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# SUBJECT: MATHEMATICS MAX.

MARKS : 80
CLASS : VIII DURATION : 3 HRS
General Instructions:
(i). All questions are compulsory.
(ii). This question paper contains 30 questions divided into four Sections A, B, C and D.
(iii). Section A comprises of 6 questions of 1 mark each. Section B comprises of 6 questions of 2
marks each. Section C comprises of 10 questions of 3 marks each and Section D comprises of 8
questions of 4 marks each.
(iv). Use of Calculators is not permitted

SECTION – A

1. 72% of 25 students are good in mathematics. How many are not good in mathematics?

2. A bag has 4 red balls and 2 yellow balls. (The balls are identical in all respects other than
colour). A ball is drawn from the bag without looking into the bag. What is probability of getting
a red ball?
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3. Write the additive inverse of .
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4. Find the solution of 2x – 3 = 7.

## 6. Find the square of the number 32.

SECTION – B

3 3
7. Find two rational numbers between and .
5 4
8. Find the number of sides of a regular polygon whose each exterior angle has a measure of 45°.

9. After 12 years, Kanwar shall be 3 times as old as he was 4 years ago. Find his present age.

10. Find the smallest square number which is divisible by each of the numbers 6, 9 and 15.

11. The price of a scooter was Rs 34,000 last year. It has increased by 20% this year. What is the
price now?

## 12. The weekly wages (in Rs) of 30 workers in a factory are.

830, 835, 890, 810, 835, 836, 869, 845, 898, 890, 820, 860, 832, 833, 855, 845, 804, 808, 812,
840, 885, 835, 835, 836, 878, 840, 868, 890, 806, 840

Using tally marks make a frequency table with intervals as 800–810, 810–820 and so on.
SECTION – C

7 5 3
13. Represent these numbers on the number line: (i ) (ii ) (iii )
4 6 5

14. Construct a quadrilateral PQRS where PQ = 4 cm,QR = 6 cm, RS = 5 cm, PS = 5.5 cm and PR =
7 cm.

15. Find CI on Rs 12600 for 2 years at 10% per annum compounded annually.

x 1 3
16. Solve: 
2x  3 8

17. The marked price of an article is Rs 500. The shopkeeper gives a discount of 5% and still makes
a profit of 25%. Find the cost price of the article.

## 18. Find the cube root of 13824 by prime factorisation method.

19. Parikshit makes a cuboid of plasticine of sides 5 cm, 2 cm, 5 cm. How many such cuboids will
he need to form a cube?

20. In a parallelogram RING, (see below Figure) if m  R = 70°, find all the other angles.

21. The number of hours for which students of a particular class watched television during holidays
is shown through the given graph.
(i) For how many hours did the maximum number of students watch TV?
(ii) How many students watched TV for less than 4 hours?
(iii) How many students spent more than 5 hours in watching TV?
22. 2025 plants are to be planted in a garden in such a way that each row contains as many plants as
the number of rows. Find the number of rows and the number of plants in each row.

SECTION – D

23. The digits of a two-digit number differ by 3. If the digits are interchanged, and the resulting
number is added to the original number, we get 143. What can be the original number?

24. During a mass drill exercise, 6250 students of different schools are arranged in rows such that
the number of students in each row is equal to the number of rows. In doing so, the instructor
finds out that 9 children are left out. Find the number of children in each row of the square.

25. Difference of two perfect cubes is 189. If the cube root of the smaller of the two numbers is 3,
find the cube root of the larger number.

26. A mother and her two daughters got a room constructed for Rs. 62,000. The elder daughter
3 1
contributes of her mother’s contribution while the younger daughter contributes of her
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mother’s share. How much do the three contribute individually?

## 27. In a parallelogram PQRS, the bisectors of  P and  Q meet at O. Find  POQ.

28. Construct a quadrilateral ABCD, where AB = 4 cm, BC = 5 cm, CD = 6.5 cm and B = 105°
and C = 80°.

29. The population of a place increased to 54,000 in 2003 at a rate of 5% per annum
(i) Find the population in 2001.
(ii) What would be its population in 2005?
(iii) Write any two effects of high populations?

