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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 did Plato use his inspiration from Euclid for?
(a) To create a new theorem of algebra.
(b) To classify geometric shapes by their complexity.
(c) To prove Euclid's number theory was incorrect.
(d) To construct his theory on the shape of the Universe.
2. What did Euclid do in his 48th proposition?
(a) Euclid demonstrated how to use the Pythagorean Theorem.
(b) Euclid proved the converse of the Pythagorean Theorem.
(c) Euclid proved the Pythagorean Theorem.
(d) Euclid demonstrated the faults of the Pythagorean Theorem.
3. Which of the following is true in modern math about twin primes?
(a) They are infinite.
(b) We don't know if they are finite or infinite.
(c) Their sum is always another prime number.
(d) They are not considered whole numbers.
4. Which of the following is an example of a perfect number?
5. Where did Hippocrates come from?
Short Answer Questions
1. Which shapes as described by Euclid, inspired the Greek philosopher Plato?
2. Which is one of the common notions presented in Elements?
3. According to Euclid, when is a triangle a right triangle?
4. Numbers whose divisor add up to itself, was considered which type of number according to Euclid?
5. In Elements, how many postulates must be accepted as given?
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