## Numerical

Let an ellipse with centre $(1,0)$ and latus rectum of length $\frac{1}{2}$ have its major axis along $\mathrm{x}$-axis. If its minor axis subtends an...

The line $$x=8$$ is the directrix of the ellipse $$\mathrm{E}:\frac{x^{2}}{a^{2}}+\frac{y^{2}}{b^{2}}=1$$ with the corresponding focus $$(2,0)$$. If t...

Let C be the largest circle centred at (2, 0) and inscribed in the ellipse $${{{x^2}} \over {36}} + {{{y^2}} \over {16}} = 1$$. If (1, $$\alpha$$) lie...

Let a tangent to the curve $$9{x^2} + 16{y^2} = 144$$ intersect the coordinate axes at the points A and B. Then, the minimum length of the line segmen...

Let the tangents at the points $$\mathrm{P}$$ and $$\mathrm{Q}$$ on the ellipse $$\frac{x^{2}}{2}+\frac{y^{2}}{4}=1$$ meet at the point $$R(\sqrt{2}, ...

If the length of the latus rectum of the ellipse $$x^{2}+4 y^{2}+2 x+8 y-\lambda=0$$ is 4 , and $$l$$ is the length of its major axis, then $$\lambda+...

If two tangents drawn from a point ($$\alpha$$, $$\beta$$) lying on the ellipse 25x2 + 4y2 = 1 to the parabola y2 = 4x are such that the slope of one ...

If the minimum area of the triangle formed by a tangent to the ellipse $${{{x^2}} \over {{b^2}}} + {{{y^2}} \over {4{a^2}}} = 1$$ and the co-ordinate ...

Let E be an ellipse whose axes are parallel to the co-ordinates axes, having its center at (3, $$-$$4), one focus at (4, $$-$$4) and one vertex at (5,...

Let L be a common tangent line to the curves 4x2 + 9y2 = 36 and (2x)2 + (2y)2 = 31. Then the square of the slope of the line L is __________....

## MCQ (Single Correct Answer)

Let the tangent and normal at the point $$(3 \sqrt{3}, 1)$$ on the ellipse $$\frac{x^{2}}{36}+\frac{y^{2}}{4}=1$$ meet the $$y$$-axis at the points $$...

Let $$\mathrm{P}\left(\frac{2 \sqrt{3}}{\sqrt{7}}, \frac{6}{\sqrt{7}}\right), \mathrm{Q}, \mathrm{R}$$ and $$\mathrm{S}$$ be four points on the ellips...

If the radius of the largest circle with centre (2,0) inscribed in the ellipse $$x^2+4y^2=36$$ is r, then 12r$$^2$$ is equal to :

Consider ellipses $$\mathrm{E}_{k}: k x^{2}+k^{2} y^{2}=1, k=1,2, \ldots, 20$$. Let $$\mathrm{C}_{k}$$ be the circle which touches the four chords joi...

Let a circle of radius 4 be concentric to the ellipse $$15 x^{2}+19 y^{2}=285$$. Then the common tangents are inclined to the minor axis of the ellips...

Let the ellipse $$E:{x^2} + 9{y^2} = 9$$ intersect the positive x and y-axes at the points A and B respectively. Let the major axis of E be a diameter...

In a group of 100 persons 75 speak English and 40 speak Hindi. Each person speaks at least one of the two languages. If the number of persons, who spe...

If the maximum distance of normal to the ellipse $$\frac{x^{2}}{4}+\frac{y^{2}}{b^{2}}=1, b ...

Let a line L pass through the point of intersection of the lines $$b x+10 y-8=0$$ and $$2 x-3 y=0, \mathrm{~b} \in \mathbf{R}-\left\{\frac{4}{3}\right...

The acute angle between the pair of tangents drawn to the ellipse $$2 x^{2}+3 y^{2}=5$$ from the point $$(1,3)$$ is :

If the ellipse $$\frac{x^{2}}{a^{2}}+\frac{y^{2}}{b^{2}}=1$$ meets the line $$\frac{x}{7}+\frac{y}{2 \sqrt{6}}=1$$ on the $$x$$-axis and the line $$\f...

Let the eccentricity of the ellipse $${x^2} + {a^2}{y^2} = 25{a^2}$$ be b times the eccentricity of the hyperbola $${x^2} - {a^2}{y^2} = 5$$, where a ...

Let the eccentricity of an ellipse $${{{x^2}} \over {{a^2}}} + {{{y^2}} \over {{b^2}}} = 1$$, $$a > b$$, be $${1 \over 4}$$. If this ellipse passes th...

