Circles – Exercise 10.1 – Class IX

  1. Fill in the blanks :

(i) The centre of a circle lies in ___________ of the circle. (exterior/ interior)

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

(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.


(i) interior

(ii) exterior

(iii) diameter

(iv) semicircle

(v) the chord

(vi) three

  1. Write True or False: Give reasons for your answers.

(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.


(i) True

(ii) False

(iii) False

(iv) True

(v) False

(vi) True

For next exercise – Circles – Exercise 10.2 – Class IX


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