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CLASS 9

Contents
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Set A

Year 2014
8th IMO - Set A 1

Logical Reasoning

1. Two rows of numbers are given. The resultant of 5. If all the consonants starting from B are given
each row is to be worked out separately based on the sequentially the value of even numbers such as B = 2,
following rules, and the question below the rows of C = 4 and so on, and all the vowels are given double
numbers is to be answered. The operations of numbers the value of the preceding vowel and the value of A
in each row progress from left to right. is 5, then what is the value of REASONING?
Rules: A. 162 B. 177
(i) If an odd number is followed by another odd C. 185 D. 187
number, they are to be multiplied.
(ii) If an even number is followed by another even 6. A set of three figures X, Y and Z shows a sequence
number, the first number is to be divided by the of folding of a piece of paper. Figure (Z) shows the
second even number. manner in which the folded paper has been cut. Select
(iii) If an even number is followed by the perfect the figure from the options which would resemble the
square of an odd number, the first number is to unfolded form of paper.
be subtracted from the second number.
(iv) If an odd number is followed by an even number,
the two are to be added.
(v) If an even number is followed by an odd number
which is not a perfect square, the square of the
odd number is to be added to the even number.
9 15 50
12 25 24
If the resultant of first row is x and that of second A. B.
row is y, then find the value of x ÷ y.
A. 18 B. 8
C. 5 D. 6

2. A cube of side 10 cm is coloured red with a 2 cm wide C. D.


green strip along all the sides on all the faces. Now,
the cube is cut into 125 smaller cubes of equal size.
How many cubes have three green faces each?
7. Select the figure in which Figure (X) is exactly
A. 0
embedded as one of its part.
B. 4
C. 6
D. 8

3. Pointing to a woman in a photograph, a man says


Figure (X)
"She is the grandmother of the son of my daughter-
in-law's mother-in-law." How is the woman related
to the man? A. B.
A. Mother
B. Mother-in-law
C. Sister
C. D.
D. Wife

4. P, Q and R are three points on the ground. Point P is


8. Two positions of a dice are shown below. What number
North of point Q and ∠PQR is 135° in anticlockwise
direction. In what direction is point R from point Q? will be opposite to the number 4?
A. North-East A. 5
B. 6 6 1
B. North-West
2 3
C. South-East C. 3 4 4
D. South-West D. 1
2 8th IMO - Set A
9. Select a figure from the options which will replace
the question mark to complete the given series.

?
A.
A.

B.
B.

C.
C.

D.
D.

14. Count the number of straight lines and squares in


10. A set of figures carrying certain characters, is given. the given figure.
Assuming that the characters in each set follow a
similar pattern, then find the missing character.

3 7 1

6 315 2 11 2402 8 4 1190 5

4 6 ?
A. 21 straight lines, 7 squares
A. 1 B. 18 straight lines, 8 squares
B. 2 C. 17 straight lines, 8 squares
C. 6
D. 19 straight lines, 8 squares
D. 10
15. Select a figure from the options which satisfies
11. Find the odd one out.
the same conditions of placement of the dots as in
A. 18 : 108
Figure (X).
B. 42 : 132
C. 22 : 112
D. 26 : 156

12. Which of the following Venn diagrams best represents


the relationship amongst, "Honesty, Intelligence,
Aptitude"?
Figure (X)

A. B.

A. B.
C. D.

13. There is a definite relationship between figures P and


Q. Establish a similar relationship between figures R C. D.
and S by selecting a suitable figure from the options
that would replace (?) in figure R.
8th IMO - Set A 3

MATHEMATICAL REASONING

−1/ 2 21. Euclid stated that all right angles are equal to each
3/ 2 1 0
9 −3×5 −   other in the form of a/an .
 81 A. Axiom
16. Find the value of −2 / 3
 64  1  25  B. Definition
  + 1/ 4
+3 
125  256   64  C. Postulate
  D. Proof
625

15  1 1 1  24
A. B. 0 22. If 2x = 4y = 8z and  + +  = , then the
13  2x 4 y 6z  7
value of z is
C. 16 D. 48
7 7
5 13 A. B.
16 32
17. Evaluate: 7 7
C. D.
(2x – y + 3z)(4x2 + y2 + 9z2 + 2xy + 3yz – 6xz) 48 64
A. 8x3 – y3 + 27z3 – 18xyz
23. In the given figure, ABCD is a rectangle. BD = BE,
B. 8x3 – y3 + 27z3 + 18xyz
C. 8x3 + y3 + 27z3 + 18xyz ∠BED = 40° and ∠EDA = 260°. Find ∠CDB.
D. 8x3 + y3 – 27z3 + 18xyz
B
18. In the given figure, DABC has sides AB = 7.5 cm, A
AC = 6.5 cm and BC = 7 cm. On the base BC
a parallelogram DBCE of area same as that of C
DABC is constructed. Find the height DF of the 260° D E
parallelogram.
A. 25° B. 30°
A
C. 40° D. 45°
6.5
cm

24. Fill in the blanks:


cm
7.5

D E If a straight line falling on two straight lines makes


the interior angles on the same side of it taken
B F C together than two right angles, then the two
7 cm straight lines, if produced indefinitely, meet on that
side on which the sum of angles is less than
A. 3 cm
right angles.
B. 5 cm
A. Less, three
C. 6 cm
B. More, two
D. 7 cm
C. Less, two
1 1 D. More, one
19. If x 2 + = 98, then find the value of x3 + .
x 2
x3 25. The weight, in kg, of 50 students are given below.
A. 890 40 45 55 62 50 51 56 69 61 36
B. 970 60 56 69 38 35 63 57 50 57 48
C. 990 40 63 53 64 47 42 56 51 42 60
D. 1110 55 39 64 57 64 44 66 35 59 59
2 1 3 73 62 49 63 37 63 54 72 44 60
20. Simplify : + − Find the mean, median and mode respectively for
5+ 3 3+ 2 5+ 2
the given data.
A. 3 A. 55 kg, 57 kg, 64 kg
B. 2 B. 55 kg, 57 kg, 62 kg
C. 4 C. 53.92 kg, 56 kg, 63 kg
D. 0 D. None of these
4 8th IMO - Set A
26. Select the correct match. A. 110°, 220° B. 120°, 225°
A. When x = 5, y = 2.5 and when y = 5, x = 10, then C. 120°, 235° D. 110°, 215°
x and y are inversely proportional.
30. The value of p upto 35 decimal places is given
B. When x = 10, y = 5 and when x = 20, y = 2.5,
below:
then xy = constant.
3.14159265358979323846264338327950288
C. If x and y vary inversely, then on decreasing x, y
will decrease in proportion. Find the probability of occurring 8 in it.
D. If x and y vary directly, then on decreasing x , y A. 1/3 B. 1/5
will increase in proportion. C. 5/36 D. 1/7

27. Study the given graph and answer the following 31. John is of the same age as Mohan. Ram is also of
question. the same age as Mohan. State the Euclid's axiom that
y illustrates the relative ages of John and Ram.
A. First Axiom B. Second Axiom
4
C. Third Axiom D. Fourth Axiom
3
l 2 32. The given question is followed by three statements. You
1 have to study the question and all the three statements
x to decide whether any information provided in the
–4 –3 –2 –1 O 1 2 3 4
–1
statement(s) is/are redundant and can be dispensed
–2
with while answering the given question.
Calculate the area enclosed by the lines l, x = –3, What is the marked price of the suitcase?
y = –2 and y = –x + 2. I. When a discount of 15% is offered, the profit
A. 16 sq. units B. 19 sq. units earned is 10.5%.
C. 20 sq. units D. 22 sq. units II. The cost price of the suitcase is ` 1500.
III. The marked price is 30% above the cost price.
28. In the given figure, the shape of a solid copper piece A. I only
(made up of two pieces with dimensions as shown B. Either I or III
in the figure) is shown. The face ABCDEFA is the C. Any one of the three
uniform cross-section. Assume that the angles at D. All I, II and III are required
A, B, C, D, E and F are right angles. Calculate the
volume of the piece. 33. The area of the triangle formed by the points
22 cm
A(2, 0), B(6, 0) and C(4, 6) is .
A 2 cm A. 24 sq. units B. 12 sq. units
B C. 10 sq. units D. None of these
5 cm
F C
8 cm
34. In the given figure, AB || CD || EF. CE is joined and
D produced to G. If ∠BAC = 130°, ∠ACE = 140°, then
3 cm find ∠DCE and ∠FEG respectively.
E A B
A. 528 cm3 B. 880 cm3
C. 580 cm3 D. 940 cm3 C D

29. Study the figure shown here (not drawn to scale), E F


If ABG is a straight line, then find ∠ABH and G
reflex ∠ABC respectively. A. 50°, 130° B. 90°, 90°
A C. 140°, 40° D. 45°, 135°
60°
B 35. Find the value of a and b respectively, if
C D
115° 5+ 3
= 47 a + 3b
58° 7−4 3
45°
I H A. 2, 1
G F B. 1, 27
C. 11, 28
E D. 2, 38
8th IMO - Set A 5

EVERYDAY MATHeMATICS

36. A alone can complete a work in 16 days and B 41. The price of rice is reduced by 2% per kg. How
alone in 12 days. Starting with A, they work on many kilograms of rice can now be bought for the
alternate days. The total work will be completed in money which was sufficient to buy 49 kg of rice
. earlier?
A. 12 days A. 48 kg
B. 13 days B. 49 kg
5 C. 50 kg
C. 13 days
7 D. 51 kg
3
D. 13 days 42. In a bag, there are coins of 25 paise, 10 paise and
4
5 paise in the ratio of 1 : 2 : 3. If there are ` 30 in
37. A sum of ` 1550 is lent out into two parts, one at 8% all, then how many 5 paise coins are there?
and another one at 6%. If the total annual income is A. 50
` 106, then find the money lent at each rate. B. 100
A. ` 750, ` 800 C. 150
B. ` 600, ` 950 D. 200
C. ` 650, ` 900
D. ` 850, ` 750 43. A man, a woman and a boy can complete a job in
3, 4 and 12 days respectively. How many boys must
38. If 6 years are subtracted from the present age of Gagan 1
assist 1 man and 1 woman to complete the job in
and the remainder is divided by 18, then the present 4
age of his grandson Anup is obtained. If Anup is 2 of a day?
years younger to Madan whose age is 5 years, then
A. 1
what is Gagan's present age?
B. 4
A. 48 years
C. 19
B. 60 years
D. 41
C. 84 years
D. 96 years 44. The average age of 15 students of a class is 15 years.
Out of these, the average age of 5 students is 14 years
39. A certain factory employed 600 men and 400 women
and that of the other 9 students is 16 years. The age
and the average wage was ` 25.50 per day. If a woman
of the 15th student is .
got ` 5 less than a man, then what is the daily wage
A. 11 years
of a man and woman respectively?
B. 14 years
A. ` 25; ` 20
B. ` 27.50; ` 22.50 C. 15 years
C. ` 30; ` 25 2
D. 15 years
D. ` 32.50; ` 27.50 7

40. A man earns ` 20 on the first day and spends 45. Village X has a population of 68000, which is
` 15 on the next day. He again earns ` 20 on the decreasing at the rate of 1200 per year. Village Y
third day and spends ` 15 on the fourth day. If he has a population of 42000, which is increasing at
continues to save like this, then how soon will he the rate of 800 per year. In how many years will the
have ` 60 in hand? population of the two villages be equal?
A. On 17th day A. 12
B. On 27th day B. 13
C. On 30th day C. 14
D. On 24th day D. 15
6 8th IMO - Set A

Achievers Section

46. Which of the following statements is INCORRECT? of abscissa and ordinate will be same in ___
R__ and
A. If the altitudes of a triangle are equal, then it is ___
S__ quadrants.
equilateral. P   Q R S
B. If in a triangle, two sides are unequal, then the A. Quadrant x-axis II III
angle opposite to the longer side is greater than B. Quadrant origin I III
the angle opposite to the shorter side. C. Quadrant origin I IV
D. Quadrant origin I II
C. In a triangle, side opposite to the larger angle
is longer than the side opposite to the smaller 49. Which of the following options hold?
angle. Statement-1 : If any two angles and non-included
D. In a triangle, altitude from the vertex bisects the side of one triangle are equal to the corresponding
base. angles and side of another triangle, then the triangles
are congruent (AAS congruence criterion).
47. The polynomial p(x) = x 4 – 2x3 + 3x2 – ax + 3a – 7 Statement-2 : If in two right triangles, hypotenuse
when divided by x + 1 leaves the remainder 19. Find and one side of a triangle, are equal to the hypotenuse
(a) the value of a. and one side of other triangle, then the two triangles
(b) the remainder when p(x) is divided by x + 2. are congruent (RHS congruence criterion).
(a) (b) A. Statement-1 is true but statement-2 is false.
A. 1 13 B. Statement-1 is false but statement-2 is true.
C. Both the statements are true.
B. –3 48
D. Both the statements are false.
C. 5 62
D. 8 43 50. Which of the following statements is INCORRECT for a
parallelogram?
48. Fill in the blanks. A. Opposite sides are equal.
In coordinate geometry, the coordinate axes divide B. Opposite angles are equal.
the plane into four parts called ___
P__. The point of C. Opposite angles are bisected by the diagonals.
intersection of the axes is called ___Q__. The sign D. Diagonals bisect each other.

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Set B

Year 2014
8th IMO - Set B 1

Logical Reasoning

1. What should come next in the letter series given 6. In a certain code 'ring a bell' is written as '5 8 2',
below? 'did not ring' is written as '3 5 9' and 'not a reason'
AABAB CAB C DAB C D EAB C D E FA is written as '7 2 9'. What is the code for 'ring?
B C D E F G A B C D E F G _?__ A. 8
A. A B. 2
B. I C. 5
C. H D. 3
D. B 7. P, Q, R, S, T, U and W are sitting around a circle
2. How many pairs of letters are there in the word facing at the centre. S is third to the left of P who
NURSING which have as many letters between them is second to the left of U. T is not a neighbour of
as in the English alphabet? either U or S. R is third to left of Q. Which of the
A. One following information represents the first person sitting
B. Three to the immediate right of the second person?
C. Five A. PQ
D. Six B. UW
C. RT
3. Study the following arrangement carefully and answer D. PT
the question given below :
8. A pile of cubes of equal size is arranged as shown
M J % 4TE K I 9 # PA$ Q 3 8 N 5 U 7W* B
in the figure. Now the block is dipped into a bucket
@DF1Z6H
full of red paint so that only the surfaces of the
What should come in place of question mark in the
block get coloured. How many cubes are coloured
following series based on the above arrangement?
on four faces only?
J 4 E  I # A  Q 8 5  7 * @  ?
A. F16
B. DG
C. F6
D. F1Z

4. Ravi starts from his house and moves towards South.


He walks 100 m, then turns left and walks 200 m,
turns right and walks 500 m. How far is he from his
house?
A. 400 5 m
B. 800 m A. 0
C. 200 10 m B. 1
C. 2
D. 200 2 m D. 4
5. Four brothers go to a dance party. As they leave, each 9. Find the missing character if the given matrix follows
of the brothers accidentally takes a hat belonging to a certain rule row-wise or column-wise.
another brother and a coat belonging to a third brother.
M takes the coat belonging to the brother whose hat 18 24 32
is taken by P, while P's coat is taken by the brother 12 16 16
who takes M's hat. S takes J's hat. Whose hat was 3 ? 4
taken by P? 72 96 128
A. Can't say
A. 2
B. S
B. 3
C. M C. 4
D. Either S or J D. 5
2 8th IMO - Set B
10. In the given Venn diagram, triangle represents
the healthy, square represents the old and circle A.
represents the men. Which of the following
regions represents the men who are healthy but
not old? B.

12 7
4 3 5 C.
6

D.
A. 1
B. 2
C. 3 14. There is a certain relationship between figures (i)
D. 7 and (ii). Establish the similar relationship between
figures (iii) and (iv) by selecting a figure from the
11. Select the mirror image of Figure (X) from the given
options which will replace the (?) in figure (iv).
options, if the mirror is placed vertically to the right.
E
F

?
G
J

Figure (X) (i) (ii) (iii) (iv)

E E
F
F

A. B. A.
G G
J
J

E E
F
F

C. D. B.
G G
J
J

12. Given below are the three figures (X), (Y) and (Z)
showing a sequence of folding of a piece of paper. C.
Figure (Z) shows the manner in which the folded
paper has been cut. Identify the unfolded form of
piece of paper. D.

