## 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
â–º (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
â–º (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
â–º (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)
â–º (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)
â–º (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
â–º (d) Zero

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

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

11. The point (3, 0) lies on :
(a) +ve x-axis
(b) +ve y-axis
(c) â€“ve x-axis
(d) â€“ve y-axis
â–º (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
â–º (c) Y-axis

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

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

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

18. On plotting P (â€“3, 8), Q (7, â€“5), R (â€“3, â€“8) and T (â€“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
â–º (c) Only R

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

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

21. The points (a, a) (â€“a, a) and (â€“ (âˆš3) a, (âˆš3)a) form the vertices of an :
(a) Scalene triangle
(b) Right angled triangle
(c) Isosceles Right angled triangle
(d) Equilateral triangle
â–º (d) Equilateral triangle

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

23. Abscissa of a point is positive in: