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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 was Eratosthanes?**
**(a)** He was a teacher and philosopher. **(b)** He was a mathematician, and leading doctor. **(c)** He was the first to study political sciences. **(d)** He was the chief librarian, and a mathematician.

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

**3. Who acted as the gate keepers of knowledge?**
**(a)** Roman emporers. **(b)** Greek tradesman. **(c)** Greek philosophers. **(d)** Arabian scholars.

**4. Who, in modern day, is given credit for the calculus method?**
**(a)** Newton, **(b)** Johann Bernoulli. **(c)** Leibniz. **(d)** Both Newton and Leibniz.

**5. Which of the following did Dunham concentrate on as one of Newton's great advances?**
**(a)** Quadratic equation. **(b)** Quintic theorem. **(c)** Area of a sphere. **(d)** Binomial theorem.

## Short Answer Questions

**1.** What did Plato use his inspiration from Euclid for?

**2.** What did the Pythagorean Theorem accomplish for mathematics?

**3.** Which of the following was an important proposition given by Euclid's number theory?

**4.** Which phrase best describes Newton as a student at Cambridge?

**5.** What did Archimedes manage to prove using Euclid's ideas?

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