What Do You Know About The Mountain Climbing Problem?

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What Do You Know About The Mountain Climbing Problem?

Having received the Mathematical Association of America's Lester R. Ford Award, the mountain climbing problem is a prominent problem in the field of mathematics. It revolves around finding the conditions that two different functions would form profiles of a two-dimensional mountain. To find out more, take this short quiz.


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    In which year did the mountain climbing problem receive the Mathematical Association of America's Lester R. Ford Award?
    • A. 

      1985

    • B. 

      1990

    • C. 

      1995

    • D. 

      1999

  • 2. 
    What defines a dimension?
    • A. 

      Area of space

    • B. 

      Number of planes

    • C. 

      Size of angles

    • D. 

      Number of coordinates

  • 3. 
    How many parts does a complex number have?
    • A. 

      1

    • B. 

      2

    • C. 

      3

    • D. 

      4

  • 4. 
    The mountain climbing problem makes sure that two climbers always have an identical factor. What is this factor?
    • A. 

      Height

    • B. 

      Surface

    • C. 

      Area

    • D. 

      Base

  • 5. 
    When was the mountain climbing problem named?
    • A. 

      1965

    • B. 

      1966

    • C. 

      1967

    • D. 

      1977

  • 6. 
    What is a real-valued function explicated on the real numbers, whose graph is composed of straight-line section?
    • A. 

      Piecewise linear function

    • B. 

      Minima function

    • C. 

      Absolute linear function

    • D. 

      Absolute function

  • 7. 
    Which is an example of four-dimensional objects?
    • A. 

      Tesseract

    • B. 

      Coffee cups

    • C. 

      Spheres

    • D. 

      Prisms

  • 8. 
    Who named the mountain climbing problem?
    • A. 

      James V. Whittaker

    • B. 

      Talithia Williams

    • C. 

      Freeman Dyson

    • D. 

      Scott W. Williams

  • 9. 
    How can you find an approximation to a known curve? By... 
    • A. 

      Sampling the curve

    • B. 

      Sampling the area

    • C. 

      Sampling the surface

    • D. 

      Interpolating the surface

  • 10. 
    How many dimensions does the surface of a cylinder have?
    • A. 

      2

    • B. 

      4

    • C. 

      6

    • D. 

      8