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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. What did Dunham discuss for many pages in this chapter?**
**(a)** Heron's origins of the universe. **(b)** Heron's political tendancy. **(c)** Heron's religious beliefs- **(d)** Heron's complicated proof.

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

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

**4. Which of the following is true in modern math about twin primes?**
**(a)** They are not considered whole numbers. **(b)** We don't know if they are finite or infinite. **(c)** They are infinite. **(d)** Their sum is always another prime number.

**5. Which of the following is a series that the Bernoullis proposed did not converge on a finite sum?**
**(a)** 1 + 1/2 + 1/6 + 1/10 + 1/15 . . . **(b)** 1 + 1/2 + 1/3 + 1/4 + 1/5 . . . 1/1000 . . . **(c)** 1 + 1/2 + 3/4 + 4/5 . . . **(d)** 1 + 2 + 3 + 4 + 5. . .

## Short Answer Questions

**1.** Which is one of the common notions presented in Elements?

**2.** Who, in modern day, is given credit for the calculus method?

**3.** Which of the following was NOT one of the things Dunham claimed was ingenious about Euclid's proof of the Pythagorean theorem?

**4.** What great theorem is presented by Dunham in this chapter?

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

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