Make mathematics fun with** **these **Math Trivia Questions with Answers for Kids**.

These **136 math quiz questions** will test kids’ fundamental mathematical concepts, from primary school to middle & high school, while sneaking in **fun math facts**!

In the later part, we have also covered interesting math trivia facts about great women mathematicians and math history.

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**Easy Math Trivia Questions for Kids **

These easy math trivia questions are a fun way to help primary students get over the anxiety and fear that math test often sparks.

Perfect for morning classroom routine and lunchbox notes, our simple math questions will check kids’ basic arithmetic skills & geometrical concepts.

**1. Which shape has three corners? **Answer: Triangle!

**2. Which number does the Roman numeral “X” represent?** Answer: Number 10!

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**3. Which number has the same number of letters in its spelling as its meaning?** Answer: Four!

**4. Which shape has infinite lines of symmetry? **Answer: Circle!

**5. How much is a decade?** Answer: 10 years!

**6. How much is one tonne?** Answer: 1000 Kg

**7. What is the current number system called?** Answer: Hindu-Arabic Numeral system!

**8.What are whole numbers? **Answer: Whole numbers are real positive integers including zero!

**9. How much will be 2X2X1X0X2X3?** Answer: Zero!

**10. How many hours are there in a day?** Answer: 24 hours!

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**11. What is the metric unit of mass?** Answer: Kilogram

**12. Which number becomes even when you take away one letter from it?** Answer: Seven!

**13. Which number has the same square root as its cube?** Answer: One!

**14. Which is the largest two-digit prime number? **Answer: 97!

**15. What is the base of the current number system?** Answer: 10!

**16. Which is the only even prime number?** Answer: Two!

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**17. From the center of which 2D shape can you reach any edge at the same time?** Answer: Circle

**18. What is the recurring pattern of interlocking regular polygons called? **Answer: Tessellation!

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**19. Which number has the same product for all the numbers?** Answer: Zero!

**20. How many seconds are there in an hour?** Answer: 3600 seconds – 60 minutes X 60 seconds!

**21. What is the longest chord of a circle?** Answer: Diameter!

**22. Which letter every odd number has?** Answer: Letter ‘e’

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**23. What is the perimeter of a circle called?** Answer: Circumference!

**24. How many edges does a cube have? **Answer: 12!

**25. Which prime number comes after 11?** Answer: 13.

**26. How many days are there in a leap year? **Answer: 366 days!

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**27. How many tally marks are grouped as a set?** Answer: Five!

**28. What is half of a sphere called? **Answer: Hemisphere!

**29. How many prime numbers are there between 1 and 100?** Answer: 25. They are 2, 3, 5, 7, 11, 13, 17, 19, 23, 29, 31, 37, 41, 43, 47, 53, 59, 61, 67, 71, 73, 79, 83, 89 and 97!

**Math Trivia For Middle School**

These math quiz questions and answers are targeted at middle school students. Solving this Math Trivia will boost their self-confidence and make practising math problems fun!

**30. What are the least number of sides every polygon must have?** Answer: Three!

**31. How many cupcakes are in a baker’s dozen? **Answer: 13

**32. How many feet are there in a yard?** Answer: 3 feet!

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**33. How many degrees are there in a circle?** Answer: 360 degrees!

**34.** **How many inches are in a foot?** Answer: 12 inches!

**35.** **Which is the largest two digit number with its digits arranged in ascending order? **Answer: 89!

**36. Angles greater than 90 degrees and less than 180 degrees are called?** Answer: Obtuse angles!

**37. Which number is spelled with letters in the alphabetical order?** Answer: Forty!

**38. Can Pi be written as a fraction?** Answer: No as it is an irrational number!

**39. What is a polygon with four unequal sides called?** Answer: Quadrilateral!

**40. A triangle with two equal sides is called? **Answer: An Isosceles triangle!

**41. What is the metric unit of volume?** Answer: Cubic meter!

**42. What is the bottom number of a fraction called?** Answer: Denominator!

**43. An improper fraction is always greater than which number?** Answer: One!

**44. When is Pi Day celebrated?** Answer: March 14.

**45. Which number has no reciprocal? **Answer: Zero!

**46. What is the least number of factors a composite number must have?** Answer: Three!

**47. How many kilometres are there in one mile?** Answer: 1.609 Km

**48. A polygon with all equal sides is called?** Answer: Equilateral or regular polygon!

**49. What is the longest side of a right triangle called?** Answer: Hypotenuse!

**50. What would you calculate to lay down the floor tiles of a room?** Answer: Area of the floor!

**51. How many obtuse angles can a triangle have? **Answer: Only one! The sum of angles in a triangle is always equal to 180 degrees, making two obtuse angles impossible!

