Galileo Quiz | Two Week Quiz A

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This quiz consists of 5 multiple choice and 5 short answer questions through Scenes VII - VIII.

Multiple Choice Questions

1. What does Galileo tell the Curator would "save millions of scudi in navigation"?
(a) New ocean maps.
(b) New star charts.
(c) New ships.
(d) The telescope.

2. Where had the "Little Monk" grown up?
(a) Paris.
(b) Campagna.
(c) Rome.
(d) Florence.

3. What prediction does Galileo make to Andrea about astronomy?
(a) That "astronomy will be challenged again and again."
(b) That "astronomy will never falter him."
(c) That "astronomy will be honored by Kings and Queens."
(d) That "astronomy will be talked about in the market-places."

4. What are the globes on the Ptolemaic system model made of?
(a) Crystal.
(b) Stone.
(c) Clay.
(d) Marble.

5. What invention does Ludovico tell Galileo about that he has just seen in Holland?
(a) "That box that talks."
(b) "The glass that sees."
(c) "That funny tube."
(d) "The horn that hears."

Short Answer Questions

1. What manuscripts does Galileo give to the "Little Monk"?

2. When discussing Galileo's findings regarding the movement of stars, who did the Philosopher think Signer Federzoni was?

3. What is the monk play-acting? (in the opening of Scene V.)

4. What does Sarti hand to Galileo while he was telling her about the new discoveries in science?

5. What, according to Andrea, do the people of Paris and Prague believe sunspots were?

(see the answer key)

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