Science and the Enlightenment Quiz

Thomas L. Hankins
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Questions 1-5 of 25:

1.

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

2.

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)

3.

Who opened his "Spirit of the Laws" with a definition of law in Chapter 6? (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.

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

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