**CBSE Class 10 Mathematics Basic Question Paper 2023**

Here in this post we are giving the latest 2023 Mathematics Basic Question Paper for CBSE Class 10 Students. This Question paper will be helpful for the next year Class 10 aspirants. This also help the new class 10 students to understand the question pattern for the next CBSE Class 10 Mathematics Basic Examination. We hope this post will helpful for every one.

**Mathematics Basic Question Paper 2023 Class 10**

**SECTION – (A) **

**(1) Let E be an event such that P(not E)then P(E) is equal to :**

(a) 1/5

(b) 2/5

(c) 0

(d) 4/5

**(2) If p(x) = x ^{2} + 5x 6, then p (- 2) is :**

(a) 20

(b) 0

(c) – 8

(d) 9

**(3) The mode of the numbers 2, 3, 3, 4, 5, 4, 4, 5, 3, 4, 2, 6, 7 is:**

(a) 2

(b) 3

(c) 4

(d) 5

**(4) How many tangents can be drawn to a circle from a point on it?**

(a) One

(b) Two

(c) Infinite

(d) Zero

**(5) A quadratic equation whose one root is 2 and the sum of whose roots is zero, is:**

(a) x^{2} + 4 = 0

(b) x^{2} – 2 = 0

(c) 4x^{2} – 1 = 0

(d) x^{2} – 4 =0

**(6) Which of the following is not a quadratic equation?**

(a) 2(x – 1)^{2} = 4x^{2} – 2x + 1

(b) 2x – x^{2} = x^{2} + 5

(c) (√^{2}x + √3)^{2} + x^{2} = 3x^{2} – 5x

(d) (x^{2} + 2x) = x^{4} + 3 + 4x^{3}

**(7) A quadratic polynomial whose sum and product of zeroes are 2 and -1 respectively is:**

(a) x^{2} + 2x + 1

(b) x^{2} – 2x – 1

(c) x^{2} + 2x – 1

(d) x^{2} – 2x 1

**(8) (HCF × LCM) for the numbers 30 and 70 is:**

(a) 2100

(b) 21

(c) 210

(d) 70

**(9) The length of the arc of a circle of radius 14 cm which subtends an angle of 60° at the centre of the circle is:**

(a) 44/3 cm

(b) 88/3 cm

(c) 308/3 cm

(d) 36 cm

**(10) If the radius of a semi-circular protractor is 7cm, then its perimeter is:**

(a) 11 cm

(b) 14 cm

(c) 22 cm

(d) 36 cm

**(11) The angle of elevation of the top of a 15 m high tower at a point 15 √3 m away from the base of the tower is:**

(a) 30°

(b) 45°

(c) 60°

(d) 90°

**(12) (2/3 sin0° – 4/5 cos0°) is equal to :**

(a) 2/3

(b) – 4/5

(c) 0

(d) – 2/15

**(13) From a well-shuffled deck of 52 cards, a card is drawn at random. What is the probability of getting king of hearts?**

(a) 1/52

(b) 1/26

(c) 1/13

(d) 12/13

**(14) The number (5 – 3 √5+ √5) is:**

(a) an integer

(b) rational number

(c) an irrational number

(d) a whole number

**(15) If the pair of linear equations x – y = 1 , x + ky = 5 has a unique solution x = 2 y = 1 , then the value of k is:**

(a) – 2

(b) – 3

(c) 3

(d) 4

**(16) If △ABC ~ △DEF and ∠A = 47°, ∠E = 83° then ∠C is equal :**

(a) 47°

(b) 50°

(c) 83

(d) 130°

**(17) The length of the tangent from an external point A to a circle, of radius 3 cm, is 4 cm. The distance of A from the centre of the circle is :**

(a) 7 cm

(b) 5 cm

(c) √7 cm

(d) 25 cm

**(18) The pair of linear equations x + 2y + 5 = 0 and – 3x – 6y + 1 = 0 has :**

(a) a unique solution

(b) exactly two solutions

(c) infinitely many solutions

(d) no solution

In question numbers 19 and 20, a statement of Assertion (A) is followed by a statement of Reason (R). Choose the correct option:

(a) Both Assertion (A) and Reason (R) are true and Reason (R) gives the correct explanation of Assertion (A).

(b) Both Assertion (A) and Reason (R) are true but Reason (R) does not give the correct explanation of Assertion (A).

(c) Assertion (A) is true but Reason (R) is false.

(d) Assertion (A) is false but Reason (R) is true.

**(19)** Assertion (A): If one root of the quadratic equation 4x² – 10x + (k-4) = 0 is reciprocal of the other, then value of k is 8.

Reason (R): Roots of the quadratic equation x² – x + 1 = 0 are real.

**(20)** Assertion (A): A tangent to a circle is perpendicular to the radius through the point of contact.

Reason (R): The lengths of tangents drawn from an external point to a circle are equal.

