Science and the Enlightenment Quiz

Thomas L. Hankins
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Questions 1-5 of 25:

1.

________'s emphasis on the repulsive or expansive property of air, led naturally to an emphasis on the expansive properties of the even more subtle fluids of heat and electricity. (from Chapter 3, Experimental Physics)

2.

The crucial realization of the Chemical Revolution was that ________ was not a single element but a physical state that many chemical substances could assume, according to Chapter 4. (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.

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

5.

What was the name of the leader of the natural history revival in England and the best naturalist of his age, according to the narrator in Chapter 5? (from Chapter 5, Natural History and Physiology)

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