,000
B. 52 : 53
B. ` 10,000
C. 51 : 53
C. ` 12,000
D. 52 : 55
D. ` 14,000
37. A certain number of tennis balls were purchased for
42. Four milkmen rented a pasture. A grazed 24 cows for
` 450. Five more balls could have been purchased in 3 months; B grazed 10 cows for 5 months; C grazed
the same amount if each ball was cheaper by ` 15. 35 cows for 4 months and D grazed 21 cows for 3
The number of balls purchased was months. If A's share of rent is ` 720, find the total
A. 10 rent of the field.

B. 15 A. ` 4280
C. 20 B. ` 2240
C. ` 3250
D. 25
D. ` 3500
38. Two tanks are of the same capacity. The dimensions
1
of the first tank are 12 cm × 8 cm × 4 cm. The second 43. Sneh's present age is th of her father's present age.
6
tank has a square base with depth 6 cm, then find the Sneh's father's age will be twice of Vimal's age after
side of the square. 10 years. If Vimal's eighth birthday was celebrated
two years before, then what is Sneh's present age ?
A. 12 cm
2
B. 6 cm A. 6 years
3
C. 8 cm B. 24 years
D. 10 cm C. 30 years

39. The average age of a husband and his wife was D. None of these
23 years at the time of their marriage. After five years 44. Gold is 19 times as heavy as water and copper is
of their marriage they have a one-year old child. The 9 times as heavy as water. In what ratio should these
average age of the family now is be mixed to get an alloy 15 times as heavy as
water?
A. 19 years
B. 23 years A. 1:1
B. 3:1
C. 28.5 years
C. 1:2
D. 29.3 years
D. 3:2
40. Priyanshu cover a certain distance between his home
45. Amit gets pocket money from his father every day.
to school by cycle. Having an average speed of
Out of the pocket money, he saves ` 2.75 on first day
30 km/hr, he is late by 20 mins. However, with a speed
and on each succeeding day he increases his saving
of 40 km/hr, he reaches his house 10 mins earlier. by 25 paise. Find the amount saved by Amit on
Find the distance between his house and school. 14th day.
A. 50 km A. `6
B. 60 km B. ` 12
C. 30 km C. `8
D. 55 km D. ` 10

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Achievers section

46. A manufacturer of TV sets produced 600 units in the 49. Match the following columns.
3rd year and 700 units in the 7th year. Assuming that Column-I    Column-II
the production increases uniformly by a fixed number Q E
every year, find ar DPQR 9
(i) 90° (P) =
(i) the production in the first year 50° 50° 40° ar DDEF 4
(ii) the production in the 10th year P R F D

(iii) the total production in 7 years. P


4.5 D
ar DPQR

2.4 cm
(i)   (ii)   (iii) cm 3c

1.6 cm
(ii) m (Q) =4
A. 500 units 600 units 5000 units ar DDEF
B. 475 units 800 units 4500 units Q 3.6 cm R E 2.4 cm F
C. 550 units 775 units 4375 units Q
D. 600 units 800 units 6000 units E
(iii) (R) DPQR ~ DFED

2 cm

1 cm
47. State 'T' for true and 'F' for false. 90° 90°
R 3 cm P F 1.5 cm D
(i) Area enclosed by two concentric circles with
radius R and r respectively such that R > r is A. (i) - (R), (ii) - (Q), (iii) - (P)
p(R2 – r 2).
(ii) The lengths of tangents drawn from an external B. (i) - (R), (ii) - (P), (iii) - (Q)
point to a circle are not equal. C. (i) - (P), (ii) - (Q), (iii) - (R)
(iii) There is one and only one tangent at any point on D. (i) - (Q), (ii) - (P), (iii) - (R)
the circumference of a circle.
(iv) Ratio of the area of the sector of a circle with 50. Fill in the blanks.
central angle 90° to the area of that circle is If a pair of linear equations a1x + b1 y + c1 = 0 and
1 : 4. a2 x + b 2y + c 2 = 0, then
(i) (ii) (iii) (iv) a1 b1 c1
(i) = ≠ ⇒ The pair of linear equations is
A. F F F F a2 b2 c2
B. F T F F
. P
C. T F T T
D. T T T T a1 b1
(ii) ≠ ⇒ The pair of linear equations is
a2 b2
48. Which of the following options hold? Q
.
Statement I : The equation 3 x 2 − 2 2 x − 2 3 = 0
has real and equal roots. a b c
(iii) 1 = 1 = 1 ⇒ The pair of linear equations is
a2 b2 c2
Statement II : If the difference between the roots
R .
of the quadratic equation x 2 + kx + 12 = 0 is 1, then
the value of k is 6. P Q R
A. Both Statement I and Statement II are true. A. Inconsistent Consistent Consistent
B. Statement I is true but Statement II is false. B. Inconsistent Inconsistent Consistent
C. Statement I is false but Statement II is true. C. Inconsistent Inconsistent Inconsistent
D. Both Statement I and Statement II are false. D. Inconsistent Consistent Inconsistent

SPACE FOR ROUGH WORK

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Class 10

Set A

Year 2017
LOGICAL REASONING
LOGICAL REASONING
1. Group the given figures into three classes on the basis 4. Find the number of squares in the given figure.
of their identical properties by using each figure only
once.

1 2 3
A. 28
B. 40
4 5 6 C. 39
D. None of these

7 8 9 5. A square transparent Sheet (X) with a pattern and a


dotted line on it is shown here. If the sheet is folded
A. 1, 2, 3; 4, 5, 8; 6, 7, 9
along the dotted line, then which pattern would appear
B. 1, 5, 6; 2, 3, 4; 7, 8, 9
from the given options?
C. 1, 3, 5; 2, 4, 8; 6, 7, 9
D. 1, 4, 7; 2, 5, 8; 3, 6, 9

2. If it is possible to make only one meaningful English Sheet (X)


word with the third, fifth, eighth and ninth letters
of the word STETHOSCOPE, then which of the A. B.
following will be the second letter of the word? If
no such word can be made, give 'T' as your answer
and if more than one such words can be made, give C. D.

'M' as your answer.
A. C 6. If '×' stands for 'greater than', '–' stands for 'addition',
B. T '÷' stands for 'division', '+' stands for 'equal to', '<'
C. M stands for 'multiplication', '>' stands for 'less than'
D. H and '=' stands for 'subtraction', then which of the
following options is correct?
3. A word and number arrangement machine when given A. 5<2=1+3–4–1
an input line of words and numbers rearranges them B. 5=2–1+3<4–1
following a particular rule in each step. The following C. 5<2–1+3<4=1
is an illustration of input and rearrangement. D. 5÷2–1>3÷4<1
Input : easy 23 man 47 story 17 war 54
7. Select a figure from the options which satisfies
Step I : 17 easy 23 man 47 story war 54 the same conditions of placement of the dots as in
Step II : 17 war easy 23 man 47 story 54 Fig.(X).
Step III : 17 war 23 easy man 47 story 54
Step IV : 17 war 23 story easy man 47 54
Step V : 17 war 23 story 47 easy man 54 Fig. (X)
Step VI : 17 war 23 story 47 man easy 54
A. B.
Step VII : 17 war 23 story 47 man 54 easy
Step VII is the last step of the given input. As per
the rules followed in the given steps, which is the C. D.
last step for the following input?
Input : 87 god 29 quick 72 home 65 come 8. Select the correct mirror image of Fig. (X), if the
A. V mirror is placed vertically to the right.
B. VI $

C. VII
D. IV Fig. (X)

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$

$
A. B. A. B.

$
C. D.

$
C. D.
13. Study the given information carefully and answer the
9. Find the missing number from the options, if a certain question that follows.
rule is followed either row-wise or column-wise. P, Q, R, S, T and U are seated in a circle facing the
H centre. P and R are seated adjacent to each other and
L
X 3 6 B T and Q are also seated adjacent to each other. Q is
to the immediate left of U. There are two persons
5 ? T between S and T. P is not seated adjacent to T.
C
O E
Who is seated to the immediate left of S?
A. 4 A. U
B. 5 B. Q
C. 7 C. P
D. 8 D. T
10. Select a figure from the options which will continue 14. In which of the following figures, Fig. (X) is exactly
the same series as established by the Problem embedded as one of its parts?
Figures.
Problem Figures Fig. (X)
*

A. B.

A. B.
C. D.

C. D. 15. There is a certain relationship between figures (i) and


(ii). Establish a similar relationship between figures
(iii) and (iv) by selecting a suitable figure from the
11. In a certain code language, if 'ta ka re ma' means options which will replace the (?) in figure (iii).
'birds fly very high', 'si ma do ka' means 'birds are
very beautiful' and 'ne ja re ba' means 'the parrots ?
could fly', then which letter code stands for high?
A. ta (i) (ii) (iii) (iv)
B. re
C. ka A. B.
D. ma

12. Which of the following Venn diagrams best represents C. D.


the relationship amongst, "Poet, Niece, Father"?

MATHEMATICAL REASONING

16. In the given figure, PQR is a tangent to the circle with A. 31°, 31°
S
centre O. OQ is the radius of the circle at the point B. 62°, 62° O
of contact. R and O are joined and produced to the C. 62°, 31°
point S on the circle. If ∠QRO = 28°, ∠QOR = x and
D. 90°, 45° P Q R
∠OQS = y, then find the value of x and y respectively.