**52. Which number does letter ‘C’ represent in Roman numerals?** Answer: 100!

**53. Which numbers are a perfect cube and less than 10?** Answer: 1 and 8!

**54. A triangle with all equal sides is called a?** Answer: Equilateral triangle!

**55. What does PEMDAS stand for? **Answer: Parenthesis, Exponents, Multiplication, Division, Addition and Subtraction!

**56. How can you add eight 8’s to get a final result of 1000?** Answer: 888 + 88 + 8 + 8 + 8

**57. What is the next number in the sequence 22, 21, 23, 22, 24, 23, _?** Answer: 25

**58. Does a concave shape curve inward or outward?** Answer: Inward!

**59. How would you write 0.81 as a percent?** Answer: 81%

**60. What is a polygon with eight sides called?** Answer: Octagon!

**61. What is the branch of mathematics that deals with the study of shapes called? **Answer: Geometry!

**62. What is the vertical axis in a graph called? **Answer: Y-axis!

**63. What is the perimeter of a rectangle?** Answer: 2(L+B)

**64. There are 10 pairs of white socks and 15 pairs of navy socks in a drawer. What is the ratio of white to navy socks?** Answer: 2:3

**65. Which is the longest side in a right angled triangle?** Answer: The side opposite to the right angle is the longest and is called the hypotenuse!

**66. How many sides does a rhombus have?** Answer: Four!

**67. What is the 3-D equivalent of a two dimensional rectangle called?** Answer: A Cuboid!

**Math Trivia For High School**

Gear up for high school math trivia with these exciting mathematics questions. Perfect for school quizzes, this Math hard quiz for kids with answers is sure to test students’ understanding of numbers, shapes, patterns and all things maths!

**67. Can a right angled triangle have an obtuse angle?** Answer: No! The sum of remaining angles must be equal to 90, making it impossible for a right angled triangle to have an obtuse angle.

**68. How many zeros are there in a googol?** Answer: 100 zeros!

**69. What is the smallest perfect number?** Answer: Six! A perfect number is a positive integer which is equal to the sum of its proper divisors.

**70. What branch of mathematics deals with the study of numbers?** Answer: Arithmetic

**71. How many zeros are there in a quintillion? **Answer: 18!

**72. What is 10 to the power zero**? Answer: 1

**73. How many seconds are there in a day?** Answer: 86400 seconds – 24 hours X 60 minutes X 60 seconds

**74. What is greater 3 feet or 1 yard?** Answer: They are the same! One yard is equal to 3 feet!

**75. What is the sum of the exterior angles in a decagon?** Answer: 360 degrees!

**76. Give one example of Fibonacci sequence in nature. **Answer: Sunflower, Pinecone!

**77. What is the measure of the internal angle of an equilateral triangle?** Answer: 60 degrees!

**78. Which is the most famous irrational number?** Answer: Pi!

**79. The HCF and LCM of two numbers is 5 and 105 respectively. If one number is 15, what is the other number?** Answer: 35! For any two numbers, LCM X HCF = Number 1 X Number 2

**80. What 3 numbers have their sum equal to their product? **Answer: 1, 2 & 3.

**81. How much is a millisecond?** Answer: 0.001 second!

**82. How many equal sides does an icosahedron have?** Answer: 20!

**83. The branch of mathematics concerning likelihood of occurrence of events is called? **Answer: Probability!

**84. What is the value that appears most often in a set of data? **Answer: Mode!

**85. What branch of mathematics deals with the analysis of data and its interpretation?** Answer: Statistics

**86. How many edges does a triangular prism have?** Answer: 9 edges!

**87. What are the three dimensions in the cartesian plane called?** Answer: X-axis, Y-axis & Z-axis!

**88. What number do you get when you divide 20 by half and add 10 to it? **Answer: 50!

**89. What is the surface area of a sphere?** Answer: 4*π* X Radius square!

**Hard Math Trivia With Answers**

Test your smarts with Hard Math Trivia Questions for kids to see how much you really understand maths. Perfect for math lovers, these hard math questions with answers will make you a math wiz.

**90. How many feet are there in a mile? **Answer: 5280 feet!

**91. How many digits are there in pi?** Answer: Infinite!

**92. How many different combinations does a 3X3X3 Rubik’s cube have?** Answer: 43 quintillion!

**93. What is the square of 111,111,111?** Answer: 12345678987654321!

**94. In a polygon the number of sides must always equal to? **Answer: Number of its vertices!

**95. Which number is equal to the sum of the single digits of its first nine two-digit multiples?** Answer: Nine! 18 = 1+8 = 9; 27 = 2+7 = 9 and likewise upto first nine 2-digit multiples.

**96. What is a polygon with 14 sides called?** Answer: Tetradecagon!

**97. What flat image can also be displayed in 3D?** Answer: Hologram!

**98. What is the fear of numbers called?** Answer: Arithmophobia!

**99. What number is twice the sum of its digits?** Answer: 18!

**100. What is a polygon with all interior angles less than 180 degrees called? **Answer: Convex Polygon!

**101. Which number is greater – a quintillion or a quadrillion?** Answer: A Quintillion. Quintillion has 18 zeros and quadrillion has 15 zeros.

