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**Sample Paper Term 1 Class 12 Mathematics With Solutions Set A**

**SECTION-A**

**In this section, attempt any 16 questions out of Questions 1 –20.****Each Question is of 1 mark weightage.**

**1. Let f : R Þ R be defined as f(x) = x ^{4 }Then the correct option is: **

(A) f is one – one but not onto

(B) f is many – one onto

(C) f is one – one onto

(D) f is neither one – one nor onto

**Answer**

D

**2. The domain of the tan–1 x is: **

(A) [– ∞, ∞]

(B) (– ∞, ∞)

(C) (-1, 1)

(D) [-1, 1]

**Answer**

B

**3. A set is given as A = {1, 2, 3} and a relation on it is defined as R = {(1, 2), (2, 3)}. The minimum number of ordered pairs we need to add more to make the relation symmetric, transitive and reflexive are: **

(A) 6

(B) 5

(C) 7

(D) 10

**Answer**

C

**4. The principal value branch of cos–1 x is: **

(A) (-1, 1)

(B) [0, π]

(C) (– ∞, ∞)

(D) [-π/2 , π/2]

**Answer**

B

**5. If A = **

**Answer**

B

**6. A matrix with the determinant equal to 0 is known as **

(A) Non-singular matrix

(B) Adjoint matrix

(C) Singular matrix

(D) Cofactor matrix

**Answer**

C

**7. If the matrix A is both symmetric and skew symmetric, then **

(A) A is a diagonal matrix

(B) A is a zero matrix

(C) A is a identity matrix

(D) None of these

**Answer**

B

**8. Is the value of the determinant**

**dependent on the value of q.**

(A) Yes

(B) No

(C) None of the above

(D) All of the above

**Answer**

B

**9. If x ^{ey} = 1 then dy/dx is: **

(A) y1 = -y/y log x

(B) y 1= -1/y log x

(C) y1 = -y/x log y

(D) y1 = -1/x log x

**Answer**

D

**10. Which of the following statements are true for the function f (x)= x ^{2} −4x+4 ? **

(A) function is decreasing in x < 2.

(B) function is increasing in x < 2.

(C) function is constant in x < 2.

(D) None of the above

**Answer**

A

**11. Equation of tangent to the curve y = 4x ^{2} at x = 1 is: **

(A) 8x – y – 6 = 0

(B) 8x – y – 5 = 0

(C) 8x – 3y – 5 = 0

(D) 4x – y – 6 = 0

**Answer**

A

**12. If y = log sec x, then dy/dx is: **

(A) tan x

(B) cosec x

(C) cot x

(D) sin x

**Answer**

A

**13. If A is non-singular and (A – 2I)(A – 4I) = 0 then the value of 1/6 A + 4/3 A-1 is equal **

(A) 0

(B) I

(C) 2I

(D) 6I

**Answer**

B

**14. The function f(x) = e|x| is **

(A) continuous everywhere but not differentiable at x = 0

(B) continuous and differentiable everywhere

(C) not continuous at x = 0

(D) none of these

**Answer**

A

**15. The points on the curve x ^{2} + y^{2} – 2x – 3 = 0 at which the tangents are parallel to the y-axis are: **

(A) (1, 2) and (2, 1)

(B) (0, 0)(1, 2)

(C) (1, 2) and (1, –2)

(D) (2, 1) and (–2, 1)

**Answer**

C

**16. The contentment obtained after eating x units of a new dish at a trial function is given by the function f(x) = x ^{3} + 6x^{2} + 5x + 3. The marginal contentment when 3 units of dish are consumed is ____________. **

(A) 60

(B) 68

(C) 24

(D) 48

**Answer**

B

**17. The corner points of the feasible region determined by the system of linear constraints are (0, 0), (0, 40), (20, 40), (60, 20), (60, 0). The objective function is Z = 4x + 3y.****Compare the quantity in Column A and Column B **

(A) The quantity in column A is greater.

(B) The quantity in column B is greater.

(C) The two quantities are equal.

(D) The relationship cannot be determined on the basis of the information supplied.

**Answer**

A

**18. If the function f(x) = **

**is continuous then the value of a is:**

(A) –1

(B) 3

(C) –2

(D) 2

**Answer**

D

**19. **

(A) scalar matrix

(B) Null matrix

(C) unit matrix

(D) none of these

**Answer**

A

**20. If **

(A) 20

(B) 17

(C) 18

(D) 19

**Answer**

B

**SECTION-B**

**In this section, attempt any 16 questions out of the Questions 21 -40.****Each Question is of 1 mark weightage.**

**21. Number of relations that can be defined on the set A = {1, 2, 3} is: **

(A) 2^{9}

(B) 4^{4}

(C) 16

(D) 216

**Answer**

A

**22. If f(x) = **

**is continuous at x = π/2 then**

(A) m = 1, n = 0

(B) m = nπ/2 + 1

(C) n = mπ/2

(D) m = n = π/2

**Answer**

C

**23. Corner points of the feasible region determined by the system of linear constraints are (0, 3), (1, 1) and (3, 0). Let Z = px + qy, where p, q > 0. Condition on p and q so that the minimum of Z occurs at (3, 0) and (1, 1) is **

(A) p = 2q

(B) p = q/2

(C) p = 3q

(D) p = q

**Answer**

B

**24. If y = ex/log x then dy/dx is: **

(A) x log x- ex/(logx)^{2}

(B) xex log x – ex/log x

(C) xex log x – ex/x(logx)^{2}

(D) none of these

**Answer**

C

**25. The area of a triangle with points (0, 0), (6, 0) and (x, 3) is: **

(A) 9 sq. units

(B) 8 sq. units

(C) 19 sq. units

(D) 18 sq. units

**Answer**

D

**26. For the curve y = 5x – 2x ^{3}, If x increases at the rate of 2 units/sec, then at x = 3, the slope of curve is: **

