Science and the Enlightenment Quiz

Thomas L. Hankins
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Questions 1-5 of 25:

1.

Who made the first extensive series of investigations of electricity in his book "De Magnete," according to Chapter 3? (from Chapter 3, Experimental Physics)

2.

Which of the following Rousseau's book on education begins: "All is good as it leaves the hands of the author of things"? (from Chapter 6, The Moral Sciences)

3.

What was the name of the leader of the natural history revival in England and the best naturalist of his age, according to the narrator in Chapter 5? (from Chapter 5, Natural History and Physiology)

4.

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)

5.

In Chapter 4, who found that many liquids cooled on evaporation: the more volatile the liquid, the greater the amount of cooling? (from Chapter 4, Chemistry)

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