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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 of the following can not be solved using algebra?**
**(a)** Geometric equation. **(b)** Quadratic equation. **(c)** Quintic equation. **(d)** Triangulation.

**2. Which of the following is an example of a perfect number?**
**(a)** 10. **(b)** 20. **(c)** 1. **(d)** 6.

**3. In what century did Archimedes live?**
**(a)** Twelthf century A.D. **(b)** First century A.D, **(c)** Third century B.C. **(d)** Nineteeth century A.D.

**4. Who was the author of the book Elements?**
**(a)** Einstein. **(b)** Euclid. **(c)** Hippocrates. **(d)** Lindemann.

**5. What provided most of the content in the book Elements?**
**(a)** Postulates. **(b)** Hypotheses. **(c)** Propositions. **(d)** Notions.

## Short Answer Questions

**1.** In general, what did Euclid's number theory describe?

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

**3.** What was the title of Cardano's book which contained the solution to the cubic?

**4.** What was Hippocrates famous for?

**5.** What did Dunham claim about Archimedes's determination of a number value for pi?

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