Science and the Enlightenment Quiz

Thomas L. Hankins
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Questions 1-5 of 25:

1.

According to the narrator in Chapter 6, societies modeled after the Royal Society were founded at the following locations, except for which one? (from Chapter 6, The Moral Sciences)

2.

In Chapter 3, who noticed that when he pulled off his silk socks in the evening, "they frequently made a crackling or snapping noise" and emitted "sparks of fire"? (from Chapter 3, Experimental Physics)

3.

In Chapter 4, Abbe Condillac claimed that ________ was the best language because it had the best symbols. (from Chapter 4, Chemistry)

4.

Joseph Black studied chemistry with ________ at Glasgow, serving for three years as his assistant, according to Chapter 4. (from Chapter 4, Chemistry)

5.

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)

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