Science and the Enlightenment Quiz

Thomas L. Hankins
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Questions 1-5 of 25:

1.

In Chapter 5, Ingen-Housz was able to show in his "Experiments on Vegetables" that it was ________ not ________, that was essential for the production of oxygen by the leaves. (from Chapter 5, Natural History and Physiology)

2.

The concept of a ________ was a necessary step in the process of quantification, according to the narrator in Chapter 3. (from Chapter 3, Experimental Physics)

3.

Newton had not made it clear whether the forces acting between the planets and between the parts of matter acted at a distance or through some intervening medium called a(n) ________. (from Chapter 3, Experimental Physics)

4.

The crucial realization of the Chemical Revolution was that ________ was not a single element but a physical state that many chemical substances could assume, according to Chapter 4. (from Chapter 4, Chemistry)

5.

The narrator explains in Chapter 6 that the ________ believed that the improvement of society could be brought about by making economic activity agree more closely with the laws implanted in nature by Providence. (from Chapter 6, The Moral Sciences)

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