30. A group of 360 people were asked to vote for their favourite season from the three seasons rainy,
winter and summer.
(i) Which season got the most votes?
(ii) Find the central angle of each sector.
(iii) Draw a pie chart to show this information.
SUBJECT: MATHEMATICS MAX. MARKS : 80
CLASS : VIII DURATION : 3 HRS
General Instructions:
(i). All questions are compulsory.
(ii). This question paper contains 30 questions divided into four Sections A, B, C and D.
(iii). Section A comprises of 6 questions of 1 mark each. Section B comprises of 6 questions of 2
marks each. Section C comprises of 10 questions of 3 marks each and Section D comprises of 8
questions of 4 marks each.
(iv). Use of Calculators is not permitted

SECTION – A

1. Solve : 2y + 9 = 4

## 4. The list price of a frock is Rs 220. A discount of

20% is announced on sales. What is the amount
of discount on it.

5. A picnic is being planned in a school for Class VII. Girls are 60% of the total number of students
and are 18 in number. Find the number of boys.
6. A bag has 5 red balls and 7 yellow balls. (The balls are identical in all respects other than
colour). A ball is drawn from the bag without looking into the bag. What is probability of getting
a yellow ball?

SECTION – B

2 4
7. Find two rational numbers between and .
3 5
8. How many sides does a regular polygon have if each of its interior angles is 165°?

## 9. Find the cube root of 17576 by prime factorisation method.

10. Waheeda bought an air cooler for Rs 3300 including a tax of 10%. Find the price of the air cooler
11. Find the smallest square number that is divisible by each of the numbers 4, 9 and 10.

12. The shoppers who come to a departmental store are marked as: man (M), woman (W), boy (B) or
girl (G). The following list gives the shoppers who came during the first hour in the morning:
WWWGBWWMGGMMWWWWGBMWBGGMWWMMWW
WMWBWGMWWWWGWMMWWMWGWMGWMMBGGW
Make a frequency distribution table using tally marks.
SECTION – C

5 7 2
13. Represent these numbers on the number line: (i ) (ii) (iii )
4 6 5

14. Construct a quadrilateral ABCD where AB = 4.5 cm, BC = 5.5 cm, CD = 4 cm, AD = 6 cm and
AC = 7 cm.

15. Find CI on Rs 8,000 for 1 year at 9% per annum compounded half yearly.
7 3
16. Solve: 5 x   x  14
2 2
17. Find the smallest number by which 675 must be multiplied to obtain a perfect cube.
18. In the below Figure, BEST is a parallelogram. Find the values x, y and z.

19. Observe the histogram (see below Figure) and answer the questions given below.
(i) What information is being given by the histogram?
(ii) Which group contains maximum girls?
(iii) How many girls have a height of 145 cms and more?
20. The students of Class VIII of a school donated Rs 2401 in all, for Prime Minister’s National
Relief Fund. Each student donated as many rupees as the number of students in the class. Find
the number of students in the class.

21. In a factory, women are 35% of all the workers, the rest of the workers being men. The number
of men exceeds that of women by 252. Find the total number of workers in the factory.

22. Find a number whose fifth part increased by 30 is equal to its fourth part decreased by 30.

SECTION – D

23. Sum of the digits of a two-digit number is 9. When we interchange the digits, it is found that the
resulting new number is greater than the original number by 27. What is the two-digit number?

24. Find the square root of the following by long division method. (a)27.04 (b) 1.44

## 25. Construct a quadrilateral DEAR where DE = 4 cm , EA = 5 cm , AR = 4.5 cm , E = 60° and

A = 90° .

26. The ratio of exterior angle to interior angle of a regular polygon is 1:4. Find the number of sides
of the polygon.

2 1
27. of total number of students of a school come by car while of students come by bus to
5 4
1
school. All the other students walk to school of which walk on their own and the rest are
3
escorted by their parents. If 224 students come to school walking on their own, how many
students study in that school?

3
28. Evaluate: 0.027  3 0.008  3 0.064

29. The population of a city was 20,000 in the year 1997. It increased at the rate of 5% p.a. Find the
population at the end of the year 2000. Write any two effects of high populations?

30. The favourite flavours of ice-creams for students of a school is given in percentages as follows.
(i) Which flavour got the most percentage?
(ii) Find the central angle of each sector.
(iii) Draw a pie chart to show this information.

