# CBSE Class 10 Maths Circles Chapter 10 MCQ

CBSE CLASS 10 MATHEMATICS / MCQ

Multiple Choice Questions / CIRCLES – Chapter 10

1. A ———- is a collection of all points in a plane which are at a constant distance (radius) from a fixed point (centre).

A. Circle

B. Oval

C. Parallelogram

2. A ——– to a circle is a line that intersects the circle at only one point.

A. Tangent

B. Secant

C. Segment

3. There is only ———- tangent at a point of the circle.

A. One

B. Two

C. Three

4. The common point of the tangent and the circle is called the —————-

A. point of intersection

B. point of contact

C. point of view

5. The tangent at any point of a circle is ———— to the radius through the point of contact.

A. Parallel

B. Perpendicular

C. Equal

6. The lengths of tangents drawn from an external point to a circle are ———

A. Equal

B. Greater

C. Smaller

7. How many tangents can a circle have?

A. One

B. Two

C. Infinite

8. A tangent to a circle intersects it in —— points.

A. One

B. Two

C. Infinite

9. A line intersecting a circle in two points is called a ————-

A. Tangent

B. Secant

C. Segment

10. A circle can have —————– parallel tangents at the most.

A. One

B. Two

C. Three

11. The tangents drawn at the extremities of the diameter of a circle are ——

A. parallel

B. perpendicular

C. Equal

12. Number of tangents to a circle which are parallel to a secant is ————-

A. One

B. Two

C. Infinite

13. The distance between two parallel tangents of a circle of radius 5 cm is —————–

A. 5 cm

B. 10 cm

C. 15cm

14. ———— is a line through point of contact and passing through centre of circle.

A. Tangent

B. Chord

C. Normal

15. Number of tangents to a circle which are parallel to a secant is ————-

A. One

B. Two

C. Three

**ANSWERS:**

1. Circle

2. Tangent

3. One

4. Point of contact

5. Perpendicular

6. Equal

7. Infinite

8. One

9. Secant

10. Two

11. Parallel

12. Two

13. 10 cm

14. Normal

15. Two