Archimedes and the Door of Science Quiz

Jeanne Bendick
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Questions 1-5 of 25:

1.

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

2.

What is the circumference of a circle? (from Chapter 8, The Measurement of a Circle)

3.

How do people know that some of Archimedes' writings have been lost? (from Chapter 14, No End to Archimedes)

4.

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

5.

What historian wrote an account of the battle between Rome and Syracuse? (from Chapter 12, The War Machines of Archimedes)

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