Test Your Math Trivia Skills

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The "Quiz: Test Your Math Trivia Skills" is an exciting journey into the world of mathematics where you can challenge your knowledge and problem-solving abilities. Mathematics is the language of the universe, and this quiz offers a chance to explore its diverse and intriguing facets. This quiz features a series of engaging math trivia questions that span various fundamental mathematical concepts. It's designed for math enthusiasts, students, and anyone curious about the beauty of numbers.

As you tackle these math trivia questions, you'll have the opportunity to sharpen your math skills, learn new mathematical facts, and perhaps even discover a Read morenewfound appreciation for the subject. Whether you're a math whiz or simply want to test your math prowess, this quiz promises an enjoyable and educational experience. Are you ready to put your math knowledge to the test? Let's dive into the world of numbers and see how well you fare in this Math Trivia Skills quiz!


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 

    What is 83 x 0?

    • A.

      830

    • B.

      0

    • C.

      71

    • D.

      371

    Correct Answer
    B. 0
    Explanation
    When any number is multiplied by 0, the result is always 0. In this case, 83 multiplied by 0 would also equal 0. Therefore, the correct answer is 0.

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  • 2. 

    What comes first, according to BODMAS?

    • A.

      Open

    • B.

      Multiply

    • C.

      Bracket

    • D.

      Subtract

    Correct Answer
    C. Bracket
    Explanation
    According to BODMAS, which stands for Brackets, Order (exponents and roots), Division and Multiplication (from left to right), and Addition and Subtraction (from left to right), brackets should be evaluated first. This means that any calculations within brackets should be done before any other operations. Therefore, brackets come first according to BODMAS.

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  • 3. 

    Calculate: (-8) + (+2) - (-6) = ?

    • A.

      (-12)

    • B.

      (0)

    • C.

      (+4)

    • D.

      (+16)

    Correct Answer
    B. (0)
    Explanation
    The given expression involves adding a negative number (-8) and a positive number (+2), which results in a negative number (-6). Then, subtracting a negative number (-6) from the previous result gives a positive number (0). Therefore, the correct answer is (0).

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  • 4. 

    What is the percentage of 3/20?

    • A.

      3%

    • B.

      12%

    • C.

      15%

    • D.

      60%

    Correct Answer
    C. 15%
    Explanation
    The percentage of 3/20 is 15%. To find the percentage, we divide the numerator (3) by the denominator (20) and then multiply the result by 100. In this case, 3 divided by 20 is 0.15, and when multiplied by 100, it gives us 15%.

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  • 5. 

    What number goes in the blank? _/5 - 7/10 = 1/10

    • A.

      3

    • B.

      4

    • C.

      5

    • D.

      8

    Correct Answer
    B. 4
    Explanation
    To solve for the number that goes in the blank in the equation:

    _/5 - 7/10 = 1/10

    You can start by isolating the unknown number on one side of the equation. Here's how to do it step by step:

    1. Add 7/10 to both sides of the equation to move the -7/10 to the right side:
       
       _/5 = 1/10 + 7/10

    2. Combine the fractions on the right side:

       _/5 = 8/10

    3. Simplify the fraction on the right side by dividing both the numerator and denominator by their greatest common divisor, which is 2:

       _/5 = (8/2) / (10/2)
       _/5 = 4/5

    So, the number that goes in the blank is 4.

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  • 6. 

    What does 2/3 + 1/4 = ?

    • A.

      11/24

    • B.

      3/7

    • C.

      11/12

    • D.

      1 whole

    Correct Answer
    C. 11/12
    Explanation
    The given expression represents the addition of two fractions, 2/3 and 1/4. To add fractions, we need to find a common denominator, which in this case is 12. We then convert both fractions to have a denominator of 12, resulting in 8/12 and 3/12. Adding these fractions together gives us 11/12. Therefore, the correct answer is 11/12.

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  • 7. 

    What is 7% of 1?

    • A.

      0.07

    • B.

      0.7

    • C.

      7

    • D.

      700

    Correct Answer
    A. 0.07
    Explanation
    The correct answer is 0.07 because 7% of 1 is equal to 0.07. To find this, we can convert 7% to a decimal by dividing it by 100, which gives us 0.07. Then, we multiply this decimal by 1, resulting in 0.07.

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  • 8. 

    Evaluate for X:  -5 = X + 7

    • A.

      2

    • B.

      -2

    • C.

      12

    • D.

      -12

    Correct Answer
    D. -12
    Explanation
    The given equation is -5 = X + 7. To solve for X, we need to isolate it on one side of the equation. By subtracting 7 from both sides, we get X = -12. Therefore, the correct answer is -12.

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  • 9. 

    If the length and breadth of a rectangle are 36 cm and 24 cm, its perimeter will be__ 

    • A.

      140 cm

    • B.

      120 cm

    • C.

      864 cm

    • D.

      989 cm

    Correct Answer
    B. 120 cm
    Explanation
    The perimeter of a rectangle is calculated by adding the lengths of all its sides. In this case, the length is given as 36 cm and the breadth is given as 24 cm. To calculate the perimeter, we add twice the length and twice the breadth: 2(36 cm) + 2(24 cm) = 72 cm + 48 cm = 120 cm. Therefore, the correct answer is 120 cm.

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  • 10. 

    3 + 4b = 15. What is the value of b in this equation?

    • A.

      6

    • B.

      3

    • C.

      8

    • D.

      9

    Correct Answer
    B. 3
    Explanation
    To find the value of b in the equation 3 + 4b = 15, we need to isolate the variable b. By subtracting 3 from both sides of the equation, we get 4b = 12. Then, dividing both sides by 4, we find that b = 3.

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Mathematics Expert
Ms. Janaisa Harris, an experienced educator, has devoted 4 years to teaching high school math and 6 years to tutoring. She holds a degree in Mathematics (Secondary Education, and Teaching) from the University of North Carolina at Greensboro and is currently employed at Wilson County School (NC) as a mathematics teacher. She is now broadening her educational impact by engaging in curriculum mapping for her county. This endeavor enriches her understanding of educational strategies and their implementation. With a strong commitment to quality education, she actively participates in the review process of educational quizzes, ensuring accuracy and relevance to the curriculum.

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