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 Galileo ask the men to trust when looking through the telescope at the stars?
(a) Their hearts.
(b) Their eyes.
(c) Science.
(d) Their minds.

2. Where does Scene VII open?
(a) In the Hall of Inquisition.
(b) A monastery.
(c) Galileo's home.
(d) In the Palace of the Florentine Ambassador in Rome.

3. What author's name does Andrea give to the Frontier guard when he inquired about Galileo's book?
(a) Aristotle.
(b) Descartes.
(c) Plato.
(d) Socrates.

4. 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"?
(a) Aristotle.
(b) Plato.
(c) Galileo.
(d) Socrates.

5. What does Galileo say he bought instead of paying the milkman?
(a) Pamphlets.
(b) Charts.
(c) Books.
(d) Records.

Short Answer Questions

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

2. What does Andrea hold out to Galileo right after Virginia brings Galileo dinner?

3. What do the strips of paper on the Ptolemaic system model have written on them?

4. How old is Virginia in Scene XII?

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

(see the answer key)

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