Innumeracy: Mathematical Illiteracy and Its Consequences Quiz | Eight Week Quiz F

John Allen Paulos
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This quiz consists of 5 multiple choice and 5 short answer questions through Chapter 4 - Whence Innumeracy?.

Multiple Choice Questions

1. Which capital city is mentioned?
(a) Copenhagen.
(b) Berlin.
(c) London.
(d) Washington, D.C.

2. When does this occur?
(a) Anytime.
(b) -5 GMT.
(c) At birth.
(d) At noon.

3. Paulos jokes about how many hamburgers?
(a) 120.
(b) 9.
(c) 300.
(d) 800.

4. Deciding how to buy which item might help children learn?
(a) Bread.
(b) Pasta.
(c) Cereal.
(d) Milk.

5. What item in the stadium is used as an example?
(a) Vendors.
(b) Seats.
(c) Bases.
(d) Players.

Short Answer Questions

1. A correct answer is _______.

2. What do people often use to rationalize things?

3. Who is the first doctor mentioned?

4. What animal is referred to by the author?

5. In what year was the discovery made?

(see the answer key)

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