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This quiz consists of 5 multiple choice and 5 short answer questions through Scenes XI - XII.

Multiple Choice Questions

1. What does the new Pope, at the opening of Scene VIII, want Galileo to study?
(a) The Earth's rotation.
(b) The moon.
(c) Sunspots.
(d) The stars.

2. Who does Galileo tell Virginia that he was afraid of?
(a) The Inquisitor.
(b) Rector Gaffone.
(c) Ludovico.
(d) The Pope.

3. According to the person from the Grand Duke's Palace, what bell will ring when Galileo recants his teachings?
(a) The great bell of St. Mercy.
(b) The great bell of St. Mark's.
(c) The great bell of St. John.
(d) The great bell of St. Michael.

4. What kind of clock is Galileo presented with as a gift from Cardinal Bellarmin?
(a) Atmos clock.
(b) Lantern clock.
(c) Cellini clock.
(d) Parliament clock.

5. What do Cosimo and Andrea break during their fighting on the floor?
(a) A star model.
(b) The telescope.
(c) A chair.
(d) The Ptolemaic model.

Short Answer Questions

1. On what date did the inquisition put the Copernican teachings on the index?

2. How old does Ludovico say the invention he saw in Holland was?

3. Who, from Amsterdam, wanted Andrea to ask about Galileo's health?

4. When Sagredo asks Galileo about where God was, what is Galileo's answer?

5. What does Federzoni think has begun, "the hour of its birth," when the bell does not ring at the time the inquisitors thought it would?

(see the answer key)

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