Galileo Quiz | Four Week Quiz A

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This quiz consists of 5 multiple choice and 5 short answer questions through Scenes III - IV.

Multiple Choice Questions

1. In what country does the Curator tell Galileo that telescopes were sold in markets?
(a) Italy.
(b) Germany.
(c) France.
(d) Holland.

2. When, according to Galileo, does he "get most inspiration"?
(a) When he read.
(b) When he ate.
(c) When he thought about Virginia's dowry.
(d) When he looked at the stars.

3. Where does Scene IV open?
(a) Virginia's home.
(b) Galileo's home in Florence.
(c) The marketplace.
(d) The University in Florence.

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

5. Who does the Philosopher say is "an authority recognized not only by the entire learning of antiquity, but also by the Holy Fathers of the Church"?
(a) Socrates.
(b) Galileo.
(c) Plato.
(d) Aristotle.

Short Answer Questions

1. What is the name of the bailiff?

2. Why does Galileo tell Virginia that they move to Florence?

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

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

5. After finding out about Ludovico's interests, how much does Galileo say he is going to charge him for private tuition?

(see the answer key)

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