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1 1 1 1 22. In an A.P., if S 5 + S 7 = 167 and S 10 = 235, then
17. The roots of the quadratic equation = + + ,
a+b+ x a b x find the A.P., where S n denotes the sum of its first
a + b ≠ 0 are ______.
n terms.
A. a, b
A. 1, 6, 11, 16, 21,..........
B. – a, b
C. a, – b B. 1, 5, 9, 13, 17,..........
D. – a, – b C. 2, 8, 14, 20, 26,..........
D. 2, 5, 8, 11, 14,..........
18. From a pack of 52 cards, a card is chosen at random.
Find the probability that the chosen card is : 23. If a and b are the zeroes of the polynomial
(i) A black king. x2 + 4x + 3, then find the polynomial whose zeroes
β α
(ii) Neither a heart nor a king. are 1+ and 1+ .
α β
(i) (ii)
A. x + 16x + 16
2

1 7 B. x2 – 16x + 16
A. 26 13 C. 3x2 – 16x + 16
1 9 D. 3x2 + 16x + 16
B. 13 13
1 7 3
C. 24. The decimal representation of will terminate
13 13 2 × 510 15

1 9 after how many places of decimals?


D.
26 13 A. 15
B. 10
19. In the given figure (not drawn to scale), ABCD is a
C. 5
trapezium with AB||DC, AB = 18 cm, DC = 32 cm
D. None of these
and distance between AB and DC = 14 cm. If arcs of
equal radii 7 cm with centres A, B, C and D have 25. Find the values of m and n respectively so that the
been drawn, then find the area of the shaded region
following system of linear equations have infinite
of the figure.
number of solutions.
A B
(2m – 1)x + 3y – 5 = 0
3x + (n – 1)y – 2 = 0.
D C 11 17
A. ,
A. 196 cm
2
2 2
B. 225 cm2 17 11
B. ,
C. 350 cm2 5 5
D. 154 cm2
17 11
C. ,
20. The side of solid metallic cube is 50 cm. The cube is 4 5
melted and recast into 8000 equal solid cubical dice. 17 11
Determine the side of the dice. D. ,
4 2
A. 2.8 cm
B. 3 cm 26. In a trapezium ABCD, AB|| DC, DC = 2AB and
C. 8 cm
EF ||AB, where E and F lie on BC and AD respectively
D. 2.5 cm
BE 4
such that = . If diagonal DB intersects EF at G,
21. A point P divides the line joining the points (2, 1) EC 3
and (5, –8) in ratio 1 : 2. Also, the point P lies on then 7EF = kAB. Find the value of k.
the line 2x – y + k = 0. Find the value of k.
A. 7
A. 8 B. 9
B. –8
C. 10
C. –6
D. 6 D. 11

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27. If 15 tan 2 q + 4sec2 q = 23, then find the value of to the circle at E intersecting TP and TQ at A and B
(sec q + cosec q)2 – sin2 q. respectively. Find the length of AB.
13 P
A. A
2
E
13 O T
B.
2
Q B
15
C.
2 2 2
A. 6 cm B. 6 cm
15 5 3
D. 2 1
2 C. 6 cm D. 3 cm
9 3
28. I f t h e m e d i a n f o r t h e f o l l o w i n g f r e q u e n c y
distribution is 28.5, then find the values of x and y 32. If the centroid of the triangle formed by the points
respectively. A(a, b), B(b, c) and C(c, a) is at the origin, then what
Classes Frequency a 2 b2 c2
is the value of + + ?
0 – 10 5 bc ca ab
A. 0
10 – 20 x
B. a+b+c
20 – 30 20
30 – 40 15 C. 3

40 – 50 y D. a3 + b 3 + c 3
50 – 60 5 33. Find the positive value of k for which quadratic
Total 60 equations x2 + kx + 64 = 0 and x2 – 8x + k = 0 will
A. 8, 7 have real roots.
B. 7, 8 A. 16
C. 9, 6 B. –16
D. 6, 9 C. 12
D. –12
29. W h a t s h o u l d b e a d d e d i n t h e p o l y n o m i a l
x3 – 6x2 + 11x + 8 so that it is completely divisible 34. A solid metallic right circular cone 20 cm high and
by x2 – 3x + 2? whose vertical angle is 60°, is cut into two parts at
A. 2 the middle of its height by a plane parallel to its base.
B. –2 If the frustum so obtained be drawn into a wire of
1
C. 14 diameter cm, find the length of the wire.
12
D. –14
A. 2440 m
30. Evaluate [4(sin2 30° + cos4 60°) – 3(cos2 45° – sin2 90°)] B. 2560 m
2 cos 2 60° + 3 sec 2 30° − 2 tan 2 45° C. 4480 m
×
sin 2 30° + cos 2 45° D. 3280 m
55
A.
6 35. Which of the following statements is CORRECT?
B. 0 A. A tangent to a circle is perpendicular to the radius
C. 1 through the point of contact.
32 B. A line which intersects a circle in two distinct
D.
3 points is called a secant of the circle.
31. O is the centre of a circle of radius 5 cm. T is a point C. The lengths of the two tangents drawn from an
such that OT = 13 cm. TP and TQ are tangents to the external point to a circle are equal.
circle and OT intersects the circle at E. AB is tangent D. All of these

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EVERYDAY MATHEMATICS
LOGICAL REASONING

36. Amita, Suneha and Raghav start preparing cards 41. There is a small island in the middle of a 100 m
for all the persons of an old age home. In order to wide river and a tall tree stands on the island.
complete one card, they take 10, 16 and 20 minutes P and Q are points directly opposite to each other
respectively. If all of them started together, after what on two banks and in line with the tree. If the
time will they start preparing a new card together? angles of elevation of the top of the tree from P and
A. 40 minutes Q are respectively 30° and 45°, find the height of
B. 50 minutes the tree.
C. 60 minutes A. 35.3 m
D. 80 minutes B. 35.6 m
C. 35 m
37. Mohit and Rohit each have certain number of oranges. D. 36.60 m
Mohit says to Rohit, ‘‘if you give me 10 of your
oranges, I will have twice the number of oranges 42. A child has a block in the shape of a cube with one
left with you’’. Rohit replies, “if you give me 10 of letter written on each face as shown here:
your oranges, I will have the same number of oranges U Q T R I P
as left with you.’’ Find the number of oranges with
The cube is thrown once. What is the probability of
Mohit and Rohit respectively.
getting a vowel?
A. 50, 70
A. 5/6
B. 70, 50
B. 1
C. 60, 60
C. 1/3
D. 80, 40
D. 1/6
38. A shopkeeper sold an air-conditioner for ` 25935
43. Aditya has a clock on the wall of his home. The short
with a discount of 9% and earned a profit of 3.74%.
and long hands of a clock are 4 cm and 6 cm long
What would have been the percentage of profit if no
respectively. Find the sum of distances travelled by
discount were offered?
their tips in 2 days. (Take p = 22/7)
A. 12.3%
B. 15.6% A. 1901.85 cm
C. 16% B. 1940.85 cm
D. None of these C. 1910.85 cm
D. 1900 cm
39. Raghav buys a shop for ` 1,20,000. He pays half of
the amount in cash and agrees to pay the balance in 44. A circus tent is cylindrical upto a height of 3 m
12 annual instalments of ` 5000 each. If the rate of and conical above it. If the diameter of the base
interest is 12% and he pays with the instalment the is 105 m and the slant height of the conical part
interest due on the unpaid amount, find the total cost is 53 m, find the total canvas used in making
of the shop. the tent.
A. ` 1,60,800 A. 9735 m2
B. ` 1,66,800 B. 9755 m2
C. ` 1,68,800 C. 9753 m2
D. ` 1,60,000 D. 9537 m2

40. A shopkeeper buys a number of books for ` 80. If he 45. A girl of height 90 cm is walking away from the base
had bought 4 more books for the same amount, each of a lamp-post at a speed of 1.2 m/sec. If the lamp is
book would have cost ` 1 less. How many books did 3.6 m above the ground, then find the length of her
he buy? shadow after 4 seconds.
A. 16 A. 0.6 m
B. 20 B. 2.6 m
C. 18 C. 1.4 m
D. 22 D. 1.6 m

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ACHIEVERS SECTION
LOGICAL REASONING

