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Quiz 6 – Round 3 – Maths

Maths Quiz 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. …

Quiz 14 – Round 3 – Maths

1. How many minutes are there in a day? 1440 2. How many millilitres are equal to 3 standard bottles of wine? 2250 (750 ml per bottle) 3. The internal angles of a triangle always add up to how many degrees? 180 4. If it takes 3 women 1 hour to drink a bottle of …

Quiz 23 – Round 5 – Maths

1. In trigonometry the three most familiar functions are ‘sine’, ‘cosine’ and what? Tangent 2. What is the Roman numeral for 2013? MMXIII 3. What term describes half of the diameter of a circle? Radius 4. Which type of triangle has two sides of the same length and one of different length? Isosceles 5. What …

Quiz 39 – Round 3 – Maths

1. What is fifteen squared? 225 2. What is the next number in the sequence; 1, 3, 7, 15, 31,…? 63 (each number is double the last number plus one) 3. Which year in Roman numerals was ‘MCMLIX’? 1959 4. What is the median of the following group of numbers; 2, 22, 50 and 59? …

Quiz 55 – Round 5 – Maths

1. How many seconds are there in 24 hours? 86,400 2. What is 4 cubed? 64 3. What is two-sevenths of 147?  42 4. If you know the radius of a circle, how do you calculate the circumference? multiply by ‘pi’ and by 2 (2π r) 5. A school has 800 students and on one …

Quiz 77 – Round 3 – Maths

1. Joy starts watching TV at 5:25pm and watches three shows; one lasting 45 minutes, one lasting 28 minutes and one lasting just 8 minutes. Assuming that the shows run back to back with no adverts, what time does her last show finish? 6:46 2. How many hours are there in a leap year? 8,784 …

Quiz 87 – Round 6 – Measurements and Conversions

1. How many millilitres are there in twenty litres? 20 thousand 2. If you weighed 8 stone, what would that be in kilograms? 51 (accept answers within 3) 3. What is 735.7 cm rounded to 3 significant figures? 736cm 4. How many feet are there in a fathom? 6 5. How many millimetres are there …

Quiz 91 – Round 3 – Maths

1. What is the median of the following numbers: 22, 11, 2, 6 and 8? 8 (the middle number when they are written in numerical order) 2. What is 6.7 times 4? 26.8 3. What is one million five hundred and thirty-seven thousand five hundred and twelve (1,537,512) rounded to the nearest thousand?  1,538,000 (One …

Quiz 104 – Round 3 – Maths

1. What fraction of an hour is five minutes? 1/12 2. How many degrees are there if you add up the internal angles in a pentagon? 540° 3. If the 3rd of March is a Tuesday, what day of the week is the 1st of July? Wednesday 4. What is 20% of 1630? 326 5. …

Quiz 112 – Round 3 – Maths

1. What is the next number in the following sequence: 2, 6, 14, 30, … 62 (multiply the previous number by two and then add two) 2. How many seconds are there in 12 minutes? 720 3. What is seventeen squared? 289 4. If Carl buys a bottle of wine for £6.59 and two bottles …