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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. Galileo suggested to Maria Celeste that she petition this Pope for assistance.
2. What was the name of Galileo's host?
3. What caused the delay in Galileo's trip to the Vatican?
(c) Financial problems.
(d) Death in the family.
4. In what month did the Pope take office?
5. Who assisted Galileo and Maria Celeste in one particular project?
Short Answer Questions
1. Which Pope was often referred to as the "Poet Pope?"
2. Officials from which region would be responsible for approving Galileo's manuscript?
3. Which of the following was the main carrier of disease at this time?
4. How old was the Cardinal when he accepted the position of the Supreme Pontiff?
5. Which type of clock was invented by Galileo and another person?
Short Essay Questions
1. Galileo suffered a tragedy shortly after the trip to Rome. What was the tragedy? What caused it?
2. What was the name of the Pope elected in Part 2? When was the Pope elected? What was his former identity?
3. What significant event took place during Galileo's time in Rome?
4. Why do you think Maria Celeste had such a special bond with her father, aside from her position in the family?
5. Discuss Galileo's first trip to Rome to meet with Urban. Also discuss Galileo's friendship with Prince Cesi.
6. What was the purpose of Galileo's next trip to Rome? Who did he see?
7. What were the accolades and criticisms following Pope Urban's inauguration?
8. Who was announced as being the new Grand Duke of Tuscany? In what year was he installed as Grand Duke? To which famous family was the new Duke related?
9. When did Virginia take her vows? Where did she get the name Maria Celeste?
10. What is the structure of the book? How many letters are there in total?
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