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The Scientific Revolution

Quiz by Leslie Robinson

High School
World History
North Carolina Standard Course of Study

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  • Q1

    The belief that the sun is the center of the universe.

    Eurocentric

    Afrocentric

    Heliocentric

    Geocentric

    30s
  • Q2

    The belief that the earth was the center of the universe

    Heliocentric

    Geocentric

    Afrocentric

    Eurocentric

    30s
  • Q3

    Who was the scientist that discovered the law of gravity?

    Harvey

    Copernicus

    Boyle

    Newton

    120s
  • Q4

    A new way of thinking about the physical world that led to modern science.

    Industrialization

    Political Revolution

    Scientific Revolution

    Information Age

    120s
  • Q5

    What does it mean to give up one's views?

    recant

    redeem

    release

    review

    120s
  • Q6

    A possible explanation

    hypothesis

    hibernate 

    hydraulic

    experimentation

    120s
  • Q7

    The scientist who explained that the planets revolve around the sun and in ellipses.

    Galileo  

    Copernicus

    Kepler

    Newton

    120s
  • Q8

    He discovered four moons of Jupiter and that they orbited around Jupiter.

    Kepler

    Galileo

    Copernicus

    Harvey

    120s
  • Q9

    What is the force that keeps the planets in orbit around the sun?

    Friction

    Inertia

    Gravity

    120s
  • Q10

    Who was the "father" of modern philosophy who deducted one unshakable truth, "I think therefore, I am."

    Francis Bacon

    Robert Boyle

    Rene Descartes

    William Harvey

    120s
  • Q11

    Why didn't Johannes Kepler have to worry about being tried for heresy when he agreed with Copernicus' views of the universe?

    Kepler was a Kung fu warrior

    Kepler was close friend with the Pope

    Kepler was protestant

    Kepler kept his views a secret

    120s
  • Q12

    Copernicus proposed which of the following?

    The Earth travels around the sun

    The Sun travels around the Earth

    Gravity keeps the planet in orbit around the sun

    The Earth is the center of the universe

    120s
  • Q13

    The steps to find scientific truth through observation and experiments is called

    deductive reasoning

    scientific method

    logic

    observation

    120s
  • Q14

    Andreas Vesalius achieved his breakthrough discoveries by

    trying to transform metal into gold

    illegally directing human bodies

    explaining the heliocentric views of the universe

    experimenting with the properties of air

    120s
  • Q15

    Who established chemistry as a pure science?

    Frances Bacon

    Robert Boyle

    Isaac Newton

    William Harvey

    120s

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