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This quiz consists of 5 multiple choice and 5 short answer questions through The Bernoullis and the Harmonic Series.

## Multiple Choice Questions

**1. Which mathematician was first to take the challenge to solve cubic equations?**
**(a)** Luca Pacioli. **(b)** Niccolo Fontana. **(c)** Scipione del Ferro. **(d)** Tartaglia.

**2. What was Euclid's definition of a prime number?**
**(a)** Numbers which do not, and can not, contain a perfect number. **(b)** Numbers which can only be divided by themselves and 1. **(c)** Numbers which contain an infinite number of composite numbers. **(d)** Numbers which are divisible by 2.

**3. "Straight lines in the same plane that will never meet if extended forever" is a definition of what?**
**(a)** Parallel lines. **(b)** Intersection. **(c)** Circle. **(d)** 180 degree angle.

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

**5. What was Eratosthanes most famous for?**
**(a)** He developed a simple way to find prime numbers and for determining the circumference of the Earth. **(b)** He showed that there are no even prime numbers. **(c)** He showed that the Earth must be a sphere. **(d)** He developed a way to navigate using logitude and latitude.

## Short Answer Questions

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

**2.** What was most useful about finding the square of a shape, before Hippocrates?

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

**4.** What was the same about Apollonius and Erosthanes?

**5.** Which of the following were an example of twin primes?

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