(A) increasing by 36 unit/sec

(B) decreasing by 36 unit/sec

(C) decreasing by 72 unit/sec

(D) increasing by 72 unit/sec

**Answer**

C

**27. The principal value branch of sin–1 x is: **

(A) (-1, 1)

(B) [-1, 1]

(C) (– ∞, ∞)

(D) [-π/2 , π/2]

**Answer**

D

**28. Let A be a 2 × 2 matrix, then adj(adj A) is: **

(A) adj A

(B) A^{–1}

(C) A(adj A)

(D) A

**Answer**

D

**29. The total revenue received from the sale of x units of a product is given by R(x) = 3×2 + 36x + 5 in rupees. The marginal revenue when x = 5 is: **

(A) 65

(B) 66

(C) 68

(D) 70

**Answer**

B

**30. Let T be the set of all triangles in the Euclidean plane, and let a relation R on T be defined as aRb if a is congruent to b ∀ a, b ∈ T. Then R is **

(A) reflexive but not transitive

(B) transitive but not symmetric

(C) equivalence relation

(D) None of these

**Answer**

C

**31. f(x) = [x]ex is: **

(A) continuous

(B) not continuous

(C) continuous at x = –1

(D) none of these

**Answer**

B

**32. Let Two matrices be A = **

**Answer**

C

**33. A linear programming problem is as follows: ****Z = 45x + 80y subject to constraints, 5x + 20y ≤ 400, 10x + 15y ≤ 450, x ≥ 0, y ≥ 0.****In the feasible region, the maximum value of Z at:**

(A) (0, 20)

(B) (24, 14)

(C) (0, 30)

(D) (80, 0)

**Answer**

C

**34. The slope of the normal to the curve y = 2sin ^{2}3x at x = π/x is: **

(A) not defined

(B) –1

(C) 2

(D) –2

**Answer**

A

**35. If **

(A) –2, 14

(B) –1, 12

(C) 1, 7

(D) 3, 7

**Answer**

D

**36. The principal value of cot ^{–1}(–1) is: **

(A) π/2

(B) 3π/4

(C) π/4

(D) 3π/2

**Answer**

B

**37. The domain of the function f(x) = – √-5-6x – x ^{2} is: **

(A) [–4, –9)

(B) [–3, –1]

(C) [–5, –1]

(D) [–2, –1]

**Answer**

C

**38. The value of **

(A) 1

(B) 0

(C) –1

(D) 1/2

**Answer**

B

**39. If x ^{2} + xy + y^{2} = 10, then dy/dx is: **

(A) -2x + y/x + 2y

(B) 2x + y/x + 2y

(C) 2x – y/x – 2y

(D) x – 2y/2x – y

**Answer**

A

**40. Given that A = **

(A) 3/4

(B) 4/3

(C) 1/4

(D) -1/3

**Answer**

B

**SECTION-C**

**In this section, attempt any 8 questions. Each question is of 1-mark weightage.****Questions 46-50 are based on a Case-Study.**

**41. For an objective function Z = 3x _{1} + 2x_{2}, where x_{1}, x_{2} > 0; the corner points of the feasible region determined by a set of constraints (linear inequalities) are (0, 0), (0, 4), (3, 1) and (2, 0). The condition on x_{1} and x_{2} such that the maximum and minimum Z occur at the points (3, 1) and (0, 0) respectively, then the maximum and minimum values are: **

(A) Max. = 8, Mini. = 6

(B) Max. = 6, Mini. = 0

(C) Max. = 8, Mini. = 0

(D) Max. = 11, Mini. = 0

**Answer**

D

**42. The slope of the tangent to the curve x = 1 – cos q and y = q – sin q at q = π/4 is: **

(A) 1

(B) √2

(C) √2 -1

(D) 1- √2

**Answer**

C

**43. The absolute maximum value of (x – 1)2 + 3 in [–3, 1] is: **

(A) 3

(B) 18

(C) 20

(D) 19

**Answer**

D

**44. For an objective function Z = 200x + 500y, subject to the constraints, x + 2y ≥ 10, 3x + 4y ≤ 24, x ≥ 0 and y ≥ 0. Then the minimum value of Z is: **

(A) 2500

(B) 3000

(C) 2300

(D) 2800

**Answer**

C

**45. Let A = **

(A) 0

(B) 1

(C) 4

(D) –4

**Answer**

D

**CASE-STUDY**

**The shape of a toy is given as f(x) = 6(2x ^{4} – x^{2}). To make the toy beautiful 2 sticks which are perpendicular to each other were placed at a point (2, 3) above the toy. **

**Based on the given information, answer the following questions.**

**46. Which value from the following may be abscissa of critical point? **

(A) ±1/4

(B) ± 1/2

(C) ±1

(D) None of these

**Answer**

B

**47. Find the slope of the normal based on the position of the stick. **

(A) 360

(B) –360

(C) 1/360

(D) -1/360

**Answer**

D

**48. What will be the equation of the tangent at the critical point if it passes through (2, 3)? **

(A) x + 360y = 1082

(B) y = 360x – 717

(C) x = 717y + 360

(D) None of these

**Answer**

B

**49. Find the second order derivative of the function at x = 5. **

(A) 598

(B) 1,176

(C) 3,588

(D) 3,312

**Answer**

C

**50. At which of the following intervals will f(x) be increasing? **

(A) (- ∞ , -1/2) ∪ (1/2 , ∞)

(B) (-1/2 , 0) ∪ (1/2 , ∞)

(C) (0 , 1/2) ∪ (1/2 , ∞)

(D) (∞ , -1/2) ∪ (0 , 1/2)

**Answer**

B