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## Introduction, Chapter 1 - Examples and Principles

**1. What type of academic would most likely cringe over a misused word?**
**(a)** Philatilist. **(b)** Garanimal. **(c)** Grammarian. **(d)** Philologist.

**2. What is one of the most common mistakes in math?**
**(a)** Remembering the value of pi. **(b)** Calculating diameter. **(c)** Estimating probability. **(d)** Solving word problems.

**3. What news professional makes common errors in predictions?**
**(a)** Meteorologist. **(b)** Political reporter. **(c)** Science analyst. **(d)** Anchor.

**4. What professional often makes major errors in calculating percentages?**
**(a)** Doctor. **(b)** Math teacher. **(c)** Lawyer. **(d)** Salesman.

**5. What is the name of the expert in this chapter?**
**(a)** Euclid. **(b)** Pythagoras. **(c)** Paulos. **(d)** Newton.

**6. What is another name for those not proficient in math?**
**(a)** Uneducated. **(b)** Morons. **(c)** Innumerates. **(d)** Illiterates.

**7. What is the name of the mathematician who sees everything in numbers?**
**(a)** Euclid. **(b)** Ramanujan. **(c)** Aristotle. **(d)** Paulos.

**8. The mathematician is from what country?**
**(a)** India. **(b)** Greece. **(c)** US. **(d)** Egypt.

**9. What is one of the most misunderstood items according to Paulos?**
**(a)** Multiplication tables. **(b)** Large numbers. **(c)** Calculators. **(d)** Scientific notation.

**10. What city is mentioned in one of the examples?**
**(a)** Paris. **(b)** London. **(c)** New York. **(d)** Munich.

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