Scientific Revolution And The Englightenment

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  • 1. 
    Copernicus was most famous for this writing
    • A. 

      The Decline and Fall of the Roman Empire

    • B. 

      The Revolutions of the Heavenly Spheres

    • C. 

      Candide

    • D. 

      Inquiry Into Human Nature

  • 2. 
    "The New Astronomy" was written by
    • A. 

      Thomas Hobbes

    • B. 

      Galileo

    • C. 

      Hume

    • D. 

      Kepler

  • 3. 
    Which great work introduced the idea of gravity and proved its existance through mathematics?
    • A. 

      Principia Mathematica

    • B. 

      The Social Contract

    • C. 

      Nathan the Wise

    • D. 

      An Essay on Crime and Punishment

  • 4. 
    One of the most recognizable works of Thomas Hobbes
    • A. 

      Discourse

    • B. 

      Starry Messenger/Letters on Sunspots

    • C. 

      Leviathan

    • D. 

      The Social Contract

  • 5. 
    "Pensee" was a novel that directly attacked _____ as a false religion with bad morals.
    • A. 

      Islam

    • B. 

      Christianity

    • C. 

      Muslim

    • D. 

      Buddhism

  • 6. 
    The work "_____" identified God and nature/the spiritual and material world.
    • A. 

      Advancement of Learning

    • B. 

      The Social Contract

    • C. 

      Vindication of the Rights of Women

    • D. 

      Ethics

  • 7. 
    Adam Smith wrote a novel that...
    • A. 

      Explained the rise of Christianity.

    • B. 

      Said that economic liberty was the foundation of a natural (laissez-faire) economic system.

    • C. 

      Was about deductive investigation and the scientific method.

    • D. 

      Attacked war, religious persecution, and unwarranted optimism.

  • 8. 
    "The Social Contract" was a work by
    • A. 

      Descartes

    • B. 

      John Locke

    • C. 

      Spinoza

    • D. 

      Rousseau

  • 9. 
    The thought that miracles weren't real and that the real miracles were people who believed in them were shown in "_______" by _________
    • A. 

      Inquiry of Human Nature, Hume

    • B. 

      Vindication of the Rights of Women, Mary Wollstonecraft

    • C. 

      The Decline and Fall of the Roman Empire, Mary Wollstonecraft

    • D. 

      The Decline and Fall of the Roman Empire, Hume

  • 10. 
    Mary Wollestonecraft was famous for her inspiring novel, called
    • A. 

      The Rise and Fall of the Roman Empire

    • B. 

      Religion Within the Limits of Reason Alone

    • C. 

      Vindication of the Rights of Women

    • D. 

      Principia Mathematica

  • 11. 
    "The Decline and Fall of the Roman Empire" described...
    • A. 

      A collection of the greatest new ideas from over 100 Enlightenment fathers and principles.

    • B. 

      The rise and fall of Christianity through natural causes

    • C. 

      A vast collection of astronomical data for future astronomists.

    • D. 

      The transformation of religion into humane force of encouraging virtuous living.

  • 12. 
    Bacon's novel "_______" explained deductive investigation and the scientific method.
    • A. 

      Candide

    • B. 

      Discourse

    • C. 

      Spirit of Laws

    • D. 

      Ethics

  • 13. 
    "_________" and "Letters on Sun Spots" by _________ argued for new evidence discovered on the moon and heavens.
    • A. 

      "Advancement of Learning"/Descartes

    • B. 

      "Pensees"/Pascal

    • C. 

      "Leviathan"/Hobbes

    • D. 

      "Starry Messenger"/Galileo

  • 14. 
    Brahe was famous for...
    • A. 

      His vast collection on astronomical data for future astronomers.

    • B. 

      His work on mathematics and physics.

    • C. 

      His experiments with chemicals.

    • D. 

      His contributions to English and literature.

  • 15. 
    The idea of "tabula rasa" came from Locke's...
    • A. 

      "Leviathan"

    • B. 

      "Nathan the Wise"

    • C. 

      "An Essay on Crime and Punishment"

    • D. 

      "An Essay Concerning Human Understanding"

  • 16. 
    Voltaire wrote "_______" to attack war, religious persectution, and unwarranted optimism.
    • A. 

      "Candide"

    • B. 

      "Ethics"

    • C. 

      "Discourse"

    • D. 

      "Inquiring into the Nature"