Science and the Enlightenment Quiz

Thomas L. Hankins
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Questions 1-5 of 25:

1.

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)

2.

Haller carried out his famous investigations into the sensibility and irritability of __________, according to Chapter 5. (from Chapter 5, Natural History and Physiology)

3.

The first mortality tables from which life insurance premiums could be calculated were constructed just at the end of the ________ century. (from Chapter 6, The Moral Sciences)

4.

Chapter 6 explains that ________ created the first stirrings of Romanticism. (from Chapter 6, The Moral Sciences)

5.

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)

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