George Boole, Mathematician: Biography & Timeline


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What did George Boole pursue that his father could not?

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1. How old was George Boole when he became an assistant teacher?

2. What was a key teaching position held by George Boole?

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About This Quiz & Worksheet

George Boole is an important figure to be familiar with in the fields of mathematics and information systems. This quiz/worksheet will help you test your knowledge of his life and career.

Quiz & Worksheet Goals

In these assessments, you'll be tested on several details of the life of George Boole including:

  • What George Boole pursued that his father could not
  • How old George Boole was when he became an assistant teacher
  • George Boole's teaching career
  • The branch of mathematics named after George Boole
  • Boole's contributions to mathematics

Skills Practiced

This quiz and worksheet allow students to test the following skills:

  • Reading comprehension - ensure that you draw the most important information from the lesson on the details of George Boole's life
  • Information recall - access the knowledge you've gained regarding George Boole's teaching career
  • Knowledge application - use your knowledge to answer questions about George Boole's contributions to the mathematic field as well as the branch of mathematics named after George Boole

Additional Learning

To learn more about the life of George Boole, review the accompanying lesson on George Boole, Mathematician: Biography & Timeline. This lesson covers the following objectives:

  • Familiarize yourself with details of George Boole's life and career from birth to death
  • Know the branch of mathematics named after Boole
  • Familiarize yourself with Boole's contributions to the mathematic field