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**Maths GK Questions And Answers**

**1. Who is the Father of Mathematics?**

**Answer:** Archimedes

**2. Who discovered Zero (0)?**

**Answer:** Aryabhatta, AD 458

Explanation: Aryabhatta invented zero but he didn’t give any symbol for zero, Brahmagupta was the first to give symbol for zero and rules to compute with zero.

**3.**

**The average of first 50 natural numbers**?**Answer:** 25.5

**4. When is Pi Day celebrated around the world?**

**Answer:** March 14

**5.**

**The value of Pi?****Answer:** 3.14159

**6. Value of cos 360°?**

**Answer:** 1

**7. Angle greater than 180 degrees but less than 360 degrees are called?**

**Answer:** Reflex Angles

**8. Who discovered the laws of the lever and pulley?**

**Answer:** Archimedes

**9. Scientist who was born on Pi Day?**

**Answer:** Albert Einstein

**10. Who discovered Pythagoras Theorem?**

**Answer:** Pythagoras of Samos

**11. Who discovered the Symbol Infinity “∞”?**

**Answer:** John Wallis

**12. Father of Algebra?**

**Answer:** Muhammad ibn Musa al-Khwarizmi (Persian Mathematician)

**13. Who discovered Fibonacci Sequence?**

**Answer:** Leonardo Pisano Bigollo

**14. First person to use the Greek letter pi (π) to denote the constant?**

**Answer:** William Jones in 1706

**15. Who discovered Logarithms and the Decimal point?**

**Answer:** John Napier

**16. Who invented the equals sign (=) ?**

**Answer:** Robert Recorde

**17. Who invented Slide rule?**

**Answer:** William Oughtred

**18. Who invented Protractor?**

**Answer:** Joseph Huddart

**19. Who discovered center of gravity?**

**Answer:** Archimedes

**20. Where was Abacus invented?**

**Answer:** China**Related: Area And Perimeter Multiple Choice Questions (CBSE & ICSE)**

**21. Who created the symbol ‘e’ ?**

**Answer:** Leonhard Euler

**22. Which Greek Mathematician was killed by Romans during the capture of Syracuse?**

**Answer:** Archimedes

**23. Who developed an easy method to find out all the Prime Numbers?**

**Answer:** Eratosthenes

**24. Euler’s Formula?**

**Answer:** Euler discovered two Important formulas

1) F + V = E + 2

2) e^{ ix} = cos x + i sin x

**25. Father of Trigonometry?**

**Answer:** Hipparchus

**26. Father of Science?**

**Answer:** Galileo Galilei

**27. Who discovered Line Graph, Bar Chart, Circle Graph?**

**Answer:** William Playfair

**28. Who discovered ∇ (delta)?**

**Answer:** William Rowan Hamilton

**29. Who invented Boolean Algebra?**

**Answer:** George Boole in 1847

**30. Who invented Unknown or variable quantities x, y, z ?**

**Answer:** René Descartes

**31. Who discovered Graph Theory?**

**Answer:** Leonhard Euler

**32. Value of Napier’s constant ‘e’ ?**

**Answer:** *e* ≈ 2.71828

**33. Write the next number of the following Sequences 1, 1, 2, 3, 5, 8, 13,_?**

**Answer:** 21

**34. Who invented Unit Vectors i, j, k ?**

**Answer:** William Rowan Hamilton

**35. Who created BODMAS rule?**

**Answer:** Achilles Reselfelt

**36. Who discovered the Square Root symbol √ ?**

**Answer:** Christoph Rudolff

**37. Who invented Statistical Graph?**

**Answer:** William Playfair

**38. Who is considered as the Father of**

**Calculus**?**Answer:** Isaac Newton and Gottfried Leibniz

**39. Who is the Father of**

**Analytic Geometry**?**Answer:** René Descartes and Pierre de Fermat

**40. Which numbers were believed to Promote Love?**

**Answer:** Amicable numbers**Related: Simple Interest And Compound Interest Multiple Choice Questions**

**41. Who Developed Taylor series expansions of Trigonometric Functions?**

**Answer:** Madhava of Sangamagrama

**42. Who discovered Law of gravity?**

**Answer:** Sir Isaac Newton

**43. Who created ” i ” (√-1) as an Imaginary Number?**

**Answer:** Leonhard Euler

**44. Who discovered Multiplication?**

**Answer:** William Oughtred

**45. Father of Geometry?**

**Answer:** Euclid of Alexandria (Commonly known as Euclid)

**46. Who constructed the first Trigonometric Table?**

**Answer:** Hipparchus

**47. Who discovered Hyperbolic Sine and cosine “Sinh and Cosh”?**

**Answer:** Vincenzo Riccati

**48. Mathematical device that has Beads?**

**Answer:** Abacus

**49. How many Zeros are there in One Billion?**

**Answer:** 9 (nine)

**50. Who discovered Derivatives?**

**Answer:** Gottfried Leibniz

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**51. Who discovered Differential Equations dx ?**

