Galileo Quiz | Eight Week Quiz B

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

Multiple Choice Questions

1. What does the Curator say that Galileo had invented for the city, calling the invention "excellent"?
(a) A water pump.
(b) A telescope.
(c) A clock.
(d) A drainage system.

2. Who does Andrea tell his mother had "worked out" that the Earth went around the sun?
(a) Aristotle.
(b) Kippernicus.
(c) Galileo.
(d) Plato.

3. How old does Ludovico say the invention he saw in Holland was?
(a) A few hours old.
(b) A few days old.
(c) A week old.
(d) A month old.

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

5. What object does Andrea tell Galileo not to use because "You can prove anything with them"?
(a) A ball of yarn.
(b) An orange.
(c) An apple.
(d) A pear.

Short Answer Questions

1. Where does Galileo tell Sagredo that the light from the moon comes from?

2. In what country does the Curator tell Galileo that telescopes were sold in markets?

3. What is the name of the Grand Duke of Tuscany?

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

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

(see the answer key)

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