What's Your Knowledge About Timeline Of Numerals And Arithmetic

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The timeline numerals regroups all the mathematical systems and techniques that have appeared all over the world throughout history. Although mostly centered around South East Asia, Mesopotamia, and Europe, they've contributed to our development as humans. Do you know your Numerals and arithmetic timeline? Take our quiz and see how much you know about it.


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    From when is dated the Ishongo bone?
    • A. 

      2,000 BC

    • B. 

      20,000 BC

    • C. 

      30, 000 BC

    • D. 

      3,000 BC

  • 2. 
    Who invented the first numerical system?
    • A. 

      The Sumerians

    • B. 

      The Greeks

    • C. 

      The Romans

    • D. 

      The Gauls

  • 3. 
    Who do we owe the first decimal system to?
    • A. 

      The Romans

    • B. 

      The Egyptians

    • C. 

      The Russians

    • D. 

      The French

  • 4. 
    Which civilization used the first decimal ratios?
    • A. 

      The Huns

    • B. 

      The Mesopotamians

    • C. 

      The Indus valley civilization

    • D. 

      The Barbarians

  • 5. 
    Where was the Shu Square invented?
    • A. 

      In China

    • B. 

      In Japan

    • C. 

      In Australia

    • D. 

      In India

  • 6. 
    Where are Brahmi numerals from?
    • A. 

      India

    • B. 

      Italy

    • C. 

      Spain

    • D. 

      Iran

  • 7. 
    Which civilization invented the abacus?
    • A. 

      The Chinese

    • B. 

      The Babylonians

    • C. 

      The Tibetans

    • D. 

      The Mongols

  • 8. 
    Who are credited with being the first ones to use the number "0"?
    • A. 

      The Incas

    • B. 

      The Eskimos

    • C. 

      The late Olmecs

    • D. 

      The Mayans

  • 9. 
    Which civilization created the positional notation base-10 numeral system?
    • A. 

      China

    • B. 

      India

    • C. 

      Indonesia

    • D. 

      Singapore

  • 10. 
    In what year did John Napier discusses the Napierian logarithms?
    • A. 

      In 1614

    • B. 

      In 1620

    • C. 

      In 1640

    • D. 

      In 1650

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