Introduction To Euclid's Geometry

15 Questions | Total Attempts: 891  Settings  • 1.
The number of dimensions a solid has:
• A.

1

• B.

2

• C.

3

• D.

0

• 2.
Boundaries of solids are:
• A.

Surfaces

• B.

Curves

• C.

Lines

• D.

Points

• 3.
The number of dimension that a point has is:
• A.

0

• B.

1

• C.

2

• D.

3

• 4.
The first known proof that ‘the circle is bisected by its diameter’ was given by:
• A.

Phythagores

• B.

Thales

• C.

Euclid

• D.

Hypatia

• 5.
The base of a Pyramid is:
• A.

Only a triangle

• B.

Only a square

• C.

Only a rectangle

• D.

Any polygon

• 6.
If x + y =10 then x + y + z = 10 + z. Then the Euclid’s axiom illustrates this statement as:
• A.

First axiom

• B.

Second axiom

• C.

Third axiom|

• D.

Fourth axiom

• 7.
In ancient India, the shapes of altars used for household rituals were:
• A.

Squares and circles

• B.

Triangles and rectangles

• C.

Trapeziums and pyramids

• D.

Rectangles and squares

• 8.
Greeks emphasized on:
• A.

Public worship

• B.

Household rituals

• C.

Both a and b

• D.

None of a, b and c

• 9.
‘Lines are parallel if they do not intersect’ is stated in the form of:
• A.

An axiom

• B.

A definition

• C.

A postulate

• D.

A proof

• 10.
The number of interwoven isosceles triangles in Sriyantra (in the Atharvaveda) is:
• A.

7

• B.

8

• C.

9

• D.

10

• 11.
For every line ‘l’ and a point P not lying on it, the number of lines that passes through P and parallel to ‘l’ are:
• A.

1

• B.

2

• C.

3

• D.

No line

• 12.
The total number of propositions in Euclid’s famous treatise “The Elements” are:
• A.

13

• B.

55

• C.

460

• D.

465

• 13.
The number of Euclid’s postulates is:
• A.

3

• B.

4

• C.

5

• D.

6

• 14.
If AB = x + 3, BC = 2x and AC = 4x – 5, then for what value of ‘x’, B line on AC:
• A.

2

• B.

3

• C.

5

• D.

8

• 15.
Proved statements based on deductive reasoning, by using postulates and axioms are known as a:
• A.

Statement only

• B.

Proposition only

• C.

Theorem only

• D.

Both Proposition and Theorem

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