Archimedes and the Door of Science Quiz

Jeanne Bendick
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Questions 1-5 of 25:

1.

What is the solid of a square? (from Chapter 11, The Sphere and the Cylinder)

2.

For which type of science were Archimedes' demonstrations of centers of gravity the foundation? (from Chapter 10, Archimedes and the Centers of Gravity)

3.

When Buffon, a French scientist, made a mirror following the description of Archimedes' mirrors, how far away could he set fire to wood? (from Chapter 12, The War Machines of Archimedes)

4.

How much larger did Archimedes believe that the universe (all the stars) was than the Greek universe? (from Chapter 9, Archimedes and Numbers)

5.

What is the science that deals with the laws of nature that govern liquids at rest? (from Chapter 5, Archimedes and King Heiro's Crown)

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