Galileo Quiz | Eight Week Quiz G

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This quiz consists of 5 multiple choice and 5 short answer questions through Scenes XIII - XIV.

Multiple Choice Questions

1. What does Andrea leave behind when leaving with the coachman?
(a) A book.
(b) A jug.
(c) A coin.
(d) A coat.

2. Where does Galileo hide a copy of his Discorsi?
(a) In his bed.
(b) A false bottom in his desk.
(c) The globe.
(d) Behind his star charts.

3. To where does the "High Official" tell Galileo that he has to go to face the Holy Inquisition?
(a) Rome.
(b) Paris.
(c) Florence.
(d) Volpi.

4. Why does Andrea leave the room when Galileo was asking the men from the courts to look through the telescope?
(a) Andrea needed to get water for the men.
(b) Andrea said the men were stupid.
(c) Andrea was embarassed for fighting with Cosimo.
(d) Andrea's nose started bleeding.

5. Who do the boys say put the chest on the ground?
(a) The Devil.
(b) The witch.
(c) Andrea.
(d) The clerk.

Short Answer Questions

1. When the "Little Monk" spent time with Galileo, while Galileo was in prison, to whom does Galileo compare his work?

2. Why does Galileo claim "I, as a scientist, had a unique opportunity"?

3. How old is Galileo when he was arguing with the Curator about salary?

4. Who is Virginia's Father Confessor?

5. While at the ball, what chapter of the Bible do both Cardinal Bellarmin and Cardinal Barberini quote?

(see the answer key)

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