Science and the Enlightenment Quiz

Thomas L. Hankins
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Questions 1-5 of 25:


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)


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)


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)


The mathematical study of probability had begun in 1654 in a correspondence between ________ and ________. (from Chapter 6, The Moral Sciences)


Contemporary chemistry recognized only one element in the gaseous state, and that was the element _______. (from Chapter 3, Experimental Physics)

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