46. Match the following. (2) V1 + 4V2 + V3 < V4


Column-I Column-II (3) 2(V1 + V3) + V2 = V4
Which of the given statements is CORRECT?
P. If points (k, 3), (6, –2) and (i) – 4
A. (1) and (2) only
(–3, 4) are collinear, then
B. (2) and (3) only
the value of k is
C. (1) and (3) only
Q. If the points A(7, –2), B(5, 1) (ii) 8/3
D. (1), (2) and (3)
and C(3, 2k) are collinear,
then the value of k is 49. Read the statements carefully and select the CORRECT
R. If the point P(m, 3) lies on (iii) 2 option.
the line segment joining Statement I : TF is a tower with F on the ground.
 2  The angle of elevation of T from A is x such that
the points A  − , 6  and
 5  2
tan x = and AF = 200 m. The angle of elevation of
B(2, 8), then the value of m is 5
T from a nearer point B is y with BF = 80 m. The
The value of a for which the (iv) – 3/2
S.
value of y is 45°.
area of the triangle formed by
the points A(a, 2a), B(–2, 6) Statement II : The angles of elevation of the top
and C(3, 1) is 10 square units is of a tower from two points P and Q at distances m2
A. (P)→(iv), (Q)→(iii), (R)→(i), (S)→(ii) and n 2 respectively, from the base and in the same
B. (P)→(i), (Q)→(iv), (R)→(iii), (S)→(ii) straight line with it are complementary. The height
C. (P)→(i), (Q)→(iv), (R)→(ii), (S)→(iii) of the tower is m/n.
D. (P)→(iv), (Q)→(iii), (R)→(ii), (S)→(i) A. Both Statement I and Statement II are true.
B. Statement I is true but Statement II is false.
47. State 'T' for true and 'F' for false and select the C. Statement I is false but Statement II is true.
CORRECT option. D. Both Statement I and Statement II are false.
If a quadratic polynomial f(x) is a square of a linear
I.
polynomial, then its two zeroes are coincident. 50. Fill in the blanks and select the CORRECT option.
II. If a quadratic polynomial f(x) is not factorisable If D is the midpoint of side BC and AE ⊥ BC. If
into linear factors, then it has no real zero. BC = a, AC = b, AB = c, ED = x, AD = p and AE = h,
III. If graph of quadratic polynomial ax2 + bx + c cuts then
positive direction of y-axis, then the sign of c is A

positive.
IV. If fourth degree polynomial is divided by a
quadratic polynomial, then the degree of the B E D C

remainder is 2.
a2
I II III IV (i) b 2 = p 2 + P +
4
A. F F T T
(ii) c 2 – p 2 + ax = Q
B. T T T F
C. F T T F a2
(iii) b 2 + c 2 = R +
D. T T T T 2
P Q R
48. V1, V2 , V3 and V4 are the volumes of four cubes of side
A. a 2 x a 2 /2 2p 2
lengths x cm, 2x cm, 3x cm and 4x cm respectively.
Some statements regarding these volumes are shown B. ax a 2 /4 4p 2
here. C. ax a2/4 2p2
(1) V1 + V2 + 2V3 < V4 D. a2 x a2/2 2p

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Class 10

Set B

Year 2017
LOGICAL REASONING

1. How many such pair of letters are there in the word following a particular rule in each step. The following
ORGANISED each of which has as many letters is an illustration of input and rearrangement.
between them in the word as in the English alphabet? Input : would 32 73 verb 26 new desk 19
A. One Step I : 73 would 32 verb 26 new desk 19
B. Three Step II : 73 desk would 32 verb 26 new 19
C. Two Step III : 73 desk 32 would verb 26 new 19
D. More than three Step IV : 73 desk 32 new would verb 26 19
2. Consider the following letter/number/symbol arrangement Step V : 73 desk 32 new 26 would verb 19
and answer the question that follows : Step VI : 73 desk 32 new 26 verb would 19
@ C F S 9 W A X 6 9 Q J % H 8 U N 1 2 T # 4 Step VII : 73 desk 32 new 26 verb 19 would
57K$ Step VII is the last step of the above input.
What should come in the place of the question mark (?) As per the rules followed in the above steps, answer
in the following series based on the above arrangement? the question.
6Q9JH%8NU1T? Step IV of an input is :
A. N 63 car 51 eyes 25 36 store lane
B. 4 Which of the following is definitely the input?
C. 2 A. eyes car 25 63 36 51 store lane
D. None of these B. eyes 25 car 63 51 36 store lane
C. eyes car 51 63 36 store lane
3. Rishu started walking towards East from a point ‘X’, D. Can't be determined
walked 250 metres and reached the point ‘P’. Again, he
turned towards South, walked 50 metres and reached 6. Two positions of a dice are shown here. Find the
point ‘Q’. Again, he turned towards East, walked number on face opposite to the face having number 3.
250 metres and reached point ‘R’. He again turned
A. 2 1 4
South, walked 50 metres and reached point ‘S’. What
is the shortest distance between ‘X’ and ‘S’? B. 6 4 3
6 5
A. 509.9 metres C. 5
B. 1100 metres D. 1
C. 561.2 metres
7. Select the correct water image of the given combination
D. 590.9 metres of numbers and alphabets.
4. Select a figure from the options which do not satisfy P5O3C9KE7T
the same conditions of placement of the dots as P5O3C9KE7T
A.
in Fig. (X).
B. T7EK9C3O5P
C.
P5O3C9KE7T
P C KE7T
D. 9
5O3
Fig. (X)
8. In which of the following figures, Fig. (X) is exactly
embedded as one of its parts?
A. B.

Fig. (X)
C. D.

A. B.
5. Study the following information carefully and answer
the given question.
A word and number arrangement machine when given C. D.
an input line of words and numbers rearranges them

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9. Group the given figures into three classes on the (iii) If an odd number is followed by a composite odd
basis of their identical properties by using each figure number, the first number is to be added to the
only once. second number.
(iv) If an even number which is multiple of 5 is followed
by another number which is a multiple of 5, the
1 2 3 second number is to be subtracted from the first
number.
(v) If a number which is perfect square is followed
4 5 6 by another number which is a perfect square, the
resultant number is the product of the square roots
of the two numbers.
7 8 9
21 9 15
A. 1, 2, 3; 4, 5, 7; 6, 8, 9 81 25 5
B. 1, 3, 5; 2, 6, 7; 4, 8, 9 What is the sum of the resultants of the two rows?
C. 1, 3, 5; 2, 6, 8; 4, 7, 9 A. 240
D. 1, 4, 5; 2, 6, 7; 3, 8, 9 B. 270
10. There is a definite relationship between figures (1) C. 280
and (2). Establish a similar relationship between D. None of these
figures (3) and (4) by selecting a suitable figure from
the options which will replace the (?) in figure (4). 13. A set of three figures X, Y and Z showing a sequence
of folding of a piece of paper. Fig. (Z) shows the
manner in which the folded paper has been cut. Select
?
a figure from the options which would most closely
(1) (2) (3) (4) resembles the unfolded form of Fig. (Z).

A. B.
X Y Z

C. D. A. B.

11. If 'P – Q' means 'P is the daughter of Q', 'P × Q' means
'P is the father of Q', 'P ÷ Q' means 'P is the wife C. D.
of Q' and 'P + Q' means 'P is the brother of Q', then
how is M related to N in M – O × R × N? 14. Rita stands third in a row of twenty students, arranged
A. Daughter in ascending order of height. Five new students join
B. Aunt the group, all taller than Rita. What will be Rita's
position if the students are now arranged in descending
C. Mother
order of their heights?
D. Sister
A. 22nd
12. Two rows of numbers are given. The resultant number B. 23rd
in each row is to be worked out separately based on
C. 18th
the following rules and the question below the rows
D. None of these
of numbers is to be answered. The operations an
numbers progress from left to right. 15. In a certain code language, if COIMBATORE is written
Rules: as DOKQEFSPUB, then how is POPULARISE written
(i) If a two digit odd number is followed by a prime in that code language?
number, the first number is to be multiplied by A. QPQVMBSJTF
the prime number.
B. MWRQRFTJSB
(ii) If an even number is followed by another even
C. NWRQRFTJSB
number, the first number is to be divided by the
second number. D. MVQPQFTJSB

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MATHEMATICAL REASONING

16. The graph of y = ax2 + bx + c is given. Identify the 19. In the given figure, AB is a diameter of a circle with
signs of a, b and c. centre O, AT is a tangent and ∠AOQ = 58°, then
find ∠ATQ.
y = ax2 + bx + c B
y

P O
A
 −b − D  58°
 ,  Q
2a 4a 
x' x A T
O
A. 61°
y' B. 60°
C. 55°
A. a> 0, b < 0 and c < 0
D. 51°
B. a> 0, b > 0 and c < 0
C. a< 0, b < 0 and c > 0 20. If the 10 th term of an A.P. is 52 and 17 th term is
D. a> 0, b < 0 and c > 0 20 more than the 13th term, then find the A.P.
A. 40, 45, 50,.....
17. Solve for x and y :
B. 45, 50, 55,.....
a b C. 17, 22, 27,.....
− = 0 and
x y D. 7, 12, 17,.....
ab 2 a 2 b
+ = a 2 + b 2 , where x, y ≠ 0. 21. If the coordinates of the mid-points of the sides of a
x y
triangle are (1, 1), (2, –3) and (3, 4). Find its centroid.
a(a 2 + b 2 ) a 2 − b3
A. x= , y = A. (2, 2)
a 2 + b2 −(a 2 + b 2 )
B. (2, –2)
a(a 2 − b 2 ) a 2 b − b3 C. (2, 2/3)
B. x= , y =
a 2 + b2 −(a 2 + b 2 )
D. (–2, 2/3)
a 2 + b2 −(a 2 + b 2 )
C. x= , y = 22. The given bar graph shows the sales of books
a(a 2 − b 2 ) a 2 b − b3 (in thousand number) from six branches (B1 to B6)
D. x = a, y = b of a publishing company during two consecutive
years 2016 and 2017.
18. In the given figure, if AD is the bisector of ∠BAC.
If AB = 10 cm, AC = 14 cm and BC = 6 cm, then 120
find BD and DC. 100 2016
(in thousand numbers)

A 80 2017
60
Sales

40
20
0
B1 B2 B3 B4 B5 B6
(a) What percent of the average sales of branches B1,
B2 and B3 in 2017 is the average sales of branches
B1, B3 and B6 in 2016?
B D C (b) What is the total sales branches B1, B3 and B5
together for both the years (in thousand numbers) ?
A. 2.5 cm, 3.5 cm (a) (b)
B. 3 cm, 3 cm A. 45% 250
B. 82.5 315
C. 3.5 cm, 4.5 cm
C. 90.6 560
D. 4 cm, 2 cm D. 85.18% 520

