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. How much is the private tuition that Galileo initially was going to charge Ludovico?
(a) Five scudi a month.
(b) Fifteen scudi a month.
(c) Fifty scudi a month.
(d) Ten scudi a month.

2. Where does Galileo tell Sagredo that the light from the moon comes from?
(a) The moon.
(b) Earth.
(c) Stars.
(d) The sun.

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

4. What does Galileo say he bought instead of paying the milkman?
(a) Charts.
(b) Books.
(c) Records.
(d) Pamphlets.

5. What does Galileo use to represent the sun when explaining the rotation of the Earth to Andrea?
(a) A table.
(b) A lamp.
(c) A wash basin.
(d) A chair.

Short Answer Questions

1. What does Galileo tell the Curator would "save millions of scudi in navigation"?

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

3. Who does the Chamberlain say is the name of the Astronomer-in-Chief at the Papal College in Rome?

4. Where does Scene IV open?

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

(see the answer key)

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