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. According to Galileo, if one believes in humanity, they believe in what?
(a) "Something bigger than himself."
(b) "Common sense."
(c) "That mankind is the center of all."
(d) "God."

2. What bell rings as Virginia entered her father's room? (Scene III)
(a) A bell for early Mass.
(b) A bell signaling lunch.
(c) A noon bell.
(d) An evening bell.

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

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

5. How many years did Sarti work for Monsignor Filippo before working for Galileo?
(a) 2 years.
(b) 4 years.
(c) 7 years.
(d) 10 years.

Short Answer Questions

1. In the Ptolemaic system model, what does Galileo claim moved?

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

3. What happens to Signor Giordano Bruno "because he was not a Venetian and also had no appointment here"?

4. How many globes surround the center stone?

5. What does the Curator say that Galileo had invented for the city, calling the invention "excellent"?

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