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Class 9 – Maths – Polynomials – Test Paper 1

1-Mark Questions
Q1: Which of the following expressions are polynomials? In case of valid polynomial, give degree
of the polynomial.
2
1 2
(a) x +3 (b) √ p+ 7 (c) x 3 −2
√2
Q2: Find the zero of the polynomial in each of the following cases:
(i) p(x) = x + 5 (ii) p(x) = 2x + 5

Q3: Using remainder theorem, find the remainder when p(x) = 2x3 – 5x2 + 9x – 8 is divided by (x –
3).

Q5: What is a zero polynomial? State its degree.

2-Marks Questions

Q6: If x3 + ax2 + bx + 6 has x – 2 as a factor and leaves a remainder 3, when divided by x – 3, find
the value of a and b.

Q7: Factorize the following:

(i) 16a2 – 81b2 (ii) 12x2 – 7x + 1

Q9: Expand the following: (i) (a – 2b + 3c)2 (ii) (3x – 2y)3

Q10: Without actually calculating the cubes, find the value of the following: (–14)3 + (8)3 + (6)3

3 Marks Questions
Q11: Factorize the following : (i) x + 27y3
3
(ii) a3 – 8b3 + 64c3 + 24abc

Q14: If x + y + z = 0, prove that x3 + y3 + z3 = 3xyz

Q15: If a+b+c= 5 and ab+bc+ca =10, then prove that a3 +b3 +c3 – 3abc = -25.