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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 words best describe how solid proofs were developed in Elements?**
**(a)** Programmed order. **(b)** Inverted scaffold. **(c)** Axiomatic framework. **(d)** Simple arguments.

**2. Where was Archimedes born?**
**(a)** Sicily. **(b)** Olympia. **(c)** Athens. **(d)** Rome.

**3. Which of the following best describes Archimedes as discussed by Dunham?**
**(a)** Creative but stubborn. **(b)** Absent-minded genius. **(c)** Mild-mannered researcher. **(d)** Loud and arrogant.

**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)** Perfect numbers. **(d)** Discrete numbers.

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

## Short Answer Questions

**1.** What was known about pi, during Archimedes' time?

**2.** Where does the center of mathematical thinking shift to after Italy?

**3.** Which of the following was NOT one of Gauss' discoveries?

**4.** Heron's work referred to the work of what other famous scholar?

**5.** Which of the following could NOT be included as a step in Euclid's great theorem?

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