Sample Paper B

Section A (Each question carries 2 marks)

Q.1: Simplify the expression and evaluate it as directed:

x (x – 3) + 2 for x = 1

Q.2: An electric pole, 14 metres high, casts a shadow of 10 metres. Find the height of a tree that casts a shadow of 15 metres under similar conditions.

Q.3: Express 0.0000000000025 in standard form.

Q.4: Factorise: 12x + 36

Q.5: Name any two three dimensional shapes.

Section B (Each question carries 3 marks)

Q.6: Plot the following points on a graph paper. Verify if they lie on a lie.

A(1,1), B(2,2), C(3,3), D(4,4)

Q.7: There are 100 students in a hostel. Food provision for them is for 20 days. How long will these provisions last, if 25 more students join the group ?


Evaluate: (5/8) (-7) x (8/5) (-4)

Q.8: Using the Euler’s formula find the vertices, if faces are 5 and edges are 9.

Q.9: Multiply: ( a2 + 2b2 ) ( 5a – 3b )

Q.10: Using suitable identity find the product of (6x – 7) (6x + 7)

Section C (Each question carries 5 marks)

Q.11: Find the value of:

i) (1/2) (-2) + (1/3) (-2) + (1/4) (-2)

ii) (-3) 4 x (5/3) 4

Q.12: A factory requires 42 machines to produce a given number of articles in 63 days.

i) How many machines would be required to produce the same number of articles in 54 days ?

ii) How many days would it take to produce the same number of articles in 21 days ?

Q.13: Factorise the following:

i) 121b2 – 88bc + 16c2

ii) q2 – 10q + 21

Published by Priya Prakash

In the midst of winter, i found there was within me an invincible summer ~ Albert Camus

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