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KISHORE VAIGYANIK PROTSAHAN YOJANA

PRACTICE PAPER# 1
CLASS-XI
Time : 3 Hr.

Max. Marks : 100

GENERAL INSTRUCTIONS
1.

The question paper consists of two parts (Part- A contains multiple choice questions and Part- B contains
descriptive type questions) for 100 marks. It consists of 40 questions of 1 mark each and 12 questions of
5 marks each. There will be four sections allotted for (1) Mathematics, (2) Physics, (3) Chemistry and (4)
Biology. All questions are compulsory.

2.

The question paper CODE is printed on the right hand top corner on this sheet of this booklet.

3.

The composition of the question paper is given in the table below :


SI.
No.
1
2
3
4

Subjective

Part-A (Objective Type)

Part-B (DescriptiveType)

Mathematics

10 questions - 1 mark each

03 questions - 5 marks each

Physics

10 questions - 1 mark each

03 questions -- 5 marks each

Chemistry

10 questions - 1 mark each

03 questions - 5 marks each

Biology

10 questions - 1 mark each

03 questions - 5 marks each

4.

The answer paper for Part-A is machine readable. Do not forget to mention your paper code and
Roll Number neatly and clearly in the blank space provided in the Objective Response Sheet
(ORS)/Answer Sheet.

5.

For each question, indicate your answer by filling the corresponding oval with a HB pencil only.

6.

There is negative marking for wrong answers in Part - A. Unanswered questions will not be evaluated
and will not be penalized as a wrong answer.

7.

In Part - A each correct answer gets 1 mark and for each incorrect answer 0.25 mark will be deducted.

8.

In Part - B each correct answer gets 5 marks. There will be no negative marking for
Part - B. Part-B will be evaluated only for the top 50 students based on the marks obtained in Part - A.

9.

You are permitted to use a non programable calculator.

10.

Kindly note that both Part-A' ORS Sheet and Part-B' booklet have to be returned to the invigilator at
the end of the respective sessions.

11.

Candidates are permitted to carry only the 'Part-A' question paper after the examination.
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PRACTICE PAPER-1
PART-A (1 Mark)
MATHEMATICS
1.

Let s1 (n) be the sum of the first n terms of the arithmetic progression 8, 12, 16, ....... and let s2(n) be the
sum of the first n terms of arithmetic progression 17, 19, 21 ......... If for some value of n, s1(n) = s2(n) then
this common sum is :

2.

(A) not uniquely determinable

(B) 260

(C) 216

(D) 200

The number of solutions are in [0, 2] such that (sin(2x))4 = 1/8 is


(A) 2

3.

(B) 4

(C) 8

(D) 16

The set of real numbers r satisfying :

3.r 2 8.r 5
4.r 2 3.r 7

is
(A) the set of all real numbers
(B) the set of all positive real numbers
(C) the set of all real numbers strictly between 1 and 5/3
(D) the set of all real numbers which are either less than 1 or greater than 5/3
4.

5.

If a, b and c are distinct real numbers such that a : (b + c) = b : (c + a) then


(A) a, b, c are all positive

(B) a, b, c are all negative

(C) a + b + c = 0

(D) ab + bc + ca + 1 = 0

How many positive real numbers x are there such that x x


(A) 1

6.

(B) 2

x x

(C) 4

(D) infinite

Let [x] denote the greatest integer part of a real number x. If


40

n2

2
n 1

then M equals
(A) 5700
7.

(B) 5720

(C) 5740

(D) 11060

Suppose for fixed real numbers a and b.f(x) = x3 + ax2 + bx + c


has 3 distinct roots for c = 0. Then
(A) fc(x) has 3 distinct roots for all real c
(B) fc(x) has 3 distinct roots for all real c > 0 or for all real c < 0, but not for both
(C) fc(x) has 3 distinct roots for all real c in (p, q) for some p < 0 and q > 0
(D) fc(x) need not have 3 distinct roots for any real c other than zero

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8.

Given a semicircle of radius 1, let a be the side of an equilateral triangle which is inscribed in the
semicircle with its vertices on the boundary of the semicircle (boundary includes the bounding diameter
also). Then the set of possible values of a is
(A) {1}

2
(B) {1,

2
(C) the set of all positive real numbers not exceeding

3
2

(D) the set of all real numbers which are greater than or equal to 1, but less than or equal to

9.

A ray of light originating at the vertex A of a square ABCD passes through the vertex B after getting

reflected by BC, CD and DA in that order. If is the angle of the initial position of the ray with AB then sin
equals.
(A) 2 / 13
10.

(B) 3 / 13

(C) 3/5

(D) 4/5

Let ABC be triangle with AB = AC = 6. If the circumradius of the triangle is 5, then BC equals
(A) 25/3

(B) 9

(C) 48/5

(D) 10

PHYSICS
11.