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23. If a and b are the zeros of the quadratic polynomial 29. In the given diagram, a fair spinner is placed at the
f(t) = t2 – 4t + 3, then find the value of a4b3 + a3b4. centre O of the circle. Diameter AOB and radius OC
A. 128 divides the circle into three regions labelled X, Y and
Z. If ∠BOC = 45°. What is the probability that the
B. 116
spinner will land in the region X?
C. 108
D. 98 Y

24. Which of the following rational numbers have terminating O


A 45° B
decimal expansion? Z
17 64 15 X
(i) (ii) (iii) C
8 455 1600
2 3
13
(iv) (v) 129 (vi) 987 A. 7 B.
8
3125 2 ×5 ×7
2 7 17 10500
3 2
A. Only (iv) and (vi) C. D.
5 5
B. Only (ii) and (v)
30. In the given figure, we have A B || CD || EF.
C. Only (i), (iii), (iv) and (vi)
If AB = 6 cm, CD = x cm, EF = 10 cm, BD = 4 cm and
D. Only (i), (iii) and (iv)
DE = y cm, then find the values of x and y respectively.
25. The following table gives weekly wages in rupees of A. 3.75 cm, 6.67 cm F
workers in a certain commercial organization. The B
B. 2.75 cm, 3.67 cm D
frequency of class 49-52 is missing. It is known that
C. 6.75 cm, 3.67 cm
the mean of the frequency distribution is 47.2. Find C
the missing frequency. D. 3.75 cm, 2.67 cm A E

Weekly wages (in `) 40-43 43-46 46-49 49-52 52-55 31. Evaluate:
Number of workers 31 58 60 ? 27 2 sin 68° 2 cot 15° 3 tan 45° tan 20° tan 40° tan 50° tan 70°
− −
A. 44 cos 22° 5 tan 75° 5
B. 49 A. 1
C. 58 B. 4
D. 60 C. 2
D. 3
26. Find the roots of the given quadratic equation.
4x2 + 4bx – (a 2 – b 2) = 0 32. Sum of the first 14 terms of an A.P. is 1505 and its
first term is 10. Find its 25th term.
a+b a+b a −b a+b
A. , B. , A. 370
2 2 2 2
a−b a−b a − b ( a + b) B. 320
C. , D. , −
2 2 2 2 C. 380
D. 390
27. If three times the larger of the two numbers is divided
by the smaller one, we get 4 as quotient and 3 as the 33. With vertices A, B and C of a triangle ABC as centres,
remainder. Also, if seven times the smaller number is arcs are drawn with radii 5 cm each as shown in
divided by the larger one, we get 5 as quotient and figure.
1 as remainder. Find the numbers. A
A. 35 and 28
B. 45 and 18
C. 25 and 18 C
B
D. 25 and 28
If AB = 14 cm, BC = 48 cm and CA = 50 cm, then
1 find the area of the shaded region. (Use p = 3.14)
, then secq + tanq =
28. If sec θ = x +
4x
A. 257.5 cm2
1
A. 2 x or B. Only 2x B. 277.5 cm2
2x
1 1 C. 255.7 cm2
C. Only D. 2x or D. 296.75 cm2
2x x

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34. The following is the distribution of height of students 35. In the given figure, if O is the centre of two concentric
of a certain class in a certain city : circles with OA = 6 cm, OB = 3 cm and AP = 10 cm,
Height 150- 153- 156- 159- 162- then BP = __________.
(in cms) 152 155 158 161 164 A
No. of A. 91 cm
15 118 142 127 18
students
B. 127 cm P O
Find the average height (in approx) of maximum
number of students. C. 119 cm B
A. 168.35 B. 157.35 D. 109 cm
C. 170.38 D. None of these.

EVERYDAY MATHEMATICS

36. The car hire charges in a city comprise of a fixed 40. As observed from the top of a light house, 100 m
charges together with the charge for the distance above sea level, the angle of depression of a ship,
covered. For a journey of 12 km, the charge paid is sailing directly towards it, changes from 30° to 45°.
` 89 and for a journey of 20 km, the charge paid is Determine the distance travelled by the ship during
` 145. What will a person have to pay for travelling
the period of observation.
a distance of 30 km?
A. 75.3 m
A. ` 315
B. 68.59 m
B. ` 215
C. ` 415 C. 73.2 m
D. ` 210 D. 74.56 m

37. The foot of a ladder is 6 m away from a wall and its 41. 1000 tickets of a lottery were sold and there are 5
top reaches a window 8 m above the ground. If the prizes on these tickets. If Saket has purchased one
ladder is shifted in such a way that its foot is 8 m lottery ticket, what is the probability of winning a
away from the wall, to what height does its tip reach? prize?
A. 6m A. 0.005
B. 8m B. 0.006
C. 10 m C. 0.004
D. 4m D. 0.003

38. A peacock is sitting on the top of a pillar, which is 42. A cylindrical container of radius 6 cm and height
9 m high. From a point 27 m away from the bottom 15 cm is filled with ice-cream. The whole ice-cream
of the pillar, a snake is coming to its hole at the pillar. has to be distributed to 10 children in equal cones
Seeing the snake the peacock pounces on it. If their with hemispherical tops. If the height of the conical
speeds are equal, at what distance from the hole is
portion is four times the radius of its base, find the
the snake caught?
radius of the ice-cream cone.
A. 12 m
A. 3 cm
B. 11 m
B. 4 cm
C. 10 m
C. 6 cm
D. 13 m
D. 5 cm
39. Kavleen wanted to save at least ` 6500 for sending
her daughter to school next year (after 12 months). 43. A circular field has a circumference of 360 km. Three
She saved ` 450 in the first month and raised her cyclists start together and can cycle 48 km, 60 km
savings by ` 20 every next month. How much will and 72 km a day, round the field. When will they
she be able to save in next 12 months? meet again?
A. ` 5600 A. 30 days
B. ` 6500 B. 20 days
C. ` 6720 C. 22 days
D. ` 6550 D. 15 days

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44. Kunal bought a suitcase with 15% discount on the 45. The cost of a table and a chair are in the ratio of
labelled price. He sold the suitcase for ` 2880 with 5 : 7. If the cost of chair and table is increased by
20% profit on the labelled price. At what price did 20% and 10% respectively, then what will be the
he buy the suitcase? new ratio?
A. ` 2040 A. 16 : 17
B. ` 2400 B. 55 : 84
C. ` 2604 C. 60 : 77
D. ` 2640 D. None of these

ACHIEVERS SECTION
F
46. In figure, a crescent is formed 49. Read the statements carefully and select the correct
by two circles which touch E
option.
at A. C is the centre of the Statement-I : If a hemisphere of lead of radius 7 cm
larger circle. The width of B D C A
is melted and recast into a right circular cone of height
the crescent at BD is 9 cm
49 cm, then the radius of the base is 7 cm.
and at EF it is 5 cm. Find:
(i) the radii of two circles Statement-II : Lead spheres of diameter 6 cm are
(ii) the area of the shaded region. [Take p = 3.14] dropped into a cylindrical beaker containing some
(i) (ii) water and are fully submerged. If the diameter of
A. 20.5 cm and 25 cm 642.915 cm2 the beaker is 18 cm and water rises by 40 cm,
B. 20.5 cm and 26 cm 642.915 cm2 then the number of lead spheres dropped in the
C. 25 cm and 27.5 cm 642.915 cm2 water is 40.
D. 25 cm and 26.5 cm 642.915 cm2
A. Both Statement-I and Statement-II are false.
47. Cards numbered from 11 to 60 are kept in a box. B. Both Statement-I and Statement-II are true.
If a card is drawn at random from the box, find the
C. Statement-I is true but Statement-II is false.
probability that the number on the drawn card is
(i) an odd number D. Statement-I is false but Statement-II is true.
(ii) a perfect square number 50. Read the statements carefully and state 'T' for true
(iii) divisible by 5 and 'F' for false.
(iv) a prime number less than 20
1. If a line divides any two sides of a triangle in the
(i) (ii) (iii) (iv)
same ratio, then the line is parallel to the third
A. 1/2 1/5 2/25 4/25 side of the triangle.
B. 2/25 1/2 1/5 2/25
2. The internal bisector of an angle of a triangle
C. 1/2 1/5 2/25 2/25
D. 1/2 2/25 1/5 2/25 divides the opposite side internally in the ratio
of the sides containing the angle .
48. Fill in the blanks and select the CORRECT option. 3. If a line through one vertex of a triangle divides
(i) The coordinates of the circumcentre of the triangle the opposite side in the ratio of other two sides,
whose vertices are (8, 6) (8, –2) and (2, –2) then the line bisects the angle at the vertex.
is P . Its circumradius is Q . 4. Any line parallel to the parallel sides of a trapezium
(ii) If two vertices of an equilateral triangle be (0,0) divides the non-parallel sides proportionally.
and (3, 3 ), then the third vertex is R . 5. Two times the sum of the squares of the sides of
(iii) Three consecutive vertices of a parallelogram a triangle is equal to four times the sum of the
are (–2, –1), (1, 0) and (4, 3). The fourth vertex square of the medians of the triangle.
is S .
1 2 3 4 5
P Q R S
A. T T T T T
A. (5, 2) 5 ( −3, − 3 ) (1, –2)
(3, − 3 ) (1, 2) B. T T T T F
B. (5, 2) 5
C. (5, 2) 5 (3, 3 ) (–1, 2) C.
F T F T F

D. (–5, 2) 5 ( − 3 , 3) (1, 2) D. T T F T F

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Class 10

Set A

Year 2018
LOGICAL REASONING
LOGICAL REASONING
1. Find the missing number, if same rule is followed in
all the three figures. A.