If m is the slope of a common tangent to the curves $${{{x^2}} \over {16}} + {{{y^2}} \over 9} = 1$$ and $${x^2} + {y^2} = 12$$, then $$12{m^2}$$ is e...

The locus of the mid point of the line segment joining the point (4, 3) and the points on the ellipse $${x^2} + 2{y^2} = 4$$ is an ellipse with eccent...

The line y = x + 1 meets the ellipse $${{{x^2}} \over 4} + {{{y^2}} \over 2} = 1$$ at two points P and Q. If r is the radius of the circle with PQ as ...

Let the maximum area of the triangle that can be inscribed in the ellipse $${{{x^2}} \over {{a^2}}} + {{{y^2}} \over 4} = 1,\,a > 2$$, having one of i...

Let $$\theta$$ be the acute angle between the tangents to the ellipse $${{{x^2}} \over 9} + {{{y^2}} \over 1} = 1$$ and the circle $${x^2} + {y^2} = 3...

The locus of mid-points of the line segments joining ($$-$$3, $$-$$5) and the points on the ellipse $${{{x^2}} \over 4} + {{{y^2}} \over 9} = 1$$ is :

An angle of intersection of the curves, $${{{x^2}} \over {{a^2}}} + {{{y^2}} \over {{b^2}}} = 1$$ and x2 + y2 = ab, a > b, is :...

The line $$12x\cos \theta + 5y\sin \theta = 60$$ is tangent to which of the following curves?

If x2 + 9y2 $$-$$ 4x + 3 = 0, x, y $$\in$$ R, then x and y respectively lie in the intervals :

On the ellipse $${{{x^2}} \over 8} + {{{y^2}} \over 4} = 1$$ let P be a point in the second quadrant such that the tangent at P to the ellipse is perp...

A ray of light through (2, 1) is reflected at a point P on the y-axis and then passes through the point (5, 3). If this reflected ray is the directrix...

If a tangent to the ellipse x2 + 4y2 = 4 meets the tangents at the extremities of it major axis at B and C, then the circle with BC as diameter passes...

Let an ellipse $$E:{{{x^2}} \over {{a^2}}} + {{{y^2}} \over {{b^2}}} = 1$$, $${a^2} > {b^2}$$, passes through $$\left( {\sqrt {{3 \over 2}} ,1} \ri...

Let $${E_1}:{{{x^2}} \over {{a^2}}} + {{{y^2}} \over {{b^2}}} = 1,a > b$$. Let E2 be another ellipse such that it touches the end points of major a...

Let a tangent be drawn to the ellipse $${{{x^2}} \over {27}} + {y^2} = 1$$ at $$(3\sqrt 3 \cos \theta ,\sin \theta )$$ where $$0 \in \left( {0,{\pi \...

If the points of intersections of the ellipse $${{{x^2}} \over {16}} + {{{y^2}} \over {{b^2}}} = 1$$ and the circle x2 + y2 = 4b, b > 4 lie on the ...

If the curve x2 + 2y2 = 2 intersects the line x + y = 1 at two points P and Q, then the angle subtended by the line segment PQ at the origin is :...

If the normal at an end of a latus rectum of an
ellipse passes through an extremity of the
minor axis, then the eccentricity e of the ellipse
satisfie...

Which of the following points lies on the locus of the foot of perpedicular drawn upon any tangent
to the ellipse,
$${{{x^2}} \over 4} + {{{y^2}} \ove...

If the co-ordinates of two points A and B are $$\left( {\sqrt 7 ,0} \right)$$ and $$\left( { - \sqrt 7 ,0} \right)$$ respectively and P is any
point o...

Let x = 4 be a directrix to an ellipse whose centre is at the origin and its eccentricity is $${1 \over 2}$$. If P(1, $$\beta $$), $$\beta $$ > 0 i...

Let $${{{x^2}} \over {{a^2}}} + {{{y^2}} \over {{b^2}}} = 1$$ (a > b) be a given ellipse, length of whose latus rectum is 10. If its eccentricity i...

The length of the minor axis (along y-axis) of
an ellipse in the standard form is $${4 \over {\sqrt 3 }}$$. If this
ellipse touches the line, x + 6y =...

Let the line y = mx and the ellipse 2x2 + y2 = 1
intersect at a ponit P in the first quadrant. If the
normal to this ellipse at P meets the co-ordinat...

If 3x + 4y = 12$$\sqrt 2 $$ is a tangent to the ellipse
$${{{x^2}} \over {{a^2}}} + {{{y^2}} \over 9} = 1$$ for some $$a$$ $$ \in $$ R, then the dista...

