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. At the end of Scene Seven, the "Little Monk" told Galileo that he cannot understand what?
(a) A sentence.
(b) A word.
(c) A drawing.
(d) A model.

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

3. What philosopher does Galileo and Andrea study in regard to objects floating?
(a) Machiavelli.
(b) Plato.
(c) Aristotle.
(d) Socrates.

4. Which Dane determines the track of a comet?
(a) Tycho Brahe.
(b) Cosimo Medici.
(c) Socrates.
(d) Aristotle.

5. How old is Andrea in Scene I?
(a) 8 years old.
(b) 12 years old.
(c) 14 years old.
(d) 10 years old.

Short Answer Questions

1. According to Galileo, what gives the "Little Monk" the right to say whatever he wishes?

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

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

4. How old does Ludovico say the invention he saw in Holland was?

5. While talking to Andrea about the ships that had found new continents, what does Galileo call the "dreaded ocean"?

(see the answer key)

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