23 32 18 48 42 57
B.
5 6 ?
A. 12
B. 9 C.
C. 7
D. 8
D.
2. Find the number of rectangles formed in the given
figure.
6. Which of the following options will continue the
same series as established by the Problem Figures?
Problem Figures

A. 24 A. B.
B. 28
C. 36
D. None of these C. D.
3. If ‘*’ stands for ‘+’, ‘%’ stands for ‘–’, ‘#’ stands for
‘×’ and ‘e’ stands for ‘÷’, then which of the following
7. If ‘M × N’ means ‘M is the daughter of N’, ‘M + N’
options is correct?
means ‘M is the father of N’, ‘M ÷ N’ means ‘M is
A. 5 * 8 e 2 % 7 # 2 = –7 the mother of N’ and ‘M – N’ means ‘M is the brother
B. 18 e 9 * 4 # 2 % 8 # 2 * 42 e 21 = – 4 of N’, then in the expression ‘P ÷ Q + R – T × K’,
C. 9 * 5 # 4 % 12 e 3 * 6 = 25 how is P related to K?
D. 8 * 7 % 6 * 4 % 3 * 9 % 8 = 10
A. Daughter-in-law
4. In a certain code language, B. Sister-in-law
‘only in serial order’ is coded as ‘ve pu na to’; C. Daughter
‘order in the state’ is coded as ‘li ve su pu’; D. Mother-in-law
‘the logical idea only’ is coded as ‘su na ri jo’ and 8. There is a certain relationship between figures (1) and
‘in idea or theory’ is coded as ‘zt jo bk pu’. (2). Establish a similar relationship between figures
Which of the following is the code for ‘theory’? (3) and (4) by selecting a suitable figure from the
A. zt options which would replace the (?) in the figure (4).
B. bk
C. jo
D. Either zt or bk

5. A square transparent Sheet (X) with a pattern and a


dotted line on it is shown here. If the given sheet is
folded along the dotted line, then which pattern would
A. B.
appear from the given options?
N

S C. D.
Sheet (X)

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9. Ashok started walking towards South. After walking 13. In the question, two rows of numbers are given. The
50 metres, he took a right turn and walked 30 metres. resultant number in each row is to be worked out
He then again took a right turn and walked 100 metres. separately based on the following rules and the question
He again took a right turn and walked 30 metres and below the rows of numbers is to be answered. The
stopped. How far and in which direction is he now operations on numbers progress from left to right.
from the starting point? Rules:
A. 50 metres, South (i) If an odd number is followed by another composite
B. 150 metres, North odd number, then they are to be multiplied.
C. 180 metres, East (ii) If an even number is followed by an odd number,
D. 50 metres, North then they are to be added.
(iii) If an even number is followed by a number which
10. A sheet of paper shown in Fig. (X) is folded to form
is a perfect square, then the even number is to be
a box. Choose the box(es) from the options that
subtracted from the perfect square.
is/are similar to the box so formed.
(iv) If an odd number is followed by a prime odd
number, then the first number is to be divided by
the second number.
(v) If an odd number is followed by an even number,
then the second one is to be subtracted from the
first one.
Fig.(X) (P) (Q) (R) (S)
24  49  5
A. (P) and (Q) only
x   33  94
B. (Q) and (S) only
If x is the resultant of first row, then what is the
C. (R) only resultant of second row?
D. (P) and (S) only
A. 54
11. If it is possible to make only one meaningful word B. 71
with 3rd, 4th, 8th and 9th letters (using each letter only C. 45
once) of the word ‘CENTURIES’, then which would D. 69
be the 2nd letter of the word formed? If more than
14. Which of the following options satisfies the same
one such word can be formed, then give ‘Y’ as your
conditions of placement of the dots as in the given
answer. If no such word can be formed, then give ‘Z’
figure?
as your answer.
A. Y
B. N
C. Z
D. E

12. Study the given Venn diagram carefully and answer


A. B.
the following question.
12 Tennis players

2 Swimmers
1
Tall persons C. D.
11 3
Runners
4 10 6 9

5 7 8 15. Which of the following figures is exactly embedded


in the given figure as one of its parts?
Which of the following numbers represents the tall
persons who are swimmers and tennis players but
not runners?
A. 12 A. B.
B. 3
C. 6 C. D.
D. 7

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MATHEMATICAL REASONING

21. Find the largest possible positive integer that will


sin 3 θ + cos3 θ
16. Simplify: + sin θ cos θ divide 125, 162 and 259 leaving remainder 5, 6 and
sin θ + cos θ
7 respectively.
A. 0
B. 1 A. 6
C. sin2q – cos2q B. 8
D. sinq – cosq C. 12
D. 13
17. Study the given co-ordinate system carefully and find
the area of the figure ABCD. 22. If the polynomial 8x 4 + 14x3 – 2x2 + px + q is exactly
divisible by 4x2 + 3x – 2, then the values of p and q
respectively are _______ .
A. 2 and 0
B. –7 and 2
C. 5 and –3
D. 4 and –1

23. Following table shows the marks scored by a group


of 90 students in a Mathematics test of 100 marks.
Marks Number of students
0-20 7
A. 24 sq. units 20-30 10
B. 12 6 sq. units 30-40 10
C. 18 sq. units
40-50 20
D. None of these
50-60 20
18. A square lawn has a circular pond in the centre. Find the 60-70 15
area of the shaded region, given that the diameter of the
70-100 8
circle is 1/3 times the diagonal of square with side 3 cm.
Find the probability that a student obtained :
(i) Less than 60% marks.
(ii) 70 or more marks.
(i) (ii)
A. 4/5 4/45
B. 19/45 4/45
9−π (18 − π )
A. cm2 B. cm2 C. 37/90 23/90
2 4
D. 67/90 4/45
(18 − π ) (2 + π)
C. cm2 D. cm2 22 × 32 × 73
18 8 24. A real number will have ________.
2 × 53 × 35 × 7 4
2
19. If the roots of the equation (a + b ) x – 2(ac + bd) x +
2 2 2
A. Terminating decimal expansion
(c 2 + d2) = 0 are equal, then
B. Non-terminating decimal expansion
A. ab = cd
a b C. Repeating decimal expansion
B. = D. Both B and C
d c
C. ad = bc
25. Which of the following options is INCORRECT?
D. None of these
A. The number of terms in the A.P. 3, 6, 9, 12,....,
20. The ratio of the outer and inner perimeters of a circular 111 is 37.
path is 23 : 22. If the path is 5 metres wide, then the B. If the first three terms of an A.P. are x – 1, x + 1
diameter of the inner circle is
and 2x + 3, then the value of x is 0.
A. 55 m 2
 n(n + 1) 
B. 110 m C. The sum of first 'n' natural numbers is  .
C. 220 m  2 
D. None of these
D. 230 m

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26. In the given figure, AD ^ BC, BE ^ AC, CF ^ AB, 31. Study the question and the statements given below
then AF 2 + BD 2 + CE 2 = and decide which of the statements is/are necessary
A to answer the question?
What is the capacity of the cylindrical tank?
F O E
I. The area of the base is 61600 sq. cm.
II. The height of the tank is 1.5 times the radius.
B D C III. The circumference of base is 880 cm.
A. OA2 + OB2 + OC2 A. Only I and II
B. OD2 + OE2 + OF 2 B. Only II and III
C. AB2 + BC2 + AC2 C. Only I and III
D. AE 2 + BF 2 + CD2 D. Only II and either I or III
1 5 3 Direction (32-33) : The given bar graph shows the area
27. Solve : + = − and
2( x + 2 y ) 3(3x − 2 y ) 2 under the rice crop during different years in India. Study
5 3 61 the graph carefully and answer the following questions.
− =
4( x + 2 y ) 5(3x − 2 y ) 60
2 1
A. x= ;y=
3 3
1 5
B. x= ;y=
2 4
5 1
C. x= ;y=
4 2
1 2
D. x= ;y=
3 3

28. Divide 56 into four parts which are in A.P. such that 32. What is the average area (in hectares) under the rice
the ratio of product of extremes to the product of crop during the years 2005-2008?
means is 5 : 6. A. 2000000 B. 2500000
A. 8, 12, 16, 20 B. 10, 14, 18, 22 C. 4500000 D. 3000000
C. 12, 16, 18, 20 D. None of these
33. Find the difference between the area under the rice
m n crop during 2006-2008 and 2008-2010.
 1  1
 a +  ×  a −  A. 375000 B. 450000
b b
29. Simplify : m n
C. 750000 D. 75000
 1  1
 b +  ×  b −  34. If A + B = 90°, then
a a
 a
m−n
 a
m+n
tan A tan B + tan A cot B sin 2 B
A. B. − =
   b    b sin A sec B cos 2 A
m/ n mn A. tan A B. cot A
C.  b  b
D.
   a    a C. sec2 A D. cosec2 A

35. Which of the following is not the graph of a quadratic


30. If ABCD is a field in the form of a quadrilateral whose
polynomial?
sides are indicated in the figure (not drawn to scale) and
∠DAB = 90°, then find the area of the field.
D 28 m C
15 A. B.
m
9m

