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This quiz consists of 5 multiple choice and 5 short answer questions through A Sampler of Euler's Number Theory.

## Multiple Choice Questions

**1. Which is a geometric concept that humans have been aware of since the dawn of agriculture?**
**(a)** Metric system. **(b)** Volume. **(c)** Gravity. **(d)** Area.

**2. What name did Euclid give for numbers that could be divided by numbers other than themselves and one?**
**(a)** Composite numbers. **(b)** Discrete numbers. **(c)** Even numbers. **(d)** Perfect numbers.

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

**4. What did Euler prove about 2²ⁿ + 1?**
**(a)** That the statement is always a composite number. **(b)** That the statement is always a prime number. **(c)** That the statment is sometimes prime and sometimes composite. **(d)** That the statement is neither prime nor composite.

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

## Short Answer Questions

**1.** What was Hippocrates famous for?

**2.** Who acted as the gate keepers of knowledge?

**3.** What does the Pythagorean Theorem state?

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

**5.** What did Dunham consider extraordinary about the Elements?

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