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**Mathematics**** Trivia Quiz – Set 1**

**1. A half of a sphere is called what? **

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

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**3. How many face does a cube have?**

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

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

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

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

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

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

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**10. How would you write 40 in Roman numerals?**

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**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.**