Circle For Class 9th
Q1. 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 (v) the chord (vi) three
Q2. 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 an only a 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 [∵ All points on the circle are equidistant from the centre]
(ii) False [∵ A circle can have an in¦nite number of equal chords.]
(iii) False [∵ Each part will be less than a semicircle.]
(iv) True [∵ Diameter = 2 × Radius]
(v) False [∵ The region between the chord and its corresponding arc is a segment.]
(vi) True [∵ A circle is drawn on a plane.]