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The Conic Sections

written by: shimonbentzvi
 
A very difficult quiz on a very difficult math topic.

Question 1:


Which of these is not a type of conic section?
Hyperbola
Circle
Ray
Parabola

Question 2:


In mathematics, what type of conic section would this equation show: x^2+y^2=9?
Secant
Ray
Line
Circle

Question 3:


What type of conic section would this mathematical equation produce: (x^2)/4+(y^2)/9=81?
Ellipse
Line
Ray
Circle

Question 4:


What type of conic section would this equation yield: (x^2)/9-(y^2)/4=81?
Hyperbola
Ray
Parabola
Line

Question 5:


What type of conic section wouyld this yield: y=3x^2-9
Cylinder
Line
Parabola
Ray

Question 6:


In baseball, when a quarterback throws a pass, the ball follows what type of path?
Ray
Point
Parabola
Line

Question 7:


German astronomer Johannes Kepler showed that the planets circle the Sun in this type of path.
Ellipse
Hyperbola
Circle
Ray

Question 8:


What conic section is used to describe electromagnetic waves?
Ellipses
Lines
Points
Parabolas

Question 9:


Many microphones use this shape because of its specific properties.
Circle
Hyperbola
Parabola
Ellipse

Question 10:


Which of these statements about conic sections is correct?
Every cone is a parabola.
Every circle is an ellipse.
Every ellipse is a ray.
Every parabola is an ellipse.

Question 11:


Only one of these statements about conic sections is correct. Which one?
If a line intersects a conic section then it will intersect the conic section in exactly two points.
A line that intersects a circle at exactly one point is called a tangent.
If a line intersects a conic section, it will intersect it at least two points.
A line that intersects a circle at exactly two points is called a tangent.

 


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