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Leading Scientists of the Scientific Revolution Quiz
 
 
Leading Scientists of the Scientific Revolution Quiz - Pop quiz with seven multiple-choice questions is free to print (PDF file).
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Here's a quick quiz on the leading scientists of the Scientific Revolution--great minds like Bacon, Copernicus, Newton, and Galileo--with seven multiple-choice questions. It's a fun, simple way to assess what students remember from class. Click here to print. Click here for the answer key.
 
 
 
 
1. What British scientist defined gravity?
a. Bacon
b. Brahe
c. Copernicus
d. Newton

2. What scientist, author of On the Revolutions of the Heavenly Spheres, believed that the sun is at the center of the universe?
a. Bacon
b. Brahe
c. Copernicus
d. Galileo

3. Who is credited with inventing the scientific method?
a. Bacon
b. Brahe
c. Copernicus
d. Galileo

4. Who came up with the Three Laws of Planetary Motion?
a. Bacon
b. Brahe
c. Copernicus
d. Kepler

5. What famous Italian astronomer was convicted of heresy by the Inquisition?
a. Descartes
b. Galileo
c. Kepler
d. Newton

6. What Danish royal astrologer mapped more than 700 stars?
a. Brahe
b. Descartes
c. Kepler
d. Newton

7. Who famously stated: "I think therefore I am"?
a. Descartes
b. Galileo
c. Kepler
d. Newton

 
 
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