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Scientific Revolution Quizzes & Trivia

This was one of the most important moments in the history of humanity. It was a time of great inventions and great thinkers. Some of the greatest minds in all our history lived in that time-frame and their work then still influences our lives today. We have some questions about the scientific revolution and you have to answer as many as you can. Are you capable of answering all of them correctly?

What are the two books that are considered to have started the scientific revolution? What is Nicolaus Copernicus mostly remembered for nowadays? What is the name of Isaac Newton’s book that laid the foundation of classical mechanics? Get all of the answers right and start another scientific revolution right now.
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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...

Questions: 16  |  Attempts: 6029   |  Last updated: Jul 14, 2020
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    The endless religious wars, supernatural beliefs, and the printing press led to the Enlightenment.

Fans of history and science alike will know that the Scientific Revolution was a series of events which marked the emergence of modern science, a period of time in which subjects like mathematics, physics, astronomy, chemistry,...

Questions: 21  |  Attempts: 6087   |  Last updated: Mar 18, 2019
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    The idea that man is born equal with natural rights and that it's the government's job to protect those rights are prominent in the Declaration of Independence.  That document was based MOST on the ideas of which of the following?

Do you find yourself indulging in answering particularly designed questions about scientific revolution and enlightenment? If so, try out this quiz. It is quite simple and straightforward therefore it will be easy to answer.

Questions: 20  |  Attempts: 235   |  Last updated: Oct 9, 2017
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    Which of the following descriptions most accurately defines mercantilism>

Practice for our Scientific Revolution/Enlightenment quiz.

Questions: 19  |  Attempts: 694   |  Last updated: Jul 30, 2011
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    Which of the following is known for discovering that the orbits of the planets were elliptical, not circular?

This is a short quiz over the leaders of the scientific revolution.

Questions: 8  |  Attempts: 864   |  Last updated: Sep 28, 2020
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    Galileo constructed the first of what in 1609?
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Scientific Revolution Questions & Answers


What was one similarity in the work of many scientists and philosophers during the Scientific Revolution and the Enlightenment?
Examined natural laws governing the universeBoth groups were interested in using new ideas to discover the truth and not relying on old traditions.
What was known for the creation of rationalism?
Rene Descartesthis answer is correct. this is correct
Whose ideas was the following document most based on?
The idea that man is born equal with natural rights and that its the governments job to protect those rights are prominent in the Declaration of Independence is Locke's idea. Montesquieu's idea was that the best form of government was one in which t