Maths Quiz

Quiz 6 – Round 3 – Maths

1. What is the formula 2πR for? (π is the symbol for ‘pi’)

The circumference of a circle

2. What is missing out of the trio. Sine, Cosine and…?

Tangent

3. If it takes 3 men 2 hours to dig a hole, how long will it theoretically take one man?

6 hours

4. Whose theorem states that ‘a square on the hypotenuse is equal to the sum of the squares on the other two sides?

Pythagoras

5. What is two cubed?

8

6. If a bag of 30 sweets weighs 20g, how many sweets would weigh 1kg?

1500

7. What is the next number in the series; 1, 4, 9, 16, …?

25 (1 squared is 1, 2 squared is 4, 3 squared is 9, 4 squared is 16 and 5 squared is 25)

8. How many faces does a cube have?

6

9. The roman numeral XXIV is how many?

24

10. How many faces does a dodecahedron have?

12

 

 

 

 

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22 thoughts on “Quiz 6 – Round 3 – Maths

    1. Hi – sorry you didn’t like the quiz – I think a famous mathematicians quiz is a good idea – I’ll bear it in mind

  1. Questions are fine, but a theme for the questions may be more interesting for the students. E.g. Could you think of a question that would make, fibonacci, euclid, and pythagoras’s relevant to, for example, space travel?

    1. Hi Ceri – thanks for your comment. All of the questions on the site are designed to be used in a pub quiz and not necessarily with students – if they have proved useful for that too I am glad. I do try to keep away from designing questions with a narrow specialism as the aim is to test general knowledge and not specifically maths.

  2. its very helpful. but this is not enough to me. some of students like me want more and more questions about maths.

    1. Hi Vaithees – the site isn’t really designed for students, but I can certainly add some more maths quiz rounds. Charlie

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