Trivia Questions On Archimedes

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Trivia Questions On Archimedes

Below is Trivia Questions on Archimedes. He is undoubtedly one of the smartest mathematicians ever, and he credited for creating calculus thousands of years before calculus was invented. Thanks to his calculations, we can now enjoy ships and hot air balloons. Take up this exciting quiz and get to see just how much you know about this great mathematician.


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    Where was Archimedes born?
    • A. 

      Syracuse, Greece

    • B. 

      Paris, France

    • C. 

      Athens, Greece

  • 2. 
    Where did Archimedes die?
    • A. 

      Cairo, Egypt. He was killed by a pharaoh.

    • B. 

      Syracuse, Greece. He was killed by a Roman soldier.

    • C. 

      Alexandria, Greece. A book fell on his head.

  • 3. 
    When did Archimedes discover buoyancy?
    • A. 

      While swimming in a river.

    • B. 

      While taking a bath.

    • C. 

      While watching fish in the sea.

  • 4. 
    Which is NOT an example of one of his contributions?
    • A. 

      Submarine

    • B. 

      Hot Air Balloon

    • C. 

      Airplane

  • 5. 
    "The Archimedes Principle" states that:
    • A. 

      An object has to be full of air to float.

    • B. 

      When an object floats into the fluid, it displaces the fluids of its own weight.

    • C. 

      There are object with magic powers that allow them to float.

  • 6. 
    Which equation can be used to find the buoyant force?
    • A. 

      The apparent weight of the object = The original weight – the buoyant force exerted.

    • B. 

      The buoyant force exerted = The original weight – the apparent weight of the object.

    • C. 

      The original weight = The buoyant force exerted – the apparent weight of the object.

  • 7. 
    Fishes are examples of the Archimedes Principle.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 8. 
    Buoyancy is:
    • A. 

      The weight of the fluid displaced by the object.

    • B. 

      Another name for gravity.

    • C. 

      A potion made by Dumbledore to help Harry remember his past.

  • 9. 
    Archimedes had his formal education in:
    • A. 

      Alexandria, Egypt

    • B. 

      Syracuse, Greece

    • C. 

      London, England

  • 10. 
    The Archimedes's Claw was Archimedes's greatest invention.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False