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This quiz consists of 5 multiple choice and 5 short answer questions through Chapter 8.

## Multiple Choice Questions

**1. According to the author in Chapter 2, “Nothing Comes of Nothing,” the ratio of zero to any number is what?**
**(a)** 0. **(b)** ∞. **(c)** 1. **(d)** 3.

**2. Absolute zero has no energy and is unattainable for what reason?**
**(a)** Any attempt to get a space to absolute zero requires string distribution. **(b)** Any attempt to get a space to absolute zero requires infinity. **(c)** Any attempt to get a space to absolute zero requires a black hole. **(d)** Any attempt to get a space to absolute zero exerts energy.

**3. What refers to a system of tribunals developed by the Holy See of the Roman Catholic Church during the second half of the 16th Century?**
**(a)** The Spanish Inquisition. **(b)** The Catalina Inquisition. **(c)** The Roman Inquisition. **(d)** The Medieval Inquisition.

**4. In mathematics, the cardinality of a set is a measure of what?**
**(a)** The quantity of the number of the set combined. **(b)** The number of possible derivatives of the set. **(c)** The inverse quality of the set. **(d)** The number of elements of the set.

**5. In 1996 and 1997, the USS Yorktown was equipped with a network of how many dual 200 MHz Pentium Pro-based computers running Windows NT 4.0?**
**(a)** 14. **(b)** 10. **(c)** 27. **(d)** 35.

## Short Answer Questions

**1.** The ancient Babylonians are credited with the creation of what calculation tool?

**2.** Bernhard Riemann was able to show how to generate the geometry for what, according to the author in Chapter 6, “Infinity’s Twin”?

**3.** In what year did Albert Einstein publish a paper that explained experimental data from the photoelectric effect, leading to the quantum revolution?

**4.** Georg Cantor is best known as the inventor of what fundamental theory in mathematics?

**5.** What principle holds that there is an inverse relation between the fineness with which a particular's location can be determined and the fineness with which its velocity can be determined?

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