A B
40 m
A. 298 m2
B. 186 m2 C. D.
C. 306 m2
D. 195 m2

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EVERYDAY MATHEMATICS

36. 5 cans of lemon drink and 7 packets of litchi juice 41. Puneet decides to attend some urgent meeting on a
cost ` 50 while 7 cans of lemon drink and 5 packets particular day in the month of December 20XX. If
of litchi juice cost ` 46. Calculate the cost of one 1st December 20XX falls on Saturday, then what is
can of lemon drink. the probability that the day chosen by him to attend
the meeting is a Saturday?
A. `8
B. ` 12 2
A.
C. `3 15
D. `5 1
B.
6
37. In a marriage ceremony of her daughter Poonam, Ashok
1
has to make arrangements for the accommodation C.
10
of 150 persons. For this purpose, he plans to build
D. None of these
a conical tent in such a way that each person has
4 sq. metres of the space on ground and 42. Marbles of diameter 1.4 cm are dropped into a
20 cubic metres of air to breath. What should be the cylindrical beaker containing some water and are fully
height of the conical tent? submerged. The diameter of the beaker is 7 cm. How
A. 20 m many marbles have been dropped in it, if the water
B. 15 m rises by 5.6 cm?
C. 12 m A. 350
D. 30 m B. 250
C. 200
38. A person had ` 21900. He lent a part of it at 5% and D. 150
2
the remaining at 1 % simple interest for one year. If 43. A man arranges to pay off a debt of ` 3600 by 40
3
the total interest (annually) was ` 584, find the sum annual installments which are in A.P. When 30 of the
lent at 5%. installments were paid, he died leaving one-third of
the debt unpaid. The value of 8th installment is
A. ` 15330
A. ` 35
B. ` 6750
B. ` 50
C. ` 6570
C. ` 65
D. ` 13530
D. None of these
39. Two stations are 110 km apart on a straight line. One
44. A leak at the bottom of a tank can empty the full
train starts from A at 7 a.m. and moves towards B at tank in 6 hours. An inlet pipe fills water at the rate of
20 km/h while another train starts from B at 8 a.m. 4 litres per minute. When the tank is full, the inlet is
and travels towards A at a speed of 25 km/h. At what opened and due to the leak, the tank gets empty in
time will they meet? 8 hours. The capacity of the tank is
A. 9:00 a.m. A. 5260 litres
B. 10:30 a.m. B. 5760 litres
C. 10:00 a.m. C. 5846 litres
D. 11:00 a.m. D. 6970 litres

40. Anurag’s annual income is ` 636000. He spends 22% of 45. In a year, the mean of the annual incomes of
his monthly income on paying bills, 18% on household Amit and Somya was ` 3800. The mean of
items, 12% on paying his children’s fee and 4% he the annual incomes of Miara and Somya was
donates to a charity. If two-fifth of the remaining amount ` 4800 and the mean of the annual incomes of Miara
he invests in mutual funds, then what is the amount left and Amit was ` 5800. What is the mean of the incomes
with him every month? of the three?
A. ` 17850 A. ` 4800
B. ` 12162 B. ` 5600
C. ` 9328 C. ` 4200
D. ` 13992 D. ` 5000

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ACHIEVERS SECTION

46. Read the statements carefully and state 'T' for true A. Both Statement-I and Statement-II are true.
and 'F' for false. B. Statement-I is true but Statement-II is false.
 7 7 C. Statement-I is false but Statement-II is true.
(P) The point  ,  divides the line segment joining D. Both Statement-I and Statement-II are false.
 
4 8
the points (4, –1) and (–2, 4) internally in the ratio
49. The given figure (not drawn to scale) shows a running
3 : 5.
track surrounding a grassed enclosure PQRSTU.
(Q) The point (5, 0) on y-axis is equidistant from
The enclosure consists of rectangle PQST with two
(–1, 2) and (3, 4).
semicircular ends.
(R) The points (8, 1), (3, – 4) and (2, –5) are collinear.
(S) The centroid of the triangle whose vertices are
 1
(1, 4), (–1, –1) and (3, –2) is 1,  .
 
3
(P) (Q) (R) (S)
A. F F F T
B. T T F F
C. T F T T (i) Calculate the area of the grassed enclosure.
D. T T T T (ii) Given that the track is of constant width 7 m,
calculate the outer perimeter ABCDEF of the track.
47. Match the division of polynomials given in Column-I
 22 
with their respective remainders given in Column -II Take π = 7 
and select the correct option.
(i) (ii)
Column-I Column-II
A. 17850 m2 532 m
3x 2 − x3 − 3x + 5 B. 17850 m2 664 m
(i) (p) 5
x − 1 − x2 C. 12320 m2 532 m
x3 + 2 x 2 − 9 x + 1 D. None of these
(ii) (q) 0
x+4 50. Fill in the blanks.
x 4 − 6 x3 + 16 x 2 − 25 x + 10 (i) In two similar triangles, ABC and PQR, if their
(iii) (r) 3
x2 − 2 x + 5 corresponding altitudes AD and PS are in the ratio
4 : 9, then ar(DABC): ar(DPQR) = _____. (P)
x3 + 8 x 2 + 21x + 18
(iv) x–5
(s) (ii) Area of an equilateral triangle described on the
x2 + 6 x + 9 (Q) the area of equilateral
side of a square is ______
A. (i)→(q), (ii)→(p), (iii)→(r), (iv)→(s) triangle described on its diagonal.
B. (i)→(p), (ii)→(r), (iii)→(s), (iv)→(q) (iii) The altitude of an equilateral triangle with side 'a'
C. (i)→(r), (ii)→(p), (iii)→(s), (iv)→(q) (R) .
equals ______
D. (i)→(r), (ii)→(q), (iii)→(p), (iv)→(s) (P) (Q) (R)
a
48. Read the statements carefully and select the correct A. 16 : 81 Twice
option. 2
Statement-I : The graphical representation of B. 4 : 9 Half 2a
2x + y = 6 and 2x – y + 2 = 0 will be a pair of 3a
parallel lines. C. 16 : 81 Half
2
Statement-II : When k = –1, then linear equations
3a
5x + ky = 4 and 15x + 3y = 12 have infinitely many D. 4: 9 Twice
solutions. 2

SPACE FOR ROUGH WORK

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Class 10

Set B

Year 2018
LOGICAL REASONING

1. Some digits are coded as shown below: 6. Vikas left his home to go to his friend’s home. He
Digits 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 drove straight for 5 km and then he took a right turn
to go another 5 km and again he took a right turn
Codes × * ? ÷ $ ● + ! D
to go another 5 km, then he turned 45° left to travel
While coding the given number following conditions another 5 km. When he reached his friend’s home he
are also to be observed. realised, North is on his left at 90°. In which direction
I. If any number begins with an odd number, then is his friend’s home from his house?
the odd number will be coded as @.
A. West
II. If any number ends with an even number, then the
B. North-West
even number will be coded as ©.
C. South
Which of the following will be the code of 236475?
D. North-East
A. ?*●÷×@
B. *?●÷+@ 7. There is a certain relationship between figures (1) and
C. ©?●÷+$ (2). Establish a similar relationship between figures
D. *?●÷+$ (3) and (4) by selecting a suitable figure from the
options which will replace the (?) in figure (4).
2. Three positions of a cube are given below. Which letter
will be at the bottom, if letter A is at the top? ?
A. H K H B (1) (2) (3) (4)
B. P B K H
A M P
C. B
A. B.
D. M

3. If all the symbols are dropped from the given


arrangement, then which of the following will be 14th C. D.
from the left end?
F4©J2E%MP5W9@IQR6UH3Z7* 8. If the first and second digits of each of the following
ATB8V#G$YD numbers are interchanged and then numbers are arranged
A. R in ascending order, then which of the following is
B. Q the middle digit of the middle number in the new
C. U arrangement formed?
D. 6 518 645 251 273 723
A. 2
4. Find the missing number, if a certain rule is followed
either row-wise or column-wise. B. 6
C. 1
5 7 7 D. 3
6 3 4
9. Select a figure from the options which satisfies
3 8 3 the same conditions of placement of the dots as
90 168 ? in the given figure.
A. 84
B. 78
C. 92
D. None of these

5. Select the correct water image of the given combination


of numbers and letters.
PLE37AS91URE A. B.
PLE37AS91URE
A.
B. ERU19SA73ELP
C. C. D.
D.

