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Mathematics Trivia Quiz – Set 1

1. A half of a sphere is called what?

 

2. 1, 1, 2, 3, 5, 8 ___.

 

3. How many face does a cube have?

 

4. What is the sequence of number in which the next   term is formed by adding the last two terms called?

 

5. What do you call a diagram used to represent sets?

 

6. What do you call the number when multiplied by itself gives the stated number?

 

7. What is a triangle with all three sides of the same length?

 

8. What ” N” is the symbol that stands for zero?

 

9. What is a triangle that has two equal sides and the angles opposite the equal sides are also equal?

 

10. How would you write 40 in Roman numerals?

 

Mathematics Trivia Quiz – Set 2

1. A hexagon is a polygon that has _____ straight sides?

2. ____ are whole numbers which will not split up into two exactly.

3. What straight line drawn from one point on the circumference of a circle through the centre to another point on the circumference of the circle is called?

4. What is half of a dozen?

5. A set which is a part of another set is called a what?

6. what is the plural of radius?

7. There are how many millions in a billion?

8. What is the name of an instrument made of rods and beads used for counting?

9. What “M’ means less or “take away”?

10. How many sides has a heptagon have?

Mathematics Trivia Quiz – Set 3

1. What is the Roman numerals for 50?

2. What is the device used for drawing and measuring angles?

3. ______ is the answer when two or more numbers are multiplied.

4. What is the ratio of the circumference of a circle to its diameter called ?

5. In mathematics, the answer to a problem is called what?

6. What is the top number of a fraction called ?

7. What is the mathematical name for a perfectly round ball?

8. What “T” is a way of covering the plane with shapes, leaving no gaps and in a repetitive pattern.

9. What is a number that has only two factor: itself and one?

10. Lines are _____, if they cross at right angles.

Science Trivia Facts

  • A diamond will not dissolve in acid. The only thing that can destroy it is intense heat.
  • Absolutely pure gold is so soft that it can be molded with the hands.
  • An ounce of gold can be stretched into a wire 50 miles long.
  • Mercury is the only metal that is liquid at room temperature.
  • Natural gas has no odor. The smell is added artificially so that leaks can be detected.
  • Sea water, loaded with mineral salts, weighs about a pound and a half more per cubit foot than fresh water at the same temperature.

Science Trivia Facts

  • Ten per cent of the salt mined in the world each year is used to de-ice the roads in America.
  • The air we breathe is 78% nitrogen, 21.5% oxygen, .5% argon and other gases.
  • The Chinese were using aluminum to make things as early as 300 AD Western civilization didn’t rediscover aluminum until 1827.
  • The largest gold nugget ever found weighed 172 lbs., 13 oz.
  • The most abundant metal in the Earth’s crust is aluminum.
  • The only rock that floats in water is pumice.
  • The three most common elements in the universe are 1) hydrogen; 2) helium; 3) oxygen.


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