Fractal geometry transcends the Euclidean dimensions in mind-blowing ways. Quantify your knowledge of fractals with this brain-bending quiz!
Question 1 of 20
When was the term "fractal" first used?
Question 2 of 20
When a fractal produces the same shape at smaller and smaller scales, it demonstrates what?
Question 3 of 20
Which fractal helped to calculate the length of the coastline of England?
Question 4 of 20
The Mandelbrot Set is sums up the work of which mathematician?
Question 5 of 20
According to fractal geometry, the coastline of the United Kingdom is how long?
Question 6 of 20
If you wanted to simulate a mountain range using fractal geometry, what basic Euclidean shape would you want to use?
Question 7 of 20
In the fractal equation z = z2 + c, the variable c stands for what?
Question 8 of 20
Mandelbrot coined the word "fractal" to explain what?
Question 9 of 20
Fractal dimension is a measure of what?
Question 10 of 20
The Hausdorff-Besicovitch Dimension of a fractal is always:
Question 11 of 20
In a colorful version of a Mandelbrot Set, what do the colors represent?
Question 12 of 20
What kind of fractal has been effectively used in telecommunications devices?
Question 13 of 20
What's the highest dimension a fractal can have?
Question 14 of 20
What Japanese artist depicted fractal waves in his work "The Great Wave Off Kanagawa"?
Question 15 of 20
What meteorologist first discovered the Butterfly Effect in 1960?
Question 16 of 20
Why didn't Gaston Julia pursue his work with the Julia Set further?
Question 17 of 20
Helge von Koche is best known for creating the Koch Snowflake, a fractal that illustrates what paradox?
Question 18 of 20
Which measure of fractal dimension utilizes the box counting method?
Question 19 of 20
The Lorentz Butterfly is an example of what type of fractal?
Question 20 of 20