## ML Aggarwal Class 10 Solutions for ICSE Maths Chapter 15 Circles Chapter Test

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**Question 1.****(a) In the figure (i) given below, triangle ABC is equilateral. Find ∠BDC and ∠BEC.****(b) In the figure (ii) given below, AB is a diameter of a circle with centre O. OD is perpendicular to AB and C is a point on the arc DB. Find ∠BAD and ∠ACD****Solution:**

(a) ∆ABC is an equilateral triangle.

**Question 2.****(a) In the figure given below, AB is a diameter of the circle. If AE = BE and ∠ADC = 118°, find****(i) ∠BDC (ii) ∠CAE.****(b) In the figure given below, AB is the diameter of the semi-circle ABCDE with centre O. If AE = ED and ∠BCD = 140°, find ∠AED and ∠EBD. Also Prove that OE is parallel to BD.****Solution:**

(a) Join DB, CA and CB.

∠ADC = 118° (given)

and ∠ADB = 90°

**Question 3.****(a) In the figure (i) given below, O is the centre of the circle. Prove that ∠AOC = 2 (∠ACB + ∠BAC).****(b) In the figure (ii) given below, O is the centre of the circle. Prove that x + y = z.****Solution:**

(a) Given: O is the centre of the circle.

To Prove : ∠AOC = 2 (∠ACB + ∠BAC).

Proof: In ∆ABC,

∠ACB + ∠BAC + ∠ABC = 180° (Angles of a triangle)

**Question 4.****(a) In the figure (i) given below, AB is the diameter of a circle. If DC is parallel to AB and ∠CAB = 25°, find :****(i)∠ADC (ii) ∠DAC.****(b) In the figure (ii) given below, the centre O of the smaller circle lies on the circumference of the bigger circle. If ∠APB = 70° and ∠BCD = 60°, find :****(i) ∠AOB (ii) ∠ACB****(iii) ∠ABD (iv) ∠ADB.****Solution:**

(a) AB is diameter and DC || AB,

∠CAB = 25°, join AD,BD

**Question 5.****(a) In the figure (i) given below, ABCD is a cyclic quadrilateral. If AB = CD, Prove that AD = BC.****(b) In the figure (ii) given below, ABC is an isosceles triangle with AB = AC. If ∠ABC = 50°, find ∠BDC and ∠BEC.****Solution:**

(a) Given : ABDC is a cyclic quadrilateral AB = CD.

To Prove: AD = BC.

**Question 6.****A point P is 13 cm from the centre of a circle. The length of the tangent drawn from P to the circle is 12 cm. Find the distance of P from the nearest point of the circle.****Solution:**

Join OT, OP = 13 cm and TP = 12 cm

**Question 7.****Two circles touch each other internally. Prove that the tangents drawn to the two circles from any point on the common tangent are equal in length.****Solution:**

Given: Two circles with centre O and O’

touch each other internally at P.

**Question 8.****From a point outside a circle, with centre O, tangents PA and PB are drawn. Prove that****(i) ∠AOP = ∠BOP.****(ii) OP is the perpendicular bisector of the chord AB.****Solution:**

Given: From a point P, outside the circle with centre O.

PA and PB are the tangents to the circle,

OA, OB and OP are joined.

**Question 9.****(a) The figure given below shows two circles with centres A, B and a transverse common tangent to these circles meet the straight line AB in C. Prove that:****AP : BQ = PC : CQ.****(b) In the figure (ii) given below, PQ is a tangent to the circle with centre O and AB is a diameter of the circle. If QA is parallel to PO, prove that PB is tangent to the circle.****Solution:**

(a) Given: Two circles with centres A and B

and a transverse common tangent to these circles meets AB at C.

**Question 10.****In the figure given below, two circles with centres A and B touch externally. PM is a tangent to the circle with centre A and QN is a tangent to the circle with centre B. If PM = 15 cm, QN = 12 cm, PA = 17 cm and QB = 13 cm, then find the distance between the centres A and B of the circles.****Solution:**

In the given figure, two chords with centre A and B touch externally.

PM is a tangent to the circle with centre A

and QN is tangent to the circle with centre B.

