The circle is a collection of all points in a plane that are at a distance from a fixed point. Circle various terms related to a circle like a chord, segment, sector, arc, etc. So take this and increase your knowledge about the circle.

1. A tangent to a circle intersects it in one....

A. Two

B. One

C. Three

D. Four

2. How many tangents can a circle have?

A. Maximum

B. Few

C. Infinitely many

D. Minimum

3. A line intersecting a circle in two-point is called a .....

A. Tangents

B. Circle

C. Chord

D. Secant

4. A circle can have parallel tangents at the most ....

A. One

B. Two

C. Three

D. Four

5. The common point of a tangent to a circle and the circle is called ....

A. Point of contact

B. Point of line

C. Point of line segment

D. Chord

6. A tangent PQ at a point P of a circle of radius 5cm meets a line through the center O at a point Q so that OQ=12cm. length PQ is....

A. 12cm in under root

B. 13cm in under root

C. 8.5cm in under root

D. 119cm in under root

7. The length of the segment of the tangent from the external point P and the point of contact with the circle is called the ...

A. Length of the chord

B. Length of the tangent

C. Circle

D. Chord

8. From a point Q, the length of the tangent to a circle is 24cm and the distance of Q from the centre is 25cm. The radius of the circle is....

A. 7cm

B. 12cm

C. 15cm

D. 24.5cm

9. If TP and TQ are the two tangents to a circle with center O so that POQ=110 then PTQ is equal to ....

A. 60

B. 70

C. 80

D. 90

10. If tangents PA and PB from a point P to a circle with center O are inclined to each other at an angle of 80, then POA is equal to ....

A. 50

B. 60

C. 70

D. 80

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