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## ICSE Class 10 Maths Specimen Paper Semester 1 Exam 2021-22

**ICSE Class 10 Maths Specimen Paper (MCQs) PDF for Semester 1 Exam 2021-22:** The Council for Indian School Certificate Examinations (CISCE) will conduct the Indian Certificate of Secondary Education (ICSE) Class 10th Semester 1 Maths paper on 6th December 2021. ICSE board has changed pattern this year, the 10th board examination will be held in two terms, the first term examination now being held. The ICSE Class 10th exams for Term 1 has been started on 29th November 2021, the exam time is 11 am, students will get 1 and half hours to complete the examination. The ICSE Semester 1 Maths paper consists of 25 questions. In this article, we have provided the sample question paper of ICSE Class 10th Maths. Students must refer to these questions before appearing in ICSE Semester 1 Exam 2021-22.

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## ICSE Class 10 Maths Specimen Paper

The ICSE Class 10 Maths exam paper consists of 25 objective-type questions i.e. every question will have four options and students have to tick the right answer among four options. We have provided sample questions in this article, students can test their preparation by these questions, can evaluate their performance, and can find weak areas. If you mark a wrong answer, then revise that topic and solve every type of question from that topic to consolidate your preparation.

- If matrix A is of order 3 x 2 and matrix B is of order 2 x 2 then the matrix AB is of order

(a) 3 x 2 (b) 3 x 1 (c) 2 x 3 (d) 1 x 3

- The percentage share of SGST of total GST for an Intra-State sale of an article is

(a) 25% (b) 50% (c) 75% (d) 100%

- The mean proportion between 9 and 16 is

(a) 25 (b) 144 (c)7 (d) 12

- A man deposited ₹ 500 per month for 6 months and received ₹3300 as the maturity value. The interest received by him is: –

(a) 1950 (b) 300 (c) 2800 (d) None of these

- The first three terms of an arithmetic progression (A. P.) are 1, 9, 17, then the next two terms are

(a) 25 and 35 (b) 27 and 37 (c) 25 and 33 (d) none of these

- If ∆𝐴𝐵𝐶 ~ ∆𝑄𝑅𝑃 𝑡ℎ𝑒𝑛 𝑡ℎ𝑒 𝑐𝑜𝑟𝑟𝑒𝑠𝑝𝑜𝑛𝑑𝑖𝑛𝑔 𝑝𝑟𝑜𝑝𝑜𝑟𝑡𝑖𝑜𝑛𝑎𝑙 𝑠𝑖𝑑𝑒𝑠 𝑎𝑟𝑒

(a) 𝐴𝐵/𝑄𝑅 = 𝐵𝐶/𝑅𝑃 (b) 𝐴𝐶/𝑄𝑅 = 𝐵𝐶/𝑅𝑃 (c) 𝐴𝐵/𝑄𝑅 = 𝐵𝐶/𝑄𝑃 (d) 𝐴𝐵/𝑃𝑄 = 𝐵𝐶/RP

- If x∈ 𝑊, then the solution set of the inequation -x > -7, is

(a) {8,9,10…} (b) {0,1,2,3,4,5,6} (c) {0,1,2,3 …} (d) { -8, -9, -10…}

- The roots of the quadratic equation 4𝑥 2 – 7x + 2 = 0 are 1.390, 0. 359.The roots correct to 2 significant figures are

(a) 1.39 and 0.36 (b) 1.3 and 0.35 (c) 1.4 and 0.36 (d) 1.390 and 0.360

- 1.5, 3, x and 8 are in proportion, then x is equal to

(a) 6 (b) 4 (c) 4.5 (d) 16

- If a polynomial 2𝑥 2 – 7x – 1 is divided by (x + 3), then the remainder is

(a) – 4 (b)38 (c)-3 (d) 2 13

- If 73 is the nth term of the arithmetic progression 3, 8, 13, 18…, then ‘n’ is

(a) 13 (b) 14 (c) 15 (d) 16

- The roots of the quadratic equation x2+2x+1 = 0 are

(a) Real and distinct (b) Real and equal (c) Distinct (d) Not real/ imaginary

- Which of the following statement is not true?

