CBSE Board Class 11 Math Previous Year Question Papers 2010

CBSE Board Previous Year Question Papers 2010 for Class 11 Math

Previous Paper – 2010
Class – XI
Subject – Mathematics                                                        

TIME ALLOWED:3 HRS      M.M.: 100

All questions are compulsory.
Section A consists of ten questions of 1 mark each.
Section B consists of twelve questions of 4 marks each.
Section C consists of seven questions of 6 marks each.
Use of calculators is not permitted. However you may ask for logarithimic tables if required.
No step marking for 1 mark questions of Section A.
                                                SECTION A

Question 1: If D,G and R denote respectively the number of degrees, grades and radians in an angle, then find the value of D/100 in grades and in radians.

Question 2: Find the value of sin (-11/3).

Question 3: Find the value of (1+i) (1+i2) (1+i3) (1+i4).

Question 4: If 22Pr+1: 20Pr+2=11:52, find the value of r.

Question 5: Find the sum of the following series.
                              (a2-b2),(a-b),(a-b/a+b),…… n terms.

Question 6: Write down the equation of a line parallel to y-axis at a distance of 5 units on the left hand side of it.

Question 7: Evaluate:    lim   x√x-a√a 
                                    x→a        x-a

Question 8: If y=1+ x + x2+ x3 +……..,show that dy  = y.
                                 1!   2!   3!                               dx

Question 9: Sample A has a mean bursting pressure of 21 kg and S.D. 4.87. Sample B has mean bursting pressure of 21.81 kg and S.D. 7.07.Which sample has the highest average bursting pressure? Which has more uniform pressure?

Question10: Three dice are thrown together. Find the probability of getting a total of at least 6.
                                                SECTION  B

Question 11: If tan θ  =√1-e  tan , then find the value of cos in terms of θ and e.
                               2       1+e
Question 12: Find all non-zero complex number z satisfying  z =iz2.

Question 13: Solve: | x+3 | + x > 1.

Question 14: How many five-letter words can be formed using the letter of the word ‘INEFFECTIVE’?

Question 15: If a1,a2,a3,a4 be the coefficients of four consecutive terms in the expansion of (1+x)n, then prove that :      a1        +     a3        =      2 a2       
                              a1 +a2           a3 + a4              a2 + a3

Question 16: In an increasing G.P., the sum of the first and the last term is 66, the product of the second and the last but one is 128 and the sum of the terms is 126. How many terms are there in the progression?

Question 17: One side of a square makes an angle θ with x-axis and one vertex of the square is at the origin. Prove that the equations of its diagonals are x(sinθ+cosθ)=y(cosθ-sinθ) and
x(cosθ-sinθ) + y(sinθ+cosθ)=a, where a is the length of the side of the square.

Question 18: Find the equation of a circle which passes through the point (2,0) and whose centre is the limit of the point of intersection of the lines 3x+5y=1 and (2+c)x+5c2y=1 as c→1.

Question 19: If b,c,d be the ordinates of a vertices of the triangle inscribed in a parabola y2=4ax, then show that the area of the triangle is   1  |(b-c) (c-d) (d-b)|.

Question 20: Evaluate the following limit:
                                          lim   (x+y) sec(x+y) – xsecx 
                                          y→0                y

Question 21: Find the derivative of   3√sin x  by first principle.

Question 22: Five persons entered the lift cabin on the ground floor of an 8-floor house. Suppose that each of them independently and with equal probability can leave the cabin at any floor beginning with the first. Find out the probability of all five persons leaving at different doors .
                                                       SECTION C

Question 23: In a survey of 25 students, it was found that 15 had taken mathematics, 12 had taken Physics and 11 had taken Chemistry, 5 had taken Mathematics and Chemistry, 9 had taken Mathematics and Physics, 4 had taken Physics and Chemistry and 3 had taken all the three subjects. Using the properties of sets find the number of students that had:
(i)only Chemistry.
(ii)only Mathematics.
(iii)only Physics.
(iv)Physics and Chemistry but not Mathematics.
(v)Mathematics and Physics but not Chemistry.
(vi)only one of the subjects.

Question 24: (i) The sum of n, 2n, 3n terms of an A.P. are S1,S2,S3 respectively. Prove
                        that:       S3= 3 ( S2- S1)                                    
                   (ii) The mid-points of the sides of a triangle are (1,5,-1) , (0,4,-2) and
                         (2,3,4). Find its vertices.

Question 25: If  sin (θ+)  = 1-m  , then find the value of tan (/4- θ) tan (/4-).
                     cos (θ-)      1+m

Question 26: Find the sum of first n terms of the following series:
   (i) 5+11+19+29+41+…….             (ii) 5+7+13+31+85+……

Question 27: Suppose that samples of tyres from two manufactures, A and B, are tested by a prospective buyer for bursting pressure, with the following results:
Which set of tyres has the highest average bursting pressure? Which has more uniform pressure?

Question 28: Find the equation of the ellipse whose axes are parallel to the coordinare axis having its centre at the point (2,3) one focus at (3,-3) and one vertex at (4,-3).

Question 29:  (i) Prove that: 2.7n + 3.5n – 5 is divisible by 24 using P.M.I. for all n € N.
                   (ii) Find the domain and range of the function given by:      f(x) = 1- |x-3|.