Mathematics Questions and Answers – Euclid’s Geometry Definitions


This set of Mathematics Multiple Choice Questions & Answers (MCQs) focuses on “Euclid’s Geometry Definitions”.

1. What does geometry mean?
a) Measurement of land
b) Measurement of physical objects
c) Measurement of velocity
d) Measurement of Pressure
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Answer: a
Explanation: The word geometry comes from the Greek words geo which means the earth and metrein which means to measure. Therefore geometry is assumed to have originated from the need for measuring land.

2. How many dimensions does a point have?
a) One
b) Two
c) Three
d) Zero
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Answer: d
Explanation: According to Euclid’s definition, a point doesn’t have length, breadth and height. Therefore a point has zero dimension.

3. How many dimensions does a line have?
a) Zero
b) One
c) Two
d) Three
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Answer: b
Explanation: According to Euclid’s definition, a line is breathless length. Hence, a line has only one dimension, i.e. Length.
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