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**Chapter 9 Circles MCQ Questions**

Please refer to the following **Chapter 9 Circles MCQ Questions Class 10 Mathematics** with solutions for all important topics in the chapter.

**MCQ Questions Answers for Chapter 9 Circles Class 10 Mathematics**

**Question. In the figure, O is the centre of a circle and AT is a tangent at point A. The measure of ∠BAT is: **

(a) 30°

(b) 60°

(c) 75°

(d) 105°

**Answer**

B

**Question. In the figure, TP and TQ are tangents drawn to the circle with centre at O. If ∠POQ = 115° then ∠PTQ is: **

(a) 115°

(b) 57.5°

(c) 55°

(d) 65°

**Answer**

D

**Question. From a point P which is at a distance of 13 cm from the centre O of a circle of radius 5 cm, the pair of tangents PQ and PR to the circle are drawn. Then the area of the quadrilateral PQOR is **

(a) 60 cm^{2}

(b) 65 cm^{2}

(c) 30 cm^{2}

(d) 32.5 cm^{2}

**Answer**

A

**Question. The chord of a circle of radius 10 cm subtends a right angle at its centre. The length of the chord (in cm) is ?**

(a) 10 cm

(b) 10√2 cm

(c) 20 cm

(d) 12 cm

**Answer**

B

**Question. If radii of concentric circles are 4 cm and 5 cm, then find the length of each chord of one circle which is tangent to the other circle. **

(a) 8 cm

(b) 6 cm

(c) 10 cm

(d) 12 cm

**Answer**

B

**Question. In a circle of radius 7 cm, tangent PT is drawn from a point P such that PT = 24 cm. If O is the centre of the circle, then length OP is ? **

(a) 25 cm

(b) 15 2

(c) 10 cm

(d) 10 cm

**Answer**

A

**Question. tangent PQ at a point P of a circle of radius 5 cm meets a line through the centre O at a point Q so that OQ = 12 cm. Length PQ is: **

(a) 12 cm

(b) 13 cm

(c) 8.5 cm

(d) √119 cm

**Answer**

D

**Question. In the given figure, if ∠AOB = 125°, then ∠COD is equal tox **

(a) 62.5°

(b) 45°

(c) 35°

(d) 55°

**Answer**

D

**Question. From an enternal point Q, the length of the tangents to a circle is 5 cm and the distance of Q from the centre is 5 cm. The radius of the circle is **

(a) 39 cm

(b) 3 cm

(c) 39 cm

(d) 7 cm

**Answer**

C

**Question. At one end A of diameter AB of a circle of radius 5 cm, tangent XAY is drawn to the circle. The length of the chord CD parallel to XY and at a distance 8 cm from A is **

(a) 4 cm

(b) 5 cm

(c) 6 cm

(d) 8 cm

**Answer**

D

**Question. In the figure. PQ is a tangent to the circle with centre at O, at the point B. If ∠AOB = 100°, then ∠ABP is equal tox **

(a) 50°

(b) 40°

(c) 60°

(d) 80°

**Answer**

A

**Question. In the given figure, AT is a tangent to the circle with centre ‘O; such that OT = 4 cm and ∠OTA = 30°. Then AT is equal tox **

(a) 4 cm

(b) 2 cm

(c) 2 √3cm

(d) 4 √3cm

**Answer**

C

**Question. In the figure, from an external point P, two tangents PQ and PR are drawn to a circle of radius 4 cm with centre O. If ∠QPR = 90°, the length of PQ is : **

(a) 3 cm

(b) 4 cm

(c) 2 cm

(d) 2√ 2 cm

**Answer**

B

**Question. From an external point A, two tangents AB and AC are drawn to the circle with centre O. Then OA is the perpendicular bisector of **

(a) BC

(b) AB

(c) AC

(d) none of these

**Answer**

A

**Question. If the radii of two concentric circles are 6 cm and 10 cm, the length of chord of the larger circle which is tangent to other is **

(a) 14 cm

(b) 16 cm

(c) 18 cm

(d) 12 cm

**Answer**

B

**Question. In the given figure, the length PB is equal to **

(a) 2 cm

(b) 7 cm

(c) 6 cm

(d) 4 cm

**Answer**

D

**Question. In the given figure, if TP and TQ are tangents to a circle with centre O, so that ∠POQ = 110°, then ∠PTQ is**