If the distance between the foci of an ellipse is 6 and the distance between its directrices is 12,
then the length of its latus rectum is :

An ellipse, with foci at (0, 2) and (0, –2) and minor axis of length 4, passes through which of the following points?

If the normal to the ellipse 3x2
+ 4y2
= 12 at a point P on it is parallel to the line, 2x + y = 4 and the tangent
to the ellipse at P passes throug...

The tangent and normal to the ellipse 3x2
+ 5y2
= 32 at the point P(2, 2) meet the x-axis at Q and R,
respectively. Then the area (in sq. units) of ...

If the line x – 2y = 12 is tangent to the ellipse $${{{x^2}} \over {{a^2}}} + {{{y^2}} \over {{b^2}}} = 1$$ at the point $$\left( {3, - {9 \over 2}} \...

If the tangent to the parabola y2 = x at a point
($$\alpha $$, $$\beta $$), ($$\beta $$ > 0) is also a tangent to the ellipse,
x2 + 2y2 = 1, then $...

In an ellipse, with centre at the origin, if the
difference of the lengths of major axis and minor
axis is 10 and one of the foci is at (0,5$$\sqrt 3$...

If the tangents on the ellipse 4x2 + y2 = 8 at the
points (1, 2) and (a, b) are perpendicular to each
other, then a2 is equal to :
...

Let S and S' be the foci of an ellipse and B be any one of the extremities of its minor axis. If $$\Delta $$S'BS is a right angled triangle with right...

Let the length of the latus rectum of an ellipse with its major axis along x-axis and centre at the origin, be 8. If the distance between the foci of ...

If tangents are drawn to the ellipse x2 + 2y2 = 2 at all points on the ellipse other than its four vertices then the mid points of the tangents inte...

Let S = $$\left\{ {\left( {x,y} \right) \in {R^2}:{{{y^2}} \over {1 + r}} - {{{x^2}} \over {1 - r}}} \right\};r \ne \pm 1.$$ Then S represents :

If the length of the latus rectum of an ellipse is 4 units and the distance between a focus an its nearest vertex on the major axis is $${3 \over 2}$$...

The eccentricity of an ellipse having centre at the origin, axes along the co-ordinate
axes and passing through the points (4, −1) and (−2, 2) is :

Consider an ellipse, whose center is at the origin and its major axis is along the x-axis. If its eccentricity is $${3 \over 5}$$ and the distance bet...

The eccentricity of an ellipse whose centre is at the origin is $${1 \over 2}$$. If one of its directrices is x = – 4, then the
equation of the normal...

If the tangent at a point on the ellipse $${{{x^2}} \over {27}} + {{{y^2}} \over 3} = 1$$ meets the coordinate axes at A and B, and O is the origin, t...

The area (in sq. units) of the quadrilateral formed by the tangents at the end points of the latera recta to the ellipse $${{{x^2}} \over 9} + {{{y^2}...

The locus of the foot of perpendicular drawn from the centre of the ellipse $${x^2} + 3{y^2} = 6$$ on any tangent to it is :

The equation of the circle passing through the foci of the ellipse $${{{x^2}} \over {16}} + {{{y^2}} \over 9} = 1$$, and having centre at $$(0,3)$$ is...

STATEMENT-1 : An equation of a common tangent to the parabola $${y^2} = 16\sqrt 3 x$$ and the ellipse $$2{x^2} + {y^2} = 4$$ is $$y = 2x + 2\sqrt 3 $$...

An ellipse is drawn by taking a diameter of thec circle $${\left( {x - 1} \right)^2} + {y^2} = 1$$ as its semi-minor axis and a diameter of the circle...

Equation of the ellipse whose axes of coordinates and which passes through the point $$(-3,1)$$ and has eccentricity $$\sqrt {{2 \over 5}} $$ is :

The ellipse $${x^2} + 4{y^2} = 4$$ is inscribed in a rectangle aligned with the coordinate axex, which in turn is inscribed in another ellipse that pa...

A focus of an ellipse is at the origin. The directrix is the line $$x=4$$ and the eccentricity is $${{1 \over 2}}$$. Then the length of the semi-major...

In the ellipse, the distance between its foci is $$6$$ and minor axis is $$8$$. Then its eccentricity is :

An ellipse has $$OB$$ as semi minor axis, $$F$$ and $$F$$' its focii and theangle $$FBF$$' is a right angle. Then the eccentricity of the ellipse is :

The eccentricity of an ellipse, with its centre at the origin, is $${1 \over 2}$$. If one of the directrices is $$x=4$$, then the equation of the elli...