**SECTION – (B) **

**(21)** (A) Find the discriminant of the quadratic equation 3x² – 2x + = 0 and hence find the nature of its roots.

OR

(B) Find the roots of the quadratic equation x² -x – 2 = 0.

**(22)** In the adjoining figure, A, B and C are points on OP, OQ and OR respectively such that AB||PQ and AC||PR. Show that BC||QR.

**(23)** If sin a= 1/2 then find the value of (3 cos a -4 cos³ a).

**(24)** (vA) Find the coordinates of the point which divides the join of A (-1, 7) and B (4, -3) in the ratio 2:3.

**OR**

**(B)** If the points A (2, 3), B (- 5, 6), C (6, 7) and D (p, 4) are the verities of a parallelogram ABCD, find the values of p.

**(25)** PA and PB are tangents drawn to the circle with centre O as shown in the figure, Provs that ∠APB – 2 ∠OAB.

**SECTION – (C) **

**(26)** Find the area of the sector of a circle of radius 7 cm and of central angle 90°, Also, find the area of corresponding major sector.

**(27) If α, β are zeroes of the quadratic polynomial x ^{2 }– 5x + 6, form another quadratic polynomial whose zeroes are 1/α, 1/β,**

**(28) A die is rolled once. Find the probability of getting:**

(i) an even prime number,

(ii) a number greater than 4,

(iii) an odd number.

**(29)** Prove that 1 + tan^{2} A/1 + cot^{2} A = sec^{2} A – 1

**(30)** (A) Prove that the lengths of tangents drawn from an external point to a circle are equal.

**OR**

**(B)** Two concentric circles with centre O are of radii 3 cm and 5 cm. Find the length of chord AB of the larger circle which touches the smaller circle at P.

**(31) (A)** If we add 1 to the numerator and subtract 1 from the denominator, a fraction reduces to 1. it becomes denominator. What is the fraction?

**OR**

**(B)** For which value of K’ k’ will the following pair of linear equations have so solution?

3x + y – 1

(2k – 1) z (k – 1) y – 2k + 1

**SECTION – (D)**

**(32) (A)** Find the sum of first 51 terms of an A.P. whose second and third terms are 14 and 18, respectively.

**OR**

**(B)** The first term of an A.P. is 5, the last term is 45 and the sum is 400. Find the number of terms and the common difference.

**(33)** (1) The distribution below gives the weights of 30 students of a class. Find the median weight of the students:

Weight in Kg |
40 – 45 | 45 – 50 | 50 – 55 | 55 – 60 | 60 – 65 | 65 – 70 | 70 – 75 |

Numbers of students |
2 | 3 | 8 | 6 | 6 | 3 | 2 |

**(34)** The boilers are used in thermal power plants to store water and then used to produce steam. One such boiler consists of a cylindrical part in middle and two hemispherical parts at its both ends. Length of the cylindrical part is 7m and radius of cylindrical part is n m. Find the total surface area and the volume of the boiler. Also, find the ratio of the volume of cylindrical part to the volume of one hemispherical part.

**(35) (A)** The shadow of a tower standing on a level ground is found to be 40 m longer when the Sun’s altitude is 30° than when it was 60°. Find the height of the tower.

**OR**

**(B)** From the top of a 7 m high building, the angle of elevation of the top of a cable tower is 60° and the angle of depression of its foot is 45°. Determine the height of the tower.

**(36)** Observe the figures given below carefully and answer the questions:

**(i)** Name the figure (s) wherein two figures are similar.

**(ii)** Name the figure (s) wherein the figures are congruent.

**(iii)** (a) Prove that congruent triangles are also similar but not the converse.

**OR**

**(b)** What more is least needed for two similar triangles to be congruent ?

(i) Name the figure(s) wherein two figures are similar.

(ii) Name the figure(s) wherein the figures are congruent.

(iii) (a) Prove that congruent triangles are also similar but not the converse.

**(37)** Use of mobile screen for long hours makes your eye sight weak and give you headaches. Children who are addicted to play “PUBG” can get easily Use of mobile screen for long hours makes your eye sight weak and give you headaches. Children who are addicted to play “PUBG” can get easily awareness about ill effects of playing PUBG, a school decided to start ‘BAN PUBG’ campaign, in which students are asked to prepare campaign board in the shape of a rectangle. One such campaign board made by class X the figure.

**(38) **Khushi wants to organize her birthday party. Being health conscious, she decided to serve only fruits in her birthday party. She bought 36 apples and 60 bananas and decided to distribute fruits equally among all.

Based on the above information, answer the following questions:

(i) Find the coordinates of the point of intersection of diagonals AC and BD.

(ii) (ii) Find the length of the diagonal AC.

(c) (iii) (a) Find the area of the campaign Board ABCD.

**OR**

**(b)** Find the ratio of the largest of side AB the length of the diagonal AC.

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