Galileo's Daughter: A Historical Memoir of Science, Faith, and Love Quiz | Eight Week Quiz C

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This quiz consists of 5 multiple choice and 5 short answer questions through Part Three, in Rome.

Multiple Choice Questions

1. What word is often used in regards to the presence of the Sun?
(a) Atrophic.
(b) Solicentric.
(c) Solar.
(d) Heliocentric.

2. What was the name of the town where the convent was located?
(a) Pisa.
(b) Arcetri.
(c) Naples.
(d) Padua.

3. How old was Maria Celeste when she entered the convent?
(a) 15.
(b) 17.
(c) 13.
(d) 11.

4. How old was Galileo when Marina died?
(a) 71.
(b) 47.
(c) 62.
(d) 59.

5. What was the name of Galileo's second daughter to enter the convent?
(a) Maria.
(b) Virginia.
(c) Constance.
(d) Livia.

Short Answer Questions

1. Which of Galileo's books was finally published in 1630?

2. How long did Galileo stay in Rome this time?

3. Because of a lack of follow through, which inventor came up with the same idea less than twenty years later?

4. How was the man killed?

5. Galileo planned to make a detour on the way to the Vatican to visit his old friend:

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