Mathematician Test

7 Questions | Total Attempts: 1902

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Mathematics Quizzes & Trivia

Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    Which mathematician is considered the Father of Geometry?
    • A. 

      Brahmagupta

    • B. 

      Euler

    • C. 

      Euclid

    • D. 

      Newton

  • 2. 
    Archimedes is credited with coining which of the following phrases?
    • A. 

      "Eureka!"

    • B. 

      "I wanna go fast!"

    • C. 

      "A penny saved is a penny earned."

    • D. 

      "I love math!"

  • 3. 
    Hypatia is the first first female mathematician of record.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 4. 
    Besides Newton, which of the following mathematicians is also credited with discovering Calculus?
    • A. 

      Leibniz

    • B. 

      Descartes

    • C. 

      Euclid

    • D. 

      Euler

  • 5. 
    Euler made significant findings in the realm of number theory which includes prime and perfect numbers.  Which one of the following is a perfect number?
    • A. 

      28

    • B. 

      25

    • C. 

      101

    • D. 

      7

  • 6. 
    Brahmagupta is credited with naming zero.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 7. 
    Which of the following mathematicians is credited with inventing the Cartesian coordinate system (the xy-plane)?
    • A. 

      Descartes

    • B. 

      Newton

    • C. 

      Leibniz

    • D. 

      Euler