Science and the Enlightenment Quiz | Two Week Quiz A

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This quiz consists of 5 multiple choice and 5 short answer questions through Chapter 4, Chemistry.

Multiple Choice Questions

1. The narrator explains in Chapter 4 that the most popular textbooks in France during the first half of the eighteenth century were those of ________ and ________.
(a) Roi / Lavoisier.
(b) Boerhaave / Lemery.
(c) Stahl / Marggraf / Rouelle.
(d) Cullen / Black.

2. All of the following were forms of fire, according to Boerhaave and Musschenbroek, except for which one?
(a) Wood.
(b) Heat.
(c) Light.
(d) Electricity.

3. Who became the leading literary figure of the Enlightenment and in 1734 published "Philosophical Letters"?
(a) Breteuil.
(b) Newton.
(c) Voltaire.
(d) Chatelet.

4. ________, working with the knowledge of latent heat, realized that a big difference in heat could be obtained with a small difference in temperature, if one compared water and ice.
(a) Fordyce.
(b) Newton.
(c) Roebuck.
(d) Black.

5. According to the narrator in Chapter 4, ________ and ________ were closely associated because they were still based to a large extent on the concept of the Aristotelian elements: earth, water, air, and fire.
(a) Chemistry / experimental physics.
(b) Zoology / biology.
(c) Geology / geography.
(d) Biology / geography.

Short Answer Questions

1. What was the name of the philosopher who could enthusiastically claim that "the works of Nature everywhere sufficiently evidence a Diety"?

2. According to Chapter 4, what is another name for nitrous oxide?

3. In Chapter 2, who was the greatest analyst of the Enlightenment and created mathematical theories to predict the buckling of columns and beams?

4. In Chapter 2, what was the name of the path of a body that is dragged over a resisting horizontal surface by a cord of which one end moves along a straight line found?

5. The names "biology" and "sociology" were names and fields that were created in what century, according to the narrator in Chapter 1?

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