# Maths GK Questions | Maths General Knowledge

MATHS GK QUESTIONS | TOP 50 Questions for quiz competitions:

SET 1

1. Who is known as the Prince of Indian Mathematics?

2. “Number rules the Universe” Who said it?

3. What is the name for the longest side of a right angled triangle?

4. What number do you get when you multiply all of the numbers on a telephone number pad?

5. What is the most famous theory of triangles in geometry?

6. In which number system, there is no symbol for zero?

7. What is the total number of dots on a dice?

8. Which movie is based on Srinivasa Ramanujan?

9. Who is widely considered to be the “Father of Mathematics”?

10. Which number is considered as Ramanujan Number?

Answers:

1. Srinivasa Ramanujan

2. Pythagoras

3. Hypotenuse

4. Zero

5. Pythagoras Theory

6. Roman Numerals

7. 21

8. The Man Who Knew Infinity

9. Archimedes

10. 1729

SET 2

11. Where did the Magic Square originate?

12. What is known as fear of numbers?

13. How many zeros are there in one billion?

14. In which country did the chess originate?

15. What are the three positive numbers give the same result when multiplied and added together?

16. “An equation has no meaning for me unless it expresses a thought of God”. Who said it?

17. What comes after a billion and a trillion?

18. How many zeros are there in one billion?

19. The name of the polygon that has 15 sides?

20. Which is the Mathematical device that consists of beads?

Answers:

11. China

12. Numerophobia

13. 9

14. India

15. 1, 2, 3

16. Ramanujan

17. Quadrillion

18. 9

19. Pentadecagon

20. Abacus.

SET 3

21. I am between 50 and 60. I am a multiple of 7 and 8. Who am I?

22. What is the other name of the perimeter of a Circle?

23. What is the next prime number after 13?

24. What is the name of the following sequences?

0,1,1,2,3,5,8,13,21,34…………

25. What is the name of the number system with base 2?

26. What is the number system which belongs to the letters

V, X, L, D, M etc?

27. Which is the only even prime number?

28. Which is the only number that is twice the sum of their digits (other than zero)?

29. Who developed an easy method to find out all the Prime Numbers?

30. Who is known as ‘Human Computer’?

ANSWERS:

21. 56

22. The Circumference

23. 17

24. The Fibonacci Sequences

25. Binary

26. Roman Numerals

27. Two

28. 18

29. Eratosthenes

30. Shakuntala Devi

SET 4

31. Which is the only number that cannot be used as a divisor?

32. Which is the smallest perfect number?

33. How many sides are there in a heptagon?

34. What is a solid shape that has four equal triangles as faces called?

35. Which number does not have a reciprocal?

36. Who is known as ‘Father of Geometry’?

37. Who is the founder of the signs + and – in Mathematics?

38. How many centimeter make a decameter?

39. “The Mathematician’s patterns……Must be beautiful…..

Beauty is the first test; there is no permanent place in the world for ugly Mathematics.” Whose words are these?

40. Who was the Greek mathematician killed by Romans during the siege of Syracuse?

ANSWERS:

31. Zero

32. Six

33. 7 Sides

34. Tetrahedron

35. Zero

36. Euclid

37. John Widman

38. 1000

39. G.H.Hardy

40. Archimedes

SET 5

41. Write the next number of the following sequences:

1, 1, 2, 3, 5, 8, 13, —

42. Find the missing number in the series:

5, 10, 17, –, 37, 50, 65, 82………

43. Anu ranked 8 th from the top and 26 th from the bottom in a class. How many students are there in the class?

44. The average of first 50 natural numbers is ———-

45. Arun has equal number of one rupee, five rupee and 10 rupee notes with him. If he has 320 rupees with him, what will be the number of each rupee notes?

46. How many seconds are there in one hour?

47. What is an angle greater than 180 degrees but less than 360 degrees called?

48. What part of a revolution have you turned through if you stand facing east and turn clockwise to face north?

49. How many faces are there in a triangular pyramid?

50. What shape is a brick?

ANSWERS:

41. 21

42. 26

43. 33

44. 25.5

45.20

46.3600 seconds.

47. Reflex angle

48. ¾

49. 4

50. Cuboid