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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 were Johann and Jakob Bernoulli?**
**(a)** Twin brothers and students of Newton. **(b)** Brothers and students of Leibniz. **(c)** Cousins and students with Leibniz in Paris. **(d)** Cousins and students with Newton at Cambridge.

**2. Which name does NOT belong?**
**(a)** Blaise Pascal. **(b)** John Napier. **(c)** Francois Viete **(d)** Renee Descartes.

**3. Who was del Ferro's student?**
**(a)** Antonio Fior. **(b)** Gerolamo Cardano. **(c)** Luca Pacioli. **(d)** Niccolo Fontana.

**4. As described by Archimedes, what is always true about he diameter of the circle?**
**(a)** It's never proportional to its circumference. **(b)** It's always proportional to its circumference. **(c)** It's equal to the square of the radius. **(d)** It's equal to pi.

**5. Who was Eratosthanes?**
**(a)** He was a mathematician, and leading doctor. **(b)** He was the chief librarian, and a mathematician. **(c)** He was a teacher and philosopher. **(d)** He was the first to study political sciences.

## Short Answer Questions

**1.** What did Dunham discuss for many pages in this chapter?

**2.** After working on pi, what did Archimedes continue with in his study of mathematics?

**3.** Which of the following was NOT a field in which Isaac Newton made enormous advances?

**4.** Which of the following were an example of twin primes?

**5.** Which of the following is a series that the Bernoullis proposed did not converge on a finite sum?

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