Circles - Solutions

 CBSE Class 9 Mathematics

NCERT Solutions
Circles(Ex. 10.1)

1. Fill in the blanks:

(i) The centre of a circle lies in _______________ of the circle.

(ii) A point, whose distance from the centre of a circle is greater than its radius lies in _______________ of the circle.

(iii) The longest chord of a circle is a _______________ of the circle.

(iv) An arc is a _______________ when its ends are the ends of a diameter.

(v) Segment of a circle is the region between an arc and _______________ of the circle.

(vi) A circle divides the plane, on which it lies, in _______________ parts.

Ans. (i) interior

(ii) exterior

(iii) diameter

(iv) semi-circle

(v) the chord

(vi) three

2. Write True or False:

(i) Line segment joining the centre to any point on the circle is a radius of the circle.

(ii) A circle has only finite number of equal chords.

(iii) If a circle is divided into three equal arcs each is a major arc.

(iv) A chord of a circle, which is twice as long as its radius is a diameter of the circle.

(v) Sector is the region between the chord and its corresponding arc.

(vi) A circle is a plane figure.

Ans. (i) True

(ii) False

(iii) False

(iv) True

(v) False

(vi) True