What Do You Know About Combinatorics

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What Do You Know About Combinatorics

From time immemorial, the need to count for a definite results, to find out how many things are needed for what and how many will be needed, mathematics helps out a lot to determine all this, take this quiz and see how well you know this branch of mathematics


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    The need to count and analyze for a definite result has always been one of the needs of the human race, application of combinatorics range from?
    • A. 

      Computer science

    • B. 

      Statistical Physics

    • C. 

      Logic

    • D. 

      All of the above

  • 2. 
    A universal definition of combinatorics have not been agreed upon yet, as the subject cut across so many mathematical subdivisions, a definite definition has not been given, who said this?
    • A. 

      Jon Bellion

    • B. 

      H. J. Ryser

    • C. 

      Albert Einstein

    • D. 

      Isaac Newton

  • 3. 
    Combinatorics is a range of linked studies which have something in common and yet diverge widely in their objectives, this was said by?
    • A. 

      Leon Mirsky

    • B. 

      Waldo Emerson

    • C. 

      Blaise Pascal

    • D. 

      Leo Malt

  • 4. 
    Combinatorics is majorly known for the vast problems it tackles, its problems arise in many areas of pure mathematics such as?
    • A. 

      Algebra

    • B. 

      Probability theory

    • C. 

      Geometry

    • D. 

      All of the above

  • 5. 
    The twentieth century has seen powerful and general theoretical methods developed, making combinatorics into an independent branch of mathematics in its own right, the most accessible part of combinatorics is?
    • A. 

      Flip Flop

    • B. 

      Digital electronics

    • C. 

      Graph theory

    • D. 

      Game theory

  • 6. 
    Different professional is referred to based on their field, a person that studies botany is regarded after certification as a botanist, a mathematician that studies combinatorics is referred to as?
    • A. 

      Combinatronist

    • B. 

      Combinatorialist

    • C. 

      Combinatrons

    • D. 

      Combinatorist

  • 7. 
    Combinatorics application in the field of mathematics crosses several subjects from login, statistical physics, and computer science, combinatorics is used to obtain formulas and estimates in the analysis of?
    • A. 

      Algorithm

    • B. 

      Application

    • C. 

      Code

    • D. 

      Program

  • 8. 
    During the Renaissance, combinatorics became foundational in the emerging field together with mathematics and sciences, this is as a result of the work by?
    • A. 

      Blaise Pascal

    • B. 

      Isaac Newton

    • C. 

      Bernoulli

    • D. 

      All of the above

  • 9. 
    Combinatorics enjoyed a rapid growth in a certain century which led to the establishment of dozens of new journals and conferences on the subject, that century is?
    • A. 

      16th

    • B. 

      19th

    • C. 

      20th

    • D. 

      18th

  • 10. 
    Combinatorics spans across many mathematical subjects and fields which are vast on their own, all these are combinatorics subject field except?
    • A. 

      Oncologist theory

    • B. 

      Design theory

    • C. 

      Graph theory

    • D. 

      Partition theory