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. Where did Scene XI take place?
(a) In the Palace of the Florentine Ambassador in Rome.
(b) In the Hall of Trials in Venice.
(c) In the Court of Inquisition in Florence.
(d) An apartment in the Vatican.

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

3. What do the boys ask Andrea about, given that he is a scholar?
(a) If one could cast spells.
(b) If one could make things disappear.
(c) If one could fly through the air.
(d) If magic was real.

4. While talking to Andrea about the ships that had found new continents, what does Galileo call the "dreaded ocean"?
(a) A pool.
(b) A pond.
(c) A puddle.
(d) A lake.

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

Short Answer Questions

1. Who do the boys say helped the old witch to bewitch Andrea's chest?

2. When discussing Galileo's findings regarding the movement of stars, who did the Philosopher think Signer Federzoni was?

3. Where does Scene VII open?

4. Who is Virginia's Father Confessor?

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

(see the answer key)

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