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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. Where was Archimedes taken when he had spent days staring at the King's crown and little else?**
**(a)** To see the king. **(b)** The baths. **(c)** To a place to eat. **(d)** To his parents' home.

**2. Before Archimedes, what did people use to figure the area of a circle?**
**(a)** Squares inside and outside the circle. **(b)** Pentagons inside and outside the circle. **(c)** Triangles inside and outside the circle. **(d)** Octagons inside and outside the circle.

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

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

**5. What principle did Archimedes discover that is one of the basic scientific tests of all the elements?**
**(a)** Electromagnetism. **(b)** Conservation of Energy. **(c)** Specific gravity. **(d)** Thermodynamics.

## Short Answer Questions

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

**2.** Which astronomer said that the sun was nine times greater than the moon?

**3.** How old would Archimedes have been when he moved out of the women's quarters?

**4.** How much would a skilled craftsman earn in Archimedes' day?

**5.** When Archimedes estimated the number of grains of sand that would fill the universe, what common Greek measure did he use?

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