Enlightenment And Scientific Revolution Review Quiz

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Enlightenment And Scientific Revolution Review Quiz

Long before the scientific knowledge was spread out in the world there are some events that marked its emergence leading to development in different fields. Below is enlightenment and scientific revolution quiz designed to see whether you understood chapter five in preparation for the WHA. Give it a try and get to refresh your memory. All the best and study hard!


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    The endless religious wars, supernatural beliefs, and the printing press led to the Enlightenment.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 2. 
    During the Enlightenment, reason and facts were considered less important than the church.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 3. 
    Geocentric theory says that the Earth is the center of the universe.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 4. 
    How many steps are in the scientific method?
    • A. 

      2

    • B. 

      3

    • C. 

      4

    • D. 

      5

  • 5. 
    Who put forth the Heliocentric Theory?
    • A. 

      Copernicus

    • B. 

      Galileo

    • C. 

      Plato

    • D. 

      Newton

  • 6. 
    What scientist built the first telescope?
    • A. 

      Copernicus

    • B. 

      Galileo

    • C. 

      Plato

    • D. 

      Newton

  • 7. 
    Who explained the law of gravity?
    • A. 

      Copernicus

    • B. 

      Galileo

    • C. 

      Plato

    • D. 

      Newton

  • 8. 
    Before the Enlightenment, what was the primary source of knowledge for all people?
    • A. 

      The Encyclopedia

    • B. 

      The Church

    • C. 

      Many different books

  • 9. 
    The Enlightenment is also known as the Age of Reason.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 10. 
    This philosopher believed that people were naturally greedy and must be controlled by a strong government (such as an absolute monarch).
    • A. 

      Hobbes

    • B. 

      Rousseau

    • C. 

      Montesquieu

    • D. 

      Locke

  • 11. 
    This philosopher wanted complete equality. He believed that people should give up some individual rights/freedoms for the good of all people.
    • A. 

      Hobbes

    • B. 

      Rousseau

    • C. 

      Montesquieu

    • D. 

      Locke

  • 12. 
    This philosopher believed that power should be divided amongst leaders.
    • A. 

      Hobbes

    • B. 

      Rousseau

    • C. 

      Montesquieu

    • D. 

      Locke

  • 13. 
    Believed that people were born with natural rights that could not be taken away by government
    • A. 

      Hobbes

    • B. 

      Rousseau

    • C. 

      Montesquieu

    • D. 

      Locke

  • 14. 
    Voltaire used reason to evaluate economic systems
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 15. 
    Voltaire wrote the Encyclopedia.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 16. 
    Separation of Powers and the Bill of Rights are two examples of how the Enlightenment influenced the U.S. government.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False