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

**2. What was the same about Apollonius and Erosthanes?**
**(a)** They both calculated the circumference of the earth. **(b)** They both studied the Universe. **(c)** They were both born in the same year. **(d)** They were both mathematicians.

**3. Which of the following was NOT one of the basic definitions in Elements?**
**(a)** Parabola. **(b)** Right angles. **(c)** Line. **(d)** Straight Line.

**4. Which of the following was NOT true about Archimedes, according to Dunham?**
**(a)** Archimedes died because he refused to follow orders until he completed a math problem. **(b)** He died as a soldier. **(c)** He died during the fall of Syracuse. **(d)** His death was described as being by the hands of a Roman invader.

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

## Short Answer Questions

**1.** How did Lindeman prove his conclusion?

**2.** Why did Cardano take an oath to secrecy?

**3.** How many sides did the pentadecagon have, as presented by Euclid?

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

**5.** Exactly what limit is reached at a quartic equation?

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