**Answer:** Gottfried Leibniz

**52. Who discovered Summation ∑ ?**

**Answer:** Srinivasa Ramanujan

**53. Who discovered Product ∏ ?**

**Answer:** Carl Friedrich Gauss

**54. Which Symbol did Karl Weierstrass Invent?**

**Answer:** |x|

**55. What do we call people who has “Fear of Numbers” ?**

**Answer:** Numerophobia

**56. Name of the symbol ∇ ?**

**Answer:** Nabla

**57. Who introduced the term “**

**function**” in Mathematics?**Answer:** Gottfried Wilhelm Leibniz

**58. Who introduced the notation for a**

**function**y =**f(x**)?**Answer:** Leonhard Euler

**59. Name of the symbol ≡ ?**

**Answer:** Equivalence Relation and Modulus

**60. Name of the Symbol ( ) ?**

**Answer:** Parentheses**Related: Time And Distance Multiple Choice Questions (Boost Your IQ)**

**61. Name of the Symbol ⊥ ?**

**Answer:** Perpendicular

**62. What is the other name of Multiplication Sign “X” ?**

**Answer:** Times Sign

**63. Name of the Symbol ≜ ?**

**Answer:** Equal by definition

**64. Name of the Symbol ∑ ?**

**Answer:** Sigma

**65. Name of the Symbol ∏ ?**

**Answer:** Capital Pi

**66. Name of the Symbol φ ?**

**Answer:** Golden ratio

**67. Name of the Symbol ⇒ ?**

**Answer:** Implies

**68. Name of the Symbol ∴ ?**

**Answer:** Therefore

**69. The total number of dots on a dice?**

**Answer:** 21

**70. What is the Number system of these letters V, X, L, D, M ?**

**Answer:** Roman Numerals

**71. Who discovered empty set sign ∅ (null)?**

**Answer:** André Weil

**72. Roman Number of 40?**

**Answer:** XL

**73. What Number that is twice the sum of their digits (other than zero)?**

**Answer:** 18

**74. Which is the only even Prime Number?**

**Answer:** 2

**75. Roman Number of 50?**

**Answer:** L

**76. Roman Number of 60?**

**Answer:** LX

**77. Roman Number of 70?**

**Answer:** LXX

**78. Roman Number of 90?**

**Answer:** XC

**79. Roman Number of 100?**

**Answer:** C

**80. Find the missing number in the series 5, 10, 17, _, 37, 50, 65, 82?**

**Answer:** 26**Related: Exponents And Powers Multiple Choice Questions (CBSE & ICSE)**

**81. Which is the smallest Perfect Number?**

**Answer:** 6

**82. Who discovered + and – ?**

**Answer:** Johannes Widman

**83. Who discovered intersection ∩ and union ∪ ?**

**Answer:** Giuseppe Peano

**84. What is the next Prime Number after 13?**

**Answer:** 17

**85. Which is the only Number that cannot be used as a Divisor?**

**Answer:** Zero

**86. Who is known as the prince of Mathematics in India?**

**Answer:** Srinivasa Ramanujan

**87. Who said the phrase “Number rules the Universe”?**

**Answer:** Pythagoras

**88. Which number is Known as Ramanujan-Hardy Number?**

**Answer:** 1729

**89. What is the name of the number system with base 2?**

**Answer:** Binary

**90. How many seconds are there in one hour?**

**Answer:** 3600 Seconds

**91. Who discovered the identity sign ≡ (for congruence relation)?**

**Answer:** Carl Friedrich Gauss

**92. Which number system does not have the symbol for zero?**

**Answer:** Roman Numerals

**93. Who discovered Number Line?**

**Answer:** John Wallis

**94. Who discovered strict inequality signs < and > ?**

**Answer:** Thomas Harriot

**95. What number do we get when we multiply all of the numbers on a Telephone Number Pad?**

**Answer:** Zero

**96. Who discovered division sign ÷ ?**

**Answer:** Johann Rahn

**97. Who discovered the ⌊**

*x*⌋ greatest integer ≤ x (floor) and ⌈*x*⌉ smallest integer ≥ x (ceiling)?**Answer:** Kenneth E. Iverson

**98. What is the name for the longest side of a Right Angled Triangle?**

**Answer:** Hypotenuse

**99. Which number does not have a Reciprocal?**

**Answer:** zero

**100. Who discovered Mathematical Induction?**

**Answer:** Giovanni Vacca

**101. What Phobia is the fear of Numbers?**

**Answer:** Arithmophobia

**102.**

**How many zeros are there in One Trillion**?**Answer:** 12 Zeros (1,000,000,000,000)

**103. What comes after a Trillion?**

**Answer:** Quadrillion

**104. Name the Polygon that has 15 Sides?**

**Answer:** Pentadecagon

**105. What is the other name of the Perimeter of a Circle?**

**Answer:** Circumference

**106. Riya ranked 8th from the top & 26th from the bottom in a class. How many students are there in the class?**

**Answer:** 33

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