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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. How many sides did the pentadecagon have, as presented by Euclid?**
**(a)** Five. **(b)** Fifteen. **(c)** Twenty. **(d)** Ten.

**2. What did Dunham consider extraordinary about the Elements?**
**(a)** The content was totally unique. **(b)** How geometric proofs were presented. **(c)** How Hippocrates ordered the book. **(d)** The content was not based on previous authors' work.

**3. What was Hippocrates famous for?**
**(a)** His proof on right triangles. **(b)** His proof defining gravity. **(c)** His ability to construct circles without a compass. **(d)** His theorem on the quadrature of the lune.

**4. What was Hippocrates's great advance to mathematics?**
**(a)** He showed how to square a figure with curved sides. **(b)** He showed how to simplify the area of a triangle. **(c)** He showed how to find the angles in a right triangle. **(d)** He showed how to square a circle.

**5. That properties of specific shapes were early Egyptians aware of?**
**(a)** Pi and the diameter of a circle. **(b)** Parallelograms. **(c)** Irregular solids. **(d)** Right triangles.

## Short Answer Questions

**1.** Which of the following was an important proposition given by Euclid's number theory?

**2.** What shape was NOT demonstrated in the Elements as having a relationship to other shapes?

**3.** Who was the author of the book Elements?

**4.** Which was true of Euclid's number theory?

**5.** In Elements, how many postulates must be accepted as given?

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