## MCQ Questions for Class 9 Maths: Ch 3 Coordinate Geometry 1. If the coordinates of a point are (3, 0), then it lies in:
(a) X-axis
(b) Y-axis
(c) At origin
(d) Between x-axis and y-axis
► (a) X-axis

2. The name of horizontal line in the cartesian plane which determines the position of a point is called:
(a) Origin
(b) X-axis
(c) Y-axis
► (b) X-axis

3. The point of intersection of X and Y axes is called :
(a) Origin
(b) Null point
(c) Common point
(d) None of these
► (a) Origin

4. The point A(3, 4) lies in

5. If the abscissa of a point is y and the ordinate is x then the coordinates of the point are _______
(a) (x, 0)
(b) (y, x)
(c) (x, y)
(d) (0, y)
► (b) (y, x)

6. The point which lies on y-axis at a distance of 6 units in the positive direction of y-axis is
(a) (-6, 0)
(b) (0, -6)
(c) (0, 6)
(d) (6, 0)
► (c) (0, 6)

7. The section formed by horizontal and vertical lines determining the position of point in a cartesian plane is called:
(a) Origin
(b) X-axis
(c) Y-axis

8. The abscissa or x-coordinate of any point on Y-axis is:
(a) Three
(b) Two
(c) One
(d) Zero
► (d) Zero

9.  Find the coordinates of the point equidistant from the points A(1, 2), B (3, –4) and C(5, –6).
(a) (12, 3)
(b) (11, 2)
(c) (10, 2)
(d) (11, 3)
► (b) (11, 2)

10. The point (–2, –3) belongs to Quadrant :
(a) Q1
(b) Q2
(c) Q3
(d) Q4
► (c) Q3

11. The point (3, 0) lies on :
(a) +ve x-axis
(b) +ve y-axis
(c) –ve x-axis
(d) –ve y-axis
► (a) +ve x-axis

12. Point P(x,y) is a point in the third quadrant of the Cartesian plane. Then
(a) x and y both are positive
(b) x and y both are negative
(c) x is negative and y is positive
(d) x is positive and y is negative

13.The name of vertical line in the cartesian plane which determines the position of a point is called:
(a) Origin
(b) X-axis
(c) Y-axis
► (c) Y-axis

14. If x coordinate of a point is zero, then the point lies on:
(c) X-axis
(d) Y-axis
► (d) Y-axis

15. Ordinate of all the points in the x-axis is:
(a) 0
(b) 1
(c) –1
(d) Any natural number
► (a) 0

16. The point (0, 9) lies
(b) on the positive direction of y-axis
(d) on the positive direction of x-axis
► (b) on the positive direction of y-axis

17. If the x-coordinate of a point is zero, then this point lies:
(c) On x-axis
(d) On y-axis
► (d) On y-axis

18. On plotting P (–3, 8), Q (7, –5), R (–3, –8) and T (–7, 9) are plotted on the graph paper, then point(s) in the third quadrant are:
(a) P and T
(b) Q and R
(c) Only R
(d) P and R
► (c) Only R

19. The point (–2, 0) lies on :
(a) +ve x-axis
(b) +ve y-axis
(c) –ve x-axis
(d) –ve y-axis
► (c) –ve x-axis

20. Abscissa of all points on the x-axis is
(a) -1
(b) 0
(c) any number
(d) 1
► (c) any number

21. The points (a, a) (–a, a) and (– (√3) a, (√3)a) form the vertices of an :
(a) Scalene triangle
(b) Right angled triangle
(c) Isosceles Right angled triangle
(d) Equilateral triangle
► (d) Equilateral triangle

22. Find the ratio in which the line joining the points (6, 4) and (1, –7) is divided by x-axis.
(a) 1 : 3
(b) 2 : 7
(c) 4 : 7
(d) 6 : 7
► (c) 4 : 7

23. Abscissa of a point is positive in: