Science and the Enlightenment Quiz

Thomas L. Hankins
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Questions 1-5 of 25:

1.

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)

2.

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

3.

Joseph Black studied chemistry with ________ at Glasgow, serving for three years as his assistant, according to Chapter 4. (from Chapter 4, Chemistry)

4.

Electricians in the following countries concluded from their experiments that electrified seeds germinated faster, that electrified plants sent out shoots earlier, and that electrified animals were slightly lighter than non-electrified ones, except for which country? (from Chapter 5, Natural History and Physiology)

5.

Which of the following Rousseau's book on education begins: "All is good as it leaves the hands of the author of things"? (from Chapter 6, The Moral Sciences)

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