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This quiz consists of 5 multiple choice and 5 short answer questions through Chapter 10, Archimedes and the Centers of Gravity.

## Multiple Choice Questions

**1. What science did Archimedes begin that deals with the pressure of liquids?**
**(a)** Oceanography. **(b)** Biophysics. **(c)** Hydrostatics. **(d)** Dynamics.

**2. For how many planets was Archimedes able to estimate the distance from earth?**
**(a)** Four. **(b)** Seven. **(c)** Five. **(d)** Six.

**3. With Archimedes' polygons, how much more was the circumference than the diameter?**
**(a)** 6 15/94 times. **(b)** 3 10/71 times. **(c)** 2 5/84 times. **(d)** 1 11/63 times.

**4. How often did three months have to be added to the Greek year?**
**(a)** Every two years. **(b)** Every five years. **(c)** Every eight years. **(d)** Every four years.

**5. What was the value of the largest number for which the Greeks had a name?**
**(a)** 1,000,000,000. **(b)** 100,000. **(c)** 1,000,000. **(d)** 10,000.

## Short Answer Questions

**1.** What is pi?

**2.** What was the name of the largest number for which the Greeks had a name?

**3.** What is heavier than wood?

**4.** What did the King order after Archimedes moved his ship?

**5.** Who was Alexander the Great's tutor?

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