COORDINATE GEOMETRY NCERT 9 MATHEMATICS TEXTBOOK MCQ (Multiple Choice Questions)

Q1. Two points having the same abscissae but different ordinates lie on 

  1. the x-axis
  2. the y-axis
  3. a line parallel to the y-axis
  4. a line parallel to the x-axis

Q2. What is the ordinate of a point (-3, -9)? 

  1. 9
  2. 3
  3. -9
  4. -3

Q3. The point (3, – 5) lies in the ……… quadrant.

  1. I
  2. II
  3. III
  4. IV

Q4.  Point (-3,-5) lies in the ______ quadrant.

  1. First quadrant
  2. Second quadrant
  3. Third quadrant
  4. Fourth quadrant

Q5. Which of the following point lies in the first quadrant? 

  1. (-x, -y)
  2. (x, -y)
  3. (x, y)
  4. (-x, y)

Q6. In which quadrant does the point (-1, 3) lie?

  1. I
  2. II
  3. III
  4. IV

Q7. Which of the following statement is TRUE ?

  1. Coordinate (-2, 3) and (3, -2) lies in the same quadrant.
  2. Coordinate (-2, 3) lies in  II quadrant whereas (3, -2) lies in the III quadrant
  3. Coordinate (-2, 3) lies in III quadrant whereas (3, -2) lies in the IV quadrant.
  4. Coordinate (-2, 3) lies in II quadrant whereas  (3, -2) lies in the IV quadrant.

Q8. If the abscissa of a point is y and the ordinate is x, then the coordinates of the point are 

  1. (x, y)
  2. (x, 0)
  3. (0, y)
  4. (y, x)

Q9. The perpendicular distance of the point (-5, 4) from the x-axis is 

  1. 5
  2. -5
  3. 4
  4. -4

Q10. The coordinates of the origin are ………..

  1. (0, 0)
  2. (0, 1)
  3. (1, 0)
  4. (0, -1)

Q11. For a line whose equation is 2x + y = 5, which one of the following points lies on it ?

  1. (1, 2)
  2. (2, 1)
  3. (3, 2)
  4. (-2, 1)

Q12. What are the coordinates of the foot of the perpendicular drawn from (4, 3) on the y-axis? 

  1. (0, 4)
  2. (4, 3)
  3. (0, 3)
  4. (-3, 0)

Q13. The point from which distances are marked is called……………………

  1. X axis
  2. Y axis
  3. Origin
  4. coordinate

Q14. The point from which distances are marked is called 

  1. x-axis
  2. y-axis
  3. Origin
  4. Coordinate

Q15. Which of the following is correct? 

  1. While plotting a point in a plane, the x coordinate always comes second.
  2. While plotting a point in a plane, the y coordinate always comes first.
  3. If the x coordinate is a and the y coordinate is b, then point is (b, a).
  4. None of these

Q16. The point (3, – 5) lies in the ……. quadrant.

  1. I
  2. II
  3. IIII
  4. IV

Q17. Two points having different abscissae but the same ordinates lie on

  1. the x-axis
  2. the y-axis
  3. a line parallel to the y-axis
  4. a line parallel to the x-axis

Q18. Point P (x, y) is a point in the first quadrant of the Cartesian plane. Then

  1. x is positive and y is negative
  2. x is negative and y is positive
  3. x and y both are positive
  4. x and y both are negative

Q19. The origin lies on the 

  1. only on x-axis
  2. only on y-axis
  3. Both axes
  4. 1st quadrant

Q20. Point (4,0) lies in/on ….

  1. x-axis
  2. II quadrant
  3. y-axis
  4. III quadrant

Q21. The coordinates of the origin 

  1. (x, y)
  2. (-x, -y)
  3. (0, 0)
  4. None of these

Q22. The abscissa or x-coordinate of any point on Y-axis is:

  1. One
  2. Two
  3. Zero
  4. Three

Q23. Point P(x,y) is a point in the third quadrant of the Cartesian plane. Then

  1. x is positive and y is negative
  2. x is negative and y is positive
  3. x and y both are positive
  4. x and y both are negative

Q24. If the coordinates of two points are A (-2, 5) and B (4, -6), then (abscissa of A) – (abscissa of B) is 

  1. -8
  2. 2
  3. 4
  4. 1

Q25. In which quadrant does the point (-1, 3) lie ?

  1. I
  2. II
  3. III
  4. IV

Q26. The y co-ordinate of the point is called its ………

  1. Origin
  2. Abscissa
  3. Ordinate
  4. Coordinate

Q27. The coordinates of a point (-x, -y) lies in the

  1. First quadrant
  2. Second quadrant
  3. Third quadrant
  4. Fourth quadrant

Q28. Which of the following represents a line parallel to x-axis?

  1. x + y = 7
  2. x + 3 = 0
  3. y + 2 = 2y – 5
  4. 5x + 3 = 4

Q29. If the abscissa of a point is y and the ordinate is x then the coordinates of the point are ______ .

  1. (x,y)
  2. (y,x)
  3. (x, 0)
  4. (0,y)

Q30. The point (4, -6) lies in the 

  1. 1st quadrant
  2. 2nd quadrant
  3. 3rd quadrant
  4. 4th quadrant

Q31. The coordinates of a point on the x- axis of the form are ………..

  1. (0, 0)
  2. (x, y)
  3. (x, 0)
  4. (0, y)

Q32. The point whose abscissa and ordinate have same sign will lie in.

  1. I and II quadrant
  2. II and III quadrant
  3. I and III quadrant
  4. II and IV quadrant

Q33. The point whose abscissa is -3 and lies on x-axis is.

  1. (3,0)
  2. (0,-3)
  3. (0,3)
  4. (-3,0)

Q34. The distance of a point (-5, 6) from the y- axis is

  1. -5 units
  2. 5 units
  3. 6 units
  4. 1 unit

Q35. The coordinates of two points are A (-5, 7) and B(3,4) then (ordinate of B) – (ordinate of A) is.

  1. -2
  2. -3
  3. -4
  4. 8

Q36. The coordinate of a point on the y- axis of the form are …….

  1. (0, 0)
  2. (x, y)
  3. (x, 0)
  4. (0, y)

Q37. If the abscissa of a point is y and the ordinate is x then the coordinates of the point are ……..

  1. (x, y)
  2. (y, x)
  3. (x, 0)
  4. (0, y)

Q38. Points (-1,2), (-4,7),(-3,1) and (-2,4) lie in.

  1. I quadrant
  2. II quadrant
  3. III quadrant
  4. IV quadrant

Q39. Where would the point (x, y) lie if x ≠ y ≠ 0 and either x > 0 and y < 0 or x < 0 and y > 0? 

  1. 1st and 3rdquadrants
  2. 2nd and 4thquadrants
  3. 1st and 2ndquadrants
  4. 3rd and 4thquadrants

Q40. The distance of a point (2, 3) from the x- axis is

  1. 2 units
  2. 1 unit
  3. 5 units
  4. 3 units

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