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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Question 1

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Find the perimeter of the triangle: Hypotenuse = 100 cm, "b" = 28 cm, and "a" = ?
• 224 centimeters²
• 224 centimeters
• 96 centimeters²
• 96 centimeters

Question 2

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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?
• √676 feet
• 676 feet
• 28 feet
• 26 feet

Question 3

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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?
• 18 meters
• 225 meters
• 30 meters
• 15 meters

Question 4

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If a² + 30 = 34, what is the perimeter?
• 80
• 16
• 18
• 92

Question 5

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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?
• 392 inches
• 784 inches
• 28 inches
• 32 inches

Question 6

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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?
• 228 yards
• 95 yards
• 133 yards
• 238 yards

Question 7

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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?
• 64 meters
• 8 meters
• 18 meters
• 16 meters

Question 8

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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?
• 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

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A triangle has sides with lengths of 5 inches, 11 inches, and 13 inches. Is it a right triangle?
• Yes
• No

Question 10

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A triangle has sides with lengths of 12 kilometers, 16 kilometers, and 20 kilometers. Is it a right triangle?
• Yes
• No

Question 11

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A triangle has sides with lengths of 3 yards, 4 yards, and 5 yards. Is it a right triangle?
• Yes
• No

Question 12

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A triangle has sides with lengths of 6 feet, 7 feet, and 10 feet. Is it a right triangle?
• Yes
• No

Question 13

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