Introduction To Euclid's Geometry

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  • 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 base of a Pyramid is:
    • A. 

      Only a triangle

    • B. 

      Only a square

    • C. 

      Only a rectangle

    • D. 

      Any polygon

  • 5. 
    The first known proof that ‘the circle is bisected by its diameter’ was given by:
    • A. 

      Phythagores

    • B. 

      Thales

    • C. 

      Euclid

    • D. 

      Hypatia

  • 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. 
    Greeks emphasized on:
    • A. 

      Public worship

    • B. 

      Household rituals

    • C. 

      Both a and b

    • D. 

      None of a, b and c

  • 8. 
    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

  • 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