Galileo Quiz | Eight Week Quiz E

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This quiz consists of 5 multiple choice and 5 short answer questions through Scenes IX - X.

Multiple Choice Questions

1. While at the ball, what chapter of the Bible do both Cardinal Bellarmin and Cardinal Barberini quote?
(a) Kings.
(b) Exodus.
(c) Genesis.
(d) Proverbs.

2. 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) Fifteen scudi a month.
(c) Twenty scudi a month.
(d) Nothing.

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

4. Who does Galileo say are his "favorite readings"?
(a) Aristotle and Plato.
(b) The Bible and Socrates.
(c) Socrates and Homer.
(d) The Bible and Homer.

5. What does the Pope tell the Inquisitor that Galileo could not say "no" to?
(a) "To an old wine or a new idea."
(b) "To an old friend or a new invention."
(c) "To an old friend and a new friend."
(d) "To an old idea and a new vision."

Short Answer Questions

1. Who does the Philosopher say is "an authority recognized not only by the entire learning of antiquity, but also by the Holy Fathers of the Church"?

2. Who does Galileo tell Virginia invited him to Padua?

3. According to the "Little Monk," how many nights passed since he had been able to sleep?

4. What does Galileo say he bought instead of paying the milkman?

5. What is Virginia sewing at the opening of Scene VIII?

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