How Well Do You Know The Tangram Puzzle?

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How Well Do You Know The Tangram Puzzle? - Quiz

The tangram puzzle is a transformation puzzle made up of flat shapes that can be assembled in different ways to produce two or more distinct geometric shapes. It is believed to have been invented in China during the Song Dynasty.


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    How many flat shapes make up the tangram puzzle?
    • A. 

      5

    • B. 

      6

    • C. 

      9

    • D. 

      7

  • 2. 
    Tangram was brought to America on a?
    • A. 

      Helicopter

    • B. 

      Boat

    • C. 

      Ship

    • D. 

      Plane

  • 3. 
    What was the title of the first Danish book to be written on the puzzle?
    • A. 

      Mandarinen

    • B. 

      Guhrinen

    • C. 

      Kipos

    • D. 

      Suryiv

  • 4. 
    Tangram was introduced to Germany by?
    • A. 

      Gottfried Leibniz

    • B. 

      Adolf Hitler

    • C. 

      Friedrich Adolf Richter

    • D. 

      Wilhem Altdofh

  • 5. 
    A tangram paradox is called a?
    • A. 

      Dissection tangram

    • B. 

      False tangram

    • C. 

      False paradox

    • D. 

      Dissection fallacy

  • 6. 
     A figure which does not change upon undergoing a reflection has a?
    • A. 

      Mirror image

    • B. 

      Reflectional symmetry

    • C. 

      Symmetrical image

    • D. 

      Symmetrical reflection

  • 7. 
    The 14-piece puzzle Ostomachion is also known as?
    • A. 

      Loculus Archimedius

    • B. 

      Ostomachicus

    • C. 

      Ausonisus

    • D. 

      Loculus Ausonisus

  • 8. 
    Which is an example of a tiling puzzle?
    • A. 

      Tanril

    • B. 

      Bagdem

    • C. 

      Tantrix

    • D. 

      Tangram

  • 9. 
    The conway puzzle is based on?
    • A. 

      Symmetry

    • B. 

      Chirality

    • C. 

      Parity

    • D. 

      Parallelism

  • 10. 
    How many polycubes make up the bedlam cube?
    • A. 

      13

    • B. 

      12

    • C. 

      10

    • D. 

      11