History Quiz / Mathematicians

Random History Quiz

Can you name the mathematicians?

 Plays Quiz not verified by Sporcle

Forced Order
Also try: Chinese Inventions
Score 0/9 Timer 03:00
AccomplishmentsName of MathematicianNationality
'Prince of Mathematicians'; came up with a formula for summation of a seriesGerman
invented calculus and binary numbers; helped establish boolean algebra and symbolic logicGerman
best known for his two incompleteness theoremsAustrian
proved the Taniyama-Shimura conjecture; corollary of that result established Fermat's Last TheoremBritish
known for his 'little theorem'; stated his 'Last Theorem'; discovered methods for finding maxima and minima of functionsFrench
invented calculus; generalized the binomial theorem; three laws of motionEnglish
proved infinitude of prime numbers; wrote the textbook on geometry called ElementsAlexandrian Greek
introduced the modern notation for e; linked four of math's most important constantsSwiss
known for his 'Eureka moment'; accurately estimated piSyracusan Greek

You're not logged in!

Compare scores with friends on all Sporcle quizzes.
Join for Free
Log In

You Might Also Like...

Show Comments


Created Nov 20, 2012ReportNominate
Tags:accomplishment, nationality

Top Quizzes Today

Score Distribution

Your Account Isn't Verified!

In order to create a playlist on Sporcle, you need to verify the email address you used during registration. Go to your Sporcle Settings to finish the process.

Report this User

Report this user for behavior that violates our Community Guidelines.