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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. Who eventually solved the sum of the successive squared denominator series?**
**(a)** Jakob Bernoulli. **(b)** Johann Bernoulli. **(c)** Leonhard Euler. **(d)** John Napier.

**2. What did Dunham claim about Archimedes's determination of a number value for pi?**
**(a)** Archimedes's number was perfectly correct. **(b)** Archimedes's number was not very accurate, considering the technology of his time. **(c)** Archimedes's number could have been better if he had understood Euclid's work better, **(d)** Archimedes's number was very good, considering he did not have a way to calculate square roots.

**3. What did most of Heron's work deal with?**
**(a)** Practical mathematics applications. **(b)** Theoretical mathematics. **(c)** Practical solutions to public problems. **(d)** Philosophical questions on the origins of the universe.

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

**5. Who was the first of ancient philosophers to consider why geometric properties existed?**
**(a)** Hippocrates. **(b)** Aristotle. **(c)** Thales. **(d)** Pythagoras.

## Short Answer Questions

**1.** Who was Neil's Abel?

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

**3.** What did British scholars accuse Leibniz of?

**4.** Who wrote a treatise that supposed that cubic equations may be impossible to solve?

**5.** Where was Neil's Abel from?

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