Published: Thursday 20th January 2022A free quiz to test your knowledge of mathematics.

How many degrees are there in a right angle?Ninety.

What name is given to a straight line that touches a circle at one point?Tangent.

Which Greek mathematician is often referred to as "The Father of Geometry"?Euclid.

In mathematics what is meant by HCF?Highest Common Factor.

What is the closest Prime Number to 100?101

What is the bottom number of a fraction called?Denominator.

How many sides does a Nonagon have?Nine.

What name is given to a triangle where all three sides are of equal length?Equilateral.

Which two great mathematicians are said to have independently discovered Calculus?Issac Newton & Gottfried Leibniz.

In mathematics what does the prefix "GIGA" represent?A Billion (1,000,000,000).

In which branch of mathematics are symbols used to represent unknown numbers?Algebra.

Who devised the theorem that states " in a right angled triangle the square of the hypotenuse is equal to the sum of the squares of the other two sides"?Pythagoras.

What name is given to the largest chord in a circle?Diameter.

Which mathematical symbol was invented by the Welsh mathematician Robert Recorde?The equal sign (=).

Which trigonometric function is the ratio between the side opposite the angle and the hypotenuse?Sine.

What name is given to an angle that measures less than 90 degrees?Acute.

The term "Standard Deviation" is generally used in which branch of maths?Statistics.

What formula is used to calculate the area of a triangle?Half base times height.

What name is given to a parallelogram that has four sides of equal length?Rhombus.

What number is represented in binary as 1000?Eight.

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