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This quiz consists of 5 multiple choice and 5 short answer questions through Chapter 4, Archimedes and His Lever.

## Multiple Choice Questions

**1. What was the name of Archimedes' father?**
**(a)** Phidias. **(b)** Callippus. **(c)** Leodamas. **(d)** Xenocrates.

**2. What is the work that is to be done with a lever called?**
**(a)** Force. **(b)** Fulcrum. **(c)** Resistance. **(d)** Energy.

**3. What was the mathematical subject that Archimedes did not write about?**
**(a)** Arithmetic. **(b)** Geometry. **(c)** Calculus. **(d)** Algebra.

**4. What type of lever has the force at one end, the resistance at the other end, and the fulcrum in between?**
**(a)** Third-class lever. **(b)** First-class lever. **(c)** Fourth-class lever. **(d)** Second-class lever.

**5. What is the work done on a lever called?**
**(a)** Fulcrum. **(b)** Force. **(c)** Energy. **(d)** Resistance.

## Short Answer Questions

**1.** What is not an example of a lever?

**2.** How many books were included in Euclid's "The Elements"?

**3.** What constellations did Archimedes' teacher of mathematics discover?

**4.** How many miles long would Archimedes' lever have had to be if he had tried to move the earth?

**5.** When was Archimedes born?

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