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This quiz consists of 5 multiple choice and 5 short answer questions through Chapter 14, No End to Archimedes.

## Multiple Choice Questions

**1. What did Marcellus' soldiers use to make noise when they entered Syracuse?**
**(a)** Trumpets. **(b)** Shouts. **(c)** Bullhorns. **(d)** Glass jars.

**2. What is the circumference of a circle?**
**(a)** The ratio between the diameter and the radius. **(b)** The distance from rim to rim of a circle. **(c)** The distance around the circle. **(d)** The distance from the center of a circle to the rim.

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

**4. What was the name of the largest number for which the Greeks had a name?**
**(a)** Myriad. **(b)** Kappa. **(c)** Sigma. **(d)** Omicron.

**5. How many hours did the Greeks believe it took the earth to turn on its axis?**
**(a)** 26. **(b)** 24. **(c)** 20. **(d)** 22.

## Short Answer Questions

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

**2.** Which area of scientific discovery was not part of Archimedes work?

**3.** What science did Archimedes begin that deals with the actions of forces on things?

**4.** Who was the French scientist who later added to the laws of nature that govern liquids at rest?

**5.** Where would Archimedes sketch his diagrams when he was sitting by the fire in the evening?

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