**102. Square root of a prime number is always a?** Answer: Irrational number!

**103. What is the mathematical term for the line that separates the numerator from the denominator in a fraction?** Answer: Vinculum!

**104. What is the probability of rolling two dice and getting the same number on both? **Answer = 1/6

**105.** **Which number does Roman numeral ‘MIX’ represent? **Answer: 1009!

**106. What is the billionth digit of Pi?** Answer: Nine!

**107. Can a right angled triangle be also an equilateral triangle?** Answer: No! Equilateral triangle has all angles equal to 60 degrees!

**108. How much is a microsecond? **Answer: One millionth of a second!

**109. What is the symbol of division called?** Answer: Obelus.

**110. What number will come next in the sequence 36, 34, 30, 28, 24, … ? **Answer: 22! The difference between alternating numbers in 6. 36 – 30 = 6; 34 – 28 =6 and so on!

**111. What is the name given to rectangles whose sides have a particular ratio of about 1.6 to 1?** Answer: Golden rectangle!

**112. What is the branch of mathematics that deals with the study of continuous change and motion called?** Answer: Calculus!

**113. What is the study of triangles and the relationship between their angles and sides called?** Answer: Trigonometry!

**114. What is a fraction with a numerator greater than the denominator called? **Answer: Improper fraction!

**115. What is the probability of rolling two dice and number five on both?** Answer = 1/36

**116. What does the sigma sign mean in maths?** Answer: Sum of a number of similar terms.

**117. What is the value of Pythagoras’ Constant**? Answer: Square root of 2!

**118. What is the highest honour awarded in the field of mathematics to young mathematicians?** Answer: The Fields Medal. It his awarded every four years to young mathematicians under the age of 40 years.

**Math History Trivia For Kids**

These trivia questions will test your knowledge of not math concepts but math history! From the founding fathers of mathematical concepts to great math brains, this math history quiz covers interesting history math trivia facts!

**119. Who was the first woman to win the Fields Medal? **Answer: Maryam Mirzakhani! She won the Fields Medal in 2014 for her work on the dynamics and geometry of Riemann surfaces and their moduli spaces. She was widely known for her groundbreaking work on the theory of differential equations as well!

**120. Who invented zero?** Answer: Aryabhatta – Indian mathematician and astronomer!

**121. Who invented the ‘equal to’ sign?** Answer: Welsh physician and mathematician Robert Recorde!

**122. Where were the Arabic Numerals invented?** Answer: India

**123. Who discovered the Fibonacci sequence?** Answer: Leonardo Fibonacci!

**124. Who is known as the father of probability?** Answer: Blaise Pascal and Pierre de Fermat in 1654!

**125. Who is credited as the world’s first computer programmer?** Answer: Ada Lovelace, an English mathematician! She worked with Charles Babbage on his early mechanical general-purpose computer, the Analytical Engine, and wrote the first algorithm intended to be processed by a machine.

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**126. Who invented the number Pi?** Answer: Archimedes of Syracuse

**127. Who came up with the googol number?** Answer: Milton Sirotta!

**128. Who came up with the idea of the Cartesian axis?** Answer: René Descartes in 1637!

**129. Who invented logarithms?** Answer: Scottish mathematician John Napier in 1614!

**130. Who was the first woman to receive the prestigious Abel Prize?** Answer: Karen Uhlenbeck. She received the Abel Prize in 2019 for her groundbreaking work in geometric partial differential equations, gauge theory, and integrable systems.

**131. Who is considered the father of geometry?** Answer: Euclid!

**132. Which mathematician was nicknamed ‘Human Computer’?** Answer: Shakuntala Devi. The Indian woman mathematician won twice against a computer in a speed calculation race in 1977.

**133. Who is the founder of Game Theory? **Answer: John von Neumann

**134. Who is the youngest recipient of the Fields Medal?** Answer: French mathematician Jean-Pierre Serre who received the honour at the age of 27 years in 1954.

**135. Who is known as the father of trigonometry?** Answer: Ancient Greek mathematician Hipparchus!

**136. Which mathematician is accredited with crucial Apollo 11 moon landing calculations?** Answer: Katherine Johnson!

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**FAQ**

**What are some fun Math trivia questions?**1. How many zeros are there in a googol? **Answer: **100 zeros!

2. What is this Roman numeral ‘MIX’ equal to? **Answer:** 1009!

3. What is the value of Pythagoras’ Constant? **Answer:** Square root of 2!

4. What is the probability of rolling two dice and getting the same number on both? **Answer:** 1/6

5. What is the sum of the exterior angles in a decagon? **Answer:** 360 degrees!

6. How many zeros are there in a quintillion? **Answer:** 18!

7. Who is considered the father of geometry? **Answer: **Euclid!

8. What is the square of 111,111,111? **Answer:** 12345678987654321!