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1

What is the chief characteristic of an isosceles triangle?

  • Sides are in the ratio1:2:3
  • Two sides are equal length
  • Three sides are equal length
  • Two angles are obtuse

2

In a right-angled triangle what is the side opposite the right angle called?

  • Adjacent
  • Congruence
  • Opposite
  • Hypotenuse

3

In mathematics, how many distinct families of conic sections are there?

  • Three
  • Four
  • Five
  • Six

4

In which year did Isaac Asimov write "The Realm Of Numbers"?

  • 1949
  • 1954
  • 1959
  • 1964

5

In geometry, what line joins two points on a circle's circumference?

  • Radius
  • Tangent
  • Vector
  • Chord

6

In trigonometry, what is calculated as "Opposite Over Hypotenuse"?

  • Cosine of an angle
  • Secant of an angle
  • Tangent of an angle
  • Sine of an angle

7

Which work by Euclid had an outstanding impact on geometry students?

  • Principles of Geometry
  • Elements of Geometry
  • Foundations of Geometry
  • Standards of Geometry

8

What is the mathematical study of rates of change of continuous functions?

  • Abstraction
  • Binomial Theorem
  • Calculus
  • Non-Euclidean Geometry

9

What formula is used to calculate the length of a circle's circumference?

  • 3.142 x radius squared (assume Pi as 3.142)
  • 5 x radius
  • 2 x 3.142 x radius (assume Pi as 3.142)
  • 2 x radius squared

10

What is a number called which is divisible only by itself and one?

  • Improper number
  • Prime number
  • Ordinal number
  • Whole number

 

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