Class X (CBSE)
Sample Paper Set - III
: 3 hours
Maximum Marks : 100
General Instructions :
(i) Question number 1 to 15 carry 2 marks each.
(ii) Question number 16 to 25 carry 4 marks each.
(iii) Question number 26 to 30 carry 6 marks each.
(iv) Write the serial number of the question before attempting it.
(v) Use of logarithmic and trignometric tables is permitted. Use of calculator
is not permitted.
The median of
following observations, arranged in ascending order, is 25. Find x.
11, 13, 15, 19, x + 2, x + 4, 30, 35, 39, 46 (Marks
Factorise - Omitted being out of Syllabus. (Marks
In a flight of 3000 km, an aircraft was slowed down due to bad weather. Its
average speed for the trip was reduced by 100 km/hour and time increased by one
hour, find the original duration of flight. (Marks
The GCD of two
polynomials P(x) = 4x2(x2 - 3x + 2) and Q(x) = 12x(x -
2)(x2 - 4) is 4x(x - 2). Find the LCM of the polynomials P(x) and Q(x).
The sales price of a
motor-cycle, inclusive of sales tax, is Rs. 38,520. If sales tax is charged at
the rate of 7 % of the list price, find the list price of the motor-cycle.
trigonometric tables, evaluate (cos2 20o + cos2
70o)/(sin2 59o + sin2 31o)
The median of the
following observation, arranged is ascending order is 22. Find x.
8, 11, 13, 15, x + 1, x + 3, 30, 35, 40, 43 (Marks
In a flight of 6000 km, an aircraft was slowed down due to bad weather. Its
average speed for the trip was reduced by 400 km/ hour and time increased by 30
minutes. Find the original duration of flight. (Marks
Find whether the
number 6, 10, 14 and 22 are in proportional or not. If not what number be added
to each number so that they become proportional ? (Marks
Reduce the following
relation expression into lowest form:
(x4 - 10x2 + 9)/(x3 + 4x2 + 3x)
Solve for x and y
ax + by = a - b - (i)
bx - ay = a + b - (ii) (Marks 2)
Find the value of k
such that sum of the roots of the quadratic equation
3x2 + (2k + 1)x - (k + 5) = 0 is equal to the product of its roots.
Find two consecutive
numbers, whose square have sum 85. (Marks 2)
Rita purchased a car,
with a market price of Rs. 2,10,000 at a discount of 5%. If the sales
tax charged at 10%, find the amount Rita had to pay for purchasing
the car. (Marks 2)
The mean weight of 21
students of a class is 52 kg. If the mean weight of first 11 students of the
class is 50 kg and that of last 11 students is 54 kg, find the weight of the
11th student. (Marks 2)
The following data
has been arranged in ascending order: 12, 14, 17, 21, x, 26, 28, 32, 36. If the
median of the data is 23, find x. If 32 is changed to 23, find the new median.
For what value of x,
in the mode of the following data 5 ?
2, 4, 3, 5, 4, 5, 6, 4, x, 7, 5. (Marks 2)
the co-ordinates of the vertices of the triangle, the equation of whose sides
y = x, 3y = x, x + y = 8. (Marks 4)
A part of monthly
hostel charges in a college are fixed and the remaining depends on the number of
days one has taken food in the mess. When a student A takes food for 20 days, he
has to pay Rs. 1000 as hostel charges where as a student B, who takes food for
26 days, pays Rs. 1180 as hostel charges. Find the fixed charge and the cost of
food per day. (Marks 4)
Find the value of a
and b so that the polynomials p(x) and q(x) have (x + 1)(x - 2) as their HCF.
p(x) = (x2 + 3x + 2)(x2 + x + a)
q(x) = (x2 - 3x + 2)(x2 - 3x + b) (Marks
A page of pass book
of Ved is given below :-
the interest Ved gets for the period March, 98 to Dec.' 98 at 5% per annum
simple interest. (Marks 4)
The annual income
of Seema (excluding HRA) is Rs. 1,60,000. She contributes Rs. 5000 per month to
her provident fund and pays a half yearly insurance
premium of Rs. 5000. Calculate the income tax along with surcharge
Seema has to pay in the last month of the year if her earlier deductions
as income tax for the first 11 months were at the rate of Rs. 400 per month.
Assume the following for calculating income tax :
of the total income subject to a maximum of Rs. 20,000
(Rs. 25,000 if income is less than Rs. 1 lac)
Rates of Income
Upto Rs. 50,000
(ii) From Rs. 50,001 to 60,000
(iii) From Rs. 60,001 to Rs. 1,50,000
(iv) From Rs. 1,50,001 onwards
10% of the amount exceeds Rs. 50,000
Rs. 1000 + 20% of the amount exceeding Rs. 60,000
Rs. 19,000 + 30% of the amount exceeding Rs. 1,50,000
of the total savings subject to a maximum of Rs. 12,000
of the tax
Construct a quad.
ABCD in which AB = 2.5 cm BC = 3.5 cm, AC = 4.2 cm, CD = 3.5 cm and AD = 2.5 cm.
Construct another quad. AB'C'D' with diagonal AC' = 6.3 cm such that it is
similar to quad ABCD. (Marks 4)
Find the cost of
living index number for the year 1995 assuming 1990 as the base year. (Marks
per kg (in Rs.)
Solve for x : 9x
+ 2 - 6 x 3x + 1 + 1 = 0 (Marks
If a radius of the
circular and of a conical bucket, which is 45 cm high are 28 cm, 7 cm, find the
capacity of the bucket. (Marks 6)
A man on the roof of
a home, which is 10 m high, observes the angle of elevation of the top of a
building as 42o and angle of depression of the base of the building
as 40o. Find the height of the building and its distance from the
home. (Marks 6)