Science and the Enlightenment Quiz

Thomas L. Hankins
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Questions 1-5 of 25:

1.

The concept of subtle fluids made its appearance around ________ when demonstration experiments in physics were rapidly gaining in popularity, according to the narrator in Chapter 3. (from Chapter 3, Experimental Physics)

2.

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

3.

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)

4.

Who opened his "Spirit of the Laws" with a definition of law in Chapter 6? (from Chapter 6, The Moral Sciences)

5.

Joseph Black studied ________, which had only recently been used as a medicine, according to Chapter 4. (from Chapter 4, Chemistry)

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