(a) All identity matrices are square matrix

(b) All null matrices are square matrix

(c) For a square matrix number of rows is equal to the number of columns

(d) A square matrix all of whose elements except those in the leading diagonal are zero is the diagonal matrix

- If (x – 2) is a factor of the polynomial x3 + 2×2 – 13 x + k, then ‘k’ is equal to

(a) -10 (b)26 (c)-26 (d) 10

- A man deposited ₹1200 in a recurring deposit account for 1 year at 5% per annum simple interest. The interest earned by him on maturity is

(a) 14790 (b) 390 (c) 4680 (d) 780

- If x2 – 4 is a factor of polynomial x3+ x2 – 4x- 4, then its factors are

(a) (x-2) (x+2) (x+1) (b) (x-2) (x+2) (x-1) (c) (x-2) (x-2) (x+1) (d) (x-2) (x-2) (x-1)

- The following bill shows the GST rates and the marked price of articles A and B:

BILL: GENERAL STORE | ||

Articles | Marked price | Rate of GST |

A | ₹300 | 12% |

B | ₹1200 | 5% |

The total amount to be paid for the above bill is: –

(a) 1548 (b) 1596 (c) 1560 (d) 1536

- The solution set for the linear inequation -8 ≤ x – 7 < – 4, x∈ 𝐼 is

(a) {x: x ∈ R, -1≤ x < 3} (b) {0, 1, 2, 3} (c) {-1, 0, 1, 2, 3} (d) { -1, 0, 1, 2}

- If 5𝑎/7𝑏 = 4𝑐/3𝑑 , then by Componendo and dividendo

(a) (5𝑎+7𝑏)/(5𝑎−7𝑏) = (4𝑐−3𝑑)/ (4𝑐+ 3𝑑) (b) (5𝑎−7𝑏)/(5𝑎+7𝑏) = (4𝑐+3𝑑)/(4𝑐−3𝑑)

(c) (5𝑎+7𝑏)/(5𝑎−7𝑏) = (4𝑐+3𝑑)/ (4𝑐−3d) (d) (5𝑎+7𝑏)/(5𝑎+7𝑏) = (4𝑐−3𝑑)/(4𝑐−3d)

- The distance between station A and B by road is 240 km and by train it is 300 km. A car starts from station A with a speed x km/hr whereas a train starts from station B with a speed 20km/hr more than the speed of the car.

(i) The time taken by car to reach station B is

(a) 240 𝑥 (b) 300 𝑥 (c) 20 𝑥 (d) 300 𝑥+20

(ii) The time taken by train to reach station A

(a) 240 𝑥 (b) 300 𝑥 (c) 20 𝑥 (d) 300 𝑥+20

(iii) If the time taken by train is 1 hour less than that taken by the car, then the quadratic equation formed is

(a) x 2 + 80x – 6000=0 (b) x2 + 80x –4800=0 (c) x2 + 240x – 1600 =0 (d) x2 -80x +4800 = 0

(iv) The speed of the car is

(a) 60km/hr (b) 120km/hr (c) 40km/hr (d) 80km/hr

- The nth term of an arithmetic progression (A.P.) is (3n + 1)

(i) The first three terms of this A. P. are

(a) 5, 6, 7 (b) 3, 6, 9 (c) 1, 4, 7 (d) 4, 7, 10

(ii) The common difference of the A.P. is

(a) 3 (b)1 (c) -3 (d) 2

(iii) Which of the following is not a term of this A.P.

(a) 25 (b) 27 (c) 28 (d) 31

(iv) Sum of the first 10 terms of this A.P. is

(a) 350 (b) 175 (c) -95 (d) 70

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## FAQs on ICSE Class 10 Maths Specimen Paper MCQ Pdf For Semester 1 exam 2021-22

- When will the ICSE Class 10th Maths examination be held?

The ICSE Class 10th Maths examination will be held on 6th December 2021.

- How many questions will be asked in the ICSE Class 10th Maths paper?

There will be 25 questions in the ICSE Class 10th Maths paper.

- How much time will be provided to complete the ICSE Class 10th Maths paper?

Students will be provided one and half hours to complete the ICSE Class 10th Maths paper.