CONIC SECTION Muti Choice Questions 1. Three normals are drawn to the curve y 2 = x from a point (c,0).

Out of three one is always on x- axis. If two other normals are perpendicular to each other ,then the value of c a) 3/4 2. b) 1/2 c) 3/2 d) 2 If area of Triangle formed by tangents fom the point (x 1,y1) to the parabola y 2 = 4ax and their chord of contact is y a) ( 3.
2 1

− 4ax1 2a
2

)

3/ 2

y b) (

2 1

− 4ax1 a
2

)

3/ 3

y c) (

2 1

− 4ax1 ) 2a

3/ 2

d) none of these

Let ‘P’ be (1, 0) and Q be any point on the parabola y2 = 8x. The locus of mid point of PQ must be a) y 2 − 4x + 2 = 0 b) y 2 + 4x + 2 = 0 c) x 2 − 4y + 2 = 0 d) x 2 + 4y + 2 = 0

4.

x2 y2 If the line lx + my + n = 0 will cut the ellipse 2 + 2 = 1 in two points whose a b π / 2 then eccentric angles differ by
a) a 2 l 2 + b 2 m 2 = 2n 2 b) a 2 l 2 − b 2 m 2 = 2n 2

c) a 2l 2 + b 2m 2 = n 2

d ) a 2l 2 + b 2m 2 = 2

5.

The parabola y = x 2 − 8 x + 15 cuts the x − axis at P and Q . A circle is drawn through P and Q so that the origin ‘ O ’ is outside. Then the length of the tangent to the circle from ' O ' is a) 15 b) 8 c) 15 d) 8 PQ is a chord of a parabola which meets axis at R and PQ subtends a right angle at vertex A then a)  
 RQ  QR    
2

6.

 AP   AQ 

   

2

=
   
3

----------c)  
 RQ  QR    
3

b)  

 PR  RQ

d)  

 PR  RQ

   

2

7.

Let PQ, RS are the tangents of the extremities of a diameter PR of a circle of radius ‘r’ such that PS, RQ intersect at a point X on the circumference of the circle, then 2r is equal to PQ 2 + RS 2 a) PQ + RS b) PQ.RS c) 2 PQ.RS d) PQ + RS 2 2

The locus of the mid point of the line segment joining the focus to a moving point on the parabola y 2 = 4 ax is another parabola with directrix a a a) x = − a b) x = − c) x = 0 d) x = 2 2 Let S(3. Consider a circle with centre lying on the focus of the parabola y2=2px such that it touches the directrix of the parabola. x2 cos 2 α − y2 sin 2 α = 1 . If C is the focus of the hyperbola nearest to the point A then the area of the Triangle ABC is 2 3 2 3 (a) 1 − (b) (c) 1 + (d) −1 +1 3 2 3 2 MORE THAN ONE CORRECT 1.8. which of the following remains constant b) Abscissae of foci d) directrix with change in α a) Abscissae of vertices c) eccentricity 14. Consider the parabolas y 2 = 4ax & x2 = 4ay (a > 0) have a common tangent at the points P and Q respectively. Consider a branch of the hyperbola x 2 − 2 y 2 − 2 2 x − 4 2 y − 6 = 0 with the vertex at the point A. -4). 12. the area of triangle PSS1. O being the centre of the hyperbola. = 1 such that OPQ is an a2 b2 equilateral triangle. If A be 25 16 9. then the maximum value of A is a) 12 sq units b) 24 sq units c) 36 sq units d) 48 sq units 10. let B be one end of its latusrectum. 12) be two foci of an ellipse. If the coordinates of the foot of the perpendicular from focus S to a tangent to the ellipse is (1. Then a point of intersection of the circle and the parabola is . then the eccentricity e of the hyperbola satisfies 2 2 2 3 a) 1 < e < b) e = c) e = d) e > 3 3 3 2 PQ is a double ordinate of the hyperbola For the hyperbola x2 − y2 13.4) and S’(9. Then the length of PQ is a) 5 2a b) 4 2a c) 3 2a d) 2 2a Let P be a variable point on the ellipse x2 y2 + = 1 with foci at S and S1. then the eccentricity of the ellipse is a) 4/5 b) 5/7 c) 7/13 d) 5/13 11.

COMPREHENSIONS PASSAGE – I: Let C1 and C2 be respectively. then P1 and Q1 lies on a) C1 and C2 respectively b) C2 and C1 respectively c) y = x d) can not be discussed The length PQ is A) > min {PP1. −1 U 1. . d) (-P/2. 2 ) x 2 + ( y − 1) − x 2 + ( y + 1) = k . The equation a) k ∈ ( 0.1) c) k ∈ ( 1. QQ1} D) < max {PP1. P) ( ) ( ) ( ) ( ) 4.2. 2) b) 1. Let P be any point on C1 and Q be any point on C2. respectively with respect to y = x. then the circle described on the line segment joining P with focus S as diameter touches the line x=4 Reason : The circle described on a focal radius as diameter touches the tangent at the vertex of the parabola 2. 2. the parabolas x2 = y – 1 an y2 = x-1. ∞ ) d) k ∈ ( 0. P) b) (P/2. Let P1 and Q1 be reflections of P and Q. 3. −1 d) − 2.1 : Length of latusrectum of parabola (6 x + 8 y + 7) 2 = 4(8 x − 6 y + 3) is 4 Statement -2 : Length of latusrectum of the parabola y 2 = 4ax is 4a Assertion : If P is a point on the parabola y 2 − 8 x + 2 y + 33 = 0 . 2 2 a) (P/2. lies in 2 a) (1. QQ1} B) > max {PP1. 2 c) − 2. represents a hyperbola for 2 2 b) k ∈ ( 0. QQ1} C)< min {PP1. QQ1} 1. -P) x y2 The locus of the mid points of focal chord of the ellipse 2 + 2 = 1 is a b 2 2 2 2 2 2 x y ex x y x y ex x2 y2 a) 2 + 2 = b) 2 + 2 = e c) 2 + 2 + = 0 d) 2 + 2 = 1 a a a b a b a b a b The range of values of a such that the angle θ between the pair of tangents drawn π from (a. ∞ ) ASSERTION AND REASONING 1.P) c) (-P/2. . Statement. 0) to the circle x 2 + y 2 = 1 satisfies < θ < π .

C 7.B 2. A PASSAGE 1. A 9. B 12. The point P0 and Q0 on the parabolas C1` and C2 respectively such that P0Q0 < PQ for all pairs of points (P. D 3. 1) b) (1/3. C. B 2. B MORE THAN ONE CORRECT 1. A 6. 3. B 11. SINGLE CORRECT 1.D 4. D 2. A 14. 1/4) d) (1/2. Q) with P on C1 and Q on C2. The distance of the focus from the chord CD is a) 2 b) 3 c) 6 d) 3 The angle subtended by the chord AB at the focus is −1  1  −1  1  −1  1  −1 1 a) Cos b) Cos   c) π − Cos   d) π − Cos  3  3    3  3 The area of the quadrilateral ACBD is a) 18 2 b) 24 2 c) 36 2 d) 36 2. 1/2) PASSAGE –II: AB is the shortest chord of the parabola y 2 = 4 x which is normal at A.3. A 4. A. 1. C and D are the images of A and B in the x – axis. 5/3) and (5/3. 5/4) and (5/4.C 3. D 3. C C 8. C 13. D 2. 5/4) and (5/4. D 3. 10. A 2. are a) (1. A. B 5. B ASSERTION AND REASONING 1. C . Then 1. 5) and (5. A. 1/3) c) (1/4.

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