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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. Who was Archimedes' teacher of mathematics at the Museum?**
**(a)** Callimachus. **(b)** Zenodotus. **(c)** Conon of Samos. **(d)** Apollonius of Rhodes.

**2. What tower does not fall because its center of gravity is still over the tower's base?**
**(a)** Leaning Tower of Pisa. **(b)** The London Post Office Tower. **(c)** Galatia Tower. **(d)** Eiffel Tower.

**3. What great Greek teacher who lived more than one hundred years before Archimedes believed it was important to learn geometry?**
**(a)** Socrates. **(b)** Aristotle. **(c)** Sappho. **(d)** Plato.

**4. How many miles long would Archimedes' lever have had to be if he had tried to move the earth?**
**(a)** 95 trillion. **(b)** 66 billion. **(c)** 88 sextillion. **(d)** 100 million.

**5. What is the formula for the area of a circle?**
**(a)** Subtract the radius from the circumference of a circle. **(b)** Multiply the radius times the circumference of a circle. **(c)** Multiply the length of the circle from rim to rim times pi. **(d)** Multiply pi times the radius of the circle times the radius again.

## Short Answer Questions

**1.** What is the work done on a lever called?

**2.** During Archimedes' time, where did explorers say that savages called "gorillas" lived?

**3.** What branch of mathematics did Archimedes invent?

**4.** What Greek poet would Archimedes have studied?

**5.** What is the study of shapes in space?

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