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This quiz consists of 5 multiple choice and 5 short answer questions through A Sampler of Euler's Number Theory.

## Multiple Choice Questions

**1. Who's method did Tartaglia's challenger use in the contest to solve cubic equations?**
**(a)** Fontana's method. **(b)** Cardano's method. **(c)** del Ferro's method. **(d)** Pacioli's method.

**2. Which of the following is true in modern math about twin primes?**
**(a)** We don't know if they are finite or infinite. **(b)** They are not considered whole numbers. **(c)** Their sum is always another prime number. **(d)** They are infinite.

**3. In his later life, what position did Isaac Newton hold?**
**(a)** Professor of philosophy in Paris. **(b)** Warden of the Mint. **(c)** Angelican father. **(d)** Principle science advisor to Charles II.

**4. Which of the following is a series that the Bernoullis proposed did not converge on a finite sum?**
**(a)** 1 + 2 + 3 + 4 + 5. . . **(b)** 1 + 1/2 + 3/4 + 4/5 . . . **(c)** 1 + 1/2 + 1/3 + 1/4 + 1/5 . . . 1/1000 . . . **(d)** 1 + 1/2 + 1/6 + 1/10 + 1/15 . . .

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

## Short Answer Questions

**1.** Heron devised which of the following methods?

**2.** In the Bernoulli's time, what was the current definition of a series?

**3.** What do we know in modern times about Heron?

**4.** What did Gauss set out to prove?

**5.** According to Dunham, who was most able to collect knowledge from around the globe?

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