Science and the Enlightenment Quiz

Thomas L. Hankins
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Questions 1-5 of 25:

1.

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

2.

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)

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.

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)

5.

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

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