PSEB
ClassX
Mathematics
paper 2015 SetA
Time allowed: Three Hours
Maximum marks50
1) If
=
=
then what will be the solution of pair of linear equation? 1
a) Write the common difference of Arithmetic
progression 3,1,1,3…... 1
b)` Fill in the blanks(?) if DADE~DABC
then
=
1
c) What
is the value of
?
1
d) Write the formula to find the volume of
cuboid? 1
2) Find the HCF and LCM of 15,12 and 21 using
the factorization method. 2
3) Divide 2x^{2}+7x1 by x+4.
2
4) Find the roots of quadratic equation 6x^{2}x2=0 2
5) Which term of the A.P.: 2,7,12,17…….is 77? 2
Or
Find the sum of first 22 terms of the
A.P.: 9,4,1,….
6) ABC is an isosceles triangle , right
angled at C. Prove that AB^{2}=2AC^{2}. 2
Or
Prove that the tangents drawn at the ends of a diameter PQ of a circle are parallel. 2
Prove that the tangents drawn at the ends of a diameter PQ of a circle are parallel. 2
7) Draw a
line segment of length 7.4 cm and divide it in the ratio 5:8. 2
Or
Construct a triangle similar to a given
triangle XYZ with its side equal to
of
the corresponding sides of the triangle XYZ.
2
8) A box contains 5 red marbles,8 white
marbles and 4 green marbles.One marble is taken out of the box at random. What
is the probability that the marble taken
out will be
i) red?
ii) white?
iii)
not green?
2
9) Find all possible solutions of the
following pair of linear equations:
5x+6y=16 and 2x2y=2
3
10) A ladder 5 m long reaches a window 4 m above the ground .Find the
distance of the foot of the ladder from the base of the wall. 3
11) If
A(4,5),B(1,6),C(4,5) and D(5,7) are the vertices of a quadrilateral ABCD, then find the area of the
quadrilateral. 3
Or
Find
the coordinates of the point which divides the join of the line segment of the points(3,5) and (2,5)
in the ratio 2:3. 3
12) Prove that
=
3
13) An observer 1.5 m tall away from the
chimney. The angle of elevation of the top of chimney from eyes is 45.Find the
height of the chimney.
3
15) The table below shows the daily expenditure
on food of 25 households in a locality.
Daily expenditure

100150

150200

200250

250300

300350

Number of households

4

5

12

2

3

Find
the mean daily expenditure on food by a suitable method. 3
Or
The
distribution below gives the weight of 30 students of a class. Find the median
weight of the students. 3
Weight(in Kg)

4550

5055

5560

6065

6570

7075

7580

Number of Students

2

3

8

6

6

3

2

16) Prove that in a triangle, if the square of
one side is equal to the sum of the squares of the other two sides, then the
opposite the first side is a right angle
5
Or
Two
tangents AB and AC are drawn to a circle with centre O from the external point
A .Prove thatÐBAC=2ÐOBC 5
17) A metallic sphere of radius 2.1 cm is melted
and recast into the shape of a cylinder of radius 3 cm. Find the height of the
cylinder.
5
Or
A
drinking glass is in the shape of a frustum of a cone of height 14 cm.The
diameters of two circular ends are 36 cm and 30 cm.Find the capacity of the
glass.5