Top 10 geometry facts Selected as the most interesting among mathematics related questions in Mathematics quiz During a full 24-hour day, how many times would the hands of a clock overlap?22. The minute hand makes 24 revolutions, while the hour hand makes 2 revolutions.Created by: globalquiz.orgtime facts » Which shape is larger?None of them. Both shapes are the same, but the bottom one is placed more to the right. This is however difficult to notice. It is known as Jastrow Illusion.Created by: globalquiz.orgillusions facts » Which direction is not possible to point at when standing at the South Pole?Neither east, west, nor south. At the South Pole every direction is north.Created by: globalquiz.orgAntarctic facts » What is the maximum distance a plane can fly travelling constantly North?20,004 km. Continous travel North must eventually end at the North Pole. So, the maximum distance is half of the Earth's meridional circumference, which can be reached if a plane starts at the South Pole.Created by: globalquiz.orgaviation facts » How many edges does a Möbius strip have?One. The Möbius strip is a surface with only one side and only one boundary component (edge). A line drawn starting from the seam down the middle will meet back at the seam but at the "other side". If continued the line will meet the starting point and will be double the length of the original strip.Created by: globalquiz.orgmath facts » If Earth's radius was larger by 1 meter, how much longer would its equator be?By approx 6 meters. For each circle, the length of the circumference is c=2πr. Hence, if a radius grows by 1 meter, the circumference grows by 2 π meters - no matter what the initial value of radius was.Created by: SpikeMeEarth facts » What is the volume of a soap bubble with radius R=1 cm?4/3π cm3. Equation for the volume of a sphere: 4/3πR^3.Created by: Paweł Kołodziejczyknumbers facts » Which line is the longest?All are the same. This illusion has a long research history. It seems that people living in urbanized areas perceive the lines as representing the corners of rectilinear objects viewed in perspective, being more susceptible to illusion than people from rural areas.Created by: globalquiz.orgoptical illusions facts » How is this polygon called? (the one over the circles)Square. In this Ehrenstein illusion the sides of a square placed inside a pattern of concentric circles take an apparent curved shape. But in reality, the sides are straight.Created by: Debbie Foxmathematics facts » How many edges does a cube have?12. A cube has six square faces, each of which has four edges - but each edge is shared with another face.Created by: globalquiz.orgmath facts » Play mathematics quiz and see all the questions.