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

2. When discussing Galileo's findings regarding the movement of stars, who did the Philosopher think Signer Federzoni was?
(a) Galileo's student.
(b) Galileo's manservant.
(c) Galileo's son-in-law.
(d) Galileo's lens-grinder.

3. According to Galileo, when informed upon the Holy Office's findings, who accepted Galileo's observations?
(a) The Pope.
(b) Cardinal Bellarmin.
(c) The University of Florence.
(d) The astronomers of the Collegium Romanum.

4. At the ball, what mask does Cardinal Bellarmin wear? (Scene VI)
(a) That of a wolf.
(b) That of an eagle.
(c) That of a clown.
(d) That of a lamb.

5. At the ball, what mask does Barberini wear? (Scene VI)
(a) That of a dove.
(b) That of a jester.
(c) That of a mime.
(d) That of a tiger.

Short Answer Questions

1. Who does the Philosopher say is "Italy's and the Church's greatest astronomer"?

2. What does Ludovico tell Galileo were his interests?

3. Where did Ludovico Marsili's letter say he has studied?

4. According to Galileo, if one believes in humanity, they believe in what?

5. What does Galileo ask the men to trust when looking through the telescope at the stars?

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