#### Question: Signs of the abscissa and ordinate of a point in the second quadrant are respectively

- a) +,+
- b) -,-
- c) -,+
- d) +,-

**Answer: -,+**

#### Question: Which of the following is not a criterion for congruence of triangles?

- a) SAS
- b) ASA
- c) SSA
- d) SSS

**Answer: SSA **

#### Question: If AB = 12 cm, BC = 16 cm and AB is perpendicular to BC, then the radius of the circle passing through the points A, B and C is :

- a) 6
- b) 8
- c) 10
- d) 12

**Answer: 10**

#### Question: Any point on the y-axis is of the form

- a) (x, 0)
- b) (x, y)
- c) (0, y)
- d) ( y, y)

**Answer: (0, y)**

#### Question: The range of the data : 25, 18, 20, 22, 16, 6, 17, 15, 12, 30, 32, 10, 19, 8, 11, 20 is

- a) 10
- b) 15
- c) 18
- d) 26

**Answer: 26**

#### Question: The radius of a hemispherical balloon increases from 6 cm to 12 cm as air is being pumped into it. The ratios of the surface areas of the balloon in the two cases is

- a) 1 : 4
- b) 1 : 3
- c) 2 : 3
- d) 2 : 1

**Answer: 1 : 4 **

#### Question: In a survey of 364 children aged 19-36 months, it was found that 91 liked to eat potato chips. If a child is selected at random, the probability that he/she does not like to eat potato chips is :

- a) 0.25
- b) 0.50
- c) 0.75
- d) 0.80

**Answer: 0.75 **

#### Question: The length of the longest pole that can be put in a room of dimensions (10 m × 10 m × 5m) is

- a) 15 m
- b) 16 m
- c) 10 m
- d) 12 m

**Answer: 15 m**

#### Question: Point (0, –7) lies

- a) on the x –axis
- b) in the second quadrant
- c) on the y-axis
- d) in the fourth quadrant

**Answer: on the y-axis**

#### Question: If AB = QR, BC = PR and CA = PQ, then

- a) Δ ABC ≅ Δ PQR
- b) Δ CBA ≅ Δ PRQ
- c) Δ BAC ≅ Δ RPQ
- d) Δ PQR ≅ Δ BCA

**Answer: Δ CBA ≅ Δ PRQ**

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#### Question: AD is a diameter of a circle and AB is a chord. If AD = 34 cm, AB = 30 cm, the distance of AB from the centre of the circle is:

- a) 17 cm
- b) 15 cm
- c) 4 cm
- d) 8 cm

**Answer: 8 cm**

#### Question: A linear equation in two variables is of the form ax + by + c = 0, where

- a) a ≠ 0, b ≠ 0
- b) a = 0, b ≠ 0
- c) a ≠ 0, b = 0
- d) a = 0, c = 0

**Answer: a = 0, b ≠ 0**

#### Question: The class mark of the class 90-120 is :

- a) 90
- b) 105
- c) 115
- d) 120

**Answer: 105**

#### Question: The number of planks of dimensions (4 m × 50 cm × 20 cm) that can be stored in a pit which is 16 m long, 12m wide and 4 m deep is

- a) 1900
- b) 1920
- c) 1800
- d) 1840

**Answer: 1920**

#### Question: In a medical examination of students of a class, the following blood groups are recorded:

- a) 1/4
- b) 13/40
- c) 3/10
- d) 1/8

**Answer: 3/10**

#### Question: The lateral surface area of a cube is 256 m^{2}. The volume of the cube is

- a) 512 m
^{3} - b) 64 m
^{3} - c) 216 m
^{3} - d) 256 m
^{3}

**Answer: ****512 m ^{3} **

#### Question: 9sec^{2} A – 9 tan^{2}A is :

- a) 1
- b) 9
- c) 8
- d) 0

**Answer: 9**

#### Question: Point (–3, 5) lies in the

- a) first quadrant
- b) second quadrant
- c) third quadrant
- d) fourth quadrant

**Answer: second quadrant**

#### Question: If Δ ABC ≅ Δ PQR and Δ ABC is not congruent to Δ RPQ, then which of the following is not true:

- a) BC = PQ
- b) AC = PR
- c) QR = BC
- d) AB = PQ

**Answer: BC = PQ **

#### Question: ABCD is a cyclic quadrilateral such that AB is a diameter of the circle circumscribing it and ∠ADC = 140º, then ∠BAC is equal to:

- a) 80º
- b) 50º
- c) 40º
- d) 30º

**Answer: 40º**

#### Question: The linear equation 3x – y = x – 1 has :

- a) A unique solution
- b) Two solutions
- c) Infinitely many solutions
- d) No solution

**Answer: Infinitely many solutions**

#### Question: The width of each of five continuous classes in a frequency distribution is 5 and the lower class-limit of the lowest class is 10. The upper class-limit of the highest class is:

- a) 15
- b) 25
- c) 35
- d) 40

**Answer: 35**

#### Question: In a cylinder, if radius is halved and height is doubled, the volume will be

- a) Same
- b) doubled
- c) halved
- d) four times

**Answer: doubled**

#### Question: In a sample study of 642 people, it was found that 514 people have a high school certificate. If a person is selected at random, the probability that the person has a high school certificate is :

- a) 0.5
- b) 0.6
- c) 0.7
- d) 0.8

**Answer: 0.8**

#### Question: The total surface area of a cube is 96 cm^{2}. The volume of the cube is:

- a) 8 cm
^{3} - b) 512 cm
^{3} - c) 64 cm
^{3} - d) 27 cm
^{3}

**Answer: ****64 cm ^{3} **

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