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This test consists of 5 multiple choice questions, 5 short answer questions, and 10 short essay questions.
Multiple Choice Questions
1. The son was intended to complete his education at a university in which city?
2. How long did it take before the printing was complete?
(a) 6 months.
(b) 9 months.
(c) 2 years.
(d) 1 year.
3. What word is used to describe something that is opposite or against?
4. What was the name of the famous and extremely powerful family from that country?
5. In what year was Galileo's daughter born?
Short Answer Questions
1. What was the name of the town where the convent was located?
2. Galileo was afraid to send books to Rome because they would be:
3. What tragic affliction was responsible for the death of Prince Cesi?
4. Which Italian city seemed to be the only one spared from the epidemic?
5. What was the first name of Galileo's daughter before she was taken into the convent?
Short Essay Questions
1. What is the structure of the book? How many letters are there in total?
2. Galileo suffered a tragedy shortly after the trip to Rome. What was the tragedy? What caused it?
3. What did Galileo send to Urban as soon as it was proper to do so? What was Galileo's hope in regards to a new relationship with an old friend?
4. How severe was the presence of the plague in Rome in the 1600s? When was the worst period in history for the plague? How does Sobel refer to the returning plague?
5. Who were the other two Galilei children? What was their place in the family?
6. What was the purpose of Galileo's next trip to Rome? Who did he see?
7. Explain the first experience with a telescope. Also explain what it meant to the future study of the galaxy.
8. Explain the invention of the pendulum clock and how it came about. What happened to the invention?
9. Discuss some of the complaints the Galileis had regarding various illnesses.
10. Which scientist most influenced the work of Galileo? What was Galileo's intention with his experiments?
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