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Sample Paper 2013


Class X
Subject Mathematics
Question 1
(a) If both ( x 2 ) and (x ) are factors of px2 + 5x + r , show that p = r.[3]
(b) E and F are the points in the sides DC and AB respectively of the
parralelogram ABCD. If the diagonal AC and segment EF intersect at G;
Prove that AG . EG = FG . CG.
[3]
(c) A man saves every year Rs. 3000 and invests it at the end of the year at
10% compound interest. Calculate the total amount of his saving at the
end of third year.
[4]
Question 2

SECTION A

(a) The points P (4,1) and Q (-2, 4) are reflected in line y = 3. Find the coordinates of P , the image of p. and Q the image of Q.
[3]
(b) In triangle PQR, PQ = PR . Tangents at P to the circumcircle of triangle
PQR is drawn Show that this tangent is parallel to QR.
[3]
(c) A wire is in the form of a circle of radius 42 cm. it is bent into a square.
Determine the side of the square.
[4]

Question 3

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(a) Solve for x ad y , if

2 5 x
5 2 y

7
14

[3]

(b) Construct a rhombus, having one side = 4 cm and one diagonal = 5.2 cm .
Draw its lines of symmetry.
[3]
(c) Solve and graph ; 2x 3 < x + 2 3 x + 5 ; x

R.

[4]

Question 4
(a) Without using trigonometric table show that
tan 10 tan 15 tan 75 tan 80 = 1

[3]

(b) Mr Gulati has a recurring account of Rs. 300 per month.If the rate of
interest is 12% and maturity value of this account is Rs. 8100; find the
time (in years) of this reccuring deposit account.
[3]

(c) If the mean of following distribution is 21

Class interval
Frequency

0 - 10
8

10 20
22

1
. Find the value of f.
7

20 30
31

SECTION B

30 40
F

[4]

40 - 50
2

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Question 5
(a) A hotel bill for a number of people for overnight stay is Rs. 4800 ; if there
were 4 people more , the bill each person had to pay would have reduced
by Rs. 200 . Find the number of people staying overnight.
[3]
(b) A cylindrical beaker, whose base of radius of 15 cm, if filled with water up to
a height 0f 20 cm. A heavy iron spherical ball of radius 10 cm is dropped to
submerge completely in water in the beaker. Find the increase in the level
of water.
[4]
(c) By investing Rs.7500 in a company paying 10% dividend, an annual
income of Rs. 500 is received.
What price is paid for each of Rs.100 share
(3)
Question 6
(a) Through the mid point M of the side CD of a parallelogram ABCD, the line
BM is drawn intersecting Diagonal AC in L and AD produced in E
Prove that : EL = 2 BL
[3]
(b) A bag has 4 blue balls, 6 red balls and some white ball .A ball is drawn
randomly, if probability of drawing a white ball is
white balls.
(c) Solve for x ; x4 2x2 3 = 0

1
. Find the number of
4

[3]
[4]

Question 7
(a) If y is the mean proportional between x and z; show that xy + yz is the
mean proportional between x2 + y2 and y2 + z2.
[3]

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(b) Draw a circle of radius 4.5 cm. Draw two tangents to this circle so that the
angle between the tangents is 45.
[3]
(c) A man holds a saving Bank account in the state bank of India. A page of his
pass book shows the following entries:
Date
May 1
May 6
May 11
June 4
June 9
Aug 12

Particular
Balance B/F
By Cheque
By Cheque
By cash
To cheque
By cheque

Withdrawal

Deposit
500
800
1300

1650
1350

Balance
3200
3700
4500
5800
4150
5500

Calculate the total interest earned by the man for the months of may to
aug at the rate 6% per annum.
[4]
Question 8
(a) If tan + sin = m and tan - sin = n ; Show that m2 n2 = 4

mn

. [3]

(b) Two chords AB and CD of a circle intersect each other at P. Prove that sum of
angle subtended by the arcs AC and BD at the center O is equal to twice the
angle APC.
[4]
(c) If three vertices of a parallelogram are (a + b , a b) , (2a + b , 2a b) and (a
b , a + b) . Find the fourth vertex.
[3]
Question 9
(a) If y = 2x + 3 and 2y = px + 3 are parallel; find the value of p.

[3]

(b) Find the equation of the line that is parallel to 2x + 5y 7 = 0 and passes
through the mid point of the line segment joining the points (2,7) and (-4,1).[4]

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(c) Two dice are thrown at the same time. Find the probability that the sum of the
two number appearing on the top of the dice is (i) 8 (ii) 13 (iii) less than or
equal to 12.
[3]
Question 10
(a) Draw the histogram of the following frequency distribution and hence find
the mode.
[5]
Marks
No of
students

10
8

20
22

30
28

40
20

50
5

(b) A shopkeeper sells an article to a consumer at the list price of Rs 2200.


The rate of sales tax is 6%. The shopkeeper deposits a VAT of Rs 24 to
the government. If the shopkeeper purchases the article from the
wholesaler, then find the tax paid by the shopkeeper to the wholesaler . [5]
Question 11
(a) A vertical tower stands on a horizontal plane and is surmounted by a
vertical flagstaff of height h. At a point on the plane, the angle of
elevation of the bottom of the flagstaff is and that of the top of
h tan

flagstaff is . Prove that the height of the tower is tan tan .


[5]
(b) Marbles spherical in shape, of diameter 1.4 cm are dropped into a
beaker containing some water and are fully submerged. The diameter of
beaker is 7 cm. Find how many marbles have been dropped in it, if the
water rises 5.6 cm.
[5]

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