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# (Download) CBSE Class-10 2016-17 Sample Paper (Mathematics)

## (Download) CBSE Class-10 2016-17 Sample Paper (Mathematics)

## Time Allowed: 3 Hours

## Max. Marks: 90

## General Instructions:

1. All questions are compulsory.

2. The question paper consists of31 questions divided into four sections A, B, C
and D

3. Section A contains 4 questions of 1 mark each. Section B contains 6 questions
of2 marks each. Section C contains 10 questions of 3 marks each. Section D
contains 11 questions of 4 marks each.

4. Use of calculators is not permitted.

## SECTION – A

(Question numbers 1 to 4 carry 1 mark each)

1. A letter is chosen at random from the letter of the "word PROBABILITY".
Find the probability that it is a not a vowel.

2. Find the 17th term from the end of the AP: 1, 6, 11, 16….. 211, 216

3. A pole 6 m high casts a shadow 2√3 m long on the ground, then find the angle
of elevation of the sun.

4. In the given figure PA and PB are tangents to a circle with centre O. If

## SECTION – B

(Question numbers 5 to 10 carry 2 marks each)

5. Find the sum of all natural numbers that are less than 100 and divisible
by 4.

6. Find the value of p for which the points ( -1 , 3 ) , ( 2 , p ) and ( 5 , - 1
) are collinear.

7. Find the value(s) of , for which the equation kx^{2} - kx + 1 = 0 has
equal roots.