Here you get the CBSE Class 10 Mathematics chapter 7, Coordinate Geometry: NCERT Exemplar Problems and Solutions (Part-IA). This part of the chapter includes solutions of Question Number 1 to 9 from Exercise 7.1 of NCERT Exemplar Problems for Class 10 Mathematics Chapter: Coordinate Geometry. This exercise comprises only the Multiple Choice Questions (MCQs) framed from various important topics in the chapter. Each question is provided with a detailed solution.

**NCERT Exemplar Solution for CBSE Class 10 Mathematics: Coordinate Geometry (Part-IA)**

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**Find below the NCERT Exemplar problems and their solutions for Class 10 Mathematics Chapter, Coordinate Geometry:**

**Exercise 7.1**

**Multiple Choice Questions (Q. No. 10-18)**

**Question. 10 **The point which lies on the perpendicular bisector of the line segment joining the points *A *(-2, -5) and *B *(2, 5)* *is

(a) (0, 0)

(b) (0, 2)

(c) (2, 0)

(d) (-2, 0)

**Answer. (a) **

**Explanation: **

The perpendicular bisector of any line segment always passes through the mid-point of that line segment.

Hence, (0, 0) is the required point which lies on the perpendicular bisector of the line segment joining the points *A *(-2, -5) and *B *(2, 5).

**Question. 11** The fourth vertex *D* of a parallelogram *ABCD *whose three vertices are *A *(-2, 3), *B *(6, 7) and *C *(8, 3) is

(a) (0, 1)

(b) (0, -1)

(c) (-1, 0)

(d) (1, 0)

**Answer. (b) **

**Explanation: **

Suppose the co-ordinate of fourth vertex or point *D* of parallelogram be** **(*x*_{4}, *y*_{4})** **and *P, Q *be the middle points of *AC *and *BD, *respectively.

**Question. 12** If the point *P *(2, 1) lies on the line segment joining points *A *(4, 2) and *B *(8, 4), then

**Answer. (d) **

**Explanation:**

A rough diagram of the point *P *(2, 1) on the line segment joining the points *A *(4, 2) and *B *(8, 4) is shown in the figure given below:

**Question. 13** If *P* (*a*/3, 4) is the mid-point of the line segment joining the points *Q *(-6, 5) and *R *(-2, 3), then the value of *a *is

(a) - 4

(b) -12

(c) 12

(d) -6

**Answer. (b)**

**Explanation:**

Given that,* P* (*a*/3, 4) is the mid-point of the line segment joining the points *Q*(-6, 5) and *R *(-2, 3).

**Question. 14** The perpendicular bisector of the line segment joining the points *A *(1, 5) and *B *(4, 6) cuts the *Y*-axis at

(a) (0, 13)

(b) (0, -13)

(c) (0, 12)

(d) (13, 0)

**Answer. (a)*** *

**Explanation:**

It is given that the perpendicular bisector of the line segment is perpendicular on the line segment.

If two lines having slope *m*_{1} and *m*_{2} are perpendicular to each other, then,

Putting *x* = 0 in above equation we get:

3 × 0 + *y* = 13

⟹** ** *y* = 13.

Hence, the required point is (0, 13).

**Question. 15 **The coordinates of the point which is equidistant from the three vertices of the* ΔAOB *as shown in the figure is

**Answer. (a)**

**Explanation:**

Form the given figure, coordinates of three vertices of a triangle are: *O *(0, 0), *A *(0, 2*y*), *B *(2*x, *0).

Suppose the required point be *P* whose coordinates are (*h*, *k*)

Now, *P* is equidistant from the three vertices of D*AOB*, therefore, *PO = PA = PB* or (*PO*)^{2}* = *(*PA*)^{2}* = *(*PB*)^{2}

By using distance formula, we get:

**Question. 16 **If a circle drawn with origin as the centre passes through (13/2, 0), then the point which does not lie in the interior of the circle is

**Question. 17 **A line intersects the *Y*-axis and *X*-axis at the points *P *and *Q, *respectively. If (2, -5) is the mid-point of *PQ, *then the coordinates of *P* and *Q* are, respectively

(a) (0, -5) and (2, 0)

(b) (0, 10) and (-4, 0)

(c) (0, 4) and (-10, 0)

(d) (0, -10) and (4, 0)

**Answer. (d)**

**Explanation:**

Suppose the coordinates of *P *are* *(0, *y*) and *Q* are (*x, *0).

The given situation can be represented by the following diagram:

**Question. 18** The area of a triangle with vertices (*a*, *b* + *c*), (*b, c* +* a*)* *and (*c, a* +* b*)* *is

(a) (*a* + *b* + *c*)^{2}

(b) 0

(c) (*a* + *b* + *c*)

(d) *abc*

**Answer. (b)**

**Explanation:**

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