Mathematics is commonly known as the “Queen of Science.” Quiz your knowledge of the subject with these math trivia questions and answers.

Our math trivia questions go beyond adding and subtracting. You can learn about where negative numbers were first used and the first mathematician to calculate pi.

Enjoy a math trivia game night with any of your family, friends, or classmates who are into numbers. By the end of this, you might know more about the subject than you did before.

Here are 40 math trivia questions that’ll get your brain thinking. When you’re done with that, you might like checking out our science, Nerd Trivia and 80s trivia.

1. Who is considered the greatest mathematician of all time?

2. What is the smallest perfect number?

3. What was the number 0 originally named?

4. In what country were negative numbers first used?

5. Who was the first mathematician to calculate pi?

6. Approximately how many digits does pi have?

7. What number is the only even prime number?

8. What number does M represent in Roman numerals?

9. What type of angle is less than 90 degrees?

10. The word “geometry” means to measure what?

11. Who is the “Father of Calculus”?

12. What is the bottom part of a fraction called?

13. The English numbers used in mathematics today were originally what?

14. What is the branch of mathematics that calculates the likeliness of something to occur?

15. Sine, Cosine, and Tangent are terms used in which branch of mathematics?

16. What letter is found in the spelling of every odd number?

17. What number do the opposite sides of dice always add up to?

18. What is the only temperature that is the same in Celsius and Fahrenheit?

19. What is used after trillions?

20. What is the first number to be spelled with the letter “a”?

21. What is the only number that’s spelled in alphabetical order?

22. What is the only number that’s spelled in descending order?

23. What number is not represented in Roman numerals?

24. What is the name of the symbol for division?

25. The word “hundred” originates from the Norse word “Hundrath.” What number does Hundrath represent?

26. In what country were Arabic numerals invented?

27. Trigonometry was originally intended to study what?

28. What number is considered a magic number?

29. The earliest known records of math were found in Mesopotamia and which country?

30. Complex mathematics was not used until when?

31. When did mathematics become a subject to study by everyday people?

32. Who is considered the “Father of Geometry”?

33. What is the oldest known mathematical tool?

34. How many main branches of mathematics are there?

35. Is 0 an even or odd number?

36. How many pages is the longest mathematical proof?

37. What number do most people consider the luckiest number?

38. What is the word that describes a number that is so long you can’t possibly have enough space to write it down?

39. Who is the French mathematician who introduced the concept of real and imaginary numbers?

40. What is the name of the first female mathematician who lived in ancient Egypt?

41. What is the only number that has the same number of letters as its value in English?

42. What does the square root of -1 equal?

43. What is the value of Euler’s number e to 2 decimal places?

44. What is the sum of the internal angles in a pentagon?

45. What is the value of Pi to 5 decimal places?

46. What is the smallest prime number?

47. What is the Fibonacci sequence starting from 0 and 1, up to the 10th term?

48. What is a perfect number?

49. What is the next prime number after 7?

50. What is the mathematical term for the number 10 to the power of 12?

51. What is the area of a circle with a radius of 4 units, to 2 decimal places?

52. What is the derivative of the function f(x) = x²?

53. What is the integral of f(x) = x² dx from 0 to 2?

54. What are the roots of the quadratic equation x² – 5x + 6 = 0?

55. What is the value of sin(0)?

56. What is the common logarithm (base 10) of 1000?

57. What does the Greek letter sigma (Σ) represent in mathematics?

58. What does the Greek letter pi (π) represent in mathematics?

59. What is the Golden ratio approximately equal to?

60. Who is known as the father of geometry?

61. What is the equation of a straight line in slope-intercept form?

62. What is the formula for the volume of a sphere?

63. Who introduced the concept of zero to the world?

64. What is the name of the curve y = asin(x) + bcos(x) for constants a and b?

65. What is the surface area of a cube with edge length of 5 units?

66. What is the formula for the sum of an arithmetic series?

67. What is the result when you take the derivative of a constant?

68. What is a dot product?

69. What is the product rule in differentiation?

70. What is the value of a determinant of a 2×2 matrix [[a, b], [c, d]]?

71. What is the Taylor series expansion of e^x?

72. What is the limit of (1 + 1/n)^n as n approaches infinity?

73. What is the probability of getting a sum of 7 when rolling two fair six-sided dice?

74. What is the Pythagorean Theorem?

75. What is the Maclaurin series expansion of sin(x)?

76. What is the sum of the degrees of the angles of a triangle?

77. What is the formula for the sum of the interior angles of a polygon with n sides?

78. What is the sum of the exterior angles of any polygon?

79. What is the chain rule in calculus?

80. What is the Fundamental Theorem of Algebra?

81. What does it mean if two events are mutually exclusive in probability?

82. What is a polygon with seven sides called?

83. What is the name for a 3D shape with 20 faces, all of which are equilateral triangles?

84. What is the name of the property in algebra where the order of addition or multiplication doesn’t affect the result?

85. What is the number of permutations of n distinct items taken r at a time?

86. What is the value of i to the power of i?

87. What is the sum of the infinite geometric series with the first term a and common ratio r (|r| < 1)?

88. What are the real solutions to the equation x^3 – x = 0?

89. What is the name of a polygon with 1000 sides?

90. What is the surface area of a sphere with radius r?

91. What is the value of lim x->0 sin(x)/x?

92. What is the term for the highest power in a polynomial?

93. What is the integral of sec^2(x)?

94. What are the coordinates of the focus of a parabola represented by the equation y = x^2/4a?

95. What is the quadratic formula for solving ax² + bx + c = 0?

96. What is the name of the property in number theory that states that every natural number greater than 1 is either a prime number or can be factored into prime numbers?

97. What is the number of combinations of n distinct items taken r at a time?

98. What is the Greek letter used to denote the standard deviation in statistics?

99. What is the derivative of tan(x)?

100. What is the midpoint formula for the line segment with endpoints (x₁, y₁) and (x₂, y₂)?

101. What is the formula for the area of a triangle?

102. What does the “power rule” state in calculus for finding the derivative of x^n?

103. What is the formula for calculating the volume of a cone?

104. What is the derivative of the natural log (ln(x))?

105. How many faces does a dodecahedron have?

106. What is the dual of a cube in geometry?

107. Who first proved that the square root of 2 is irrational?

108. What is the sum of all angles in an n-sided polygon?

109. What is the formula for the surface area of a cylinder?

110. What are the solutions of the equation x^2 = -1 in the complex number system?

111. Who proposed the Five Postulates, which serve as the foundation for Euclidean geometry?

112. What is the measure of each interior angle of an equilateral triangle?

113. What is the sum of the measures of the interior angles of a hexagon?

114. What is the mathematical constant representing the area of a unit circle in the complex plane?