## 11th SSC CGL Tier II level Question Set, topic Trigonometry 2

This is the 11th question set of 10 practice problem exercise for SSC CGL Tier II level exam and 2nd on topic Trigonometry.

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**Before start,**you may refer to our tutorialor any short but good material to refresh your concepts if you so require.**Basic and rich Trigonometric concepts and applications****Answer the questions**in an undisturbed environment with no interruption, full concentration and alarm set at 12 minutes.**When the time limit of 12 minutes is over,**mark up to which you have answered,**but go on to complete the set.****At the end,**refer to the answers given at the end to mark your score at 12 minutes. For every correct answer add 1 and for every incorrect answer deduct 0.25 (or whatever is the scoring pattern in the coming test). Write your score on top of the answer sheet with date and time.**Identify and analyze**the problems that**you couldn't do**to learn how to solve those problems.**Identify and analyze**the problems that**you solved incorrectly**. Identify the reasons behind the errors. If it is because of**your shortcoming in topic knowledge**improve it by referring to**only that part of concept**from the best source you can get hold of. You might google it. If it is because of**your method of answering,**analyze and improve those aspects specifically.**Identify and analyze**the**problems that posed difficulties for you and delayed you**. Analyze and learn how to solve the problems using basic concepts and relevant problem solving strategies and techniques.**Give a gap**before you take a 10 problem practice test again.

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### 11th question set- 10 problems for SSC CGL Tier II exam: 2nd on Trigonometry - testing time 12 mins

**Problem 1.**

If $5 cos \theta +12 sin \theta=13$, and $0^0 \lt \theta \lt 90^0$, then the value of $\sin \theta$,

- $-\displaystyle\frac{12}{13}$
- $\displaystyle\frac{12}{13}$
- $\displaystyle\frac{5}{13}$
- $\displaystyle\frac{6}{13}$

**Problem 2.**

The value of $(cosec \theta -sin \theta)(sec \theta - cos \theta)(tan \theta +cot \theta)$ is,

- 1
- 2
- 4
- 6

**Problem 3.**

If $tan A = n tan B$ and $sin A = m sin B$, then the value of $cos^2 A$ is,

- $\displaystyle\frac{m^2+1}{n^2-1}$
- $\displaystyle\frac{m^2+1}{n^2+1}$
- $\displaystyle\frac{m^2 -1}{n^2+1}$
- $\displaystyle\frac{m^2 -1}{n^2-1}$

**Problem 4.**

If $\theta$ is a positive acute angle and $3(sec^2 \theta + tan^2 \theta)=5$, then the value of $cos 2\theta$ is,

- $\displaystyle\frac{1}{\sqrt{2}}$
- $1$
- $\displaystyle\frac{1}{2}$
- $\displaystyle\frac{\sqrt{3}}{2}$

**Problem 5.**

If $tan \alpha = 2$, then the value of $\displaystyle\frac{cosec^2 \alpha - sec^2 \alpha}{cosec^2 \alpha+sec^2 \alpha}$ is,

- $-\displaystyle\frac{3}{5}$
- $-\displaystyle\frac{15}{9}$
- $\displaystyle\frac{17}{5}$
- $\displaystyle\frac{3}{5}$

**Problem 6.**

If $\sin (\theta + 30^0)=\displaystyle\frac{3}{\sqrt{2}}$ the value of $cos^2 \theta$ is,

- $\displaystyle\frac{1}{2}$
- $\displaystyle\frac{1}{4}$
- $\displaystyle\frac{3}{4}$
- $\displaystyle\frac{\sqrt{3}}{2}$

**Problem 7.**

$(1 + sec 20^0 + cot 70^0)(1 - cosec 20^0 + tan 70^0)$ is equal to,

- $1$
- $0$
- $-1$
- $2$

**Problem 8.**

If $tan \theta - cot \theta =0$, and $\theta$ is a positive acute angle, then the value of $\displaystyle\frac{tan (\theta+15^0)}{tan(\theta-15^0)}$ is,

- $3$
- $\displaystyle\frac{1}{\sqrt{3}}$
- $\sqrt{3}$
- $\displaystyle\frac{1}{3}$

**Problem 9.**

If $sec \theta - tan \theta=\displaystyle\frac{1}{\sqrt{3}}$, then the value of $sec \theta.tan \theta$ is,

- $\displaystyle\frac{2}{3}$
- $\displaystyle\frac{4}{\sqrt{3}}$
- $\displaystyle\frac{1}{\sqrt{3}}$
- $\displaystyle\frac{2}{\sqrt{3}}$

**Problem 10.**

If $tan (5x - 10^0)=cot (5y+20^0)$, then the value of $x+y$ is,

- $15^0$
- $16^0$
- $20^0$
- $24^0$

### Answers to the problems

**Problem 1.** **Answer:** b: $\displaystyle\frac{12}{13}$.

**Problem 2.** **Answer:** a: 1.

**Problem 3.** **Answer:** d: $\displaystyle\frac{m^2-1}{n^2-1}$.

**Problem 4.** **Answer:** c: $\displaystyle\frac{1}{2}$

**Problem 5.** **Answer:** a: $-\displaystyle\frac{3}{5}$.

**Problem 6.** **Answer:** c: $\displaystyle\frac{3}{4}$.

**Problem 7.** **Answer:** d: 2.

**Problem 8.** **Answer:** a: 3.

**Problem 9.** **Answer:** a: $\displaystyle\frac{2}{3}$.

**Problem 10.** **Answer:** b: $16^0$.

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**SSC CGL Tier II level solution set 11 Trigonometry 2**You may watch the video solutions in the two-part video below.

**Part 1: Q1 to Q5**

**Part 2: Q6 to Q10**

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