15. Select the figure from the options which can be formed
from the pieces given in Figure (X).
X Y Z

A. B.

C. D.
Figure (X)

13. The given question consists of Problem Figures


A. B.
followed by option figures. Select a figure which
will continue the series.
Problem Figures

C. D.
8th IMO - Set B 3

MATHEMATICAL REASONING

16. In figure, ∠L = 62°, ∠LMN = 54°. If MO and NO A. 85.5


are bisectors of ∠LMN and ∠LNM respectively of B. 92.5
DLMN, find ∠ONM and ∠MON. L C. 90.5
A. 27°, 121° D. 87.5
B. 64°, 32° O 22. A bag contains 8 red and 4 green balls. Find the
C. 64°, 121°
probability that the ball drawn is red when one ball
D. 32°, 121° M N is selected at random.
17. In the figure, it is given that 2 1
A. B.
A 3 3
1 5
K C E C. D.
D x 6 6
35° 25°
B F
Z
23. In the given figure, ABCDEF is a regular hexagon
(i) AB ^ BF and EF ^ BF and ∠AOF = 90°. FO is parallel to ED. What is the
(ii) AC = BC ratio of the area of the triangle AOF to that of the
(iii) KD is perpendicular to BC and DE. hexagon ABCDEF?
Find the measure of x. 1 A B
A. 75° A.
12
B. 30°
C. 60° 1 F C
B. O
D. 45° 6
1
18. In a DABC, P, Q and R are the A C. E D
24
mid-points of sides BC, CA and AB
1
respectively. If AC = 21 cm, BC = 29 cm R Q D.
8
and AB = 30 cm. The perimeter of
the quad. ARPQ is B
P
C
(0.6)0 − (0.1) −1
A. 91 cm 24. The value of expression is
−1 3 −1
B. 60 cm  3  3  1
 3  ⋅  +  − 
2  2  3
C. 51 cm
D. 70 cm 3 2
A. − B.
2 3
19. The value of 1
6+2 3+2 2 +2 6 − is 3 9
5−2 6 C. D.
A. 2 2 4
B. –1
C. 3+ 2 25. In the given figure, square 2 is formed by joining the
D. 1 mid-points of square 1, square 3 is formed by joining
the mid-points of square 2 and so on. In this way
20. If a + b + c = 15 and a2 + b 2 + c 2 = 83, find the
total five squares are drawn. The side of the square
value of a3 + b3 + c 3 – 3abc.
1 is 'a' cm. What is the sum of perimeters of all the
A. 180
five squares ?
B. 71
C. 128 (4 2 + 1)a 2 1
D. 95 A. cm
( 2 + 1) 4 3

21. Let A and B be two solid spheres such that the surface 5 5
B. a cm
area of B is 300% higher than the surface area of 6
A. The volume of A is found to be K% lower than C. (7 + 3 2 )a cm
the volume of B. The value of K must be D. None of these
4 8th IMO - Set B
26. In the given figure, O is the centre R 31. ABCD is a trapezium in which AB | | CD. Then
of the circle. The distance between P
°
AC2 + BD 2 is equal to
and Q is 4 cm. Find the ∠ROQ. 35 D C
P O 2 cm Q
A. 50°
B. 60°
C. 70°
D. 35°
A M L B
27. In the given figure, CD || AE and CY || BA. Then
ar(BCZY ) = A. AD2 + BC2 – 2AB⋅CD
C D
B. AD2 + BC2 + 2AB⋅CD
C. AD2 – BC2 + 2AB⋅CD
B X Z D. AD2 – BC2 – 2AB⋅CD
Y
32. PQRS is the diameter of a circle of radius 6 cm.
E
A The lengths PQ, QR and RS are
equal. Semi-circles are drawn
A. ar(DZDC)
with PQ and QS as diameters
B. ar(DCBY) P S
C. ar(DEDZ) as shown in figure. Find the R
Q
D. All of these ratio of the area of the shaded
region to that of the unshaded
28. The given diagram shows a region.
cylinder with a diameter of 10 cm A. 3 : 15
10 cm and height 15 cm. The B. 15 : 13
shaded portion in the form of 15 cm
C. 5 : 13
a cone, with base diameter 10 cm and height 6 cm, D. 13 : 5
is hollowed out. Find the volume of the remaining
solid, in cm3. 33. Each side of DABC is 12 units. D is the foot of the
A. 300 p perpendicular dropped from A on BC, E is the midpoint
B. 345 p of AD. The length of BE is
C. 295 p
A. 36 3 units
D. 325 p
B. 6 7 units
29. The given diagram is drawn on a cartesian plane.
Y C. 3 3 units
S R D. 3 7 units

34. Divide the product of (4x 2 – 9) and (2x 2 – 3x + 1)


X by (4x 3 – 7x + 3).
O
A. 2x – 3
P(–3, –2) Q(2, –2)
B. 2x + 3
PQRS is a square. The coordinates of S are C. 2x
A. (–3, 3) D. 3x – 2
B. (3, – 3)
35. In the figure below, two
C. (–3, –3)
straight lines PQ and RS R Q
D. (–3, 2) 2c
intersect each other at O. If
O
∠POT = 75°, find the values 4b a
30. If a – b = 3, a + b + x = 2, then the value of
(a – b) [x 3 + 3(a + b)x 2 + 3x(a + b)2 + (a + b)3] is of a, b and c respectively. 75° b
A. 84 A. 21°, 84°, 48° P S
T
B. 48 B. 48°, 84°, 21°
C. 32 C. 84°, 21°, 48°
D. 24 D. 57°, 21°, 48°
8th IMO - Set B 5

EVERYDAY MATHeMATICS

36. 16 children are to be divided into two groups A and 41. A man took a loan from a bank at the rate of 12%
B of 10 and 6 children. The average percent marks p.a. simple interest. After 3 years he had to pay
obtained by the children of group A is 75 and the ` 5400 interest only for the period. The principal
average percent marks of all the 16 children is 76. amount borrowed by him was .
What is the average percent marks of children of A. ` 2000
group B? B. ` 10,000
1 C. ` 15,000
A. 77
3 D. ` 20,000
2
B. 77 42. A bank offers 5% compound interest calculated on
3
half-yearly basis. A customer deposits ` 1600 each
1 on 1st January and 1st July of a year. At the end of
C. 78
3
the year, the amount he would have gained by way
2 of interest is
D. 78
3 A. ` 120
37. One year ago, Sheela was four times as old as her B. ` 121
daughter Sakshi. Six years hence, Sheela's age will C. ` 122
exceed her daughter's age by 9 years. The ratio of the D. ` 123
present ages of Sheela and her daughter is _____.
43. A man bought goods worth ` 6000 and sold half of
A. 9 : 2
them at a gain of 10%. At what gain percent must
B. 11 : 3
he sell the remainder so as to get a gain of 25% on
C. 12 : 5
the whole?
D. 13 : 4
A. 25%
38. A cloth merchant sold half of his cloth at 20% profit, B. 30%
half of the remaining at 20% loss and the rest was C. 35%
sold at the cost price. In the total transaction, his gain D. 40%
or loss will be _____.
44. Gauri went to the stationers and bought things worth
A. Neither loss nor gain
` 25, out of which 30 paise went on sales tax on
B. 5% loss
C. 5% gain taxable purchases. If the tax rate was 6%, then what
D. 10% gain was the cost of the tax free items?
A. ` 15
39. If 18 binders bind 900 books in 10 days, how B. ` 15.70
many binders will be required to bind 660 books in C. ` 19.70
12 days? D. ` 20
A. 22
B. 14 45. Three taps A, B and C can fill a tank in 12, 15 and
C. 13 20 hours respectively. If A is open all the time and
D. 11 B and C are open for one hour each alternately, the
tank will be full in _____.
40. The population of a town is increased from 1,75,000 A. 6 hrs
to 2,62,500 in a decade. The average percent increase
2
of population per year is _____. B. 6 hrs
3
A. 4.37%
B. 5% C. 7 hrs
C. 6% 1
D. 7 hrs
D. 50% 2
6 8th IMO - Set B

Achievers Section

46. Select the correct match. A. 48°


( x − 2)( x − 4) B. 42°
Let f ( x) = C. 56°
x
D. 58°
Column I Column II
A. f(x) is a polynomial As (x – 2), (x – 4), x are 49. The given figure, not drawn to scale, is made up of
polynomials 3 circles and 3 squares. Find the total area of the
B. f(x) is an equation As it can be written as 22
ax2 + bx + c shaded parts. (Take p = )
7
p
C. f(x) is a rational number As it is of the form ,
q
q≠0
D. f(x) is not a polynomial As the exponents of x
are not whole numbers. 56 cm 13 cm 42 cm

47. The marks scored by some students for a question in


28 cm
the Science test are shown in the table below.
Marks 0 1 2 3 4 5
A. 1500 cm2
Number of students 3 2 3 5 x 1
B. 1680 cm2
C. 1749 cm2
(a) If the mode is 4, write down the smallest possible
D. 1149 cm2
value of x.
1 50. The given pie chart shows the distance covered
(b) If the mean is 2 , find the value of x.
4 by Mohit from Monday to Thursday. The distance
(a) (b) he covered on Tuesday was thrice the distance he
A. 6 2 covered on Wednesday. Mohit covered a distance of
B. 5 2 201 km on Wednesday.
C. 6 4
D. 6 3
Monday Thursday
48. In the given figure, ABCD is a parallelogram and
Wednesday
CEFD is a rhombus. ∠ADF = 90° and ∠CFD = 24°. 1
Find ∠DAB. Tuesday 12
C
B
(i) What was the total distance he covered on the four
days?
D (ii) What was the distance covered on Monday?
E (i)   (ii)
A 24°
A. 2142 km 1005 km
B. 2214 km 1008 km
C. 2124 km 1102 km
F D. 2412 km 1005 km

SPACE FOR ROUGH WORK


Class 9

Set A

Year 2015
logical reasoning

1. If the first and the second letters of the word 5. Select a figure from the options which will continue
MISJUDGEMENTS are interchanged with the last and the series as established by the Problem Figures.
the second last letters respectively, and similarly the
third and the fourth letters are interchanged with the
third and the fourth letters from the last respectively,
and so on, then what will be the fifth letter to the
right of the third letter from the left end?
A. E A.
B. G
C. D B.
D. T

2. The letter in the word ULTRAVIOLET are arranged C.


in the alphabetical order and each letter is assigned
numerical value equal to its serial number as in the
English alphabet, what is the difference between the D.
sum of odd-positioned numbers and that of even-
positioned numbers?
6. A, B, C, D, E, F, G, H and K are sitting around a
A. 11
circle facing the centre. F is fourth to the right of A,
B. 7 who is third to the right of B. K is fourth to the left
C. 15 of B and third to the right of D. C is third to the right
D. 9 of H. E is second to the left of G.
What is E's position with respect to B?
3. Arun is fifth from the left end and Navin is twelfth
from the right end in a row of children. If Navin A. Second to the left
shifts by three places towards Arun, he becomes tenth B. Third to the right
from the left end. How many children are there in C. Fourth to the right
the row ? D. Third to the left
A. 21 7. Which of the following Venn diagrams best represents
B. 22 the relationship amongst 'State, Country, Village'?
C. 23
D. 24 A.

4. There is a definite relationship between figures


(1) and (2). Establish a similar relationship between B.
figures (3) and (4) by selecting a suitable figure from
the options that would replace the (?) in fig. (4). C.

D.

8. Find the missing number, if same rule is followed


row-wise or column-wise.
A. 18 24 32
12 14 16
B. 3 ? 4
72 112 128
S

C. A. 2
B. 3
C. 6
D.
D. 5

2 | 9th IMO | Class-9 | Set-A | Level 1


9. Select a figure from the options, which when placed 12. A man travelled 400 metres straight from his office. He
in the blank space of Fig.(X) would complete the then turned left and travelled 500 metres straight, after
pattern. which he turned left again and travelled for 400 metres
straight. He then turned right and walked for another
A. 600 metres straight. How far is he from his office?

? A. 1.0 km
B. B. 1.1 km
Fig. (X) C. 1.4 km
D. 1.8 km
C.
13. Which of the following is the tenth to the right
of the nineteenth from the right end in the given
D.
arrangement?
F4©J2E%MP5W9@IQR6UH3Z7«
10. Select the correct water image of given combination
ATB8V#G$YD
of letters and numbers.
S5L3T8 A. M
A. B. T
B. 8T3L5S C. A
S5L3T8
C. D. 2
D.
14. Which of the following options satisfies the same
11. In the given question, two rows of numbers are given. condition of placement of dots as in Fig. (X)?
The resultant number in each row is to be worked out
separately based on the following rules and the question
below the rows of numbers is to be answered. The
operations on numbers progress from left to right.
Rules :
(i) If an odd number is followed by another composite
odd number, they are to be multiplied.
A. B.
(ii) If an even number is followed by an odd number
which is not a perfect square, they are to be
added.
(iii) If an even number is followed by a number which
is a perfect square, the even number is to be
subtracted from the perfect square. C. D.
(iv) If an odd number is followed by a prime odd
number, the first number is to be divided by the
second number. 15. Three different positions of a dice are shown below.
(v) If an odd number is followed by an even number, Which of the following colors will be opposite to the
the even number is to be subtracted from the odd face having red color?
number.
27 12 5 Pink Red Blue
28 64 k
et
W

Pi

Br
Blue
Viol

Red
nk
hit

ow

If the resultant of the first row is k, then what will


e

be the resultant of the second row?


A. White
A. 42
B. Pink
B. 33
C. Brown
C. 108
D. 39 D. Violet

9th IMO | Class-9 | Set-A | Level 1 | 3


MATHEMATICAL REASONING

16. W h i c h o f t h e f o l l o w i n g s t a t e m e n t s i s C. Making an intercept of 6 units on the x-axis.


INCORRECT? D. Making an intercept of 6 units on both the axes.
A. There can be a real number which is both rational
22. Number of zeros of the zero polynomial is
and irrational.
B. The sum of any two irrational numbers is not A. 0
always irrational. B. 1
C. For any positive integers x and y, x < y ⇒ x2 < y2 C. 2
D. Infinite
D. Every integer is a rational number.
23. In the given figure, l || BC and D is the mid-point of
17. Find the value of l, so that y – 2p is a factor of
BC.
y3
− 2 y + lp. If area (DABC) = x × area (DEDC), then find the
4 p2 value of x.
A. 0 A E
l
B. 1
C. 2
D. 3
B D C
18. The number of dimensions, a point has
A. 1
A. 0
B. 2
B. 1
C. 3
C. 2
D. 4
D. 3
24. Find the ratio of the shaded area to the area of the
19. The points, whose abscissa and ordinate have different
quadrilateral ABCD.
signs, lie in _______ quadrants.
A. I and II
B. II and III
C. I and III
D. II and IV

20. The figure below is the net of a prism made up of


identical triangles. What is the total area of the faces
of the prism, if the side of the square is 6 cm? A. 2+ 6 : 6
B. 3: 2+ 6
C. 6 :2+ 6
14 cm
D. 6 :4+ 6

25. The figure below is made up of a square ABCD and


A. 75 cm2
two rhombuses, ATCP and DRBV.
B. 84 cm2 D A
C. 95 cm2 Q
D. 56 cm2 P R

21. The graph of line y = 6 is a line W S


T
V
A. Parallel to x-axis at a distance of 6 units from the U
origin. C B

B. Parallel to y-axis at a distance of 6 units from the Given that ∠BVD = 135° and AT = BR, then find
origin. ∠PCT and ∠ABD respectively.

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A. 135°, 135° 31. The ratio of the number of mangoes sold to the number
B. 135°, 45° of apples sold is 6 : 5. What percentage of the total
C. 45°, 135° sales came from the sale of mangoes?
D. 45°, 45° A. 20%
26. The numbers 7.478478... and 1.101001000100001... B. 30%
are C. 45%
A. Rational and irrational respectively D. 60%
B. Both rationals 32. If the total number of fruits sold was 200. Then how
C. Both irrationals many bananas were sold on that day?
D. None of these
A. 20
27. Factorise : x + 5x + 5x – 5x – 6
4 3 2
B. 30
A. 2 2
(x – 1)(x + 6) C. 32
B. (x – 1)(x + 2)3 D. 48
C. (x2 – 1)(x + 3) (x + 2)
33. The graph of the linear equation y = x passes through
D. (x – 1)(x + 2) (x2 + 3)
the point
28. 'Lines are parallel if they do not intersect' is stated
A. 3 3
in the form of  , − 
2 2
A. An axiom
B.  3
B. A postulate  0, 
2
C. A definition
C. (1, 1)
D. A proof
 1 1
29. The mean of a set of seven numbers is 81. If one of the D.  − , 
2 2
number is discarded, then the mean of the remaining
numbers is 78. The value of discarded number is 34. If the perpendicular distance of a point P from the
A. 98 x-axis is 5 units and the foot of the perpendicular
B. 99 lies on the negative direction of x-axis, then the point
C. 100 P has
D. 101 A. Abscissa = –5
30. F i n d t h e v a l u e s o f t h e i n t e g e r s a a n d b B. Ordinate = 5
respectively, for which the solution of the equation C. Ordinate = –5
a+ b D. Ordinate = 5 or –5.
x 24 = x 3 + 6 is .
7
A. 4, 2 35. In the given figure (not drawn to scale), LMNO is a
B. 2, 6 parallelogram and OPQR is a rhombus. Find ∠NMH
C. 3, 2 given that LMH is a straight line.
D. 9, 5 R

Direction (31-32) : The pie chart below shows the number 70° Q
O N
of fruits sold on a particular day at a fruit stall.
Banana 45°
P
L M H
Orange A. 80°
Mango 58
B. 60°
Apple C. 70°
25%
D. 50°

9th IMO | Class-9 | Set-A | Level 1 | 5


EVERYDAY MATHEMATICS

36. A t r i a n g u l a r p a r k i n a c i t y h a s d i m e n s i o n s 41. M and N alone can do a work in 21 and 42 days


100 m × 90 m × 110 m. A contract is given to a respectively. In how many days they can complete
company for planting grass in the park at the rate of the work, if they work on alternate days?
` 4,000 per hectare. Find the amount to be paid to
the company. (Take 2 = 1.414 ) A. 14
B. 28
A. ` 4532.90
B. ` 4242 C. 42
C. ` 1696.80 D. 35
D. ` 1000
42. 75 kg of wheat is being consumed in 30 days by 24
37. Reema bought x pens at ` 2.60 each and y greeting persons. How many persons will consume 50 kg of
cards at 80 paise each. If the pens cost ` 12 more wheat in 40 days ?
than the cards, then the given condition is represented
A. 10
by the equation _______.
B. 12
A. 13x – 4y = 6
C. 15
B. 13x – 4y = 60
C. 260x – 8y = 100 D. 18
D. 260x – 8y = 12
5
43. A car travelling with of its usual speed covers
38. A shopkeeper earns a profit of 12% on selling a book 7
at 10% discount on the printed price. The ratio of the 45 km in 1 hour 40 mins 48 secs. What is the usual
cost price and the printed price of the book is speed of the car?
A. 45 : 56 6
A. 17 km/hr
B. 50 : 61 7
C. 99 : 125 B. 25 km/hr
D. None of these C. 30 km/hr
D. None of these
39. Ajay has certain amount in his account. He gives half
of it to his eldest son and one third of the remaining 44. Roma took a loan of ` 16,000 against her insurance
to his youngest son. What fraction of the original
1
amount is left with him now? policy at the rate of 12 % per annum. Calculate the
2
A. 1/3 total compound interest that will be paid by Roma
B. 2/3 after 3 years.
C. 3/4
A. ` 6781.25
D. 1/6
B. ` 6925.30
40. In a call centre at New Delhi, it is observed that it C. ` 4296.82
gets a call at an interval of every 10 minutes from
D. ` 3579.71
California, at an interval of every 12 minutes from
Texas, at an interval of 20 minutes from Washington 45. Cubical boxes of volume 15625 cm3 each are put in
DC and after every 25 minutes it gets a call from
a cubical store of side 2.5 m.
London. If in the early morning at 5 : 00 a.m. it has
received the calls simultaneously from all the four (i) How many such boxes can be put in the store ?
destinations, then at what time again it will receive (ii) What are the dimensions of the box ?
the calls at a time from all the places on the same (i) (ii)
day?
A. 1250 15 cm
A. 10 : 00 a.m.
B. 1000 15 cm
B. 3 : 00 a.m.
C. 1250 25 cm
C. 5 : 00 p.m.
D. Both A and B D. 1000 25 cm

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Achievers section

46. The figure below is made up of one big circle, two A. 70, 105
identical medium circles and two identical small circles. B. 70, 150
The ratio of the radius of the small circle to the radius C. 105, 70
of the medium circle is 2 : 3. D. 150, 70
(a) What is the total area of the unshaded part in the
49. In the figure, A and B are the centres of the two
figure? intersecting circles. Which Euclid’s axiom will prove
(b) What fraction of the big circle is shaded? that the DABC is an equilateral triangle?
4 cm C

A B

A. If equals are added to equals, the wholes are


equal.
B. Things which are double of the same things are
(a) (b) equal to one another.
2 C. Things which are equal to the same thing are equal
A. 144 p cm 5/18
to one another.
B. 104 p cm2 5/18
2
D. If equals are subtracted from equals, the remainders
C. 104 p cm 13/18
are equal.
D. 144 p cm2 13/18
50. In the given figure (not drawn to scale), DABC
47. Study the statements carefully. and DBDE are two equilateral triangles such that
Statement I : If p(x) is a polynomial of degree ≥ 1 BD = CD and AE intersects BC at F. Then match
and ax + b is a factor of p(x), then we the columns.
 b A
have p  −  = 0.
 a
Statement II : I f p ( x ) i s a p o l y n o m i a l o f
degree ≥ 1, then polynomial
(x – a)(x – b) is a factor of p(x) iff
p(a) = 0 and p(b) = 0.
F D
A. Both Statement I and Statement II are true. B C
B. Both Statement I and Statement II are false.
C. Statement I is true, Statement II is false.
D. Statement I is false, Statement II is true. E
Column-I Column-II
48. ABCDE.... is part of a regular polygon which has (i) Area (DBDE) = (p) 2 × Area (DFED)
interior angles of 160°. CDLM is a square. 1
(ii) Area (DFED) = (q) × Area (DABC)
4
1
(iii) Area (DBFE) = (r) × Area (DAFC)
8
A. (i) → (r), (ii) → (p), (iii) → (q)
B. (i) → (r), (ii) → (q), (iii) → (p)
C. (i) → (q), (ii) → (p), (iii) → (r)
Find the value of x and y respectively. D. (i) → (q), (ii) → (r), (iii) → (p)

9th IMO | Class-9 | Set-A | Level 1 | 7


Class 9

Set B

Year 2015
Logical Reasoning

1. There is a definite relationship between figures (i) If the first as well as the last digit is odd their
(1) and (2). Establish a similar relationship between figures codes are to be interchanged.
(3) and (4) by selecting a suitable figure from the (ii) If the first digit is even and the last digit is odd,
options which will replace the (?) in fig. (4). both are to be coded as the code for odd digit.
(iii) If the last digit is '0' it is to be coded as 'X'.
(iv) If the first as well as the last digit is even both are
to be coded as '–'.
586403
A. A. KRJQHD
B. DRJQHK
C. DHJQRK
B. D. KHJQRD

5. Select the odd one out.
C.

A.

