Pythagorean Theorem Quiz

Question 1 of 14

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Find the perimeter of the triangle: Hypotenuse = 100 cm, "b" = 28 cm, and "a" = ?

Select one of the following:

  • 224 centimeters²

  • 224 centimeters

  • 96 centimeters²

  • 96 centimeters

Question 2 of 14

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A wire extends from the top of a 24-foot telephone pole to a stake in the ground 10 feet away. How long is the wire?

Select one of the following:

  • √676 feet

  • 676 feet

  • 28 feet

  • 26 feet

Question 3 of 14

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There is a rope running from the top of a flagpole to a hook in the ground. The flagpole is 12 meters high, and the hook is 9 meters from its base. How long is the rope?

Select one of the following:

  • 18 meters

  • 225 meters

  • 30 meters

  • 15 meters

Question 4 of 14

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If a² + 30 = 34, what is the perimeter?

Select one of the following:

  • 80

  • 16

  • 18

  • 92

Question 5 of 14

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Frankenstein is replacing a door that is 96 inches tall and measures 100 inches across the diagonal. What is the width of the door?

Select one of the following:

  • 392 inches

  • 784 inches

  • 28 inches

  • 32 inches

Question 6 of 14

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A soccer player stands in the southeast corner of a 76-yard by 57-yard field and kicks a soccer ball all the way to a player in the opposite corner. That player kicks the ball down the length of the field to a player in the southwest corner. Finally, the player in the southwest corner returns the ball back to the original player. How far has the ball traveled?

Select one of the following:

  • 228 yards

  • 95 yards

  • 133 yards

  • 238 yards

Question 7 of 14

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A pigeon was sitting 6 meters from the base of a telephone pole and flew 10 meters to reach the top of the pole. How tall is the telephone pole?

Select one of the following:

  • 64 meters

  • 8 meters

  • 18 meters

  • 16 meters

Question 8 of 14

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If you are given the lengths of all the sides of a triangle, how do you find out if it is a right triangle?

Select one of the following:

  • Plug in all the sides into the Pythagorean Theorem formula and see if it is true or false. True = not right triangle and False = right triangle. (Remember the hypotenuse is the longest side.)

  • Plug in all the sides into the Pythagorean Theorem formula and see if it is true or false. True = right triangle and False = not right triangle.(Remember the hypotenuse is the longest side.)

Question 9 of 14

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A triangle has sides with lengths of 5 inches, 11 inches, and 13 inches. Is it a right triangle?

Select one of the following:

  • Yes

  • No

Question 10 of 14

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A triangle has sides with lengths of 12 kilometers, 16 kilometers, and 20 kilometers. Is it a right triangle?

Select one of the following:

  • Yes

  • No

Question 11 of 14

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A triangle has sides with lengths of 3 yards, 4 yards, and 5 yards. Is it a right triangle?

Select one of the following:

  • Yes

  • No

Question 12 of 14

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A triangle has sides with lengths of 6 feet, 7 feet, and 10 feet. Is it a right triangle?

Select one of the following:

  • Yes

  • No

Question 13 of 14

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A triangle has sides with lengths of 6 feet, 7 feet, and 10 feet. Is it a right triangle?

Select one of the following:

  • Yes

  • No

Question 14 of 14

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A triangle has sides with lengths of 8 millimeters, 15 millimeters, and 17 millimeters. Is it a right triangle?

Select one of the following:

  • Yes

  • No

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Pythagorean Theorem Quiz

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Pre-Calculus Math (Geometry) Quiz on Pythagorean Theorem Quiz, created by Selam H on 18/06/2013.

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