A fully loaded elevator has a mass of 6000 kg. The tension in the cable as the elevator is accelerated
downward with an acceleration of 2ms2 is (Take g = I0 ms2)
(A) 72 104 N

12.

(B) 4.8 104 N

(C) 6 104 N

(D) 1.2 104 N

A body is moving with constant acceleration from A to B in a straight line. C is the mid-point of AB. If u and
v are the speeds at A and B respectively. The speed at C is

(A)
13.

uv
2

(B)

vu
2

(C)

u2 v 2
2

(D)

v 2 u2
2

A ray of light enters a slab of material with increasing refractive index. Four possibilities of the trajectory
of the ray are shown below.

Slab with
increasing
Refractive
index

The correct choice is :


(A) A

(B) B

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(C) C

( D) D

14.

238
206
The isotope U92
decays through a chain of and emissions ending up at the product Pb82
. This

chain involves

15.

(A) 8 emission

and

6 emissions

(B) 8 emission

and

8 emissions

(C) 6 emission

and

8 emissions

(D) 6 emission

and

6 emissions

Figure shows an assembly consisting of a number of pendulums of varying lengths. The driver pendulum is
pulled aside and released so that it oscillates in a plane perpendicular to that of the diagram. It will be
observed that

String
Driver
pendulum

(A) all pendulums oscillate with the frequency of the driver pendulum and have the same amplitude.
(B) pendulums oscillate with different frequencies but equal amplitude, the shortest pendulum oscillating
with the highest frequency.
(C) all pendulums oscillate with the frequency of the driver pendulum; the pendulum with length equal to
that of the driver has the greatest amplitude.
(D) pendulums oscillate with different frequencies and different amplitudes.
16.

You are riding on your bicycle with inflated tyres. Your friend asks for a lift and sits on the carrier behind
you :
(A) The air pressure in the tyres increases.
(B) The air pressure in the tyres decreases.
(C) The air pressure in the tyres remains the same.
(D) Nothing in the system changes except the reaction of the ground

17.

The circuit shown has 3 identical light bulbs A, B, C and 2 identical batteries E1, E2 . When the switch is
open, A and B glow with equal brightness. When the switch is closed:

C
E1

S
E2

(A) A and B will maintain their brightness and C will be dimmer than A and B.
(B) A and B will become dimmer and C will be brighter than A and B.
(C) A and B will maintain their brightness and C will not glow.
(D) A, B and C will be equally bright.
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18.

A boat at rest has two persons of unequal weights seated at either end. If they walk across the boat and
interchange their positions,
(A) the boat will move in the direction of walking of the lighter person.
(B) the boat will move in the direction of walking of the heavier person.
(C) the boat will not move at all.
(D) the boat will oscillate about a mean position and stop once the persons have moved to the new
positions.

19.

A physical quantity that is conserved in a process


(A) must have the same value for all observers.
(B) can never take negative values.
(C) must be dimensionless.
(D) need not necessarily be a scalar.

20.

A coolant in a chemical or nuclear plant is a liquid that is used to prevent different parts of a plant from
getting too hot. One important property of coolant is that it
(A) should have low specific heat.
(B) should have high specific heat.
(C) high density and low thermal conductivity.
(D) low density and high thermal conductivity.

CHEMISTRY
21.

The half-life of
(A) 10 g

60
27 Co

is 5.3 years. How much of 20 g of


(B) 1.25 g

60
27 Co

will remain radioactive after 21.2 years ?

(C) 2.5 g

(D) 3.0 g

22.

The element which reacts both with acids and bases to produce a salt and hydrogen gas is (A) Zn
(B) Mg
(C) Li
(D) S

23.

The compound having a triple bond is (A) Benzene


(B) Cyclohexane

24.

25.

26.

27.

28.

(C) Acetylene

(D) Glucose

An element which has 2 electrons less than that in Ne is (A) Mg


(B) Na
(C) O

(D) F

Chlorine gas is produced from HCI by the addition of (A) K2SO4


(B) KCl
(C) KNO3

(D) KMnO4

Among HCl, HBr, HF, and HI the weakest acid in water is (A) HCl
(B) HF
(C) HBr

(D) HI

Products of the reaction Ca(OH)2 + 2NH4Cl, are


(A) CaCI2 + 2NH3 + 2H2O
(B) CaCl2 + NH4OH + H2
(C) CaO + 2NH3 + 2H2O
(D) CaO + NH4OH + H2
When a few drops of concentrated sulphuric acid are added to a few drops of a clear sugar (sucrose)
solution in a test tube, the solution
(A) remains colorless
(B) turns black
(C) turns blue
(D) turns white

29.

The reaction ZnO + C Zn + CO is an example of a


(A) Combination reaction
(B) Reduction-oxidation reaction
(C) Displacement reaction
(D) Decomposition Reaction

30.

The monomer of Teflon is :


(A)

(B)
Me

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(C)
Cl

CN

(D)

BIOLOGY
31.