D.

B.
2. Sandeep, Suraj and Swarn are in control of the
following number-letter-symbol series respectively.
Sandeep : 7 F Q 8 D l ⇑ Z 1 O – A 2 C.
Suraj : C ¤ 3 + 5 ♥ B ≠ Q ♣
Swarn : L T ⇐ 6 M ý 4 N 9 £
D.
If the first five elements of Sandeep are picked up and
written in reverse order followed by last five elements
of Suraj and Swarn each, then which of the following 6. How many such 6's are there in the following number
elements will be 7th to the left of 5th element from series, each of which is immediately preceded by
the right end in the series formed? 1 or 5 and immediately followed by 3 or 9?
A. F 26375642961341639156923165
B. B 4321967163
C. 8 A. 0
D. D B. 1
3. How many pairs of letters are there in the word C. 2
OPERATION which have as many letters between D. 3
them as in the English alphabet?
7. Find the missing number, if a certain rule is followed
A. Four row-wise or column-wise.
B. Seven
7 9 21 27
C. Five
4 2 36 18
D. More than seven
9 4 54 ?
4. The following digits are coded as follows:
Digit : 5 7 0 9 3 1 6 4 8 2 A. 18
B. 24
Letter/Symbol : K E H $ D A J Q R @
C. 36
While coding the given number following conditions
D. 58
are also to be observed.

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8. Find the correct mirror-image of the given combination, 13. Group the given figures into three classes using each
if the mirror is placed vertically to the left. figure only once.
S2O15OFDEC
A.
B.
C.
D.

9. Which of the following Venn diagrams best represents


the relationship amongst 'Beverages, Cold drinks,
Pepsi'? A. 6, 9, 7; 1, 8, 2; 3, 5, 4
B. 2, 6, 9; 1, 5, 7; 3, 4, 8
C. 2, 6, 7; 1, 5, 8; 3, 4, 9
A.
D. 2, 8, 7; 1, 5, 9; 3, 4, 6

14. Select the figure which satisfies the same condition


B. of placement of the dots as in Fig. (X).

C.
A.

D.

10. M is sister of K. D is brother of K. F is mother of B.


M. How is K related to F ?
A. Son
B. Daughter C.
C. Son or Daughter
D. None of these

11. Four positions of a dice are given below. Find the D.


sum of numbers opposite to 6 and 4.
15. Select the figure from the options, which when placed
2 4 2 in the blank space of Fig. (X) would complete the
6 3 5 1 3 1 pattern.

A. 1 ?
B. 4
C. 5
D. 3
Fig. (X)
12. P, Q, R, S, T, V, W and Z are sitting around a circle
facing the centre. T is second to the right of R, who A.
is third to the right of P. S is second to the left of
P and fourth to the right of Q. Z is third to the right
of V, who is not an immediate neighbour of P. B.
What is P's position with respect to S?
A. Fourth to the left C.
B. Fourth to the right
C. Fifth to the left
D. Sixth to the left D.

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MATHEMATICAL REASONING

A. (–5, –4)
3+ 2 3− 2
16. If a = and b = , then find the value B. (5, –4)
3− 2 3+ 2
of a 2 + b 2 . C. (–4, 5)
D. (–4, –5)
A. 40 6
B. 96 21. Which of the following is the factor of the polynomial
C. 20 3 p(x) = x 4 + 5x3 + 9x2 + 15x + 18?
D. 98 A. x2 + 5x + 6
B. x2 – 5x + 6
17. Which of the following statements is true?
C. x2 + 5x – 6
(i) In a DABC, if AB = AC, then altitude AD bisects
D. x2 – 5x – 6
BC.
(ii) If the altitudes AD, BE and CF of DABC are equal, 22. The radius and height of a cone are in the ratio
then DABC is equilateral. 3 : 4. If its volume is 301.44 cm3, then find
(iii) If D is the midpoint of the hypotenuse AC of a (i) radius of the cone (ii) slant height of the cone.
right DABC, then BD = AC. (Take p = 3.14)
A. (i) only (i) (ii)
B. (ii) only A. 9 cm 10 cm
C. Both (i) and (ii)
B. 10 cm 9 cm
D. All are true
C. 10 cm 6 cm
18. A, B and C are three points on the circle whose centre D. 6 cm 10 cm
is at O. Select the correct option.
23. The figure below is not drawn to scale. Find ∠GCD,
if AG || CF.
E C
141°
24°
D
A
B
92°
75°
F
A. x + y = 90°
G
B. x – y = 90°
A. 25°
C. t + 2y = 90°
B. 75°
D. None of these
C. 100°
19. The lengths of the sides of a triangle are 5 cm, 12 cm D. 141°
and 13 cm. Find the length of perpendicular from the
opposite vertex to the side whose length is 13 cm. 24. If AB ||EF || DC and the area of DAFD is 42 cm2 , find
60 the area of DBCE.
A. cm
13
30 A B
B. cm
13
E F
120
C. cm
13 D C
D. 10 cm

20. If the perpendicular distance of a point P from the A. 21 cm2


x-axis is 4 units in the negative direction of the y-axis, B. 42 cm2
and the perpendicular distance of P from the y-axis
C. 48 cm2
is 5 unit in the positive direction of x-axis, then the
D. 84 cm2
coordinates of P are

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25. A card is drawn from a well shuffled pack of 31. The difference between simple and compound
52 cards, find the probability of getting a non-face interests compounded annually on a certain sum of
card. money for 2 years at 4% per annum is ` 1. The sum
10 (in `) is
A.
13
A. 625
9
B. B. 630
13
C. 640
12
C. D. 650
13
3 32. Two metallic right circular cones having their heights
D.
13 4.1 cm and 4.3 cm respectively and the radii of their bases
2.1 cm each, have been melted together and recast
26. How many least number of distinct points determine
into a sphere. Find the diameter of the sphere.
a unique line?
A. 2.1 cm
A. 1
B. 2 B. 3.5 cm
C. 3 C. 4.2 cm
D. 4 D. 6.2 cm

27. Which of the following are solutions of the equation 33. In the given figure, l, m, n are straight lines. Which
2x + 3y = 12? of the following is incorrect?
A. (3, 2) n m
B. (2, 3)
C. ( 2 , 3) l
c b a
D.  2 d e f
 3, 
3

28. Factorize : p 3 (q – r)3 + q3 (r – p)3 + r 3 (p – q)3


A. 3pqr A. ∠a + ∠f = ∠c + ∠d
B. 3pqr(p – q)(q – r)(r – p) B. ∠a + ∠c + ∠e = 360° – ∠b – ∠d – ∠f
C. p3 + q3 + r3 – 3pqr
C. 180° – ∠c – ∠e = ∠b
D. None of these
D. 180° – ∠f = ∠d + ∠e
29. In a cylinder, radius of the base is tripled and height
is made one-third, then the curved surface area will 34. Two numbers differ by 5. If their product is 336, then
be ______ the area of the original cylinder. the sum of the two numbers is

A. Halved A. 21
B. Three times B. 28
C. Same as C. 37
D. Four times D. 51

30. The mean of 16 items was found to be 30. On 35. Find the least number which when divided by
rechecking, it was found that two items were wrongly 20, 25, 35 and 40 leaves remainders 14, 19, 29 and
taken as 22 and 18 instead of 32 and 28 respectively.
34 respectively.
Find the correct mean.
A. 1400
A. 31.25
B. 1394
B. 500
C. 31.50 C. 1420
D. 480 D. 1388

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everyday MATHEMATIcs

36. The ratio of the incomes of P and Q is 5 : 4 and the 1


ratio of their expenditures is 3 : 2. If at the end of the A.
4
year, each saves ` 1600, then the income of P is
1
A. ` 3400 B.
10
B. ` 3600
7
C. ` 4000 C.
15
D. ` 4400
8
37. The sum of the ages of a father and his son is 45 D.
15
years. Five years ago, the product of their ages was
34. Find the ages of the son and the father respectively 42. A machine was sold at a gain of 10%. Had it been
(in years). sold at ` 80 less, the seller would have lost 10%.
A. 6 and 39 What is the cost price of the machine?
B. 7 and 38 A. ` 350
C. 9 and 36 B. ` 400
D. 11 and 34 C. ` 450
38. In a class test in Mathematics, 10 students scored D. ` 520
73 marks each, 12 students scored 60 marks each and
43. One-third of the boys and one-half of the girls of a
8 students scored 40 marks each. The mean of their
scores is ______. college participated in a social work project. If the
number of participating students is 300 out of which
A. 47 marks
100 are boys, what is the number of students in the
B. 59 marks
college?
C. 54 marks
D. 57 marks A. 500
B. 600
39. A bank offers 5 % compound interest calculated on
C. 700
half-yearly basis. A customer deposits ` 1600 each
D. 800
on 1st January and 1st July of a year. At the end of
the year, the amount he would have gained by way 44. Piyush earned 40% more money than Aakash. Aakash
of interest is earned 20% less than Manan. Piyush earned more
A. ` 120 than Manan by
B. ` 121 A. 10%
C. ` 122
B. 12%
D. ` 123
C. 20%
40. A man walked diagonally across a square lot. D. 25%
Approximately, what was the percent saved by not
walking along the edges? 45. A farmer travelled a distance of 61 km in 9 hours.
He travelled partly on foot at the rate 4 km/ hr and
A. 20 %
partly on bicycle at the rate 9 km/hr. The distance
B. 24 %
travelled on foot is
C. 30 %
D. 33 % A. 14 km
B. 15 km
41. P can do a work in 15 days and Q in 20 days. If they
C. 16 km
work on it together for 4 days, then the fraction of
the work that is left is D. 17 km

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Achievers section

46. Read the following statements carefully. 48. Fill in the blanks :
A ___P_ is breadthless length. A ___
Q__ is a line which
(i) If the diagonals of a quadrilateral divide it into
lies evenly with the points on itself. A ___ R_ is that
four triangles which are equal in area, then the
which has length and breadth only. A ___S_ is a surface
quadrilateral must be a parallelogram.
which lies evenly with the straight lines on itself.
(ii) Three altitudes of an equilateral triangle are equal P Q R S
in length.
A. Line Straight line Surface Curved surface
(iii) If triangles of equal areas have a common base, B. Point Straight line Surface Curved surface
then their vertices must lie on a line parallel to C. Line Straight line Surface Plane Surface
the base.
D. Point Straight line Surface Plane Surface
Which of the options hold?
49. Find the area of a triangle having perimeter 32 cm,
(i) (ii) (iii)
one side 11 cm and difference of other two sides is
A. True True False 5 cm.
B. True False False
A. 30 cm 2 B. 8 30 cm 2
C. True True True
D. False True True
C. 5 30 cm 2 D. 3 10 cm 2
50. Arrange the following steps of constructions of
47. Consider the following data.
a DABC whose base AB = 5 cm, ∠A = 30° and
xi 12 13 14 15 16 17 18 AC – BC = 2.5 cm in correct sequence.
Step 1 : Draw ∠ BAX = 30°
fi 1 3 4 8 10 3 1
Step 2 : Join BD.
Match the Columns : Step 3 : Join BC to obtain the required DABC.
Column I Column II Step 4 : Draw the perpendicular bisector of BD which
(i) Mean of the data is (p) 16 cuts AX at C.
Step 5 : From ray A X, cut off line segment
(ii) Median of the data is (q) 15
AD = 2.5 cm (= AC – BC)
(iii) Mode of the data is (r) 15.2
Step 6 : Draw base AB = 5 cm.
A. (i) → (r), (ii) → (q), (iii) → (p)
A. 1, 2, 3, 5, 6, 4
B. (i) → (r), (ii) → (p), (iii) → (q) B. 6, 1, 2, 5, 4, 3
C. (i) → (q), (ii) → (r), (iii) → (p) C. 6, 2, 1, 5, 3, 4
D. None of these D. 6, 1, 5, 2, 4, 3

SPACE FOR ROUGH WORK

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Class 9

Set A

Year 2016
logical reasoning

1. Two positions of a dice are given below. When 1 is 4. Find the missing number, if a certain rule is followed
at the top, which number will be at the bottom ? row-wise or column-wise. 7 4 5
A. 3 8 7 6
B. 4 3 3 ?
29 19 31
C. 5
(i) (ii)
D. 6
A. 2 B. 3
C. 4 D. 6 5. If it is possible to make a meaningful word with the
second, fourth, eight and tenth letters of the word
2. Two rows of numbers are given. The resultant number CONFIDENCE, which of the following will be second
in each row is to be worked out separately based on letter of that word? If more than one such word can
the following rules and the question below the rows is be made, give 'S' as the answer. If no such word can
to be answered. The operations on numbers progress be made, give 'P' as the answer.
from left to right.
A. O
Rules :
B. N
(i) If an even number is followed by another even
C. S
number they are to be added.
D. P
(ii) If an even number is followed by a prime number,
they are to be multiplied. 6. What is the minimum number
(iii) If an odd number is followed by an even number, of different colours required to
the even number is to be subtracted from the odd paint the given figure such that
number. no two adjacent regions have the
(iv) If an odd number is followed by another odd same colour?
number, the first number is to be added to the A. 3
square of the second number. B. 4
(v) If an even number is followed by a composite odd C. 5
number, the even number is to be divided by the
D. 6
odd number.
65 11 12 7. Eight friends Q, R, S, T, V, W, Y and Z are sitting
15 3 11 around a circular table, facing the centre. There are
What is the sum of the resultants of the two rows ? three males and five females in the group of friends.
No two males are immediate neighbours of each
A. 366 B. 66
other.
C. 264 D. 462
(i) V sits second to the right of his wife.
3. Select a figure from the option figures which will (ii) S sits third to the right of V.
continue the same series as established by the five
(iii) W sits second to the right of her husband Z. Z is
Problem Figures.
not an immediate neighbour of V's wife.
Problem Figures (iv) T is a male and Y is not an immediate neighbour
× C+ × +C × C of V.
S T P L (v) R sits second to the right of Q.
+ CC ×× ++
Which of the following statements is true regarding
+ × + × T?
A. T B. R
C C A. T is an immediate neighbour of Z's wife.
B. No male is an immediate neighbour of T.
× + × +
C. S D. C. Q sits second to right of T.
C C D. All are true.

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8. Select a figure from the options which satisfies 12. Select a figure from the options which when placed
the same conditions of placement of the dots as in in the blank space of Fig. (X) would complete the
Fig. (X). pattern.

Fig. (X)

A. B.

×
A. × B.
C. D.

×
9. Code the group of digits as per the scheme and C. D.
conditions given below.
Digit : 5 7 0 9 3 1 6 4 8 2 13. Select a figure from the options that illustrates the
Letter/symbol : K E H $ D A J Q R @ relationship amongst "pigeons, birds, dogs".
Conditions :
(i) If the first as well as the last digit is odd their A. B.
codes are to be interchanged.
(ii) If the first digit is even and the last digit is odd
both are to be coded by the code for odd digit.
(iii) If the last digit is '0' it is to be coded by 'X'. C. D.
(iv) If the first as well as the last digit is even both
are to be coded by '–'.
586403
14. Kalyani is mother-in-law of Veena who is sister-in-
A. KRJQHD
law of Ashok. Dheeraj is father of Sudeep, the only
B. DRJQHK
brother of Ashok. How is Kalyani related to Ashok?
C. DHJQRK
A. Mother-in-law
D. KHJQRD
B. Aunt
10. Find the water image of Fig. (X). C. Wife
D. None of these

15. A sheet of paper has been folded (either once or twice)


Fig. (X) and then the folded sheet has been cut. You have to
select a figure from amongst the option figures, that
A. B. would most closely resemble the unfolded form of
Fig.(X).

C. D.

Fig. (X)
11. The positions of how many digits in the number
will remain same after the digits within the number
2138574 are arranged in ascending order? A. B.
A. Nil
B. Four
C. Three C. D.
D. Two

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MATHEMATICAL REASONING

16. The factors of 8a3 + b 3 – 6ab + 1 are 22. The perimeter of a triangle is 6p 2 – 4p + 9 and
A. (2a + b – 1)(4a2 + b2 + 1 – 3ab – 2a) two of its sides are p 2 – 2p + 1 and 3p 2 – 5p + 3.
B. (2ab – b + 1)(4a2 + b2 – 4ab + 1 – 2a + b) Find the third side of the triangle.
C. (2a + b + 1)(4a2 + b2 + 1 – 2ab – b – 2a) A. 8p2 + 11p – 7
D. (2a – 1 + b)(4a2 + 1 – 4a – b – 2ab) B. 2p2 + 3p + 5
4 1 1 C. 3p2 + 5p – 4
17. If x + = 47, find the value of x3 + .
x 4
x3 D. 5p2 – 5p + 9
A. 7
23. Each edge of a cube is increased by 50%. Find the
B. 18 percentage increase in the surface area of the cube.
C. 6
A. 125
D. 12
B. 50
18. A solid iron rectangular block of dimensions C. 100
(2.2 m × 1.2 m × 1 m) is cast into a hollow cylindrical D. 150
pipe of internal radius 35 cm and thickness 5 cm.
Find the length of the pipe. 24. Three statements are given below:
A. 20.5 m (i) In a ||gm, the angle bisectors of two adjacent angles
B. 24.5 m enclose a right angle.
C. 22.4 m (ii) The angle bisectors of a ||gm form a rectangle.
D. 18.4 m (iii) The triangle formed by joining the mid-points of
the sides of an isosceles triangle is not necessarily
19. Which of the following is a true statement?
an isosceles triangle.
A. Only a unique line can be drawn to pass through Which is true?
a given point.
A. (i) only B. (ii) only
B. Infinitely many lines can be drawn to pass through
C. (i) and (ii) only D. (ii) and (iii) only
two given points.
C. If two circles are equal, then their radii are equal.  1
D. A line has a definite length.  r + 
r 9 4 3 ⋅ 3− r
25. If = k , then the value of k is
20. The mean of 25 numbers is 8. If 2 is added to every 3 3− r
number, what will be the new mean?
A. 3 B. 32
A. 10
r
B. 6 C. 33 D. 3
C. 8
26. Based on the given information, find the probability
D. 12
of people with age (60, 61 & 64) who can drive.
21. In the given figure, it is given that Age (in years) Number of persons of different
(i) AB ^ BF and EF ^ BF age who can drive the car
(ii) AC = BC 60 16,090
(iii) KD is perpendicular to BC and DE 61 11,490
62 8,012
A 63 5,448
E 64 3,607
K C
x 65 2,320
D
B 35° 25° F
Z 36071 31187
A. B.
41490 46967
Find the measure of x.
A. 75° B. 30° 31232 31232
C. D.
C. 60° D. 45° 41149 41609

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27. In the given figure AB ||CD and EF ||DQ. Determine 31. In the figure shown, square 2 is formed by joining
∠PDQ, ∠AED and ∠DEF respectively. the mid-points of square 1, square 3 is formed by
joining the mid-points of square 2 and so on. In this
way total five squares are drawn. The side of the
square 1 is 'a' cm. What is the sum of perimeters of
all the five squares ?

