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This quiz consists of 5 multiple choice and 5 short answer questions through Euclid and the Infinitude of Primes.

## Multiple Choice Questions

**1. What was true about Hippocrates's proof?**
**(a)** The proof was easy if their was advanced technology available. **(b)** It was fairly easy and simple. **(c)** It was useful for circles. **(d)** The proof was exceedingly difficult and not understood at the time.

**2. What is true about prime numbers?**
**(a)** Prime numbers can not exist in a finite series. **(b)** Prime numbers can never be an odd number. **(c)** That for every group of prime numbers, there exists at least one more prime. **(d)** Prime numbers are not divisible by other numbers.

**3. What did Euclid do in his 48th proposition?**
**(a)** Euclid proved the converse of the Pythagorean Theorem. **(b)** Euclid proved the Pythagorean Theorem. **(c)** Euclid demonstrated the faults of the Pythagorean Theorem. **(d)** Euclid demonstrated how to use the Pythagorean Theorem.

**4. Which shapes as described by Euclid, inspired the Greek philosopher Plato?**
**(a)** Manifolds. **(b)** Spheres and cones. **(c)** Regular polyhedrons. **(d)** Triangles.

**5. What name did Euclid give for numbers that could be divided by numbers other than themselves and one?**
**(a)** Discrete numbers. **(b)** Perfect numbers. **(c)** Composite numbers. **(d)** Even numbers.

## Short Answer Questions

**1.** Which of the following is an example of a postulate that must be accepted in Elements?

**2.** Numbers whose divisor add up to itself, was considered which type of number according to Euclid?

**3.** What was Hippocrates's great advance to mathematics?

**4.** What did the Pythagorean Theorem accomplish for mathematics?

**5.** What did Dunham consider extraordinary about the Elements?

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