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

Multiple Choice Questions

1. After finding out about Ludovico's interests, how much does Galileo say he is going to charge him for private tuition?
(a) Ten scudi a month.
(b) Twenty scudi a month.
(c) Fifteen scudi a month.
(d) Nothing.

2. What sickness was the "Old Gentlemen" discussing as they climbed the stairs to see the telescope?
(a) Larsen Sydnrome.
(b) Homocystinuria.
(c) Tuberculosis.
(d) The plague.

3. 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 lens-grinder.
(c) Galileo's student.
(d) Galileo's son-in-law.

4. What does Cosimo call Andrea as they fight over the models?
(a) "Dog."
(b) "Beets."
(c) "Rat."
(d) "Carrots."

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

Short Answer Questions

1. What is the date of the opening of Scene III?

2. What does Galileo tell Andrea to put on the table? (Scene I)

3. What are the globes on the Ptolemaic system model made of?

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

5. Why does the Grand Duke of Tuscany come to Galileo's home?

(see the answer key)

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