2 1
4 3
A. 34°, 68°, 68° B. 68°, 34°, 68°
5
C. 68°, 68°, 68° D. 34°, 34°, 68°

28. Water flows in a tank 150 m × 100 m at the base,


through a pipe whose cross-section is 2 dm by
1.5 dm at the speed of 15 km per hour. In what time,
(4 2 + 1)a 5
will the water be 3 metres deep? A. B. a
( 2 + 1) 6
A. 50 hrs
B. 150 hrs C. (7 + 3 2 ) a D. None of these
C. 100 hrs
D. 200 hrs 32. Two men start from points A and B respectively,
42 km apart. One walks from A to B at 4 km/hr and
Direction (29-30): Answer the questions on the basis of another walks from B to A at a certain uniform speed.
the information given below: They meet each other after 6 hours. Find the speed
Number of players participating in three different games of the second man.
in five different schools. A. 3 km/hr
B. 5 km/hr
C. 7 km/hr
D. 8 km/hr

33. Sides of a triangle are in the ratio 13 : 14 : 15 and


its perimeter is 84 cm. Find its area.
A. 226 cm2
B. 412 cm2
C. 162 cm2
D. 336 cm2

1
34. If x = , find the value of x3 – 2x2 – 7x + 5.
2− 3
29. Number of players participating in Kho-Kho from A. 2
School-4 is what percent of number of players B. 1
participating in hockey from School-2?
C. 4
A. 42 D. 3
B. 48
C. 36 35. In the given figure, ‘O’ is the centre of circle, ∠CAO =
D. 40 25° and ∠CBO = 35°. What is the value of ∠AOB?

30. 25% of the number of the players participating in A B


O
hockey from School-5 are females. What is the number
of the hockey players who are males in School-5?
A. 15 C
B. 18 A. 55° B. 110°
C. 30
C. 120° D. Data insufficient
D. 27

10th IMO | Class-9 | Set-A | Level 1 | 5


EVERYDAY MATHeMATICS

36. Eight people are planning to share equally the cost 41. A well with 10 m inside diameter is dug 14 m deep.
of a rental car. If one person withdraws from the Earth taken out of it is spread all around to a width
arrangement and the others share equally the entire of 5 m to form an embankment. The height of the
rental of the car, then the share of each of the remaining embankment is ________.
persons is increased by ____ of the original share.
A. 2.46 m
1
A. B. 3.56 m
9
C. 4.66 m
1
B. D. 5.76 m
8
1 42. In a mixture of 60 litres, the ratio of milk and water
C.
7 is 2 : 1. If this ratio is to be 1 : 2, then the quantity
7 of water to be further added is ________.
D.
8
A. 20 litres
37. The cost price of an article A is ` 160 and selling price B. 30 litres
of another article B is ` 240. If the selling price of
C. 40 litres
A will be equal to the cost price of B, then the profit
after selling A is 20%. What is the profit on B? D. 60 litres
A. 16.66% 43. The fluid contained in a bucket can fill four large
B. 50% bottles or seven small bottles. A full large bottle is
C. 25% used to fill an empty small bottle. What fraction of
D. None of these the fluid is left over in the large bottle when the small
38. Twenty women can do a work in sixteen days. Sixteen one is full?
men can complete the same work in fifteen days. 2 3
A. B.
What is the ratio between the capacity of a man and 7 7
a woman? 4 5
C. D.
A. 3:4 7 7
B. 3:5
C. 5:3 44. A money lender borrows money at 4% p.a. and
D. None of these pays interest at the end of the year. He lends it
at 6% p.a. compounded half-yearly and receives
39. Average age of 6 sons of a family is 8 years. Average the interest at the end of the year. Thus, he gains
age of the sons together with their parents is 22 years. ` 104.50 a year. The amount of money he borrows,
If the father is older than the mother by 8 years, then
is
the age of the mother is
A. ` 4500
A. 44 years
B. 52 years B. ` 5000
C. 60 years C. ` 5500
D. 68 years D. ` 6000

40. A train travelling at 48 km/hr completely crosses 45. After spending 40% in machinery, 25% in building,
another train having half its length and travelling in 15% in raw material and 5% on furniture, Harilal
opposite direction at 42 km/hr, in 12 seconds. It also had a balance of ` 52200. The money with him was
passes a railway platform in 45 seconds. The length ________.
of the platform is ________.
A. ` 260000
A. 400 m
B. ` 289000
B. 450 m
C. 560 m C. ` 348000
D. 600 m D. ` 556000

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Achievers section

46. Following are the steps of construction of a DPQR, given (S) In a trapezium ABCD, it is given that AB||DC and
that QR = 3 cm, ∠PQR = 45° and QP – PR = 2 cm. the diagonals AC and BD intersect at O. Then,
Arrange them and select the correct option. ar(DAOB) = ar(DCOD).
(i) Make an angle XQR = 45° at point Q of base (P) (Q)   (R)   (S)
QR. A. F T F T
(ii) Join SR and draw the perpendicular bisector of SR B. T F F T
say AB. C. T F T F
(iii) Draw the base QR of length 3 cm. D. F T T F
(iv) Let bisector AB intersect QX at P. Join PR.
49. A die is rolled. If the number on the die is even, then
(v) Cut the line segment QS = QP – PR = 2 cm from
a coin is tossed once and if the number on the die is
the ray QX.
odd, then a coin is tossed twice. Match the events in
A. (iii) → (ii) → (i) → (v) → (iv)
Column I with their probabilities in Column II.
B. (iii) → (i) → (ii) → (v) → (iv)
Column I Column II
C. (iii) → (i) → (ii) → (iv) → (v)
2
D. (iii) → (i) → (v) → (ii) → (iv) (P) Probability that 2 heads (1)
3
appears
47. Fill in the blanks.
(Q) Probability that at least (2) 0
(P) Any point lying on x-axis is of the form ____. 1 head appear
(Q) The abscissa of a point on y-axis is ____. 1
(R) Probability that a die (3)
(R) The point at which the two coordinate axes meet 6
shows an even number
is called the ____.
and a coin shows exactly
(S) The perpendicular distance of the point (4, 5)
two heads
from x-axis is ____.
1
(T) The perpendicular distance of the point (3, 7) (S) Probability that a die (4)
2
from y-axis is ____. shows an odd number
and a coin shows at
(P) (Q) (R) (S) (T)
least one tail
A. (0, y) 1 origin 5 3
(P) (Q) (R) (S)
B. (x, 0) 0 origin 5 3
A. 1 2 3 4
C. (x, 0) 0 origin 3 5
B. 3 1 2 4
D. (0, y) 1 origin 3 5
C. 3 2 1 4
48. State True (T) or False (F). D. 4 3 2 1
(P) In a DABC, if E is the midpoint of median AD,
50. The volume of the space inside a right circular conical
1
then ar(DBED) = ar(DABC). 2 3
8 tent is 138 m and its vertical height is 4 m. Find
(Q) A parallelogram and a rectangle on the same 7
the canvas required to make the tent and also find the
base and between the same parallels are equal in
cost of the canvas at the rate of ` 120 per m2 .
area.
A. 126.3 m2 , ` 15164.16
(R) If a triangle and a parallelogram are on the same
base and between the same parallels, then the B. 126.3 m2 , ` 15156
ratio of the area of the triangle to the area of the C. 136.2 m2 , ` 16344
parallelogram is 1 : 2. D. 142.3 m2 , ` 17076

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Class 9

Set B

Year 2016
logical reasoning

1. In the following letter series, some of the letters are


missing which are given in that order as one of the
options below it. Choose the correct option.
_ bcc _ ac _ aabb _ ab _ cc
A. aabca
B. abaca
C. bacab
D. bcaca How many cubes have only one face painted?
A. 9 B. 45
2. There is a definite relationship between figures (1) and
C. 57 D. 62
(2). Establish a similar relationship between figures
(3) and (4) by selecting a suitable figure from the 5. How many such consonants are there in the given
options that would replace the (?) in figure (4). arrangement, each of which is immediately preceded
by a number but not immediately followed by a
number?
? F4©J2E%MP5W9@IQR6UH3Z7
ATB8V#G$YD
(1) (2) (3) (4)
A. None B. One
C. Two D. Three
A. B.
6. How many such pairs of letters are there in the word
ELEVATION each of which has as many letters
between them as in the English alphabet?
C. D. A. Four B. Five
C. Two D. Three

3. P, Q, R, S, T and M are six houses of different heights 7. In which of the following options, Fig. (X) is exactly
and of different colours i.e., red, blue, white, orange, embedded as one of its part?
yellow and green, located on either sides of a road
with three on each side. T, the tallest house, is exactly
opposite to the red coloured house. The shortest house Fig. (X)
is exactly opposite to the green coloured house. M
is the orange coloured house and is located between A. B.
P and S. R, the yellow coloured house, is exactly
opposite to P. Q, the green coloured house, is exactly
opposite to M. P, the white coloured house, is taller
C. D.
than house R but shorter than houses S and Q.
What is the position of house P from top when the
houses are arranged in descending order of their 8. In which of the following options, the two figures
heights? (I & II) fit into each other to form a complete
A. Third square?
B. Second
C. Fourth A. B.
D. Data inadequate
I II
4. Some equal cubes are arranged in the form of a
solid block as shown in the given figure. All the
C. D.
visible surfaces of the block (except bottom) are then
painted.

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9. In a certain code language ‘in ba pe’ means ‘he has 13. Two rows of numbers are given. The resultant of
won’, ‘le ki ba’ means ‘she has lost’ and ‘in se pe’ each row is to be worked out separately based on
means ‘he always won’. Which word in that language the following rules and the question below the rows
means ‘he’? of numbers is to be answered. The operations on
A. in numbers in each row progress from left to right.
B. pe Rules:
C. se (i) If an odd number is followed by another odd
D. Data inadequate number, they are to be multiplied.
(ii) If an even number is followed by another even
10. Group the given figures into three classes using each
number, the first number is to be divided by the
figure only once.
second even number.
(iii) If an even number is followed by the perfect
square of an odd number, the first number is to
be subtracted from the second number.
(iv) If an odd number is followed by an even number,
the two are to be added.
(v) If an even number is followed by an odd number
which is not a perfect square, the square of the
A. 1,4,7; 3,6,9 ; 2,5,8 odd number is to be added to the even number.
B. 1,6,9; 2,4,7 ; 3,5,8 96  16  81
C. 1,4,7; 2,6,9 ; 3,5,8 11  15  18
D. 1,5,7; 2,6,9 ; 3,4,8 If x and y are the resultant of first and second row
respectively, then what is the value of y – 2x?
11. The following question is based on the diagram given
below. A. 108 B. 33
C. 105 D. 36
7
3
10
14. There are seven figures, the first and last of which are
6 unnumbered and the remaining five are numbered as
8 12 13
4 1, 2, 3, 4 and 5. These seven figures form a series.
9 11 14 However, one of the five numbered figures does not
5 fit into the series. Select the figure that does not fit
into the series.
(i) Rectangle represents males.
(ii) Triangle represents educated people.
(iii) Circle represents urban people.
(iv) Square represents civil servants. 1 2 3 4 5
Who among the following is uneducated urban male A. 1 B. 2
who is not a civil servant? C. 3 D. 4
A. 8
B. 3 15. There are two statements followed by three conclusions
C. 11 numbered I, II and III. You have to take the given
D. 12 statements to be true even if they seem to be at variance
with commonly known facts. Read all the conclusions
12. Select the figure which satisfies the same conditions and then decide which of the given conclusions logically
of placement of the dots as in Fig. (X). follow(s) from the given statements disregarding
commonly known fact.
Statements: (a) No circles are parabolas.
(b) No parabolas are hyperbolas.
Conclusions: I. No circles are hyperbolas.
Fig. (X)
II. No hyperbolas are circles.
A. B. III. No hyperbolas are parabolas.
A. Only III follows
B. Both I and II follow
C. D. C. All follow
D. None follows

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MATHEMATICAL REASONING

16. 85 children went to an amusement park where they 3. Join AD and BC. With A and B as centres and
could ride on the merry-go-round, roller coaster and 9 cm and 7 cm as radii, respectively, draw arcs to
giant wheel. It was known that 20 of them took all cut each other at C.
three rides and 55 of them took two of the three rides. 4. Join AC and BC. Also join DC. ABCD is the
Each ride costs ` 1 and the total amount spent by the required quadrilateral.
children in the park was ` 180. How many children A. Only 1
took exactly one ride?
B. Both 2 and 3
A. 10 B. 20 C. Only 3
C. 25 D. 15 D. Both 2 and 4
5 + 11 21. In the figure given below, PQRS is a trapezium. AB
17. If p and q are rational numbers and = p + q 11,
3 − 2 11 is parallel to PQ and cuts PR at O. If ∠PSR = 90°,
then find the values of p and q respectively. ∠ABR = 110° and ∠QPR = 40°, find (i) ∠PRQ
37 −13 37 13 (ii) ∠AOR (iii) ∠OPA
A. , B. ,
35 35 35 35
P Q
−37 −13 −37 13
C. , D. ,
35 35 35 35
A B
18. For a group of 32 students, food lasts for 45 days. O
For how many days will the same food last for 72
students ? S R
A. 13 B. 40 (i) (ii) (iii)
C. 20 D. 6
A. 30° 110° 50°
19. Which of the following can be the coordinates of R, B. 15° 120° 45°
if PR = QR? C. 15° 140° 45°
y D. 30° 140° 50°

4 22. In DABC, it is given that D is the midpoint of BC, E


is the midpoint of BD and O is the midpoint of AE.
3
Then, find ar (DBOE).
2 P A
1
Q
x
–2 O 2 4 O

–2
B E D C
A. (1, –1) B. (2, –2) 1 1
C. (2, 3) D. (3, 3) A. ar(DABC ) B. ar(DABC )
3 4
20. Which of the following steps is INCORRECT 1 1
C. ar(DABC ) D. ar(DABC )
while constructing a quadrilateral ABCD, given 6 8
t h a t AB = 5 cm, BC = 7 cm, AD = 4 cm, d i a g o n a l
AC = 9 cm and diagonal BD = 6 cm. 23. 8(a – 2b)2 – 2a + 4b – 1 =
1. Draw AB = 5 cm. A. (2a – 4b – 1) (4a – 8b + 1)
2. With A and B as centres and 4 cm and 6 cm as B. (2a + 4b + 1) (4a – 8b + 1)
radii respectively, draw arcs to cut each other at C. (2a – 4b – 1) (4a – 8b – 1)
D. D. (2a + 4b – 1) (4a + 8b + 1)

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24. If the point (3, 4) lies on the graph of the equation 29. ABCD is a cyclic quadrilateral such that AB is
3y = ax + 7, then the value of a is . a diameter of the circle circumscribing it and
2 ∠ADC = 140°, then ∠BAC is equal to
A. B. 1
3 A. 80° B. 50°
4 5 C. 40° D. 30°
C. D.
3 3 30. A, B, C are three sets of values of x given below.
Direction (25 - 26) : Study the given graph and answer A : 2, 3, 7, 1, 3, 2, 3
the following questions. B : 7, 5, 9, 12, 5, 3, 8
(Number of students (in thousands) who opted for C : 4, 4, 11, 7, 2, 3, 4
three different specializations during the five years Which one of the following options is correct?
in a University). A. Mean of A = Mode of C
Hindi English Mathematics B. Mean of C = Median of B
40 C. Median of B = Mode of A
Number of students

35
(in thousands)

30 D. Mean, Median and Mode of A are equal.


25
20 31. In the adjoining figure ∠CAB = 62°, ∠CBA = 76°,
15
10 ∠ADE = 58° and ∠DFG = 66°, find ∠FGE.
5 A F
0
2012 2013 2014 2015 2016
Years
25. The total number of students who opted for English in
B C E G
the years 2012 and 2015 together are approximately
what per cent of the total number of students who
opted for all three subjects in the same years? D

A. 38 B. 28 A. 44° B. 34°
C. 36° D. None of these
C. 42 D. 46
32. Using Euler’s formula, find the values of P, Q, R and
26. What is the respective ratio between the number of
S respectively.
students who opted for Mathematics in the years
2012 and 2016 together and the number of students Faces 6 5 20 14
who opted for Hindi in the years 2013 and 2015 Vertices P Q 36 R
together? Edges 12 9 S 36
A. 2:3 B. 12 : 7 A. 8, 6, 24, 54 B. 6, 8, 54, 24
C. 11 : 7 D. 12 : 5 C. 6, 8, 24, 54 D. 8, 6, 54, 24

27. In the given figure, DABC is an equilateral triangle 33. It is given that DABC ≅ DFDE and AB = 5 cm,
the length of whose side is equal to 10 cm and DDBC ∠B = 40° and ∠A = 80°. Then, which of the following
is right-angled at D and BD = 8 cm. Find the area of is definitely true?
the shaded region. (Take 3 = 1.732) A. DF = 5 cm, ∠F = 60°
A
A. 19.3 cm 2 B. DF = 5 cm, ∠E = 60°
C. DE = 5 cm, ∠E = 60°
B. 43.3 cm2 D
D. DE = 5 cm, ∠D = 60°
C. 17.3 cm2
D. 21.3 cm2 B C 34. The length and breadth of a hall are in the ratio
4 : 3 and its height is 5.5 metres. The cost of decorating
28. Given below are the marks scored by a group of
its walls (including doors and windows) at ` 6.60 per
90 students in a Mathematics test of 100 marks.
square metre is ` 5082. Find the length and breadth
Marks 0-20 20-30 30-40 40-50 50-60 60-70 70-100 of the hall.
Number 7 10 10 20 20 15 8
A. 13 m, 7 m B. 45 m, 37 m
of students
C. 40 m, 30 m D. 50 m, 50 m
Find the probability that a student obtained :
(i) less than 20% marks. 35. Based on Playfair’s axiom, for every line l and for
(ii) 60 or more marks. every point P not lying on l, there exists _____ line(s)
(i)  (ii) (i)  (ii) passing through P and parallel to l.
A. 17/90 43/90 B. 7/90  43/90 A. Two distinct B. A unique
C. 7/90  23/90 D. 17/90 23/90 C. Three distinct D. None of these