## Flavours Percentage of students

preferring the flavours
Chocolate 50%
Vanilla 25%
Other flavours 25%
SUBJECT: MATHEMATICS MAX. MARKS : 80
CLASS : VIII DURATION : 3 HRS
General Instructions:
(i). All questions are compulsory.
(ii). This question paper contains 30 questions divided into four Sections A, B, C and D.
(iii). Section A comprises of 6 questions of 1 mark each. Section B comprises of 6 questions of 2
marks each. Section C comprises of 10 questions of 3 marks each and Section D comprises of 8
questions of 4 marks each.
(iv). Use of Calculators is not permitted

SECTION – A

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1. Write the additive inverse of .
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2. Solve: 7x – 9 = 16.

## 5. A football team won 10 matches out of the total

number of matches they played. If their win
percentage was 40, then how many matches did they play in all?

## 6. Find the cube of 0.3.

SECTION – B

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7. Find two rational numbers between and .
2 3

8. How many sides does a regular polygon have if the measure of an exterior angle is 24°?

## 9. Find the cube root of 10648 by prime factorisation method.

10. A man got a 10% increase in his salary. If his new salary is Rs 1,54,000, find his original salary.

11. A watch worth Rs 5400 is offered for sale at Rs 4,500. What per cent discount is offered during
the sale?

12. The following marks (out of 50) obtained in Mathematics by 60 students of Class VIII:
21, 10, 30, 22, 33, 5, 37, 12, 25, 42, 15, 39, 26, 32, 18, 27, 28, 19, 29, 35, 31, 24, 36,
18, 20, 38, 22, 44, 16, 24, 10, 27, 39, 28, 49, 29, 32, 23, 31, 21, 34, 22, 23, 36, 24,
36, 33, 47, 48, 50, 39, 20, 7, 16, 36, 45, 47, 30, 22, 17.

Using tally marks make a frequency table with intervals as 0–10, 20–30 and so on.
SECTION – C

5 7 2
13. Represent these numbers on the number line: (i ) (ii ) (iii)
6 4 7

14. Construct a quadrilateral JUMP where JU = 3.5 cm, UM = 4 cm, MP = 5 cm, PJ = 4.5 cm and
PU = 6.5 cm

15. Find CI on Rs 12600 for 2 years at 10% per annum compounded annually.

7 y  4 4
16. Solve: 
y2 3

17. Find the smallest number by which 704 must be divided to obtain a perfect cube.
18. In a parallelogram RUNS, (see below Figure), find the values of x and y.

19. Observe the histogram (see below Figure) and answer the questions given below.
(i) What information is being given by the histogram?
(ii) Which group contains maximum students and minimum students?
(iii) How many students have score 20 marks and more?

20. A gardener has 1000 plants. He wants to plant these in such a way that the number of rows and
the number of columns remain same. Find the minimum number of plants he needs more for this.

21. Find the smallest square number that is divisible by each of the numbers 8, 15 and 20.
22. Solve: 4 (3p + 2) – 5(6p –1) = 2(p – 8) – 6(7p – 4)

SECTION – D

23. One of the two digits of a two digit number is three times the other digit. If you interchange the
digits of this two-digit number and add the resulting number to the original number, you get 88.
What is the original number?

24. Find the square root of the following by long division method.
(a)1369 (b) 5625

25. Three numbers are in the ratio 2:3:4. The sum of their cubes is
0.334125. Find the numbers.

## 26. Construct a quadrilateral TRUE where TR = 3.5 cm, RU = 3 cm,

UE = 4 cm, R = 75° and U = 120°

## 27. In the given figure, RICE is a rhombus. Find x, y, z. Hence, find

the perimeter of the rhombus.

## 28. Find the population of a city after 2 years, which is at present 12

lakhs, if the rate of increase is 4%. Write any two effects of high
populations?

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29. Shalini has to cut out circles of diameter 1 cm from an aluminium strip of dimensions 8 cm
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1
by 1 cm. How many full circles can Shalini cut? Also calculate the wastage of the aluminium
4
strip.

30. On a particular day, the sales (in rupees) of different items of a baker’s shop are given below.