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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19 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.

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