Are You As Smart As Isaac Newton?

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Are You As Smart As Isaac Newton?

Isaac Newton is one of the most prolific physicists of human history. Before Einstein, his “laws of motion” was the basis for many studies. Do you think you know just as much as him when it comes to physics? Take our quiz and find out for yourself.


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    What helped Newton develop his theory of color?
    • A. 

      A fallen apple.

    • B. 

      A star in the sky.

    • C. 

      A reflecting telescope.

    • D. 

      Salty water.

  • 2. 
    According to him, what caused the elliptical form of planetary orbits?
    • A. 

      A centripetal force.

    • B. 

      The atmosphere.

    • C. 

      Sun.

    • D. 

      Planet Mars.

  • 3. 
    Complete this statement: Newton believed that “the ………. of the Sun" from the center of gravity of the Solar System.”
    • A. 

      Deviation

    • B. 

      Heat

    • C. 

      Color

    • D. 

      Size

  • 4. 
    How many species of cubics did Newton discover?
    • A. 

      78

    • B. 

      72

    • C. 

      80

    • D. 

      69

  • 5. 
    In which of his works does he appear to refute the existence of the Trinity?
    • A. 

      His religious tract

    • B. 

      The Bible; the King James’ edition

    • C. 

      Divine Comedy

    • D. 

      Games of Thrones

  • 6. 
    What type of job did he do that allowed him to spot counterfeited coins?
    • A. 

      He worked as a warden

    • B. 

      A banker

    • C. 

      A policeman

    • D. 

      An investigator

  • 7. 
    What substance was found on his hair after his death?
    • A. 

      Arsenic

    • B. 

      Mercury

    • C. 

      Dandruff

    • D. 

      Sand

  • 8. 
    How much money did he lose after the collapse of the South Sea Company?
    • A. 

      20,000 Pounds.

    • B. 

      8,000 Pounds.

    • C. 

      1M Pounds.

    • D. 

      30,000 Pounds.

  • 9. 
    What is suspected to have caused his eccentricity later in his life?
    • A. 

      Alcoholism

    • B. 

      Mercury poisoning

    • C. 

      Drugs

    • D. 

      Too much mathematics

  • 10. 
    Which of if his book was published in 1713?
    • A. 

      Principia

    • B. 

      De Motu Corporum in Gyrum

    • C. 

      Hypothesis of Light

    • D. 

      Opticks