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## Two Week Quiz A

Name: _________________________ | Period: ___________________ |

This quiz consists of 5 multiple choice and 5 short answer questions through A Gem from Isaac Newton.

## Multiple Choice Questions

**1. Where did Newton go to school before he went to Cambridge?**
**(a)** Charles II Grammar School. **(b)** The King's School. **(c)** Cambridge Prep. **(d)** Oxford Grammar School.

**2. Which of the following is an example of a postulate that must be accepted in Elements?**
**(a)** It is possible to draw an arc with any three points. **(b)** It is possible to draw a straight line between an infinite number of points. **(c)** It is possible to connect any two points with a line and make a circle. **(d)** It is possible to draw a circle that contains no lines.

**3. What allowed Cardano to justify publishing his book?**
**(a)** He was punished as a heretic, **(b)** He found del Ferro's orgininal solution to the cubic. **(c)** He was dead, and the book was really published by his student. **(d)** He found Fior's documents which spoke against Tartaglia.

**4. What did Plato use his inspiration from Euclid for?**
**(a)** To prove Euclid's number theory was incorrect. **(b)** To classify geometric shapes by their complexity. **(c)** To create a new theorem of algebra. **(d)** To construct his theory on the shape of the Universe.

**5. Which of the following can not be solved using algebra?**
**(a)** Quadratic equation. **(b)** Quintic equation. **(c)** Geometric equation. **(d)** Triangulation.

## Short Answer Questions

**1. Which is one of the common notions presented in Elements?**

**2. In what time period did mathematicians find a solution to cubic equations?**

**3. Which of the following was NOT defined by Euclid?**

**4. Who encourages Newton during his studies at Cambridge?**

**5. As described by Archimedes, what is always true about he diameter of the circle?**

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