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This quiz consists of 5 multiple choice and 5 short answer questions through Chapter 12, The War Machines of Archimedes.

## Multiple Choice Questions

**1. What word means balance?**
**(a)** Equitable. **(b)** Equilibrium. **(c)** Equability. **(d)** Equitation.

**2. What did the Greeks called the smallest and fastest planet?**
**(a)** Saturn. **(b)** Mercury. **(c)** Venus. **(d)** Mars.

**3. What type of mathematics must engineers use to build bridges?**
**(a)** Arithmetic. **(b)** Geometry. **(c)** Trigonometry. **(d)** Applied Mathematics.

**4. What did Archimedes want on his tomb?**
**(a)** Drawing of a cylinder. **(b)** Drawing of a sphere. **(c)** Drawings of plane figures. **(d)** A figure of a sphere and cylinder.

**5. What field of mathematics is necessary to create rockets and space travel?**
**(a)** Computation. **(b)** Calculus. **(c)** Algebra. **(d)** Trigonometry.

## Short Answer Questions

**1.** How much money would a laborer earn in Archimedes' day?

**2.** What was the mathematical subject that Archimedes did not write about?

**3.** What is always the same as the area of a circle if one side was the same as the radius of the circle?

**4.** In what book did Archimedes give mathematicians a logical way to start any problem and an orderly way of setting things down?

**5.** How long were the rolls that were used for Greek books?

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