Science and the Enlightenment Quiz

Thomas L. Hankins
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Questions 1-5 of 25:

1.

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)

2.

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

3.

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)

4.

Joseph Priestly and Henry Cavendish continued to use the term ________ for the action of fire in combustion, in Chapter 4. (from Chapter 4, Chemistry)

5.

Electricians in the following countries concluded from their experiments that electrified seeds germinated faster, that electrified plants sent out shoots earlier, and that electrified animals were slightly lighter than non-electrified ones, except for which country? (from Chapter 5, Natural History and Physiology)

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