Archimedes and the Door of Science Quiz

Jeanne Bendick
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Questions 1-5 of 25:


After Archimedes spent days staring at the King's crown, who came to take him somewhere? (from Chapter 5, Archimedes and King Heiro's Crown)


How often did three months have to be added to the Greek year? (from Chapter 6, Archimedes and Astronomy)


What is the formula to find the volume of a cube? (from Chapter 7, Archimedes and Mathematics)


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)


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

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