In a wound, 'pus' is a :
(A) A mixture of destroyed germs, killed leucocytes and damaged tissue cells
(B) Concentrated blood plasma
(C) Thick mucus secretion
(D) Concentrated secretion of the sebaceous gland

32.

Discovery of fossils has provided biologists with significant clues as in the steps in evolution. Archaeopteryx one such example, which is connection link between :

33.

(A) Pisces and amphibian

(B) Amphibia and reptilia

(C) Reptilia and aves

(D) Aves and mammalian

Which of the following is a bacterial disease ?


(A) Smallpox

34.

35.

36.

(B) Measles

(C) Meningitis

(D) Rabies

During photosynthesis, light energy :


(A) Is converted to chemical energy

(B) Is converted to kinetic energy

(C) Is the catalyst

(D) Dissociates CO2 directly

Majority of the world population depends largely on the following for their staple food :
(A) Fungi and algae

(B) Animal products

(C) Dicotyledenous

(D) Monocotyledenous plants

If you put a nail at the middle of a young plant and allow it to grow, then :
(A) You will find the nail at the same position after the tree is fully grown
(B) The nail will fall out
(C) The nail will rise along with the tree
(D) The nail will come closer to the ground

37.

If you are asked to write on a topic of interest, you can read as many books as you want but never copy
someone else's writing on the same topic. The act is called plagiarism and is morally incorrect, as :

38.

(A) You are stealing someone else's labor

(B) It is a punishable offence in court

(C) You have not paid money to do so

(D) A patent exists on the writing

A couple has 8 children, all boys. What is the chance that their ninth child will be another boy ?
(A) 1/2

39.

(B) 1/4

(C) 1/8

(D) 1/16

Grapes were put in a concentrated sugar solution. On examination after 12 hours, the grapes were
shrunken. This is because :

40.

(A) Grapes become sweeter

(B) Water evaporates from the solution

(C) Sugar induces disintegration of grapes

(D) Loss of water from grapes by osmosis

On a normal sunny day, rate of photosynthesis (per unit time) is maximum during :
(A) Early morning

(B) Between late morning to before noon

(C) Midday

(D) Late evening

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PRACTICE PAPER-1 (DESCRIPTIVE TYPE QUESTIONS)


PART-B (5 Mark)
MATHEMATICS
1.

A square ABCD is constructed inside a triangle PQR having sides 10, 17 and 21 as shown in figure. Find
the perimeter of the square ABCD.

2.

10 parallel lines of length 5 cm each are drawn such that the distance between any two consecutive lines
is 1 cm. One line is selected randomly and its ends are marked as A and B. One other line is selected
and its midpoint is marked as M. Find the sum of the areas of all the possible triangles ABM.

3.

C1 and C2 are centres of two identical semi circles with radius r units. The ratio of C1P1 to PQ is
1
: 7, as shown in the figure. Find the radius of the circle inscribed in the region common to the identical
semicircles, given that the circle touches the two semicircles and the line segment P1P2.

C1 P1 P2 C2

PHYSICS
4.

Find the force F to be applied on M, so that m remains stationary with respect to M ?

m
F
M
5.

Two identical plano-convex lenses can be combined in three ways, as shown. Find theratio of the focal lengths
of these combinations.

(i)
6.

(ii)

(iii)

Find the Current in the branch CD of the circuit as given below :

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CHEMISTRY
7.

A solid mixture (5.0g) consisting of lead nitrate and sodium nitrate was heated below 600C unit the
weight of the residue was constant. If the loss in weight is 28.0 percent, find the amount of lead nitrate
and sodium nitrate in the mixture.

8.

One mole of an ideal gas undergoes a series of changes as shown in the graph in which X, Y, Z mark the
three stages of the system. At each stage the variables are shown in the graph.
20.0L
V 10.0L

300K 600K
T

(a) Calculate the pressure at three stages of the system.


(b) Name the processes during the following changes.
(i) X to Y
(ii) Y to Z
(iii) Z to X and
(iv) overall change.
9.

The pH of an aqueous solution of ammonia is 11.5. Find the molarity of the solution.
Kb(NH4OH) = 1.8 105

BIOLOGY
10.

Answer the following Questions :


(i) Name the blood vessel that brings oxygenated blood to human heart.
(ii) Which chamber of human heart receives oxygenated blood ?
(iii) Name the types of flowers present in Cyathium.
(iv) What is Kieselguhr ?

(v) Define Metamorphosis.


11.

Answer the following Questions :


(i) What are the anticoagulants present in blood?
(ii) Name the breakdown products of haemoglobin .
(iii) What are Maurer's dots ?

(iv) In human beings, blue eye colour is recessive to brown eye .A brown eyed man has a blue eyed
mother.
(A) What is the genotype of man and his mother?
(B) what are possible genotypes of his father ?
12.

Define the following terms :

(i) Erythroblastosis foetalis


(ii) Serum
(iii) Hole in the heart.
(iv) Pacemaker of heart.
(v) Scutellum,

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