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EVERYDAY MATHeMATICS

36. Sam purchased 20 dozens of toys at the rate of 41. 10 women can complete a work in 7 days and
` 375 per dozen. He sold each one of them at the rate 10 children take 14 days to complete the same work.
of ` 33. What was his profit percentage? How many days will 5 women and 10 children
take to complete the same work?
A. 3.5%
B. 4.5% A. 3
C. 5.6% B. 5
D. 6.5% C. 7
D. Cannot be determined
37. Water flows through a cylindrical pipe of diameter
5 mm at the rate of 10 m per minute and falls into 42. Four different electronic devices make a beep after
a conical vessel having 40 cm as the diameter of its 1
every 30 minutes, 1 hour, 1 hours and 1 hour
base and 24 cm as its height. How long will it take 2
to fill the vessel? 45 minutes respectively. All the devices beeped
together at 12 noon. They will again beep together
A. 48 mins 15 secs
at .
B. 51 mins 2 secs
A. 12 midnight
C. 52 mins 1 sec
B. 3 a.m.
D. 51 mins 12 secs
C. 6 a.m.
38. A man takes 5 hours 45 mins in walking to a certain
D. 9 a.m.
place and riding back. He would have gained 2 hours
by riding both ways. The time he would take to walk 43. If the price of erasers is reduced by 25%, a person
both ways, is . can buy 2 more erasers for a rupee. How many erasers
are available for a rupee?
A. 3 hrs 45 mins
B. 7 hrs 30 mins A. 8
C. 7 hrs 45 mins B. 6
D. 11 hrs 45 mins C. 4
D. 2
39. From the salary of a worker, 10% is deducted as house
rent, 15% of the rest he spends on children's education 44. Incomes of A, B and C are in the ratio 7 : 9 : 12 and
and 10% of the balance, he spends on clothes. After their expenditures are in the ratio 8 : 9 : 15. If A's
this expenditure, he is left with ` 1377. His salary is saving is 1/4 of his income, then the ratio of savings
. of A, B and C is .
A. ` 2000 A. 56 : 99 : 69
B. ` 2040 B. 99 : 56 : 69
C. ` 2100 C. 69 : 56 : 99
D. ` 2200 D. 99 : 69 : 56

40. A man borrows ` 12,500 at 20% compound interest. 45. A tradesman gives 4% discount on the marked price
At the end of every year he pays ` 2000 as part and gives 1 article free for buying every 15 articles
repayment. How much does he still owe after three and thus gains 35%. The marked price is above the
such installments? cost price by .
A. ` 12,000 A. 20%
B. ` 12,864 B. 39%
C. ` 15,600 C. 40%
D. None of these D. 50%

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Achievers section

1 R. If D is the mid-point of the hypotenuse AC of a


46. Length of a mathematics lab is 1 of its breadth and
3 right DABC, then BD = AC.
1 S. Perimeter of a triangle is equal to the sum of its
its height is of its length. The cost of whitewashing
2 three medians.
the walls at the rate of ` 2.60 per m2 is ` 291.20. T. If the altitudes AD, BE and CF of DABC are equal,
Find the cost of tiling the floor at the rate of ` 6.75 then DABC is equilateral.
per m2. P   Q   R S T
A. ` 324 A. True True False False True
B. ` 624 B. True False True False True
C. ` 570 C. False True False True False
D. ` 420 D. True True False True True
47. Match the following columns: 49. Fill in the blanks and select the correct option.

Column I Column II (i) There is(are) P circle(s) passing through


three non-collinear points.
(a) A n g l e b i s e c t o r s o f a (p) Parallelogram
(II) A continuous piece of a circle is called the Q
parallelogram form a
of the circle.
_____.
(III) If two arcs of a circle are congruent, then their
(b) The quadrilateral formed (q) Rectangle corresponding chords are R .
by joining the mid-points (IV) A line segment joining the centre to any point on
of the pairs of adjacent the circle is called its S .
sides of a square is a
(V) The sum of either pair of opposite angles of a
_____.
cyclic quadrilateral is T .
(c) The quadrilateral formed (r) Square P   Q   R   S T
by joining the mid-points A. Infinite Chord Not equal Diameter 360°
of the pairs of adjacent B. Two Arc Equal Diameter 360°
sides of a rectangle is a C. One Chord Equal Radius 180°
_____. D. One Arc Equal Radius 180°
(d) The figure formed by (s) Rhombus
joining the mid-points 50. Given below is a question followed by three statements.
of the pairs of adjacent You have to study the question and the statements
sides of a quadrilateral and decide which of the statements is/are necessary
is a _____. to answer the question.
(a) (b) (c) (d) What is Arun's present age ?
A. (r) (q) (s) (p) I. Five years ago, Arun's age was double that of his
B. (q) (r) (p) (s) son's age at that time.
II. Present ages of Arun and his son are in the ratio
C. (q) (r) (s) (p)
of 11 : 6 respectively.
D. (s) (r) (q) (p)
III. Five years hence, the respective ratio of Arun's
48. State True or False and select the correct option. age and his son's age will become 12 : 7.
P. In a DABC in which AB = AC, the altitude AD A. Only I and II
bisects BC. B. Only II and III
Q. The sum of any two sides of a triangle is greater C. Only I and III
than twice the median drawn to the third side. D. Any two of the three

SPACE FOR ROUGH WORK

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Class 9

Set A

Year 2017
LOGICAL REASONING

1. Find the missing number, if a certain rule is followed A. 1, 6, 7; 2, 4, 9; 3, 5, 8


either row-wise or column-wise. B. 1, 5, 7; 2, 3, 4; 6, 8, 9
11 3 8 C. 1, 6, 7; 2, 3, 5; 4, 8, 9
D. 1, 5, 8; 2, 4, 7; 3, 6, 9
17 12 ?
25 34 19 5. A cube is painted red on the two adjacent faces and
19 25 11 black on the surfaces opposite to red surfaces and
orange on the remaining faces. Now the cube is
A. 18 divided into 216 smaller cubes of equal size. How
B. 16 many smaller cubes will have no surface painted?
C. 12 A. 36
D. 20 B. 64
C. 60
2. Select a figure from the options which satisfies the
D. 54
same condition of placement of the dots as in Fig. (X).
6. The following letters are coded as follows.
Letters M R Z A T D E Q S I V
Digit/Symbol 2 @ 3 5  1 $ 8 * # %
While coding the given letters, following conditions
are also to be observed.
Fig. (X) Conditions :
(i) If the first letter is a consonant and the last letter
is a vowel, then their codes are to be interchanged.
(ii) If both the first and the last letters are vowels,
A. B.
then both are to be coded as the code for the last
letter.
(iii) If both the first and the last letters are consonants,
then both are to be coded as the code for the first
C. D. letter.
Find the code of ADMIRE.
A. 5 1 2 # @ 5
B. 5 1 2 # @ $
3. If all the symbols are dropped from the given
arrangement, then which of the following will be the C. $ 1 2 # @ $
twelfth element to the left of E? D. $ 1 2 # @ 5
×2@M1N#RU5Y8JLT3HK7S$B 7. Select the correct water image of Fig. (X).
W4E%H*DF
A. U
B. J 
C. 8 Fig. (X)
D. L

4. Group the given figures into three classes on the basis A. B. 


of their identical properties by using each figure only  
once.
C. D.

1 2 3
8. If 'P @ Q' means 'P is brother of Q', 'P + Q' means
4 5 6 'P is wife of Q', 'P # Q' means 'P is daughter of Q'
and 'P – Q' means 'P is father of Q', then which
of the following expressions indicates that 'D is
7 8 9 father-in-law of A'?

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A. A+ B@E–D#C
B. A+ E@B–C#D C. P
D.
A

C. A+ B@C#D–E
D. A+ B@C#E–D
12. Going 90 m to the South, Gaurav turns left and goes
9. A square transparent Sheet (X) with a pattern and another 35 m. Then turning to the North, goes 60 m
a dotted line on it is given. Select a figure from the and then turning to his right and goes 25 m. How
options which shows the folded form of Sheet (X). far is he now from his starting point and in which
direction?
A. 30 5 m, North-East
B. 30 5 m, South-East
Sheet (X) C. 38 m, South
D. 40 3 m, North-West

A. B. 13. In the given Venn diagram, if circle represents


'Politicians', triangle represents 'Doctors' and rectangle
represents 'Married people', then which of the following
numbers represents the Married doctors who are not
C. D.
Politicians?
1
10. Two rows of numbers are given. The resultant number 2
in each row is to be worked out separately based on 4
3
the following rules and the question below the rows 6
7 5
of numbers is to be answered. The operations on
numbers progress from left to right. A. 4 B. 3
Rules: C. 2 D. 5
(i)
If an odd number is followed by another composite 14. A theatre has six performing ladies consisting of four
odd number, they are to be multiplied. vocal musicians, two dancers, one actress and three
(ii) If an even number is followed by an odd number, violinists. Gauri and Vandana are among the violinists
they are to be added. while Jaya and Shailja do not known playing on violin.
(iii) If an even number is followed by a number which Shailja and Tanya are the dancers. Jaya, Shailja,
is a perfect square, the even number is to be Vandana and Tanya are all vocal musicians and two
subtracted from the perfect square. of them are also violinists. Pooja is an actress.
(iv) If an odd number is followed by a prime odd Who amongst these lady artists is a dancer, a vocal
number, the first number is to be divided by the musician and a violinist?
second number.
A. Shailja
(v) If an odd number is followed by an even number,
B. Jaya
the second one is to be subtracted from the first
one. C. Tanya
D. Vandana
83 32 17
33 m 8 15. Select a figure from the options, which when placed
If m is the resultant of the first row, then what will in the blank space of Fig. (X) would complete the
be the resultant of the second row? pattern.
A. 3 B. 5

C. 8 D. 10

11. Select a figure from the options which will continue


the same series as established by the Problem Figures. ?
Problem Figures
Fig. (X)
P

A. B.
x
C

A. B. X
C. D.

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MATHEMATICAL REASONING

16. The polynomial ax3 – 29x2 + 45x – 9 when divided 1


by (3x – 1) leaves remainder 3. Find the value of a. C CR = RB
2
Also, find the remainder when the given polynomial D. None of these
is divided by x – 2.
A. 3, –19 20. In the given figure, PQ || RS. If ∠QPM = 95° and
∠PMR = 30°, then find ∠MRS.
B. 6, –11
C. 6, 13 Q S

D. 9, 16

17. In the given figure (not drawn to scale), find the value R
of x, y and z respectively. P
M
A
F A. 95°
50° z B. 135°
y 20°
B E C C. 125°
x
D. 85°
D
A. 90°, 50°, 110° 21. Study the given figure carefully. A point to be chosen
randomly. Find the probability that the chosen point
B. 90°, 40°, 110°
must be lying in the shaded region.
C. 40°, 90°, 110°
6 cm
D. 110°, 40°, 90° D C

18. Which of the following triangles is formed by straight


lines x + y = 2, x – y = 2 and y-axis? 6 cm 6 cm
y

2 A A B
6 cm

D B 13
x′ x
–2 O 2 A.
26
11
–2 B.
C 26
y′ 9
A. DAOB C.
28
B. DABC 11
C. DADC D.
28
D. DADO
22. In the figure, if ED = EC and ∠ADF = ∠BCG, then
19. In the given figure, ABCD is a parallelogram in which D ABE is a/an _________.
P is the midpoint of DC and Q is the point on AC F G
1 D C
such that CQ = AC and PQ produced meet BC at
4
R, then E
D P C

Q R A B

A. Equilateral triangle
A B
B. Isosceles triangle
A. CR = 1 CB C. Scalene triangle
3
B. CR = RB D. Non isosceles right angled triangle

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23. If the medians of DPQR intersect at O, then 28. A capsule of medicine is in the shape of a cylinder of
ar (POQ) = diameter 2.1 mm and height is three times the radius.
P How much approximate medicine (in mm3) is needed
to fill this type of 30 capsules?
L M A. 340.20
B. 327.30
O C. 286.50
D. 267.30
Q N R
A. ar (QOR) 29. The value of 2 upto 50 decimal places is given
1 below.
B. ar (PQR)
3 2 = 1.411213562373095048801688724209698078
C. Both A and B 56967187537694
D. Neither A nor B A number is chosen at random from the numbers
after the decimal. Find the probability that chosen
24. The given question is followed by three statements. number will be a/an
Study the statements carefully and decide which of
(i) Odd number.
the following statement(s) is/are necessary to answer
(ii) Prime number.
the question.
(iii) Multiple of 2 (greater than 0).
What is the total surface area of cone?
(i) (ii) (iii)
(I) The area of the base of the cone is 1386 cm2.
A. 22/50 21/50 18/50
(II) The curved surface area of the cone is 2310 cm2.
B. 24/50 18/50 21/50
(III) The volume of the cone is 3696 cm3.
C. 18/50 22/50 21/50
A. I and either II or III D. 23/50 18/50 21/50
B. II and either I or III
C. III and either I or II a + 2b + a − 2b
30. If x = , then bx2 + b =
D. Any two of the three a + 2b − a − 2b
A. ax
25. Which of the following is Euclid's third postulate?
B. 0
A. A straight line may be drawn from any one point C. –ax
to any other point.
D. –1
B. A terminated line can be produced infinitely.
C. A circle can be drawn with any centre and any 31. Which of the following statements is true?
radius. A. If two parallelograms are on equal bases and
D. All right angles are equal to one another. between the same parallels, then the ratio of their
areas is 1 : 2.
5 − 21  3 1  2 1  1 B. A quadrilateral formed by joining the mid-point
26. If x = , then  x + 3  − 5  x + 2  +  x +  =
2 x x x of the sides of a quadrilateral in order, is a
______.
parallelogram.
A. 0 C. If P is any point on the median AD of a DABC,
B. 1 then ar (DABP) ≠ ar (DACP).
C. 2 D. All of these
D. –1
32. The linear equation that converts Fahrenheit (F) to
27. A design on a floor is made up of triangular tiles. Celsius (C) is given by the relation 9C = 5F – 160°.
The sides of each triangle being 24 cm, 32 cm and If the temperature is 0°C, then what is the temperature
40 cm. Find the cost of polishing all 170 tiles on the in Fahrenheit and if the temperature is 0°F, then what
floor at the rate of ` 1.50 per cm2 . is the temperature in Celsius?
A. ` 97920 A. 32°F, 17.78°C
B. ` 65280 B. 25°F, 16.50°C
C. ` 99480 C. 25°F, –16.50°C
D. ` 89460 D. 32°F, –17.78°C

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1 A. 0.15 B. 0.75
  1 1
 
3 4

33. Simplify: 5 8 3 + 27 3    −
5
− 
5
C. 0.20 D. 0.004
    81
×  
4  25 
×  
2

(13 + 23 + 33 ) −3/ 2   16   9 
 35. If l||m and p is the transversal, then select the
CORRECT match.
7912 6812
A. B. p
625 625 4 1 l
6912 6812 3 2
C. D. 8 5
625 722 m
7 6
34. A die is thrown 500 times and the outcome of each
throw is noted down. The given table shows the Column-I  Column-II
frequencies of the outcomes. A. ∠1, ∠4, ∠6 & ∠7   Interior Angles
B. ∠2, ∠3, ∠5 & ∠8   Exterior Angles
Number of top face 1 2 3 4 5 6
of die C. ∠1 & ∠5, ∠2 & ∠6   Corresponding Angles
∠3 & ∠7, ∠4 & ∠8
Frequency 150 75 46 94 35 100
D. ∠2 & ∠8, ∠3 & ∠5   Alternate Interior Angles
What is the probability of getting the number 2? ∠1 & ∠7, ∠4 & ∠6

EVERYDAY MATHEMATICS

36. Varun received ` 8000 as his share out of the total 39. The average marks (out of 100) of boys and girls
profit of ` 12,000 which he and his friend Karan in an examination are 70 and 73 respectively. If the
earned at the end of one year. If Varun invested average marks of all the students in the examination
` 30,000 for four months whereas Karan invested is 71, then find the ratio of the number of boys to
his amount for the whole year. What was the amount the number of girls.
invested by Karan?
A. 1 : 3
A. ` 8,000
B. 2:1
B. ` 5,000
C. 1:2
C. ` 10,000
D. 3 : 1
D. ` 15,000
40. A train passes two persons walking in the same direction
37. In an experiment, a coin is tossed 500 times. If the
in which the train is going. These persons are walking
tail turns up 280 times, then find the probability of
at the rate of 5 km/hr and 8 km/hr respectively and
getting a head.
the train passes them completely in 20 seconds and
11 25 seconds respectively. Find the speed of the train.
A.
25
12 A. 20 km/hr
B.
25 B. 28 km/hr
14 C. 18 km/hr
C.
25 D. 15 km/hr
13
D. 41. During a year, the population of a town increased by
25
8% and during the next year, the population decreased
38. A teak wood log is first cut in the form of a cuboid of length
by 8%. If the total population is 9936 at the end of
2.3 m, width 0.75 m and of a certain thickness. Its volume
the second year, then what was the population in the
is 1.104 m3. How many rectangular planks of size 2.3 m ×
beginning of the first year?
0.75 m × 0.04 m can be cut from the cuboid?
A. 15000
A. 16
B. 64 B. 10000
C. 68 C. 18000
D. 4 D. 22000

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42. In a medical certificate, by mistake a candidate gave 44. A bill for ` 70 is paid by means of ` 10 notes and
his height as 30% more than the actual height. In the ` 20 notes. Five notes are used in all. If m is the
interview panel, he clarified his height was 5 feet 6 number of ` 10 notes and n is the number of ` 20
inches. Find the approximate percentage correction notes, then _______.
made by the candidate from his stated height to his
actual height. A. m + n = 5, 2m + n = 8
B. m – n = 5, m + 2n = 7
A. 25.52%
C. m + n = 5, m + 2n = 7
B. 21.05%
D. m – n = 5, m + 2n = 8
C. 23.07%
D. 19.25% 45. The compound interest on a certain sum for 2 years
at 10% per annum is ` 525. Find the simple interest
43. A trader marks his goods 25% above the cost price.
He then sells them at a discount of 25%. If the cost on the same sum for double the time at half the rate
price is ` 500, then find the loss or gain percentage. percent per annum.
A. ` 400
A. Loss, 5.25%
B. Gain, 5.25% B. ` 500
C. Gain, 7.15% C. ` 600
D. Loss, 6.25% D. ` 800

ACHIEVERS SECTION

46. Fill in the blanks and select the CORRECT option. C. P → (ii), Q → (iv), R → (i), S → (iii)
Two cylindrical pots contain the same amount
 D. P → (i), Q → (ii), R → (iv), S → (iii)
of milk. If their diameters are in the ratio
48. Study the following statements carefully and select
P__.
2 : 1, then the ratio of their heights is ___
the CORRECT option.
 The volume of a sphere is equal to ___ Q__ the
volume of a cylinder which has same height and Cards marked with the consecutive odd numbers from
diameter. (Radius of sphere = radius of cylinder) 1 to 200 are put in a box and mixed thoroughly. One
 The slant height and base diameter of conical tomb card is drawn at random from the box.
are 25 m and 14 m respectively. The cost of white Statement - 1 : Probability that drawn card is multiple
washing its curved surface at the rate of ` 210 per
100 m2 is ___ R__. of 3 is 1 .
2
P Q R
Statement - 2 : Probability that drawn card is a perfect
A. 4 : 1 half ` 1100
2
B. 1 : 4 half ` 1100 square and a multiple of 9 both is .
3
C. 1 : 4 two-third ` 1155
A. Both Statement-1 and Statement-2 are true.
D. 4 : 1 two-third ` 1155
B. Both Statement-1 and Statement-2 are false.
47. If the 11 observations are 24, 17, 13, 24, 26, 20, 26, C. Statement-1 is true but Statement-2 is false.
30, 8, 41, 24, then match the following : D. Statement-1 is false but Statement-2 is true.
Column-I Column-II
49. Which of the following is the solution of linear
P. Mean = (i) 23.55 equations shown here?
Q. Mode = (ii) 23 (i) 4x + 3y = 24
R. If all 24 are replaced (iii) 26 (ii) 3x – 4y = 1
by 26, then new mean (iii) 8y – 6x = 4
(approximately) = (i) (ii) (iii)
S. If all 24 are replaced by 26, (iv) 24 A. (9, – 4) (–1, –1) (2, –2)
then new mode = B. (9, 4) (–1, –1) (2, 2)
A. P → (i), Q → (ii), R → (iii), S → (iv) C. (3, 4) (3, 2) (2, 2)
B. P → (iv), Q → (iii), R → (ii), S → (i) D. (3, 4) (–3, 2) (2, 2)

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50. State T for true and F for false and select the CORRECT S. If x = 3 5 + 2 2 and y = 3 5 − 2 2 , then the
option. value of (x2 – y2)2 is 240.
3+ 2 5 P Q R S
P. If = p + q 5 , where p and q are rational
4−2 5 A. T F F F
numbers, then values of p and q respectively B. F F T T
are –8 and 7/2. C. T T F T
Q. 2. 6 − 0.82 is equal to 182/99. D. F T T F
R. If a = 2 + 3 + 5 and b = 3 + 3 − 5 , then
a2 + b2 – 4a – 6b – 3 is equal to 0.

