Galileo Quiz | Eight Week Quiz D

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

Multiple Choice Questions

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

2. Why does Galileo tell Virginia that they move to Florence?
(a) So he could be the Court Mathematician.
(b) To work for the University.
(c) To find her a husband.
(d) So that he could sell his telescopes.

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

4. What happens to Signor Giordano Bruno "because he was not a Venetian and also had no appointment here"?
(a) He was imprisoned.
(b) He was burned at the stake.
(c) He was banished from the city.
(d) He was hung.

5. What is the monk play-acting? (in the opening of Scene V.)
(a) The he was Galileo.
(b) That the Earth was spinning too fast.
(c) The he was looking at the sun through the telescope.
(d) The he was drunk.

Short Answer Questions

1. How old is Andrea in Scene I?

2. How many years did Sarti work for Monsignor Filippo before working for Galileo?

3. Who does the Philosopher say is "Italy's and the Church's greatest astronomer"?

4. According to Bellarmin, whose responsibility is it to interpret the Bible?

5. What is the name of the bailiff?

(see the answer key)

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