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The first woman scientist

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For each question, mark the letter A, B, C or D on your answer sheet.

The first woman scientist

Hypatia was __born__ in Alexandria, in Egypt, in 370 A.D. For many centuries she was (1)___ only woman scientist to have a place in the history books.

Hypatia's father was director of Alexandria University, and he (2)___ sure his daughter had the best education available. This was unusual, as most women then had few (3)___ to study.

After studying in Athens and Rome, Hypatia returned to Alexandria (4)___ she began teaching mathematics. She soon became famous (5)___ her knowledge of new ideas.

We have no copies of her books, (6)___ we know that she wrote several important mathematical works. Hypatia was also interested in technology and (7)___ several scientific tools to help with her work.

At the (8)___ many rulers were afraid of science, and (9)___ connected with it was in danger. One day in March 415, Hypatia (10)___ attacked in the street and killed.

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