PM = 15 cm, QN = 12 cm, PA = 17 cm, QB = 13 cm.

We have to find AB.

**Question 11.****Two chords AB, CD of a circle intersect externally at a point P. If PB = 7 cm, AB = 9 cm and PD = 6 cm, find CD.****Solution:**

∵ AB and CD are two chords of a circle

which intersect each other at P, outside the circle.

**Question 12.****(a) In the figure (i) given below, chord AB and diameter CD of a circle with centre O meet at P. PT is tangent to the circle at T. If AP = 16 cm, AB = 12 cm and DP = 2 cm, find the length of PT and the radius of the circle****(b) In the figure (ii) given below, chord AB and diameter CD of a circle meet at P. If AB = 8 cm, BP = 6 cm and PD = 4 cm, find the radius of the circle. Also, find the length of the tangent drawn from P to the circle. .****Solution:**

Given : (a) AB is a chord of a circle with centre O

and PT is tangent and CD is the diameter of the circle

which meet at P.

AP = 16 cm, AB = 12 cm, OP = 2 cm

∴PB = PA – AB = 16 – 12 = 4 cm

∵ABP is a secant and PT is tangent.

∴PT² = PA × PB.

**Question 13.****In the figure given below, chord AB and diameter PQ of a circle with centre O meet at X. If BX = 5 cm, OX = 10 cm and.the radius of the circle is 6 cm, compute the length of AB. Also, find the length of tangent drawn from X to the circle.****Solution:**

Chord AB and diameter PQ meet at X

on producing outside the circle

**Question 14.****(a) In the figure (i) given below, ∠CBP = 40°, ∠CPB = q° and ∠DAB = p°. Obtain an equation connecting p and q. If AC and BD meet at Q so that ∠AQD = 2 q° and the points C, P, B and Q are concyclic, find the values of p and q.****(b) In the figure (ii) given below, AC is a diameter of the circle with centre O. If CD || BE, ∠AOB = 130° and ∠ACE = 20°, find:****(i)∠BEC (ii) ∠ACB****(iii) ∠BCD (iv) ∠CED.****Solution:**

(a) (i) Given : ABCD is a cyclic quadrilateral.

Ext. ∠PBC = ∠ADC

⇒ 40° = ∠ADC

**Question 15.****(a) In the figure (i) given below, APC, AQB and BPD are straight lines.****(i) Prove that ∠ADB + ∠ACB = 180°.****(ii) If a circle can be drawn through A, B, C and D, Prove that it has AB as a diameter****(b) In the figure (ii) given below, AQB is a straight line. Sides AC and BC of ∆ABC cut the circles at E and D respectively. Prove that the points C, E, P and D are concyclic.****Solution:**

(a) Given: In the figure, APC,

AQB and BPD are straight lines.

**Question 16.****(a) In the figure (i) given below, chords AB, BC and CD of a circle with centre O are equal. If ∠BCD = 120°, find****(i) ∠BDC (ii) ∠BEC****(iii) ∠AEC (iv) ∠AOB.****Hence Prove that AOAB is equilateral.****(b) In the figure (ii) given below, AB is a diameter of a circle with centre O. The chord BC of the circle is parallel to the radius OD and the lines OC and BD meet at E. Prove that****(i) ∠CED = 3 ∠CBD (ii) CD = DA.****Solution:**

(a) In ∆BCD, BC = CD

∠CBD = ∠CDB

But ∠BCD + ∠CBD + ∠CDB = 180°

(∵ Angles of a triangle)

**Question 17.****(a) In the adjoining figure, (i) given below AB and XY are diameters of a circle with centre O. If ∠APX = 30°, find****(i) ∠AOX (ii) ∠APY (iii) ∠BPY (iv) ∠OAX.****(b) In the figure (ii) given below, AP and BP are tangents to the circle with centre O. If ∠CBP = 25° and ∠CAP = 40°, find :****(i) ∠ADB (ii) ∠AOB (iii) ∠ACB (iv) ∠APB.****Solution:**

(a) AB and XY are diameters of a circle with centre O.

∠APX = 30°.

To find :

(i) ∠AOX (ii) ∠APY

(iii) ∠BPY (iv) ∠OAX

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