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This quiz consists of 5 multiple choice and 5 short answer questions through Cardano and the Solution of the Cubic.

## Multiple Choice Questions

**1. Which was true of Euclid's number theory?**
**(a)** It has been proven too basic to be useful. **(b)** It has an impact on modern math. **(c)** It was incorrect, as proved by Plato. **(d)** It was proven to the true by Hippocrates.

**2. In what time period did mathematicians find a solution to cubic equations?**
**(a)** Fifteen century. **(b)** Thirteenth century. **(c)** Twentieth century. **(d)** Seventeeth century.

**3. Which of the following was one of Euclid's great theorems?**
**(a)** Prime numbers are more comples than discrete numbers. **(b)** There exists an infinite number of prime numbers. **(c)** There exists an finite number of prime numbers. **(d)** There exists only infinite and whole numbers.

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

**5. Who was the first of ancient philosophers to consider why geometric properties existed?**
**(a)** Aristotle. **(b)** Thales. **(c)** Hippocrates. **(d)** Pythagoras.

## Short Answer Questions

**1.** Where was Neil's Abel from?

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

**3.** Who acted as the gate keepers of knowledge?

**4.** What was Euclid's definition of a prime number?

**5.** What is true about prime numbers?

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