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10. If ‘A $ B’ means ‘A is brother of B’, ‘A @ B’ means
‘A is wife of B’, ‘A # B’ means ‘A is daughter of B’ C. D.
and ‘A* B’ means ‘A is father of B’, then which of
the following expressions indicates the relationship
‘U is father-in-law of P’? 13. Given question consists of set of three figures X, Y
and Z showing a sequence of folding of a piece of
A. P@Q$W*T#U
paper. Fig. (Z) shows the manner in which the folded
B. P@W$Q*T#U
paper has been cut. Select a figure from the options
C. P@Q$T#U*W which would most closely resembles the unfolded
D. P@Q$T#W*U form of Fig. (Z).
11. A word arrangement machine when given an input line
of words, rearranges them by following a particular
rule in each step. The following is an illustration of X Y Z
input and steps of rearrangement.
Input : window open shut door house full of goods A. B.
Step I : of window open shut door house full goods
Step II : of door window open shut house full goods
C. D.
Step III : of door full window open shut house goods
Step IV : of door full open window shut house goods
14. Which of the following figures will complete the
Step V : of door full open shut window house goods
given figure matrix?
Step VI : of door full open shut goods window house
Step VII : of door full open shut goods house window
And step VII is the last step of the given input.
O C S
As per the rule followed in the above steps, which T B ?
of the following will be the third step for the given
below input? K N Z
Input : he was getting ready to start for office
A. he to for was ready getting office start
B. he to was for getting ready start office
A. W B. P
C. he to for was ready getting start office
D. Can't be determined C. V D. Q
12. In which of the following figures, the given figure is 15. How many pairs of letters are there in the word
exactly embedded as one of its parts? COMMUNICATION, which have as many letters
between them in the word as in the English alphabet?
A. Five
B. Two
A. B. C. Three
D. More than five

MATHEMATICAL REASONING

16. Heights of students of class X are given in the following A. 150 cm B. 170 cm
distribution: C. 162.5 cm D. None of these
Heights 150-155 155-160 160-165 165-170 170-175
17. If a, b and g are the zeroes of the polynomial
(in cm) 1 1 1
f(x) = ax 3 + bx 2 + cx + d, then
+ + =
Number 13 10 20 10 7 α β γ
of students b c
A. − B. −
d d
Find the modal height. c c
C. − D. −
d a

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18. Which of the following is INCORRECT? 23. If x ≠ y and the sequences x, a1, a2, y and x, b1, b2,
A. If x is a rational number, such that the prime  a2 − a1 
y each are in A.P., then is _______.
factorisation of denominator is not in the form 2n5m,  b − b 
2 1
(where m and n are non-negative integers), then it 2
has a decimal expansion which is non-terminating A.
3
and repeating.
3
B. 5 + 2 is an irrational number. B.
2
C. Every composite number can be expressed as a
product of primes. C. 1
D. None of these
3
D.
19. Which of the following graphs has more than three 4
distinct real roots?
Y 24. A hand fan is made by stitching 10 equal sized triangular
strips of two different coloured papers as shown. The
A. X′
O
X
dimensions of equal strips are 13 cm, 13 cm and 24 cm.
Y′ Find the area of white coloured paper needed to make
Y the hand fan.

B. X′
O
X

Y′
Y

C. X′ X
O
Y′
Y A. 220 cm2
B. 150 cm2
D. X′
O
X
C. 600 cm2
Y′ D. 300 cm2
20. If 2x – 3y = 7 and (a + b) x – (a + b – 3)y = 4a + b 25. In the given figure, arcs are drawn by taking vertices,
represent coincident lines, then a and b satisfy the A, B and C of an equilateral triangle side 10 cm to
equation intersect the sides BC, CA and AB at their respective
A. a + 5b = 0 mid-points D, E and F. Find the area of the shaded
B. 5a + b = 0 region. (Use p = 3.14)
C. a – 5b = 0 A
D. 5a – b = 0

21. ABC is an isosceles triangle right-angled at B. Similar F E


triangles ACD and ABE are constructed on sides AC
and AB. Find the ratio between the areas of DABE B C
D
and DACD.
A. 3 : 2 A. 39.25 cm2
B. 2 : 3 B. 82.52 cm2
C. 2 : 1 C. 42.20 cm2
D. None of these
D. 1 : 2
26. A jar contains 54 marbles of blue, green and white
22. The points (x, y), (x1, y1) and (x – x1, y – y1) are
colours. The probability of selecting a blue marble
collinear, if
1
A. xy1 = x1y at random from the jar is , and the probability of
3
B. xy = x1y1 4
selecting a green marble at random is . How many
C. xx1 = yy1 9
white marbles does the jar contain?
D. x + x1 = y + y1

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A. 12 A. (1, 7)
B. 6
B. (5, 1)
C. 9
D. 11  1+ 3 7 − 5 3  1− 3 7 + 5 3
C.  2 , 2  or  2 , 2 
   
sec 39° 2
27. Evaluate: + tan 17° tan 38° tan 60° tan 52° D. (– 5, 5)
cosec 51° 3
tan 73°– 3(sin2 31° + sin2 59°) 32. Find the height of a mountain, if the elevation of its
A. 0 top at an unknown distance from the base is 30° and
at a distance 10 km further off from the mountain,
B. 1
along the same line, the angle of elevation is 15°.
C. sin 45° (Use : tan 15° = 0.27)
D. cos 30°
A. 9.76 km
28. A reservoir which is in the form of a frustum of a right B. 5.07 km
circular cone, contains (44 × 107) litres of water which C. 4.90 km
fills it completely. The radii of the bottom and top of the D. 8.02 km
reservoir are 50 metres and 100 metres respectively. Find
the lateral surface area of the reservoir. (Take p = 22/7) 33. Find the value of k, for which the polynomial
A. 32150.2 m 2 p(x) = x100 + 2x 99 + k is exactly divisible by (x + 1).
B. 17264.2 m2 A. 1
C. 26146.23 m 2 B. 0
C. –1
D. None of these
D. –3
29. 2 is a root of the equation x 2 + bx + 12 = 0. If equation
x2 + bx + q = 0 has equal roots, then q = 34. In the given figure (not drawn to scale), O is the
centre of the circle, ∠OAB = 30° and ∠OCB = 55°.
A. 8 Find ∠BOC and ∠AOC respectively.
B. –8
C. 16
D. –16 O

30. Five coins were simultaneously tossed 1000 times A B


and at each toss the number of heads were observed.
C
The number of tosses during which 0, 1, 2, 3, 4 and
5 heads were obtained are shown in the table below. A. 50°, 30°
Find the mean number of heads per toss. B. 70°, 50°
C. 120°, 50°
No. of heads per toss No. of tosses
0 38 D. 70°, 30º
1 144 35. The following table shows the life time of 300 lamps.
2 342 Life time 100-200 200-300 300-400 400-500 500-600 600-700 700-800
3 287 (in hours)

4 164 Number 38 12 48 42 43 65 52
of lamps
5 25
Total 1000 A lamp is selected at random. Find the probability
A. 5.92 that the life time of the selected lamp is
B. 1.28 (i) less than 300 hours (ii)  atleast 200 hours.
C. 2.47 (i) (ii)
D. 4.23 A. 19/75 131/150
B. 131/150 15/6
31. The coordinates of the third vertex of an equilateral
triangle whose two vertices are at (3, 4), (–2, 3) are C. 49/150 131/150
________. D. 1/6 131/150

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EVERYDAY MATHEMATICS

36. A can build a wall in 25 days and B can demolish A. x2 – 27 x + 180


the same wall in 80 days and C can build the same B. x2 + 27 x – 180
wall in 60 days. If they work on consecutive days one
C. x2 + 3 x – 27
after another starting from A on the first day. Then,
in how many days will the work be completed? D. None of these
A. 67 days 41. A square water tank has its sides equal to 40 m. There
17 are four semicircular grassy plots all around it. Find
B. 67 days the cost of turfing the plots at ` 1.25 per sq. m.
24
(Take p = 3.14)
17
C. 66 days A. ` 2671
24
B. ` 4401
17
D. 68 days C. ` 2512
24
D. ` 3140
37. Price of a chair is greater than the price of a table by
` 400. If the price of 6 chairs and 6 tables is ` 4800, 42. A school decided to award prizes to the most punctual
then by how much percent the price of a table is less and disciplined students. The sum of two prizes is
than the price of a chair?
` 95 and their product is ` 2250. Calculate the prize
A. 200 % money of the two prizes.
3 A. ` 50, ` 45
B. 25% B. ` 60, ` 35
1 C. ` 70, ` 25
C. 37 %
2 D. None of these
2
D. % 43. A steamer goes downstream from one port to another
3
in 4 hours. It covers the same distance upstream in
38. A student on his birthday distributed on an average 5 5 hours. If the speed of the stream is 2 km/h, then
chocolates per student. If on the arrival of the teacher find the distance between the two ports.
and the headmaster to whom the student gives 10
and 15 chocolates respectively, the average chocolate A. 50 km
distributed per head increases to 5.5, then what is the B. 60 km
number of students in the class? C. 70 km
A. 28 D. 80 km
B. 30 44. A girl calculates that the probability of her winning
C. 32 the first prize in a lottery is 1/30. If 9000 tickets are
D. 36 sold, then how many tickets has she bought?
39. Priyansh wants to plant 42 mango trees, 49 apple trees A. 300
and 63 banana trees in equal rows. Also, he wants B. 450
to make distinct rows of trees, i.e., only one type of C. 900
tree in one row. Find the minimum of number rows D. 350
required.
45. The internal radius and thickness of a hollow metallic
A. 22 pipe are 24 cm and 1 cm respectively. If it is melted
B. 7 and recast into a solid cylinder of equal length, then
C. 17 find the diameter of the solid cylinder.
D. 15
A. 7 cm
40. A group consists of 15 males and 12 females. Write B. 14 cm
a quadratic polynomial whose roots are equal to the C. 96 cm
number of males and females. D. 98 cm

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ACHIEVERS SECTION

46. Read the statements carefully and select the correct C. The distance between the points (6 cos 45°, 0) and
option. (0, 6 sin 45°) is 1.
Statement-I : The sum of first n terms of an A.P. D. The coordinates of the centroid of triangle
whose first term is A, the second term is B and the formed by the points (x, y), (0, y1) and (x1, 0) is
( B + L − 2 A) ( A + L)  x + x1 y + y1  .
last term is L, is equal to .  , 
3 3 
2( B − A)
Statement-II : If the sum of p terms of an A.P. is
49. If each of a, b and c is a positive acute angle such
equal to the sum of its q terms, then the sum of its that sin (a + b – c) = 1/2, cos (b + c – a) = 1/2 and
(p + q) terms is p + q. tan (c + a – b) = 1, then find the values of a, b and
A. Both Statement-I and Statement-II are false. c respectively.
B. Both Statement-I and Statement-II are true. A. 30°, 60°, 90°

