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Subject: Mathematics PRACTICE QUESTIONS FOR SA-1 CLASS : VIII

1.The product of two rational numbers is


16
9

. If one of the numbers is


4
15

then
find the other number.
2. Simplify:
13 15 7 8 2 1
9 2 3 5 5 2
| | | | | |
+ +
| | |
\ . \ . \ .

3. The sum of 4 times of a number and 12 is 40 find the number.
4. A Survey was made to find the type of music that a certain group of young people liked in a
city. Adjoining pie chart shows the findings of
the survey.
(i) If 20 people liked classical music , how many
young people were surveyed?
(ii) If a cassette company were to make 1000
CDs , how many of each type would they
make?
5. The marks obtained by Rahul in weekly test-1and weekly test-2 in different subjects are given
below.
SUBJECT MATHS ENGLISH SCIENCE HINDI S.SCIENCE
Weekly Test-1
(M.M. 100)
76 80 65 80 70
Weekly Test-2
(M.M. 100)
65 82 66 82 72
(i) Draw a double bar graph choosing appropriate scale.
(ii) In which subject is improvement the least?
(iii) Has the performance gone down in any subject?
(iv) In how many subjects has the performance gone up?
6.Find the least natural number by which 1152 shall be multiplied to make it a perfect square?
7. If x
2
= 784 then find the positive value of x?
8. A house site is in the shape of a square. Its area is 1225 sq.mts. What is its perimeter?
Light
40%
Folk
30%
Semi
Classical
20%
Classical
10%


9. The area of a square field is 7396 sq.mts. Find the perimeter?
10. The length and breadth of a rectangular field are in the ratio of 4:3. The area of the field is
1hectare 2288 sq.mts. Find the length and breadth of the field.
11. A field is rectangular in shape and its length is 3/2 times its breadth. If its area is 2.4576
hectares. What is its perimeter?
12. A sum of Rs.1728 is distributed equally among some persons and each got 4/3 times as many
rupees as there are persons. Find the number of persons.
13.Find the square root of 2304 by using prime factorization method.
14. Find any five rational numbers 2/3 and 4/5.
15. Represent -2/11 , -5/11 , -9/11 on the number line.
16. A student said that as 9-5=4 and 355=7 the set of natural numbers is closed under
subtraction and division. Is it true? Why?
17. The area of a square is 4 hectares. Find the length of the side.
18. . Using distributive law simplify:

)
`

)
`

|
.
|

\
|
12
5
5
7
5
3
5
7
X X
19. Using appropriate properties find
5
2
14
1
2
3
6
1
5
3
5
2
X X X +


20. Write the multiplicative inverse of the following
i)
19
13
ii)
8
5
X
7
3

21. Write any four laws of exponents with examples
22. Find i)
( ) 4
2
3
ii)
|
.
|

\
|
343
27
3
2
iii)
( ) 216
3
2

23. Write any five rational numbers between
5
2
and
2
1

24. Express in standard form of the following

i) 0.000729 ii) 60230006023




25. Observe the following double bar graph and answer the questions given below:


(i) What is the information given by the double bar graph?
(ii) In which subject has the performance improved the most?
(iii) In which subject has the performance deteriorated?
(iv) In which subject is the performance at par?
26. What is the sum of (a) interior angles (b) exterior angles of a pentagon.
27. Find the square root of 27225 by prime factorization.
28. Find the cube root of 571787 by using prime factorization method
29. Simplify :

-2
+


-2
+

-2

30 .Verify the property x

y = y

x by taking x = , y =


31. Name the quadrilaterals whose diagonals (i) bisect each other
(ii) are perpendicular bisectors of each other (iii) are equal


32. Find the number of sides of a regular polygon if each of its interior angle
measures 108
0
.
33. Find three rational numbers between

and

.
34. Represent

on the number line.


35. Find the Pythagorean triplet in which one member is 18.
36. The volume of a cube is 9261000 m
3
.Find the side of the cube.
37. (i) The charge on an electron is

coulombs.
Express it in the standard form. (ii) Express 5.4 10
3
in the usual form.
(iii) Express 9
-3
as a power with base 3.
38. The following table shows the weekly wages ( in Qrs ) of 100 workers.Draw a
histogram.
39. (i) Without adding find the sum of 1+3+5+7+9+11+13+15+17+19+21+23
(ii) How many natural numbers lie between 101
2
and 102
2
.
(iii) What will be the units digit of the square of 1234.
40. Find
7
2

5
3

10
1

5
3

7
3
by using appropriate properties.
41. . (i) Find the greatest number of four digits which is a perfect square.
(ii) A number ending in 2 , 3 , 7 or 8 is never a perfect square.(True / False )
(iii) The square of an odd number is always ____________ ( Odd / Even ).
42. What is the least number must be added to 5607 to make the sum a perfect
square. Find this perfect square and its square root.
Class
interval
1200-1500 1500-1800 1800-2100 2100-2400 2400-2700
frequency 18 22 28 22 10


43. (i) Show that 189 is not a perfect cube.
(ii) What is the smallest number by which 3087 must be multiplied so that
the product is a perfect cube.
44. Simplify by using appropriate properties:


45. Evaluate :


46. Simplify :


47.Two adjacent angles of a parallelogram are in the ratio of 2 : 3 . Find the
measure of all angles.
48. The number of hours , spent by a school boy on different activities in a
working day , is given below : Draw a pie chart.
Activities Sleep School Home Play Others Total
Number
of hours
8 7 4 2 3 24
49.Find the smallest square number divisible by each one of the numbers 8,9 and 10.
50. A bag contains 3 red balls, 5 black balls and 4 white balls. A ball is drawn
at random from the bag. What is the probability that the ball drawn is:
(i) white. (ii) red. (iii) black. (iv) not red.
51. Find the number of sides of a regular polygon whose each exterior angle has a
measure of 45
0

52. Find a Pythagoras triplet in which one member is 12.
53. Find the cube root of 46656 by using the prime factorization method.
54. Find the measure of exterior angle of a regular polygon of 15 sides.
55. Verify that x x = ) ( for
31
21
= x
56. Find the five rational numbers between
5
3
and
4
3



57. Is 68600 a perfect cube? If not, find the smallest number by which 68600 must be
multiplied to get a perfect cube
58. Akash makes a cuboid of plastiscine of sides 5cm , 2cm , 5cm. how many cuboids will
be need to form a cube?
59. Find the value of m , so that ( ) ( ) ( )
7 5 1
3 3 3 =
+ m

60. Find the smallest number by which 7776 must be multiplied to obtain a perfect cube?

61. Find the value of m, so that (-x)
m+1
(-x)
6
= (-2)
9


62. Find the number of sides of a regular polygon whose each exterior angle has a
measure of 15.

63. Given that 2
x
= 8
y+1
and 9
y
= 3
x-9
, then find the value of (x + y).
64. Rahuls fathers age is 10 years more than three times Rahuls age. Find Rahuls age if
his father age is 40 years.
65. By what number should
3
4

be multiplied in order to produce


2
3
?
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