Do You Know George Boole?

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Do You Know George Boole? - Quiz

George Boole had a very short career but it was marked with tremendous progress for the scientific community. Most of his career was spent in Ireland and he was also known to have taught himself mathematics and philosophy. So how well do you know him? Take our quiz and find out.


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    When was he born?
    • A. 

      3 November, 1815

    • B. 

      2 November, 1815

    • C. 

      2 October, 1815

    • D. 

      2 November, 1820

  • 2. 
    How old was he when he died?
    • A. 

      49

    • B. 

      50

    • C. 

      45

    • D. 

      55

  • 3. 
    What are his most notable ideas?
    • A. 

      Modern physics

    • B. 

      Modern mathematics

    • C. 

      Newtonian theories

    • D. 

      Boolean Algebra

  • 4. 
    Where was he born?
    • A. 

      Galway, Ireland

    • B. 

      Dublin, Ireland

    • C. 

      Lincoln, England

    • D. 

      Derry, Ireland

  • 5. 
    When did he start being acknowledged as a mathematician?
    • A. 

      1852

    • B. 

      1849

    • C. 

      1854

    • D. 

      1860

  • 6. 
    Who was he married to?
    • A. 

      Molly Everest

    • B. 

      Tracy Everest

    • C. 

      Mary Everest

    • D. 

      Sandy Everest

  • 7. 
    When did he get married?
    • A. 

      1846

    • B. 

      1850

    • C. 

      1855

    • D. 

      1860

  • 8. 
    In what year did he receive the Keith medal?
    • A. 

      1850

    • B. 

      1855

    • C. 

      1845

    • D. 

      1842

  • 9. 
    Which other mathematician was his friend?
    • A. 

      Arthur Cayley

    • B. 

      Duncan Farquharson Gregory

    • C. 

      Gregory Larson

    • D. 

      Godfrey Harold Hardy

  • 10. 
    Which of his papers was published in 1841?
    • A. 

      Mathematics theories

    • B. 

      Variant theory

    • C. 

      Invariant theory

    • D. 

      Algebraic theories

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