SPACE FOR ROUGH WORK

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Class 9

Set B

Year 2017
LOGICAL REASONING

1. Read the following information carefully to answer A. 2 km


the question. B. 4 km
Mr and Mrs Oberoi has three children Sakshi, Rashmi C. 6 km
and Vishesh. Vishesh has married to Shikha who is D. 8 km
daughter of Mr Sharma who is married to Rashi.
5. There is a certain relationship between the figures (1)
Sonu and Rocky are the children of Tarun and Rashi.
and (2). Establish the similar relationship between the
Neha and Sidhi are daughters of Vishesh and Shikha.
figures (3) and (4) by selecting a suitable figure from
What is the relation of Sakshi to Neha? the options that would replace the (?) in figure (4).
A. Sister
B. Niece ?
C. Aunt
1 2 3 4
D. Daughter

2. Find the missing number, if same rule is followed in A. B.


all the three figures.

72 9 105 7 36 4 C. D.

2 6 4 6. Read the given information to answer the question


that follows:
6 9 ? Seven people A, B, C, D, E, F and G are planning
to enjoy boating. There are only two boats and the
A. 3 following conditions are to be kept in mind.
B. 4 I. A will go in the same boat in which E is to go.
C. 5 II. F cannot go in the boat in which C is to go, unless
D. 6 D is also accompanying.
III. Neither B nor C can be given the boat in which
Six students P, Q, R, S, T and U participated in a
3. G is.
dancing competition wherein they won prizes ` 12000,
IV. The maximum number of persons in one boat can
` 10000, ` 8000, ` 6000, ` 4000 and ` 2000 according be four only.
to the position secured. The following information is If F and B are in one boat, which of the following
known to us : statements is true?
I. P won less money than Q.
A. G is in the other boat.
II. The difference between the winning amount of B. D is in the other boat.
R and U was ` 2000.
C. C is in the other boat.
III. The difference between the winning amount of D. E is with F and B in one boat.
S and U was at least ` 4000.
IV. T won ` 8000 prize. 7. Which of the following figures is exactly embedded
If P won ` 4000, then how much in total did R and in Fig. (X) as one of its parts?
U win?
A. ` 6000
B. ` 10000
C. ` 22000 Fig. (X)
D. ` 18000

4. Sneha walks 2 km North from A to B. She turns right A. B.


at 90° and goes 3 km upto C. She, then again turns
right at 90° and goes 8 km upto D. Again she takes
right turn at 90° and goes 3 km upto K. From K she
C. D.
takes right turn at 90° again and reaches at F after
covering 4 km. Find the distance between A and F.

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8. Given below are the three different positions of a 13. A word and number arrangement machine when given
dice. What shall come in the place of 'X'? an input line of words and numbers, rearranges them
following a particular rule in each step. The following
4 X 6
is an illustration of input and rearrangement.
2 6 1
3 4 5 Input : 40 made butter 23 37 cookies salt extra 52
86 92 fell now 19
A. 1 Step I : butter 19 40 made 23 37 cookies salt extra
B. 2 52 86 92 fell now
C. 4 Step II : cookies 23 butter 19 40 made 37 salt extra
D. 5 52 86 92 fell now
Step III : extra 37 cookies 23 butter 19 40 made salt
9. Select the correct water image of Fig. (X). 52 86 92 fell now
Step IV : fell 40 extra 37 cookies 23 butter 19 made
3 5
salt 52 86 92 now
Step V : made 52 fell 40 extra 37 cookies 23 butter
9 9 19 salt 86 92 now
Fig. (X) Step VI : now 86 made 52 fell 40 extra 37 cookies
6 9 6
6 23 butter 19 salt 92
A. B. Step VII : salt 92 now 86 made 52 fell 40 extra 37
5 cookies 23 butter 19
3
3 5
9 9 Step VII is the last step of the arrangement.
5 3 As per the rules followed in the given steps, find out
C. D.
3 5 the appropriate steps for the given input and answer
6
6
the question follows.
Input : 32 proud girl beautiful 49 58 97 rich family
10. If first four letters of the English alphabet are written
61 72 17 nice life
in reverse order; again next 5 letters are written in
reverse order; again next 6 letters are written in reverse What is the position of 'nice' from the left end in
the last step?
order; again next 7 letters are written in reverse order
and finally, the remaining letters are also written in A. Fifth
reverse order, then what will be the 9th letter to the B. Tenth
right of the 7th letter from left end? C. Seventh
A. M D. Eighth
B. N
14. Select a figure from the options which will continue
C. O
the same series as established by the Problem Figures.
D. V
Problem Figures
11. In a certain code language, if 'DOWN' is written as 1 1 1 VJ BT P B
2 2 2 2 T P DV J
'5@9#' and 'NAME' is written as '#6%3', then ‘%@53’ TP l V J l l l l
3 P T AJ V A A A
be the code for ______. 4 4 JV MP T M M
A. DAME B B
D G
B. MADE VJ HT P P T   I J V
A. A B. A
C. DOME 5 5
D. MODE B B
PT DJ V D
12. Select the odd one out. C. G A
PT F J V
D. A
5 M

A. B. 15. How many squares are there in


the given figure?
A. 24
B. 23
C. D.
C. 27
D. None of these

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MATHEMATICAL REASONING

a a  21. It is known that if a + b = 10, then a + b – c = 10 – c.


16. In the given figure, if ∠AOB =,∠BOC = 5  − 10° State the Euclid's axiom that best illustrates this
2  2 
statement.
and ∠COD = a + 9°, then find ∠AEO + ∠EAO.
A. If equals be subtracted from equals, the remainders
are equal.
B C
B. Things which are halves of the same thing are
A
O D
equal to one other.
C. The whole is greater than the part.
E D. None of these
A. 127.75° 22. In the given figure, ∠POT = 150° and O is the centre
B. 130.75° of circle. Find the measure of
C. 129.50° (i) ∠RQT S
D. 115.75° (ii) ∠PUT
P 150° T
x 2x (i) (ii)
4 3+5 2 a+b 6 a b 64 O
17. If = and     = , then A. 75° 75° Q
48 + 18 15 b a 729 R
B. 105° 75°
find x. C. 105° 105° U
A. 3 D. 75° 105°
B. 2
23. In the given figure, a right circular cone of diameter
C. 1 r cm and height 12 cm rests on the base of a right
D. 4 circular cylinder of radius r cm. Their bases are in
the same plane and the cylinder is filled with water
18. The three vertices of a rectangle ABCD are A(2, 2), upto a height of 12 cm. If the cone is removed, then
B(–3, 2) and C(–3, 5). Find the area of rectangle find the height to which water level will fall.
ABCD.
A. 15 sq. units
B. 35 sq. units
C. 20 sq. units
D. 25 sq. units

19. In the given figure, if ABCD is a square and EF is


parallel to diagonal BD and EM = FM, then which of
the following is correct? A. 3 cm
(i) DF = BE D A B. 2 cm
(ii) AM bisects ∠BAD C. 1 cm
F
A. Only (i) D. 4 cm
M
B. Only (ii) 24. The diagonals of a parallelogram ABCD intersect at a
C E B
C. Both (i) and (ii) point O. Through O, if a line is drawn to intersect AD
D. Neither (i) nor (ii) at P and BC at Q, then PQ divides the parallelogram
into _________ .
20. Sahil and Kush are equidistant from the Park. Upon A P D
considering the park as origin, the position of Sahil is
O
(0, 5). If the ordinate of the position of Kush is zero,
then out of the following options what will be the
position of the Kush? B Q C

A. (0, –5) A. Two parts of equal area


B. (5, 0) B. Two parts of area in 2 : 1
C. (0, 0) C. Two parts of area in 1 : 3
D. (5, 5) D. Two parts of area in 4 : 3

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25. The distance (in km) of 40 engineers from their 29. Which of the following is INCORRECT.
residence to their place of work were found as A
Q
follows: C

5 3 10 20 25 11 13 7 12 31 F D P E
19 10 12 17 18 11 32 17 16 2 B
7 9 7 8 3 5 12 15 18 3 A. It is possible to construct an angle of 67.5° using
12 14 2 9 6 15 15 7 6 2 ruler and compass only.
B. It is possible to construct a D PQR in which
Find the probability that an engineer lives : QR = 6 cm, ∠Q = 130° and ∠R = 50°.
(i) less than 6 km from their place of work. C. It is possible to construct a DXYZ in which
(ii) at least 6 km from their place of work. ∠X = 60°, ∠Y = 100° and ∠Z = 20°.
(iii) within 1 km from their place of work. D. In a DABC, AB + BC > AC.
(iv) at most 7 km from their place of work.
(i) (ii) (iii) (iv) 30. The following are the steps involved in finding the
A. 2/5 4/5 3/5 3/20 value of a 4 +
1 1
, when a + = 1. Arrange them in
B. 3/5 1/5 2/5 3/20 a4 a
C. 4/5 1/5 0 7/20 sequential order from the first to the last.
D. 1/5 4/5 0 7/20 1 1
P. a2 + + 2 = 1 ⇒ a 2 + 2 = −1
a 2
a
26. Simplify: x 4 4 x3 3 x 2 x .
5 2
 1
2
Q. (a 2 ) 2 +  2  + 2 = 1 R.  1
 a +  = 1
2

A. x119/121 a  a
B. x119/120  2 1
2
1
S.  a + 2  = ( −1)
2
T. a4 + = −1
C. x117/120 a a4
D. x113/120 A. RPSQT
B. RSQPT
27. In the given figure, X is a point in the interior of
square ABCD. AXYZ is also a square. If DY = 3 cm C. RQPST
and AZ = 2 cm, then BY = _________ . D. RTSPQ

Z A
B 31. In the rectangular coordinate system given below,
the shaded region is bounded by two straight lines.
Y X
Which of the following is not an equation of one of
the boundary lines ?
y
C
D (0, 1)
A. 5 cm
B. 6 cm x
O 1 2
C. 7 cm
D. 8 cm A. x = 0 
28. In the given figure, AB || CD and PQ, QR intersects B. x=1
AB and CD both at E, F and G, H respectively. Find C. x–y=0
the value of x. D. None of these
A C
Q 1
G
x 32. If a = 5 + 2 6 and b = , then what will be the
E a
120°
H
P
80° value of a 2 + b 2 and a3 + b 3 ?
F A. 98, 970
R D B. 98, 1000
B
A. 40° B. 20° C. 981, 985
C. 100° D. None of these D. 970, 560

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33. Which of the following experiments does not have 35. In the given figure, P and Q are centres of two circles,
equally likely outcomes? intersecting at B and C and ACD is a straight line.
A. Choosing a number at random from 1 to 7. If ∠APB = 150° and ∠BQD = x then find the value
B. Tossing of a coin. of x.
C. Choose a letter at random from the word SCHOOL.
D. None of these.

34. The median of the following data : 0, 2, 2, 2, –3, 5,


–1, 5, 5, –3, 6, 6, 5, 6 is n × 0.7. Find the value of n.
A. 4 A. 210°
B. 5 B. 105°
C. 6 C. 75°
D. 7 D. 150°

EVERYDAY MATHEMATICS

36. A machine M can print ten thousand books in 6 hours, C. 20x + 10y = 300
machine N can print the same number of books in D. x + 25y = 900
8 hours while machine S can print them in 10 hours.
All the machines started at 10 a.m. while machine M 40. In a class of 100 students, 23 students like dance
is closed at 12 noon and the remaining two machines and 39 students like computer. A student is selected at
complete the work. Approximately at what time will random. Find the probability that the selected student
the work be finished? likes computer.
A. 12 : 30 p.m. 39 29
A. B.
B. 1 : 00 p.m. 100 50
C. 2 : 00 p.m. 19 39
C. D.
D. 2 : 30 p.m. 50 50
41. A closed rectangular box of length, breadth and height
37. In an examination in which maximum marks were 800,
are 3 m, 2 m and 1 m respectively. Find the cost of
A gets 15% more than B, B gets 25% more than C and
cloth to cover box completely, if 1 m 2 cloth costs
C gets 10% less than D. If A got 598 marks, then what
` 10.
percentage of full marks did D get (approximately)?
A. ` 22
A. 45.8 % B. ` 2200
B. 62.3 % C. ` 220
C. 57.8 % D. ` 200
D. None of these
42. The average marks of a student in 10 papers are 80. If
38. Priya has ` (x3 + x2 – 17x + 20). She wants to buy the highest and the lowest scores are not considered,
ice-cream cones each of cost ` (x – 3). After buying the average is 81. If his highest score is 92, then find
maximum number of ice-cream cones with her money, his lowest score.
how much money is left with her? A. 55
A. ` 10 B. 60
B. ` 50 C. 62
C. ` 15 D. Can't be determined
D. `5
43. Nitesh borrows a sum of ` 1200 at the beginning of
39. A part of monthly expenses of a family on milk is fixed a year. After 4 months, ` 1800 more is borrowed at
which is ` 700 and remaining varies with quantity of a rate of interest double the previous one. At the end
milk taken extra at the rate of ` 25 per litre. Taking of a year, the sum of interest on both the loans is
quantity of milk required extra as x litres and total ` 216. What is the first rate of interest per annum?
expenditure on milk as ` y, write a linear equation A. 9%
from the above information. B. 6%
A. –25x + y = 700 C. 8%
B. 20x + y = 500 D. 12 %

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44. Two trains A and B start running together from the 45. A, B and C start at the same time in the same direction
same point in the same direction at 40 kmph and to run around a circular stadium. A completes a round
64 kmph respectively. If the length of each train is in 252 seconds, B in 308 seconds and C in 198 seconds,
300 m, then how long will it take for the train B to all starting at the same point. After what time will
cross train A? they meet again at the starting point?
A. 2 min 30 sec A. 26 minutes 18 seconds
B. 1 min 45 sec B. 42 minutes 36 seconds
C. 2 min 12 sec C. 45 minutes
D. 1 min 30 sec D. 46 minutes 12 seconds

ACHIEVERS SECTION

46. By using a given figure of quadrilateral ABCD, match Statement-II : 3x2 + x – 1 = (x + 1) (3x – 2) + 1.
the columns. A. Both Statement-I and Statement-II are true.
B. Both Statement-I and Statement-II are false.
C. Statement-I is true but Statement-II is false.
D. Statement-I is false but Statement-II is true.
Column-I Column-II 49. Read the statements carefully and state 'T' for true
P. If ABCD is a parallelogram, then (1) 25° and 'F' for false.
sum of the angles x, y and z is P. The area of a quadrilateral ABCD in which
Q. If ABCD is a rhombus, where (2) 180° AB = 3 cm, BC = 4 cm, CD = 4 cm, DA = 5 cm
∠D = 130°, then the value of x is and AC = 5 cm is 18 cm2.
R. If ABCD is a rhombus, then the (3) 50° Q. An advertisement board is in the form of
value of w is an isosceles triangle with its sides equal to
S. If ABCD is a parallelogram, where (4) 90° 12 m, 10 m and 10 m. The cost of painting it at
x + y = 130°, then the value of ` 2.25 per m2 is ` 112.
∠B is
R. The area of an equilateral triangle is 81 3 cm 2 ,
P Q R S then its height is 9 3 cm.
A. (1) (2) (3) (4) S. The lengths of the three sides of a triangular field
B. (3) (4) (2) (1) are 40 m, 24 m and 32 m respectively. The area
C. (2) (1) (4) (3) of the triangle is 384 m2.
D. (2) (4) (3) (1) P Q R S
A. F T T F
47. Simplify: B. F F T T
4 5 2 C. T T F F
(i) −3 / 7
− −1/ 4
+ D. T F T F
(2187) (256) (13312 ) −1/ 3
1 1 1 50. Fill in the blanks.
 x a  ab  x b  bc  x c  ca (i) A sphere is placed inside the cylinder and touches
(ii)  b  ⋅  c  ⋅  a 
x  x  x  all the faces of cylinder, then ratio of the volume
(i) (ii) of cylinder to the volume of sphere is P .
(ii) Q bricks will be required to construct a wall
A. 270 xabc
B. 330 0 10 m long, 6 m high and 22.5 cm thick, if each
C. 330 1 brick measures 25 cm by 12 cm by 9 cm.
1 (iii) The largest sphere is carved out of a cube of side
D. 270 x abc
7 cm. Then the volume of the sphere is R .
(iv) Curved surface area of the hollow cylinder of radii
48. Read the statements carefully and select the correct
r1 and r2 and height h is S .
option.
P Q R S
Statement-I : If p(x) and g(x) are two polynomials
A. 2:3 6000 189.67 cm 2ph(r1 – r2)
3
such that degree of p(x) ≥ degree of g(x) and g(x) ≠ 0,
then we can find polynomials q(x) and r(x) such that B. 3:2 6000 179.66 cm3 2ph(r1 – r2)
p(x) = g(x) . q(x) + r(x), where r(x) = 0 or degree C. 2:3 5000 189.67 cm3 2ph(r1 + r2)
of r(x) < degree of g(x). D. 3:2 5000 179.67 cm3 2ph(r1 + r2)

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Class 9

Set A

Year 2018
LOGICAL REASONING

1. How many pairs of letters are there in the word Input : play 35 29 nice 17 clever task 75
RECREATION which have number of letters between A. Step V
them in the word one less than the number of letters
B. Step VI
between them in the English alphabet?
C. Step IV
A. Two D. Step VII
B. Three
C. Four 5. Find the missing number, if a certain rule is followed
either row-wise or column-wise.
D. More than four
7 15 8
2. Select the correct water image of the given figure.
5 12 2
2 ? 3
109 183 168
Fig. (X) A. 7
A. B. B. 8
C. 9
D. 11
C. D. 6. Which of the following options satisfies the same
conditions of placement of the dots as in the given
figure?
3. Which symbol will be on the face opposite to the face
with symbol @, when the given figure is folded to
form a cube?


