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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. Who eventually solved the sum of the successive squared denominator series?**
**(a)** Jakob Bernoulli. **(b)** John Napier. **(c)** Leonhard Euler. **(d)** Johann Bernoulli.

**2. Who were Johann and Jakob Bernoulli?**
**(a)** Brothers and students of Leibniz. **(b)** Cousins and students with Leibniz in Paris. **(c)** Cousins and students with Newton at Cambridge. **(d)** Twin brothers and students of Newton.

**3. What was most useful about finding the square of a shape, before Hippocrates?**
**(a)** It was useful in finding the area of circles. **(b)** It was useful in finding the area of oddly shaped pieces of land. **(c)** It was useful in creating simple elevation maps, **(d)** It was useful in determining the distance between two points.

**4. Heron devised which of the following methods?**
**(a)** A way to apply mathematics to public health. **(b)** A way to determine the volume in a sphere. **(c)** A way to determine the area of a triangle. **(d)** A way to solve binomial equations.

**5. What instruments did the Greeks use to square a shape?**
**(a)** A pendulum. **(b)** A small grid. **(c)** A compass and a ruled straight-edge. **(d)** A sphere and ruler.

## Short Answer Questions

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

**2.** What provided most of the content in the book Elements?

**3.** Which of the following was NOT true about Archimedes, according to Dunham?

**4.** What did Gauss set out to prove?

**5.** According to Dunham, who was most able to collect knowledge from around the globe?

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