#1 - History 2012 (weeks 1-6)

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  • 1. 
    Talking about devils and demons, who's was the warning of two opposite errors - to disbelieve in their existence or to believe in an unhealthy interest?
    • A. 

      John Calvin

    • B. 

      Thomas Aquinas

    • C. 

      C. S. Lewis

    • D. 

      Tetzel

  • 2. 
    In Luke 4:6, who made the bold claim that "he owns the whole world?"
  • 3. 
    In C.S. Lewis' The Screwtape Letters, who is the senior demon?
    • A. 

      Wormwood

    • B. 

      Screwtape

    • C. 

      Lucifer

    • D. 

      Fredrick

  • 4. 
  • 5. 
    The author of Institues of the Christian Religion was Saint Augustine.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 6. 
    • A. 

      Civil War

    • B. 

      Black Plague

    • C. 

      Romantic Era

    • D. 

      Reformation

  • 7. 
    C.S. Lewis might've conceived the idea of finding another world in the back of a wardrobe from the Bible.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 8. 
    Into what language did Luther Translate the Bible?
  • 9. 
    ________ developed a geocentric view of the universe.
    • A. 

      Copernicus

    • B. 

      Aristarchus

    • C. 

      Ptolemy

    • D. 

      Heraclitus

  • 10. 
    • A. 

      Comet of 1577

    • B. 

      Star of 1572

    • C. 

      Jupiter

    • D. 

      Saturn

  • 11. 
    Kepler wrote
    • A. 

      Orbum Caelestium

    • B. 

      Dialogue on Ancient and Modern Music

    • C. 

      The Mysterium Cosmographicum

    • D. 

      Astronomia Nova

  • 12. 
  • 13. 
    ______ discovered that plantes move in elliptical orbits around the sun.
  • 14. 
  • 15. 
    Galileo was the first scientist to write a major work in his native language instead of _________.
  • 16. 
    • A. 

      The one who arrived at the discovery of elliptical orbits

    • B. 

      The Father of scientific method

    • C. 

      Newton's math professor at Cambridge

  • 17. 
    Newton... [may be more than one answer]
    • A. 

      Used mathematics to prove Kepler was right about elliptical orbits.

    • B. 

      Is the Father of the experimental method

    • C. 

      Came up with the famous equation, F = ma

    • D. 

      Is the Father of scientific method

  • 18. 
    Francis Bacon is the Father of the Scientific Method.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 19. 
    The two-book idea, Book of God's Word and Book of God's Work, came from ________.
  • 20. 
    • A. 

      Shakespeare

    • B. 

      Martin Luther

    • C. 

      Isaac Newton

    • D. 

      John Calvin

  • 21. 
    • A. 

      Christopher Wren

    • B. 

      Robert Hooke

    • C. 

      Edmund Halley

    • D. 

      Isaac Borrow

  • 22. 
    Tycho Brahe's data allowed whom to arrive at the discovery of elliptical orbits?
  • 23. 
    Dialogue Concerning Two Chief World Systems was written by __________.
  • 24. 
    Copernicus rejected the earth-centered universe and established a ______-________ universe.
  • 25. 
    _______ hypothesized that objects attract each other.
  • 26. 
    The Protestant Work Ethic means:
    • A. 

      Work is evil

    • B. 

      Work is a way to make God love us

    • C. 

      Work is an expression of our faith in God

    • D. 

      You have to work to be a Protestant

  • 27. 
    Both Luther and Calvin saw work as negative.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 28. 
    In Copernican system planets move:
    • A. 

      In circular orbits

    • B. 

      In elliptical orbits

    • C. 

      With variable speed

    • D. 

      In retrograde motion

  • 29. 
    This man's accurate observations were used to discover the elliptical orbit of planets:
    • A. 

      Copernicus

    • B. 

      Tycho Brahe

    • C. 

      Galileo

    • D. 

      Kepler

  • 30. 
  • 31. 
    • A. 

      A library where Galileo went to study

    • B. 

      A book written by John Tetzel

    • C. 

      The history of Poland

    • D. 

      A list of books that no one was supposed to read

  • 32. 
    Galileo write The Starry Messanger in 1610.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 33. 
    Galileo was friends with which pope?
    • A. 

      Gregory XV

    • B. 

      Urban VIII

    • C. 

      Alexander VII

    • D. 

      Clement IX

  • 34. 
  • 35. 
    Michael Maestin was the German astronomer who befriended and helped crippled Kepler with his work.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 36. 
    • A. 

      Christopher Wren

    • B. 

      Isaac Barrow

    • C. 

      Edmund Halley

    • D. 

      Robert Hooke

  • 37. 
    • A. 

      Highgate

    • B. 

      Carriage Lane

    • C. 

      His backyard

    • D. 

      Westminster Abbey