The Scientific Revolution Unit Quiz
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1. Before the Scientific Revolution began, people in Europe explained the world around them by referring to which of the following below? *
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2. Before the Scientific Revolution, most people in Europe believed which of the bodies below was at the center of the Solar System? *
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3. The theory above in #2 was put forth by Ptolemy, a Roman scientist, and was know as the? *
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4. Rapid advances in European Science & Mathematics based on a new philosophy of empiricism during the 16th and 17th centuries was known as?  *
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5. During the Scientific Revolution, how did the church treat people with different ideas about our place in the Universe? *
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6. A process of discovery created by Sir Francis Bacon consisting in the systematic observation, measurement, and experiment, and the formulation, testing, and modification of hypotheses is called the? *
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7. Which of the following individuals below was a Polish astronomer who proposed that the Earth and the other planets rotated around the Sun? *
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8. The idea that the Earth and the other planets rotate around the sun is called? *
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9. As a result of his teaching, Galileo was summoned to meet the Pope in Rome for which of the following? *
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10. Galileo was the first scientist to use which of the following instruments to study astronomy? *
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11. Which of the following was a discovery made by Galileo? *
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12. Which of the following individuals was a French Mathematician who developed Algebra and Geometry? *
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13. Which of the following individuals developed a modern understanding of the Laws of Motion and made discoveries about how objects respond to gravity? *
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14. Which of the following individuals invented a barometer to begin predicting the weather? *
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15. Using "cow pox" Edward Jenner developed the first vaccination for which of the following diseases? *
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Short Response Question: Compose a well written paragraph answering the following question: How did the Scientific Revolution change the way Europeans viewed the universe and the place of human beings in it?
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