# @
$ A. B.
*
©

C. D.
A. *
B. #
C. © 7. In a certain code language, CHOCOLATE is coded
D. $ as AFMAPNCVG. How will SENSITIVE be coded
in the same language?
4. A word-number arrangement machine when given
an input line of words and numbers, rearranges them A. UGPUKVKXG
following a particular rule in each step. The following B. QCLQKRGTC
is an illustration of input and rearrangement. C. QCLQJVKXG
D. UGPUJRGTC
Input :  page 15 easy 62 fire 52 desk 47
Step I :  page 62 15 easy fire 52 desk 47 8. How many vowels are there in the given arrangement,
Step II :  page 62 fire 15 easy 52 desk 47 each of which is immediately preceded by a symbol
Step III :  page 62 fire 52 15 easy desk 47 and immediately followed by a consonant?
Step IV :  page 62 fire 52 easy 15 desk 47 F 4 @ J 2 E % M S 4V9 ©AQ R 6 UT3 Z 7
Step V :  page 62 fire 52 easy 47 15 desk # U S B 8V G $YC
Step VI :  page 62 fire 52 easy 47 desk 15 A. One
Step VI is the last step of the given input. B. Two
As per the rule followed in the above steps, which is C. Three
the last step of given input? D. None of these

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9. Select a figure from the options which will continue 13. The question consists of a set of three figures X, Y
the series as established by the Problem Figures. and Z showing a sequence of folding of a piece of
Problem Figures paper. Fig. (Z) shows the manner in which the folded
paper has been cut. Select a figure from the options
which would most closely resembles the unfolded
form of Fig. (Z) .

A. B.

X Y Z
C. D.

A. B.
10. Which of the following Venn diagrams best represents
the relationship amongst, "Musicians, Non-smokers
and Males"? C. D.

A. B.
14. There is a certain relationship between figures (1) and
(2). Establish the same relationship between figures
(3) and (4) by selecting a suitable figure from the
given options that would replace the (?) in Fig. (4).
C. D.

?
11. Six friends are sitting in a circle facing the centre.
(1) (2) (3) (4)
Sneha is sitting opposite to Vaibhav. Kavya is sitting
to the right of Vaibhav but to the left of Kirti. Monika
is sitting to the left of Vaibhav. Priya is sitting to the A. B.
right of Sneha and to the left of Monika. Now, Kirti
and Priya, Monika and Vaibhav mutually interchange
their positions. C. D.
Who will be sitting to the left of Monika?
A. Kavya
15. Find the number of triangles formed in the given
B. Priya figure.
C. Kirti
D. Vaibhav

12. Pointing to a lady in the garden, Priyansh said," She


is the daughter of my grandfather's only son". How
is Priyansh related to that lady?
A. Brother A. 22
B. Cousin B. 19
C. Uncle C. 18
D. Father D. None of these

MATHEMATICAL REASONING

16. In a quadrilateral PQRS, diagonals PR and QS bisect 17. Area of a given triangle is x1 square units. If the sides
each other at M. If ∠PMS = 90°, then quadrilateral of this triangle be doubled, then the area of the new
triangle becomes x2 square units. Find the percentage
PQRS is a ________.
increase in area.
A. Trapezium B. Kite A. 100% B. 200%
C. Rhombus D. Parallelogram C. 300% D. None of these

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18. Consider the given statements carefully. 1
I. Any point on the x-axis is of the form (0, a). C. ∠CPA = ∠BAC
2
II. The point (0, 0) lies on both the axes. D. ∠BAP = 2∠BAC
III. The point (3, –2) lies in the IIIrd quadrant.
23. The volume of a cylinder of radius r is 1/4 of the
Which of the above statements is/are true?
volume of a rectangular box with a square base of
A. Both I and II side length x. If the cylinder and the box have equal
B. Only I heights, then what is the value of r in terms of x?
C. Only II
x2
D. Both II and III A. units

19. If (3, –1) is a solution of the linear equation x
B. units
4x – ky = 8x + 2y, then find the value of k. 2 π
A. 11 2x
C. units
B. 13 π
x
C. 10 D. units
π
D. 15

20. Which of the following statements is INCORRECT? 24. What could be the possible values of X, if
2345691X32 is divisible by 3 (where X is a digit)?
A. Things which coincide with one another are equal
to one another. A. 1
B. Two distinct lines can have more than one point B. 4
in common. C. 7
C. A circle can be drawn with any centre and any radius. D. All of these
D. A straight line may be drawn from any one point
25. In the given figure (not drawn to scale), ABCD and
to any other point.
PQRS are parallelograms. Find the value of x.
21. A bag contains 8 yellow, 3 pink, 2 green and 7 red
candies of similar size. A candy is taken out randomly
from the bag. What is the probability that the chosen
candy is of red colour?
1
A.
4 A. 70°
3
B. B. 80°
20
C. 30°
7
C. D. 40°
20
4 a + a 2 − b2 a − a 2 − b2
D. 26. T h e d e n o m i n a t o r o f
5 +
is_________. a − a 2 − b2 a + a 2 − b2
22. In the given figure, DABC and DPBC are two isosceles
A. a2
triangles on the same base BC and vertices A and P
B. b2
are on the same side of BC. If A and P are joined,
C. a 2 – b 2
then
4a 2 − 2b 2
A D.
b

P 27. If p = 2 − 3 , q = 3 − 7 and r = 7 − 4, then find


the value of p 3 + q3 + r 3.
B C
A. 0
( )
1
A. ∠BPA = ∠BAC B. 3 3 3 + 7 −8
2
1 C. 3 3−2 7
B. ∠BAP = ∠BAC
2 D. None of these

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28. Three identical spherical balls fit snugly into a Q. Parallelograms on the same base (or equal bases)
cylindrical can. The radius of each of the spherical and between the same parallels are equal in area.
ball equals the radius of the can and the balls just R. If a parallelogram and a triangle are on the same
touch the bottom and the top of the can. What fraction base and between the same parallels, then area of
of the volume of the can is taken up by the balls? the triangle is equal to the area of the parallelogram.
3 4 S. Triangles on the same base (or equal bases) and
A. B. having equal areas lie between the same parallels.
5 3
3 2 A. Only P and Q are true.
C. D. B. Only Q and S are true.
2 3
C. Only P and R are false.
Direction (29-30) : The given bar graph represents the D. Both B and C
petrol and diesel cars sold in a mega city from 2010 to
2015. Study the graph carefully and answer the following 33. In the given figure, ABCD is a rhombus whose diagonals
questions. intersect at O. If E and F are mid-points of AO and
Petrol Cars BO respectively, then find the length of EF.
Diesel Cars D
Number of cars sold

5
(in thousands)

4
3
2
A C 16 cm
1 O

0 2010 2011 2012 2013 2014 2015


Years
29. Find the difference between the number of petrol cars B
sold in 2010 and 2011 together and the number of 12 cm
diesel cars sold in 2015.
A. 10 cm
A. 3200 B. 5 cm
B. 2800
C. 8 cm
C. 2500
D. 9 cm
D. 3000
34. The traffic police recorded the speed (in km/hr) of
30. In which year, the total sale of petrol and diesel cars
10 motorcyclists as 32, 45, 46, 55, 65, 38, 45, 41,
altogether was maximum?
39 and 62. Later on, an error in recording instrument
A. 2012 was found. Find the correct average speed of the
B. 2011 motorcyclists, if the instrument recorded 3 km/hr less
C. 2013 in each case.
D. 2014 A. 49.9 km/hr
31. In the given figure (not drawn to scale), AB and BC B. 48.5 km/hr
are two chords of the circle with centre O. Find the C. 43.8 km/hr
value of x. D. 49.8 km/hr

35. In the given figure (not drawn to scale), ABCD is a


quadrilateral. If AE || DC, BE || AD and AE intersects
BC at F, then find ∠EBF.
D C
A. 170° 110° 97°
B. 70° F
A E
C. 150°
73°
D. None of these B
32. Study the given statements carefully and select the A. 43°
correct option. B. 72°
P. Two congruent figures have equal areas and vice C. 51°
versa. D. 27°

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EVERYDAY MATHEMATICS

36. Amit scored 73 marks in Mathematics. He scored 56% 41. Along a path, 25 conical pillars are constructed.
marks in English and x marks in Science. Maximum Each pillar has radius 15 cm and height 20 cm. Find
marks in each subject were 150. The overall percentage the total cost of painting these pillars at the rate of
of marks obtained by him was 54%. How many marks ` 50 per cm2 . [Take p = 3.14]
did he score in Science?
A. ` 201752.50
A. 84
B. ` 2052325
B. 86
C. ` 3214325.50
C. 89
D. 73 D. ` 1471875

37. A box contains 125 adapter chargers out of which 45 42. Two spinning machines A and B can together produce
are defective and rest are good. Priyanka will buy 50000 m of cloth in 20 hours. If machine B alone
a charger, if it is good. The shopkeeper draws one can produce the same amount of cloth in 25 hours,
charger at random and gives it to her. What is the then how much cloth can machine A produce alone
probability that she will buy it? in 20 hours?
9 A. 18000 m
A.
25 B. 15000 m
16
B. C. 10000 m
25
D. 25000 m
4
C.
25 43. The traffic light at three different signal points change
D. None of these after every 15 seconds, 30 seconds and 45 seconds
38. Aman had four number cards. The number on the first respectively. If all change simultaneously at 8:15:20 hours,
card is twice the second, that on the second is one- then when will they again change simultaneously?
third of the third and that on the third is five times A. 8:16:20 hours
the fourth. The average of the numbers is 24.75. Find
B. 8:18:35 hours
the largest number amongst them.
C. 8:18:45 hours
A. 9
D. 8:16:50 hours
B. 25
C. 30 44. A person at first has enough money to buy 80 sunglasses
D. None of these worth ` 700 each. If the cost of each sunglasses gets
increased by ` 50, then how many sunglasses can he
39. A man gets a simple interest of ` 2500 on a certain
principal at the rate of 10% per annum in 5 years. buy with the same amount of money (approx.).
What compound interest will the man get on twice A. 80
the principal in two years at the same rate? B. 74
A. ` 1500 C. 82
B. ` 2100 D. 75
C. ` 1750
D. ` 1350 45. The manufacturer of a machine sells it to a trader
making a profit of 15% on its manufacturing cost,
40. A three-wheeler scooter charges ` 15 for the first the trader sells it to the vendor, making a profit of
kilometer and ` 7.50 each for every subsequent 5% and vendor sell it to the actual user at a profit
kilometer. For a distance of x km, an amount of
of 10%. If the actual user pays ` 531.30 for it, then
` y is paid. Which of the following shows the linear
find the manufacturing cost.
equation representing the given information?
A. 7.50 x – 7.50 = y A. ` 400
B. 15 + 7.50 x = y B. ` 800
C. 7.50 x + 7.50 = y C. ` 600
D. 15 – 7.50 x = y D. ` 360

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ACHIEVERS SECTION

46. Read the statements carefully and select the correct S. Point E and G lie on x-axis.
option. A. Only P and S
Statement-I : A rectangular tank is 80 m long and B. Only P and Q
25 m broad. Water flows into it through a pipe whose C. Only R and S
cross-section is 25 cm 2 , at the rate of 16 km per
D. P, Q, R and S
hour. The rise in the level of water in the tank in
45 minutes is 2.5 cm. 49. Match the following:
Statement-II : If V is the volume of cuboid of Column-I Column-II
dimensions a, b and c and A is its surface area, then P. The value of m for which (a) 3
A
= 2[a + b + c].  −3 2 
−1 1
V   1    = 3m
9

  32    , is
A. Statement-I is true but Statement-II is false.
   

B. Statement-I is false but Statement-II is true.
C. Both Statement-I and Statement-II are true. Q. I f x = 3 – 2 2 , t h e n (b) −1
D. Both Statement-I and Statement-II are false. 1 3
x− = _________.
x
47. ABC is a triangle. D is a point on AB such that
1 R. If x = 2 + 3 , then (c) ±2
AD = A B and E is a point an AC such that 2
4  2 1
1
AE = AC. Then DE = ________  x + 2  = ______.
x
4
A. BC x −2 x −4
S. If  a   b
=  , then (d) 196
B. 2 BC  b  a
1 x = __________.
C. BC
4
A. P→(b); Q→(c); R→(d); S→(a)
1
D. BC B. P→(c); Q→(b); R→(a); S→(d)
2
C. P→(d); Q→(a); R→(c); S→(b)
48. Study the given co-ordinate system carefully. Which D. P→(a); Q→(b); R→(d); S→(c)
of the following options hold true?
50. A die having numbers 1, 2, 4, 6, 7 and 8 on its faces,
is rolled once. Find the probability of getting
(i) an even prime number.
(ii) a number greater than 3.
(iii) a multiple of 2 which is less than 4.
(i) (ii) (iii)

1 1 2
A.
6 3 3

1 1 1
B.
3 2 3
1 1 1
P. The coordinates of points B and D are (3, –5) and C.
6 2 6
(– 6, –3) respectively.
Q. Point A is at the distance of 6 units from y-axis. 1 2 1
D.
6 3 6
R. BG is parallel to y-axis.

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SPACE FOR ROUGH WORK

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Class 9

Set B

Year 2018
LOGICAL REASONING

1. If it is possible to make only one meaningful English


word with the first, fourth, fifth, ninth and eleventh A. B.
letters of the word TRANSLOCATION(using each
letter only once), then which of the following will be
the third letter of the word formed? If no such word
can be formed, then give 'X' as your answer and if C. D.
more than one such word can be formed, then give
'Z' as your answer.

A. X 5.
If '–' stands for 'multiplication', '+' stands for 'division',
'×' stands for 'addition' and '÷' stands for 'subtraction',
B. T
1
C. Z then find the value of 142 + 2 ÷ 31 × 10 – .
2
D. I A. 7/3
2. Starting from a point, Rohit walked 15 m South. Then, B. 45
he turned left and walked 10 m. Again, he turned left C. 39
and walked 15 m. After that he turned right and walked D. 5/2
5 m. At last he turned left and walked another 20 m.
How far is he now and in which direction from the 6. Select the correct water image of the given combination
starting point? of numbers and letters.
A. 25 m, South-East OP73ER29ATI4ON
OP73ER29ATI4ON
B. 20 m, North-East A.
C. 15 m, South-West B. N O 4 I TA 92 R E 37 P O
OP73ER2 ATI4ON
D. 25 m, North-East C.
D. O 4 I TA 92 R E 3 P O
3. Given question consists of a set of three figures X,
Y and Z showing a sequence of folding of a piece of 7. Group the given figures into three classes on the basis of
paper. Fig. (Z) shows the manner in which the folded their identical properties by using each figure only once.
paper has been cut. Select a figure from the options
that would most closely resembles the unfolded form A L W
of Fig. (Z). 1 2 3
E V N
4 5 6
T M Z
7 8 9
X Y Z
A. 1,3,8; 2,5,7; 4,6,9
B. 1,6,9; 2,5,7; 3,4,8
A. B. C. 1,5,7; 2,3,4; 6,8,9
D. 1,2,3; 4,6,8; 5,7,9

8. Find the number of squares formed in the given figure.


C. D.

4. Which of the following figures is exactly embedded


in the given figure as one of its parts?
A. 15
B. 11
C. 12
D. None of these

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9. In a row of boys, Vishal is 16th from the left end and (ii) If a two digit even number is followed by a
Ashish is 18th from the right end. Aryan is 11th from two digit odd number which is a perfect square,
Vishal towards the right end and 3 rd from Ashish then the even number is to be subtracted from
towards the right end. How many boys are there in the odd number.
the row? (iii) If a three digit number is followed by a two digit
A. 38 number, then the first number is to be divided by
B. 36 the second number.
C. 41 (iv) If a prime number is followed by an even number,
then the two numbers are to be added.
D. Can't be determined
(v) If an even number is followed by another even
10. There is a certain relationship between figures (1) number, then the two numbers are to be multiplied.
and (2). Establish a similar relationship between 255 17 11
figures (3) and (4) by selecting a suitable figure X 4 13
from the given options that would replace the (?) If X is the resultant of the first row, then what will
in figure (4). be the resultant of the second row?
A. 7
B. 8
(1) (2) (3) (4) C. 10
D. 12
A.
13. Three positions of a dice are shown below. Find
the number on the face opposite to the face showing
B. number 5.
5 2 2
C. 3 3 1
2 1 6

× A. 4
D.
B. 1
C. 3
11. Find the missing number, if same rule is followed in D. 6
all the three figures.
14. If 'P × Q' means 'P is the daughter of Q', 'P + Q'
5 2 3
7 3 8 means 'P is the father of Q', 'P ÷ Q' means 'P is the
48 51 ? mother of Q' and 'P – Q' means 'P is the brother of
3 1 7 5 2 6 Q' , then in the expression 'M ÷ N + R – T × K', how
is M related to K?
A. 120
B. 60 A. Mother-in-law
C. 57 B. Sister-in-law
D. 75 C. Aunt
D. Mother
12. Two rows of numbers are given. The resultant number
in each row is to be worked out separately based on 15. Find the missing term in the given series.
the following rules and the question below the rows
CMP, ENN, HOK, LPG, ?
of numbers is to be answered. The operations on
numbers progress from left to right. A. PRC
Rules: B. OQA
(i) If a two digit odd number is followed by another C. RPC
two digit odd number, then they are to be added. D. QQB

