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This quiz consists of 5 multiple choice and 5 short answer questions through Chapters 3-4.

## Multiple Choice Questions

**1. What refers to a computer program or network of computers that attempts to simulate an abstract model of a particular system?**
**(a)** Computer virus. **(b)** Computer model. **(c)** Computer hardware. **(d)** Computer army.

**2. What is the mathematical study of changes in the qualitative or topological structure of a given family, such as the integral curves of a family of vector fields, and the solutions of a family of differential equations?**
**(a)** Theoretical physics. **(b)** Fluid dynamics. **(c)** Bifurcation theory. **(d)** Thermodynamics.

**3. Where was Benoit Mandelbrot born?**
**(a)** Warsaw, Poland. **(b)** Lisbon, Portugal. **(c)** Reykjavík, Iceland. **(d)** Milan, Italy.

**4. What can be formed by taking a finite Cartesian product of the Cantor set with itself, making it a Cantor space?**
**(a)** Fractal. **(b)** Euclidean space. **(c)** Helium in a Box. **(d)** Cantor dust.

**5. Who is attributed to the following quote from Chapter 2, "Revolution": "Of course, the entire effort is to put oneself outside the ordinary range of what are called statistics"?**
**(a)** Richard Feynman. **(b)** Thomas S. Kuhn. **(c)** Stephen Spender. **(d)** James Gleick.

## Short Answer Questions

**1.** When was Edward Lorenz born?

**2.** What refers to a change in the basic assumptions within the ruling theory of science?

**3.** When was James Yorke born?

**4.** What does Gleick assert was the inspiration for Archimedes in Chapter 2, "Revolution"?

**5.** According to Gleick in Chapter 3, "Life's Ups and Downs," what will lead to an increased, steady state in the idealized population?

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