# Mathematics Gk Questions

Gk Questions on Mathematics for UPSC, SSC, UPPSC, RPSC and all other competitive examinations.

## Mathematics Gk Questions

1. Who is known as the “Father of Mathematics”?

A) Isaac Newton

B) Pythagoras

C) Euclid

D) Archimedes

2. What is the formula for the circumference of a circle?

A) πr^2

B) 2πr

C) πd

D) π/2r

3. What is the smallest prime number?

A) 0

B) 1

C) 2

D) 3

4. What is the sum of the interior angles of an octagon?

A) 720 degrees

B) 900 degrees

C) 1080 degrees

D) 1440 degrees

5. Who made the discovery of irrational numbers?

A) Euclid

B) Archimedes

C) Pythagoras

D) Newton

6. What is the numerical value of the square root of 64?

A) 4

B) 6

C) 7

D) 8

7. Who is known for the famous “Fermat’s Last Theorem”?

A) Isaac Newton

B) Pierre de Fermat

C) Leonhard Euler

D) Galileo Galilei

Correct Answer: B) Pierre de Fermat

8. Who is known as the “Father of Geometry”?

A) Aristotle

B) Archimedes

C) Euclid

D) Pythagoras

9. What is the name for a straight line that touches a curve at a single point without crossing it?

B) Chord

C) Secant

D) Tangent

10. What is the formula for the area of a rectangle?

A) Length × Width

B) πr^2

C) 2πr

D) πd