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This quiz consists of 5 multiple choice and 5 short answer questions through Scenes XI - XII.

Multiple Choice Questions

1. Where does Scene VII open?
(a) In the Hall of Inquisition.
(b) Galileo's home.
(c) A monastery.
(d) In the Palace of the Florentine Ambassador in Rome.

2. After the bell rang, who reads Galileo's recant on the street?
(a) The crier.
(b) Andrea.
(c) The Pope.
(d) Federzoni

3. What manuscripts does Galileo give to the "Little Monk"?
(a) Papers on why the ocean moves in ebb and flood.
(b) Papers on the sun being the center of the universe.
(c) Papers on the inquiry of time.
(d) Papers on evolution.

4. In Scene XI, how many days does the "Little Monk" say that Galileo had been sitting in prison?
(a) 30 days.
(b) 13 days.
(c) 23 days.
(d) 47 days.

5. What does Galileo tell Sagredo the spots on stars were?
(a) Wind.
(b) Craters.
(c) Mountains.
(d) Fire.

Short Answer Questions

1. What does Federzoni think has begun, "the hour of its birth," when the bell does not ring at the time the inquisitors thought it would?

2. What pages from Galileo's book do the Monks have?

3. What author has Galileo begun to read again? (Revealed by Galileo to the "Little Monk" during their conversation in Scene VII.)

4. What kind of clock is Galileo presented with as a gift from Cardinal Bellarmin?

5. What do Cosimo and Andrea break during their fighting on the floor?

(see the answer key)

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