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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 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.

**2. Where did Hippocrates come from?**
**(a)** Chios. **(b)** Constinople. **(c)** Athens. **(d)** Rome.

**3. That properties of specific shapes were early Egyptians aware of?**
**(a)** Parallelograms. **(b)** Pi and the diameter of a circle. **(c)** Irregular solids. **(d)** Right triangles.

**4. Which of the following was true about Cardano, according to Dunham?**
**(a)** He was not a mathematician. **(b)** He was a priest. **(c)** He was jailed for heresy. **(d)** He had three wives.

**5. Which of Euclid's postulates troubled many of the following generations of mathematicians?**
**(a)** Euclid's postulate on parallel lines. **(b)** Euclid's proof on right triangles. **(c)** Euclid's postulate on right triangles. **(d)** Euclid's postulate on creating an arc.

## Short Answer Questions

**1.** What was the bases of Hippocrates's proof ?

**2.** Who challenged Tartaglia to a contest to solve cubic equations?

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

**4.** Which of the following best describes Cardano's character?

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

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