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MATHEMATICAL REASONING

16. Temperature of a body can be measured in Celsius C. 1 : 4


unit as X°C or in Fahrenheit unit as Y°F. The relation D. 2 : 1
between the two scales of temperature is given by the
9 20. Find the quotient, when x 3/2 – xy1/2 + x1/2 y – y 3/2 is
linear equation Y = X + 32°. divided by (x1/2 – y1/2).
5
(i)
Find the temperature of a body in Fahrenheit, if A. x+y
the temperature of the body is 60°C. B. x–y
(ii) If the temperature of a body is 77°F, then find the C. x1/2 + y1/2
temperature in Celsius. D. x2 – y2
(i) (ii)
21. A money lender borrows money at 4% p.a. on simple
A. 140°F 35°C
interest and pays interest at the end of the year. He
B. 80°F 60°C
lends it at 6% p.a. compound interest compounded
C. 140°F 25°C half-yearly and receives the interest at the end of the
D. 70°F 75°C year. Thus, he gains `104.50 per year. Find the amount
of money he borrows.
17. A hemispherical bowl is filled to the brim with a
beverage. The contents of the bowl are transferred into A. ` 5500
a cylindrical vessel whose radius is 50% more than B. ` 4500
its height. If the diameter is same for both the bowl C. ` 5000
and the vessel, then what percent of the beverage can D. ` 6000
be poured from the bowl into the cylindrical vessel?
22. In the given figure, if AB || CD, then the value of x
2
A. 66 % is ______.
3
1 A. 25°
B. 78 %
2 B. 30°
C. 100% C. 45°

D. None of these D. 50°

23. If the base radius and the height of a right circular cone

18. If
( ) ( ) (
8+3 2 + 7 − 2 − 3−4 2 )= a + b 2 , then
are increased by 20%, then the percentage increase
6−2 2 in volume is _________ (approximately).
find the value of a and b respectively. A. 60 %
B. 68 %
24 15 2
A. , C. 73 %
7 7
D. 78 %
−24 −15
B. ,
7 7 24. In the given figure (not drawn to scale), L, M and
24 15
C. , N are the mid-points of the sides QR, RP and PQ
7 6 respectively of a DPQR. QM intersects the line
24 15
D. , LN at U and RN intersects the line LM at V, then
7 7 UV = kQR. Find the value of k.
19. PQRS is a parallelogram. M and N are the mid-points P
of sides PQ and RS respectively. If XY is any line A. 4
intersecting PS, MN and QR at X, O and Y respectively
B. 1/4 N
such that XY || PQ, then find the ratio in which O divides M
the line XY. C. 2 U V
A. 1 : 3
D. 1/2 Q L R
B. 1 : 1

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25. In the given figure (not drawn to scale), AC = BD A. 46
and if BC is subtracted from AC and BD, then B. 44.9
AB = CD. C. 45.9
D. 43.5
A B C D
Which of the following Euclid's axioms explains the 29. Which of the following is incorrect?
above result? A.
If three angles of a quadrilateral are equal, then it
A. If equals are added to equals, the wholes are equal. is always a parallelogram.
B. If equals are subtracted from equals, the remainders B. The line segments joining the mid points of the
are equal. sides of an equilateral triangle divides it into four
congruent triangles.
C. Things which coincide with one another are equal
C. PQRS is a parallelogram in which diagonal SQ
to one another.
bisects ∠PQR. If ∠PQS = 42°, then ∠SPQ = 96°.
D. Things which are equal to the same thing are equal D. None of these
to one another.
30. In the given figure (not drawn to scale), MN is the
26. Study the given graph carefully. diameter of circle with centre O. If ∠MNR = 55°,
∠RMT = 30° and ∠MNS = 60°, then find the value
of ∠NMR and ∠MRT respectively.

T R

M N
O

S
Sum of abscissae of points P and R is ______.
A. 35°, 25°
A. 5
B. 6 B. 25°, 15°
C. 9 C. 45°, 65°
D. –3 D. 30°, 20°

27. Simplify: 31. The three vertices of a square ABCD are A(4, 3),
4 n+3 3− n
×8 B(–3, 3) and C(–3, – 4). Find :
(i) If = 29 n × 43n , then find the value (i) The coordinates of D.
( )−n 2
64 2 (ii) The area of square ABCD.
of 2n. (i) (ii)
(ii) If x + x − 1 − x = 1, then find the value of x. A. (– 4, – 4) 49 sq. units
(i) (ii) B. (3, – 4) 25 sq. units

A. 3/2 4/5 C. (2, – 4) 36 sq. units


D. (4, – 4) 49 sq. units
B. 2 3/5
C. 3 16/25 32. In DDEF and DPQR, DE = DF, ∠F = ∠P and
∠E = ∠Q. The two triangles are
D. 3 9/25
A. Isosceles but not necessarily congruent.
28. The mean of 150 observations was found to be 45.
If at the time of calculation, two items were wrongly B. Isosceles and congruent.
taken as 42 and 28 instead of 35 and 25, then find C. Congruent but not isosceles.
the correct mean. D. Neither congruent nor isosceles.

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33. An open rectangular cistern when measured from A. 0.02
outside is 1.15 m long, 0.94 m broad and 70 cm deep. B. 0.77
It is made up of iron, which is 5 cm thick. Find C. 0.445
(i) The capacity of cistern. D. 0.325
(ii) Volume of iron used.
  (i)  (ii) 35. In the given figure (not drawn to scale), ∠DAB
A. 756700 cm3 573300 cm3
and ∠BAC are in the ratio 2 : 3 respectively and
B. 756700 cm3 529200 cm3 AB = DB. Find the value of x.
3
C. 529200 cm 227500 cm3
D. 573300 cm3 183400 cm3 A E
100°
34. A tyre manufacturing company kept a record of the
distance covered before a tyre needed to be replaced.
x
The table shows the results of 1000 cases. C
D B
Distance < 4000 4000-9000 9000-14000 > 14000
(in km) A. 72°
Frequency 20 210 325 445 B. 68°
C. 56°
If you buy a tyre of this company, then what is the
D. None of these
probability that it will last more than 9000 km?

EVERYDAY MATHEMATICS

36. A piece of rectangular cardboard sheet measuring 39. Anya's piggy bank is full of ` 10 and ` 5 coins. It
40 inch × 25 inch is made into an open chocolate box contains three times as many ` 5 coins as ` 10 coins.
by cutting out squares of side 'p' from each corner. The total amount of money in piggy bank is ` 300.
Which of the following expressions is equivalent to How many coins of ` 10 are there in the piggy bank?
the volume of the box?
A. 12
3 2
A. 4p – 120p + 950p B. 36
B. 4p3 + 130p2 + 1000p C. 18
C. 4p3 – 130p2 + 1000p D. 16
D. None of these
40. A tank can be filled by two taps P and Q in 15 hours
37. There are some marbles of two colours black and and 20 hours respectively. The full tank can be emptied
golden in a jar. If the ratio of the number of black by a third tap R in 10 hours. If all the three taps are
marbles to the golden marbles is 5:3 and the total turned on at the same time, then in how much time
number of marbles in the jar is 120, then how many will the empty tank be filled up completely?
black marbles are there in the jar? A. 30 hours
A. 45 B. 45 hours
B. 75 C. 40 hours
C. 60 D. 60 hours
D. 80
41. A school provides milk to students daily in cylindrical
38. The king, queen and jack of heart cards are removed glasses of diameter 7 cm each. If the glass is
from the deck of 52 cards and then the remaining filled with milk up to a height of 12 cm, then
cards are well shuffled. One card is selected at random how many litres of milk is needed to serve 1600
from the remaining cards. What is the probability of students?
getting an ace card?
A. 739.2 litres
3 4
A. B. B. 538 litres
49 49
C. 740 litres
12 3
C. D. D. 400 litres
52 52

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42. One year ago, Sugandha was four times as old as 44. A cycle was sold at a loss of 8%. If it was sold for
her son Ritik. Six years hence, Sugandha's age will ` 121 more, then there would have been a gain of
exceed her son's age by 9 years. What is the ratio of 3%. What was the cost price and selling price of the
present ages of Sugandha and her son? cycle respectively?
A. 9 : 2 A. ` 1012, ` 1000
B. 11 : 3 B. ` 1000, ` 1300
C. 12 : 5 C. ` 1100, ` 1012
D. 13 : 4 D. ` 1002, ` 1100

43. A company bought 45 laptops and 15 printers to 45. A person has to completely put each of three types of
modernize billing operations. If the price of each juices, 210 litres of orange juice, 220 litres of guava
5 juice and 260 litres of litchi juice in bottles of equal
laptop was times the price of each printer, then
3 size without mixing any of the above three types of
what percent of the total cost of the purchase was the
juices such that each bottle is completely filled. What
total cost of laptops?
is the least possible number of bottles required?
A. 72.5 % A. 45
B. 78 % B. 69
C. 90 % C. 72
D. None of these D. 55

ACHIEVERS SECTION

46. Match the linear equations given in Column-I with 48. Let ABC be a triangle in which AB = 5.8 cm,
their solutions given in Column-II and select the BC + CA = 8.4 cm and ∠B = 60°. Given below are
correct option. the steps of constructing the triangle ABC. Which of
Column-I Column-II the following options is correct while arranging the
steps in correct order?
(P) 5x = – 2y + 7 (a) (0, 0)
(P) Join AD.
(Q) 4x – 6y = 0 (b) (2, 0) (Q) From ray BX, cut off line segment BD = BC + CA
(R) 3y = 5 x + 7 (c) (3, – 4) = 8.4 cm.
3 (R) Draw a line segment AB of length 5.8 cm.
(S) 2x – y = 4 (d) (3, 4) (S) Draw a perpendicular bisector of AD meeting BD
A. (P) → (b) ; (Q) → (c); (R) → (a); (S) → (d) at point C. Join AC, ABC is the required triangle.
B. (P) → (c) ; (Q) → (b); (R) → (d); (S) → (a) (T) Draw ∠ABX = 60° at point B of line segment AB.
C. (P) → (c) ; (Q) → (a); (R) → (d); (S) → (b) A. (T) → (R) → (S) → (P) → (Q)
D. (P) → (d) ; (Q) → (b); (R) → (a); (S) → (c) B. (R) → (P) → (T) → (S) → (Q)
C. (R) → (T) → (Q) → (P) → (S)
47. Read the statements carefully and select the correct D. (P) → (R) → (S) → (T) → (Q)
option.
Statement-I : If two circles with centres A and B 49. Fill in the blanks and select the correct option.
intersect each other at points M and N, then the line (i) The sum of any two sides of a triangle is greater
joining the centres AB bisects the common chord MN than P the median drawn to the third side.
at right angle. (ii) The perimeter of a triangle is Q than the sum
Statement-II : Two circles of radii 10 cm and 8 cm of its three medians.
intersect each other and the length of common chord (iii) If the altitude from the vertex of a triangle bisects
is 12 cm. Then the distance between their centres is the base, the triangle is R .
8 cm. P Q R
A. Both Statement-I and Statement-II are true. A. Twice less isosceles
B. Both Statement-I and Statement-II are false. B. Twice greater isosceles
C. Statement-I is false but Statement-II is true. C. Half less equilateral
D. Statement-I is true but Statement-II is false. D. Half greater equilateral

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50. Read the statements carefully and state 'T' for true (iii) Mode of the data 17, 21, 11, 48, 35, 11, 19, 17,
and 'F' for false. 12, 13, 11, 15 is 11.
(i) If the number of observations is odd, then the (iv) The mean of first 15 prime natural numbers is
n
th 27.5.
median is  + 1 observation. (i) (ii) (iii) (iv)
2 
A. T F F T
(ii) The mean of 25 observations is 18. Out of these
B. F T T F
observations, the mean of first 13 observations is
C. F F F T
16 and that of the last 13 observations is 20. Then,
th D. T T F F
the 13 observation is 18.

SPACE FOR ROUGH WORK

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ANSWER KEYS

IMO 2014

SET A
1. (C) 2. (D) 3. (A) 4. (D) 5. (D) 6. (C) 7. (A) 8. (A) 9. (B) 10. (D)
11. (D) 12. (C) 13. (D) 14. (D) 15. (B) 16. (D) 17. (B) 18. (A) 19. (B) 20. (D)
21. (C) 22. (C) 23. (B) 24. (C) 25. (C) 26. (B) 27. (C) 28. (B) 29. (C) 30. (C)
31. (A) 32. (B) 33. (B) 34. (B) 35. (B) 36. (D) 37. (C) 38. (B) 39. (B) 40. (A)
41. (C) 42. (C) 43. (D) 44. (A) 45. (B) 46. (D) 47. (C) 48. (B) 49. (C) 50. (C)

SET B
1. (C) 2. (B) 3. (A) 4. (C) 5. (B) 6. (C) 7. (D) 8. (C) 9. (C) 10. (B)
11. (B) 12. (C) 13. (C) 14. (D) 15. (C) 16. (D) 17. (C) 18. (C) 19. (D) 20. (A)
21. (D) 22. (A) 23. (A) 24. (A) 25. (C) 26. (C) 27. (C) 28. (D) 29. (A) 30. (D)
31. (B) 32. (C) 33. (D) 34. (A) 35. (C) 36. (B) 37. (D) 38. (C) 39. (D) 40. (B)
41. (C) 42. (B) 43. (D) 44. (C) 45. (C) 46. (D) 47. (A) 48. (B) 49. (C) 50. (D)

IMO 2015

SET A
1. (C) 2. (D) 3. (D) 4. (C) 5. (C) 6. (D) 7. (A) 8. (B) 9. (B) 10. ( C )
11. (D) 12. (B) 13. (B) 14. (A) 15. (D) 16. (A) 17. (C) 18. (A) 19. (D) 20. ( B )
21. (A) 22. (D) 23. (B) 24. (C) 25. (D) 26. (A) 27. (C) 28. (C) 29. (B) 30. ( A )
31. (B) 32. (C) 33. (C) 34. (D) 35. (A) 36. (C) 37. (B) 38. (A) 39. (A) 40. ( A )
41. (B) 42. (B) 43. (D) 44. (A) 45. (D) 46. (B) 47. (A) 48. (A) 49. (C) 50. (D)

SET B
1. (B) 2. (A) 3. (D) 4. (B) 5. (C) 6. (D) 7. (B) 8. (A) 9. (C) 10. ( C )
11. (D) 12. (D) 13. (B) 14. (B) 15. (B) 16. (D) 17. (C) 18. (B) 19. (A) 20. ( B )
21. (A) 22. (D) 23. (C) 24. (D) 25. (A) 26. (B) 27. (A) 28. (B) 29. (C) 30. ( A )
31. (A) 32. (C) 33. (C) 34. (C) 35. (B) 36. (C) 37. (A) 38. (B) 39. (B) 40. ( C )
41. (D) 42. (B) 43. (C) 44. (B) 45. (C) 46. (A) 47. (A) 48. (C) 49. (B) 50. (D)

IMO 2016

SET A
1. (D) 2. (D) 3. (B) 4. (C) 5. (D) 6. (A) 7. (D) 8. (D) 9. (B) 10. (A)
11. (C) 12. (B) 13. (A) 14. (D) 15. (B) 16. (C) 17. (B) 18. (C) 19. (C) 20. (A)
21. (C) 22. (B) 23. (A) 24. (C) 25. (B) 26. (B) 27. (B) 28. (C) 29. (D) 30. (D)
31. (C) 32. (A) 33. (D) 34. (D) 35. (C) 36. (C) 37. (C) 38. (D) 39. (C) 40. (A)
41. (C) 42. (D) 43. (B) 44. (B) 45. (C) 46. (D) 47. (B) 48. (D) 49. (B) 50. (B)

SET B
1. (C) 2. (A) 3. (C) 4. (C) 5. (B) 6. (A) 7. (C) 8. (B) 9. (D) 10. (C)
11. (D) 12. (A) 13. (B) 14. (A) 15. (A) 16. (A) 17. (C) 18. (C) 19. (C) 20. (C)
21. (D) 22. (D) 23. (A) 24. (D) 25. (D) 26. (A) 27. (A) 28. (C) 29. (B) 30. (D)
31. (B) 32. (A) 33. (B) 34. (C) 35. (B) 36. (C) 37. (D) 38. (C) 39. (A) 40. (D)
41. (C) 42. (D) 43. (B) 44. (A) 45. (D) 46. (A) 47. (C) 48. (A) 49. (D) 50. (D)

IMO 2017

SET A
1. (B) 2. (B) 3. (C) 4. (A) 5. (B) 6. (C) 7. (D) 8. (C) 9. (A) 10. (A)
11. (D) 12. (B) 13. (D) 14. (C) 15. (C) 16. (C) 17. (B) 18. (B) 19. (B) 20. (C)
21. (D) 22. (B) 23. (C) 24. (D) 25. (C) 26. (A) 27. (A) 28. (B) 29. (B) 30. (A)
31. (B) 32. (D) 33. (C) 34. (A) 35. (C) 36. (B) 37. (A) 38. (A) 39. (B) 40. (A)
41. (B) 42. (C) 43. (D) 44. (C) 45. (B) 46. (C) 47. (C) 48. (B) 49. (C) 50. (D)
SET B
1. (C) 2. (C) 3. (C) 4. (A) 5. (A) 6. (A) 7. (B) 8. (A) 9. (D) 10. (D)
11. (D) 12. (C) 13. (A) 14. (D) 15. (D) 16. (D) 17. (A) 18. (A) 19. (C) 20. (B)
21. (A) 22. (B) 23. (C) 24. (A) 25. (D) 26. (B) 27. (C) 28. (B) 29. (B) 30. (A)
31. (C) 32. (A) 33. (C) 34. (B) 35. (D) 36. (B) 37. (C) 38. (D) 39. (A) 40. (A)
41. (C) 42. (B) 43. (B) 44. (D) 45. (D) 46. (C) 47. (C) 48. (A) 49. (B) 50. (D)

IMO 2018

SET A
1. (C) 2. (A) 3. (C) 4. (C) 5. (C) 6. (C) 7. (C) 8. (B) 9. (C) 10. (A)
11. (D) 12. (A) 13. (B) 14. (B) 15. (A) 16. (C) 17. (C) 18. (C) 19. (C) 20. (B)
21. (C) 22. (B) 23. (B) 24. (D) 25. (D) 26. (B) 27. (B) 28. (D) 29. (D) 30. (B)
31. (A) 32. (D) 33. (B) 34. (D) 35. (D) 36. (B) 37. (B) 38. (D) 39. (B) 40. (C)
41. (D) 42. (C) 43. (D) 44. (B) 45. (A) 46. (D) 47. (C) 48. (C) 49. (A) 50. (D)

SET B
1. (C) 2. (D) 3. (C) 4. (B) 5. (B) 6. (A) 7. (B) 8. (A) 9. (C) 10. (D)
11. (C) 12. (B) 13. (B) 14. (A) 15. (D) 16. (C) 17. (C) 18. (D) 19. (B) 20. (A)
21. (C) 22. (D) 23. (C) 24. (B) 25. (B) 26. (D) 27. (C) 28. (B) 29. (A) 30. (A)
31. (D) 32. (A) 33. (D) 34. (B) 35. (B) 36. (C) 37. (B) 38. (B) 39. (A) 40. (D)
41. (A) 42. (D) 43. (D) 44. (C) 45. (B) 46. (C) 47. (D) 48. (C) 49. (B) 50. (B)