Chapter 16 Circles R.D. Sharma Solutions for Class 9th Exercise 16.1

Exercise 16.1

1. Fill in the blanks:
(i) All points lying inside/outside a circle are called ........ points /.......points.
(ii) Circles having the same centre and different radii are called ...... circles.
(iii) A point whose distance from the centre of a circle is greater than its radius lies in ......of the circle.
(iv) A continuous piece of a circle is ....... of the circle.
(v) The longest chord of a circle is a ....... of the circle.
(vi) An arc is a ..... when its ends are the ends of a diameter.
(vii) Segment of a circle is the region between an arc and ....of the circle.
(viii) A circle divides the plane, on which it lies, in ...... parts.


(i) Interior/exterior
(ii) Concentric
(iii) The exterior
(iv) Arc
(v) Diameter
(vi) Semi-circle
(vii) Centre
(viii) Three

 2. Write the truth value (T/F) for the following with suitable reasons:
(i) A circle is a plane figure.
(ii) Line segment joining the centre to any point on the circle is a radius of the circle.
(iii) If a circle is divided into three equal arcs each is a major arc.
(iv) A circle has only finite number of equal chords.
(v) A chord of a circle, which is twice as long is its radius is a diameter of the circle.
(vi) Sector is the region between the chord and its corresponding arc.
(vii) The degree measure of an arc is the complement of the central angle containing the arc.
(viii) The degree measure of a semi-circle is 180°


(i) True

(ii) True

(iii) True

(iv) False

(v) True

(vi) True

(vii) False

(viii) True

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