Galileo The Mathmatition And Atronomer

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Galileo The Mathmatition And Atronomer - Quiz

Tis quiz is about the scientist, mathmatition, astronomer, and inventor. Galileo


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    At age twenty, Galileo noticed a lamp swinging overhead while he was in a cathedral. Curious to find out how long it took the lamp to swing back and forth, he used what to time the swings?
    • A. 

      He counted

    • B. 

      Used a clock

    • C. 

      Galileo's pulse

    • D. 

      Used a ruler

    • E. 

      None of the above

  • 2. 
    To earn a living, Galileo Galilei started_________.
    • A. 

      Stealing money

    • B. 

      Sang with his father the musician

    • C. 

      Teaching people about becoming a monk

    • D. 

      Tutoring students in mathamatics

    • E. 

      None of the above

  • 3. 
    Ironically, it was a lecture on _____________ that would turn Galileo's fortunes.
  • 4. 
    Where did Galileo perform the debate that started up on one of Aristotle's "laws" of nature, that heavier objects fell faster than lighter objects?
    • A. 

      The Leaning Tower of Pisa

    • B. 

      The top of his house

    • C. 

      On top of a step laddar

    • D. 

      All of the Above

    • E. 

      None of the above

  • 5. 
    What was Galileo's FIST invention WHEN HE NEEDED MONEY TO SUPORT HIS FAMILY?
    • A. 

      Compass

    • B. 

      Thermometer

    • C. 

      Eletric Rod to produce electricity

    • D. 

      A new horse and buggy

    • E. 

      None of the above

  • 6. 
    Galileo Galilei was determined to attempt to construct his own ___________.
  • 7. 
    What was Galileo's observation on the Moon?
    • A. 

      It was smooth

    • B. 

      Uneven, rough, and full of cavities and prominences.

    • C. 

      cracked

    • D. 

      All of the above

    • E. 

      None of the above

  • 8. 
    On January 7, 1610, he turned his 30 power telescope towards Jupiter, and saw?
    • A. 

      The Milkey Way

    • B. 

      3 Stars orbiting

    • C. 

      A Cow

    • D. 

      All of the above

    • E. 

      None of the above

  • 9. 
    How did Galileo make his discoveries known to the public?
    • A. 

      He wrote a book

    • B. 

      He made a newpaper

    • C. 

      Went around on a horse and screamed his discoveries

    • D. 

      Was on channel CNN news

    • E. 

      None of the above

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