C. Statement-I is true but Statement-II is false. B. 45°, 45°, 90°


C. 30°, 45°, 60°
D. Statement-I is false but Statement-II is true.
D.  1  ° 45°,  1  °
47. An iron pillar has some part in the form of a right  37  ,  52 
2 2
circular cylinder and remaining in the form of a right
circular cone. The radius of base of each of cone and 50. Match the following and select the correct option.
cylinder is 8 cm. The cylindrical part is 240 cm high Column-I Column-II
and the conical part is 36 cm high. Find 1
(i) Probability that a leap year (p)
(i) The volume of iron used 7
has 53 sundays is
(ii) The weight of pillar, if 1 cm3 of iron weighs 10 g. 6
(i) (ii) (ii) If P(A) = , then P(not A) = (q) 2
7 7
3
A. 50688 cm 826.65 kg 1
B. 42652 cm
3
705.23 kg (iii) Probability of getting at most (r)
2

3
C. 50688 cm 506.88 kg 2 heads in a throw of two
D. None of these coins is
(iv) Probability of getting a red (s) 1
48. Which of the following options is incorrect? card from a pack of 52
A. If the points are collinear, then the area of the playing cards is
triangle formed by the points is zero. A. (i)→(q); (ii)→(r); (iii)→(p); (iv)→(s)
B. If the vertices of a DABC are (x, y), (x1, 0) and B. (i)→(q); (ii)→(p); (iii)→(s); (iv)→(r)
x y
(0, y1), such that + = 1, then the three points C. (i)→(s); (ii)→(q); (iii)→(p); (iv)→(r)
x1 y1
are collinear. D. (i)→(p); (ii)→(q); (iii)→(s); (iv)→(r)

SPACE FOR ROUGH WORK

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ANSWER KEYS
IMO 2014

SET A
1. (C) 2. (A) 3. (C) 4. (B) 5. (D) 6. (A) 7. (A) 8. (A) 9. (D) 10. (D)
11. (B) 12. (B) 13. (D) 14. (A) 15. (C) 16. (D) 17. (D) 18. (B) 19. (B) 20. (C)
21. (D) 22. (A) 23. (C) 24. (C) 25. (A) 26. (D) 27. (D) 28. (B) 29. (C) 30. (A)
31. (C) 32. (B) 33. (B) 34. (D) 35. (D) 36. (A) 37. (A) 38. (A) 39. (C) 40. (B)
41. (A) 42. (B) 43. (A) 44. (B) 45. (B) 46. (C) 47. (B) 48. (C) 49. (D) 50. (C)

SET B
1. (C) 2. (D) 3. (D) 4. (C) 5. (D) 6. (D) 7. (A) 8. (B) 9. (A) 10. (A)
11. (D) 12. (B) 13. (A) 14. (C) 15. (B) 16. (A) 17. (A) 18. (A) 19. (A) 20. (C)
21. (D) 22. (C) 23. (B) 24. (A) 25. (B) 26. (D) 27. (D) 28. (A) 29. (B) 30. (C)
31. (D) 32. (B) 33. (B) 34. (D) 35. (D) 36. (C) 37. (B) 38. (A) 39. (B) 40. (D)
41. (C) 42. (C) 43. (C) 44. (A) 45. (B) 46. (B) 47. (C) 48. (A) 49. (D) 50. (B)

IMO 2015

SET A
1. (A) 2. (D) 3. (A) 4. (D) 5. (C) 6. (A) 7. (D) 8. (A) 9. (A) 10. (C)
11. (B) 12. (A) 13. (C) 14. (C) 15. (B) 16. (A) 17. (C) 18. (D) 19. (A) 20. (C)
21. (D) 22. (B) 23. (C) 24. (A) 25. (A) 26. (A) 27. (D) 28. (D) 29. (B) 30. (B)
31. (C) 32. (B) 33. (B) 34. (D) 35. (A) 36. (C) 37. (A) 38. (D) 39. (A) 40. (B)
41. (B) 42. (B) 43. (A) 44. (D) 45. (A) 46. (B) 47. (A) 48. (D) 49. (D) 50. (D)

SET B
1. (C) 2. (B) 3. (A) 4. (C) 5. (D) 6. (D) 7. (C) 8. (B) 9. (B) 10. (C)
11. (B) 12. (D) 13. (D) 14. (D) 15. (D) 16. (A) 17. (C) 18. (B) 19. (A) 20. (A)
21. (D) 22. (B) 23. (C) 24. (A) 25. (B) 26. (A) 27. (A) 28. (C) 29. (B) 30. (D)
31. (A) 32. (D) 33. (B) 34. (A) 35. (A) 36. (A) 37. (A) 38. (D) 39. (D) 40. (D)
41. (B) 42. (C) 43. (C) 44. (C) 45. (B) 46. (C) 47. (C) 48. (B) 49. (B) 50. (C)

IMO 2016

SET A
1. (D) 2. (D) 3. (A) 4. (B) 5. (D) 6. (D) 7. (D) 8. (A) 9. (A) 10. (A)
11. (D) 12. (D) 13. (D) 14. (A) 15. (C) 16. (B) 17. (D) 18. (A) 19. (A) 20. (A)
21. (B) 22. (D) 23. (D) 24. (D) 25. (B) 26. (B) 27. (A) 28. (A) 29. (B) 30. (B)
31. (C) 32. (B) 33. (D) 34. (C) 35. (D) 36. (B) 37. (D) 38. (C) 39. (B) 40. (A)
41. (A) 42. (B) 43. (B) 44. (B) 45. (B) 46. (D) 47. (A) 48. (C) 49. (D) 50. (D)

SET B
1. (B) 2. (B) 3. (A) 4. (D) 5. (B) 6. (D) 7. (D) 8. (D) 9. (B) 10. (D)
11. (B) 12. (C) 13. (A) 14. (B) 15. (A) 16. (B) 17. (D) 18. (A) 19. (C) 20. (A)
21. (C) 22. (C) 23. (D) 24. (D) 25. (C) 26. (D) 27. (C) 28. (B) 29. (C) 30. (D)
31. (C) 32. (A) 33. (A) 34. (B) 35. (A) 36. (B) 37. (A) 38. (C) 39. (A) 40. (B)
41. (B) 42. (C) 43. (D) 44. (D) 45. (A) 46. (C) 47. (C) 48. (D) 49. (B) 50. (A)

IMO 2017

SET A
1. (B) 2. (C) 3. (B) 4. (B) 5. (B) 6. (C) 7. (C) 8. (C) 9. (A) 10. (A)
11. (A) 12. (A) 13. (A) 14. (D) 15. (A) 16. (C) 17. (D) 18. (D) 19. (A) 20. (D)
21. (B) 22. (A) 23. (C) 24. (A) 25. (C) 26. (D) 27. (C) 28. (A) 29. (D) 30. (A)
31. (B) 32. (C) 33. (A) 34. (C) 35. (D) 36. (D) 37. (B) 38. (D) 39. (B) 40. (A)
41. (D) 42. (C) 43. (C) 44. (A) 45. (D) 46. (A) 47. (B) 48. (D) 49. (B) 50. (C)
SET B
1. (C) 2. (C) 3. (A) 4. (D) 5. (D) 6. (B) 7. (A) 8. (D) 9. (B) 10. (D)
11. (B) 12. (A) 13. (B) 14. (B) 15. (C) 16. (D) 17. (D) 18. (A) 19. (A) 20. (D)
21. (C) 22. (D) 23. (C) 24. (C) 25. (A) 26. (D) 27. (C) 28. (A) 29. (B) 30. (A)
31. (A) 32. (A) 33. (D) 34. (B) 35. (B) 36. (B) 37. (A) 38. (A) 39. (C) 40. (C)
41. (A) 42. (A) 43. (A) 44. (A) 45. (B) 46. (A) 47. (D) 48. (B) 49. (A) 50. (B)

IMO 2018

SET A
1. (B) 2. (D) 3. (B) 4. (D) 5. (A) 6. (A) 7. (D) 8. (B) 9. (D) 10. (C)
11. (A) 12. (B) 13. (B) 14. (C) 15. (B) 16. (B) 17. (A) 18. (B) 19. (C) 20. (C)
21. (C) 22. (B) 23. (D) 24. (D) 25. (C) 26. (D) 27. (B) 28. (A) 29. (B) 30. (C)
31. (D) 32. (A) 33. (C) 34. (A) 35. (D) 36. (C) 37. (B) 38. (C) 39. (C) 40. (D)
41. (D) 42. (D) 43. (C) 44. (B) 45. (A) 46. (C) 47. (C) 48. (D) 49. (B) 50. (C)

SET B
1. (D) 2. (A) 3. (D) 4. (A) 5. (A) 6. (D) 7. (B) 8. (B) 9. (C) 10. (C)
11. (C) 12. (D) 13. (D) 14. (A) 15. (D) 16. (C) 17. (C) 18. (D) 19. (C) 20. (C)
21. (D) 22. (A) 23. (C) 24. (D) 25. (A) 26. (A) 27. (A) 28. (C) 29. (C) 30. (C)
31. (C) 32. (B) 33. (A) 34. (B) 35. (D) 36. (C) 37. (A) 38. (A) 39. (A) 40. (A)
41. (D) 42. (A) 43. (D) 44. (A) 45. (B) 46. (C) 47. (C) 48. (C) 49. (D) 50. (B)