Development of Earth & Space Science Chapter Exam

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Question 1 1. How do the social sciences impact society?

Question 2 2. Why is term 'geology' an appropriate name for the discipline?

Question 3 3. Janet and Kyle are planning a debate in which they will play the parts of Kepler and Brahe. Kepler believed that the sun was the center of the solar system while Brahe believed that the Earth was the center of the solar system. Which topic listed would be a central issue of their debate if the debate is to be historically accurate?

Question 4 4. Which of the following is NOT a scientific field?

Question 5 5. Who do we have to thank for knowing what to wear on any given day?

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Question 6 6. Which of the following was NOT a philosophical development of, or encouraged by, the Scientific Revolution?

Question 7 7. Who was the first to really influence what society believed to be fact through scientific experiments?

Question 8 8. What did Galileo use to show that Aristotle's ideas were wrong?

Question 9 9. The first man-made object to orbit Earth was _____.

Question 10 10. Which of the following problems would an oceanographer help solve?

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Question 11 11. The traditional interpretation of the Scientific Revolution begins and ends with which two thinkers?

Question 12 12. Why was the NDEA approved?

Question 13 13. What was the Scientific Revolution?

Question 14 14. Why were Galileo's findings so controversial?

Question 15 15. The _____ was a competition between America and Russia to lead in space exploration.

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Question 16 16. Which of the following is a nonrenewable natural resource?

Question 17 17. Education focused on science, math, technology, and engineering is called _____ education.

Question 18 18. Which of the following professions did Rene Descartes and other deists liken God's actions to be like?

Question 19 19. Sara is considering moving to California, but she is scared of earthquakes. Who should she look to for answers about earthquakes on the San Andreas fault?

Question 20 20. Where does the word science come from?

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Question 21 21. Water is

Question 22 22. What philosopher took skepticism to its theoretical limit by even questioning his own existence?

Question 23 23. To the knowledge of which of the following did Galileo NOT make a substantial contribution?

Question 24 24. Any raw material that comes from the Earth and is useful to humans is called a

Question 25 25. Why, in the traditional view, were the Dark Ages labelled in such a way?

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Question 26 26. The scientific revolution helped in part to eliminate belief in the following, EXCEPT:

Question 27 27. How do satellites benefit society?

Question 28 28. The scientific method was largely codified by what philosopher of the Scientific Revolution?

Question 29 29. A career specific major is _____.

Question 30 30. Which of the following is a way that science has benefited society?

Development of Earth & Space Science Chapter Exam Instructions

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