Galileo Quiz | Eight Week Quiz C

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This quiz consists of 5 multiple choice and 5 short answer questions through Scenes V - VI.

Multiple Choice Questions

1. According to the Curator, what republic refuses the Inquisition any say in scientific affairs?
(a) Venice.
(b) Rome.
(c) Paris.
(d) Prague.

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

3. What year is it in the opening of the play?
(a) 1510.
(b) 1609.
(c) 1710.
(d) 1409.

4. How old is Galileo when he was arguing with the Curator about salary?
(a) 46 years old.
(b) 35 years old.
(c) 27 years old.
(d) 76 years old.

5. What is the date of the opening of Scene III?
(a) April 17, 1615.
(b) April1, 1611.
(c) January 10, 1610.
(d) January 10, 1590.

Short Answer Questions

1. How many stars does Galileo find revolved around Jupiter?

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

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

4. What does Galileo use to represent the sun when explaining the rotation of the Earth to Andrea?

5. At the ball, what mask does Cardinal Bellarmin wear? (Scene VI)

(see the answer key)

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