Scientific Revolution/Enlightenment Thinkers

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  • 1. 
    Which of the following is known for discovering that the orbits of the planets were elliptical, not circular?
    • A. 

      Copernicus

    • B. 

      Galileo

    • C. 

      Keplar

    • D. 

      Vesalius

    • E. 

      Ptolemy

  • 2. 
    Which of the following was known for his work in the field of anatomy?
    • A. 

      Vesalius

    • B. 

      Boyle

    • C. 

      Keplar

    • D. 

      Locke

    • E. 

      Descartes

  • 3. 
    Which of the following is associated with the idea of a separation of powers within government?
    • A. 

      Locke

    • B. 

      Montesquieu

    • C. 

      Bacon

    • D. 

      Hobbes

    • E. 

      Keplar

  • 4. 
    Which of the following is known for his support of deism?
    • A. 

      Hobbes

    • B. 

      Locke

    • C. 

      Voltaire

    • D. 

      Rosseau

    • E. 

      Montesquieu

  • 5. 
    Which of the following is known for the use of the scientific method?
    • A. 

      Hobbes

    • B. 

      Locke

    • C. 

      Keplar

    • D. 

      Bacon

    • E. 

      Vesalius

  • 6. 
    Which of the following is known for editing the first encyclopedia?
    • A. 

      Voltaire

    • B. 

      Locke

    • C. 

      Copernicus

    • D. 

      Hobbes

    • E. 

      Diderot

  • 7. 
    Which of the following is most known for his heliocentric theory of the universe?
    • A. 

      Ptolemy

    • B. 

      Copernicus

    • C. 

      Hobbes

    • D. 

      Descartes

    • E. 

      Locke

  • 8. 
    Which of the following is known for rationalism and his famous quote:  "I think, therefore I am."?
    • A. 

      Rosseau

    • B. 

      Locke

    • C. 

      Descartes

    • D. 

      Voltaire

    • E. 

      Keplar

  • 9. 
    Which of the following is known for his social contract theory?
    • A. 

      Hobbes

    • B. 

      Rosseau

    • C. 

      Locke

    • D. 

      Keplar

    • E. 

      Ptolemy

  • 10. 
    Which of the following is known for his work in the field of Chemistry?
    • A. 

      Boyle

    • B. 

      Harvey

    • C. 

      Vesalius

    • D. 

      Rosseau

    • E. 

      Beccaria

  • 11. 
    Which of the following was an proponent of the idea that punishment for crimes should not be cruel or unusual?
    • A. 

      Locke

    • B. 

      Keplar

    • C. 

      Vesalius

    • D. 

      Beccaria

    • E. 

      Rosseau

  • 12. 
    Which of the following was a religious reformer responsible for founding the Methodist church?
    • A. 

      Locke

    • B. 

      Bacon

    • C. 

      Wesley

    • D. 

      Rosseau

    • E. 

      Keplar

  • 13. 
    Which of the following was known for his belief in "laissez faire" and the "free hand of the marketplace?"
    • A. 

      Adam Smith

    • B. 

      Diderot

    • C. 

      Copernicus

    • D. 

      Rosseau

    • E. 

      Locke

  • 14. 
    Which of the following was a female writer who spoke out on the issue of equality for women?
    • A. 

      Locke

    • B. 

      Smith

    • C. 

      Wollstonecraft

    • D. 

      Cavendish

    • E. 

      Galileo

  • 15. 
    Which of the following is known for his theory of universal gravitation?
    • A. 

      Wesley

    • B. 

      Newton

    • C. 

      Smith

    • D. 

      Galileo

    • E. 

      Keplar

  • 16. 
    Which of the following is known for discovering how the ciruclation system works?
    • A. 

      Vesalius

    • B. 

      Harvey

    • C. 

      Keplar

    • D. 

      Galileo

  • 17. 
    Which of the following was known as a critic of the theory that man was the "master of nature" through science?
    • A. 

      Keplar

    • B. 

      Cavendish

    • C. 

      Wollstonecraft

    • D. 

      Wesley

    • E. 

      Diderot

  • 18. 
    Which of the following was known for making some of the first astronomical observations using a telescope?
    • A. 

      Galileo

    • B. 

      Vesalius

    • C. 

      Keplar

    • D. 

      Ptolemy

    • E. 

      Locke

  • 19. 
    Which of the following is often referred to as the "father of self-government"?
    • A. 

      Locke

    • B. 

      Montesquieu

    • C. 

      Hobbes

    • D. 

      Bacon

    • E. 

      Keplar