Unraveling the Secrets of Prime Numbers

- 1. How many prime numbers are there between 1 and 10?
A) 6 B) 5 C) 3 D) 4 - 2. What is the largest prime number between 1 and 10?
A) 6 B) 8 C) 7 D) 9 - 3. What is the sum of the first 5 prime numbers?
A) 28 B) 30 C) 32 D) 26 - 4. Are there an infinite number of prime numbers?
A) Maybe B) No C) Yes D) Depends on the country - 5. Which mathematician famously stated 'God may not play dice with the universe, but something strange is going on with the prime numbers'?
A) Pierre de Fermat B) Euclid C) Paul ErdÅ‘s D) Carl Friedrich Gauss - 6. What is the next prime number after 17?
A) 19 B) 22 C) 21 D) 20 - 7. What is Goldbach's Conjecture?
A) A method for factoring large numbers B) A theory about irrational numbers C) A formula for calculating prime numbers D) Every even integer greater than 2 can be expressed as the sum of two prime numbers - 8. What famous mathematician worked extensively on prime numbers and the Riemann Hypothesis?
A) Bernhard Riemann B) Pythagoras C) Isaac Newton D) Leonhard Euler - 9. What is the product of the prime numbers between 1 and 5?
A) 30 B) 24 C) 35 D) 40 - 10. What is the fundamental theorem of arithmetic related to prime numbers?
A) A geometric proof involving prime numbers B) An equation to find prime roots C) A method for solving linear equations D) Every integer greater than 1 can be uniquely represented as a product of prime numbers - 11. What role do prime numbers play in modern cryptography?
A) They are used for predicting weather patterns B) They are not relevant in cryptography C) They are used for drawing geometric shapes D) They are used for generating secure keys in encryption - 12. What is unique about the prime number 2?
A) It is the largest prime number B) It is divisible by all numbers C) It has the most factors D) It is the only even prime number - 13. What is the prime factorization of 72?
A) 2 * 3 * 4 B) 9 * 8 C) 6 * 12 D) 2 ^{3} * 3^{2}- 14. What is a Mersenne prime?
A) A prime number that is a perfect square B) A prime number that ends in 9 C) A prime number that is divisible by 2 D) A prime number that is one less than a power of two - 15. Which ancient civilization made significant contributions to prime numbers?
A) Ancient Egyptians B) Romans C) Mayans D) Ancient Greeks - 16. Who is often referred to as the 'Father of Prime Numbers'?
A) Euclid B) Pythagoras C) Archimedes D) Newton - 17. How many prime numbers are there between 1 and 20?
A) 8 B) 10 C) 6 D) 12 |

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