(a) 110°

(b) 90°

(c) 80°

(d) 70°

**Answer**

D

**Question. In the given figure, from an external point P, two tangents PQ and PR are drawn to a circle of radius 4 cm with centre O. If ∠QPR = 90°, then length of PQ is **

(a) 3 cm

(b) 4 cm

(c) 2 cm

(d) 2 2 cm

**Answer**

B

**In the following questions, a statement of assertion (A) is followed by a statement of reason (R). Mark the correct choice as:****(a) Both assertion (A) and reason (R) are true and reason (R) is the correct explanation of assertion (A).****(b) Both assertion (A) and reason (R) are true but reason (R) is not 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.**

**Question. Assertion (A): When two tangents are drawn to a circle from an external point, they subtend equal angles at the centre. ****Reason (R): A parallelogram circumscribing a circle is a rhombus.**

**Answer**

B

**Question. Assertion (A): PA and PB are two tangents to a circle with centre O such that ∠AOB = 110°, then ∠APB = 90°. ****Reason (R): The length of two tangents drawn from an external point are equal.**

**Answer**

D

**Fill in the Blanks :**

**Question. ABCD is a cyclic quadrilateral. If ∠BAC = 50° and ∠DBC = 60° then ∠BCD = ………………….. . **

**Answer**

**70º**

**Question. Secant intersects a circle at ………………….. distinct points. **

**Answer**

**Secant intersects a circle at two distinct points**

**Question. From an enternal point P, tangents PA and PB are drawn to a circle with centre O. If ∠PAB = 50°, then ∠AOB = ………………….. . **

**Answer**

**100º 17**

**Question. All concentric circles are ………………….. to each other. **

**Answer**

**Similar**

**Question. The length of the tangent to a circle from a point P, which is 25 cm away from the centre, is 24 cm. The radius of the circle is …………………… **

**Answer**

**7 cm 19**

**Question. A tangent PQ at a point P of a circle of radius 5 cm meets a line through the centre O at a point Q so that OQ = 13 cm. Then, the length PQ is ………………….. . **

**Answer**

**12 cm**

**Question. PQ is a tangent drawn from a point P to a circle with centre O and QOR is a diameter of the circle such that ∠POR = 120°, then ∠OPQ = ……………………**

**Answer**

** 30º 18**

**Question. In the given figure the length PB = …………………………. cm. **

**Answer**

**4 cm 22**

**True or False :**

**Question. AB is the diameter of a circle and AC is its chord such that ΔBAC = 30°. If the tangent at C intersects AB extended at D, then BC = BD. **

**Answer**

**True**

**Question. If a chord AB subtends an angle of 60° at the centre of a circle, then the angle between the tangents at A and B is also 60°. **

**Answer**

**False**

**Question. The tangent to the circumcircle of an isosceles ΔABC at A, in which AB = AC, is parallel to BC. **

**Answer**

**True**

**Question. If a number of circles pass through the end points P and Q of a line segment PQ, then their centres lie on the perpendicular bisector of PQ. **

**Answer**

**True**

**Question. The length of the tangent from an enternal point P on a circle with centre O is always less than OP. **

**Answer**

**True**

**Question. If a number of circles touch a given line segment PQ at a point A, then their centres lie on the perpendicular: bisector of PQ. **

**Answer**

**False**

**Question. The angle between two tangents to a circle may be 0°. **

**Answer**

**True**

**Question. The length of tangent from an enternal point on a circle is always greater than radius of the circle. **

**Answer**

**False**

**(a) If both Assertion and Reason are correct and Reason is the correct explanation of Assertion.****(b) If both Assertion and Reason are correct, but Reason is not the correct explanation of Assertion.****(c) If Assertion is correct but Reason is incorrect.****(d) If Assertion is incorrect but Reason is correct.**

**Question. Assertion: If in a cyclic quadrilateral, one angle is 40°, then the opposite angle is 140° ****Reason: Sum of opposite angles in a cyclic quadrilateral is equal to 360°**

**Answer**

C

**Question. Assertion: If length of a tangent from an external point to a circle is 8 cm, then length of the other tangent from the same point is 8 cm. ****Reason: length of the tangents drawn from an external point to a circle are equal.**

**Answer**

A

**Question. Assertion: If in a circle, the radius of the circle is 3 cm and distance of a point from the centre of a circle is 5 cm, then length of the tangent will be 4 cm. ****Reason:(hypotenuse) ^{2} = (base)^{2} + (height)^{2 }**

**Answer**

A

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