Important Scientists, Inventors & Explorers Chapter Exam

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Question 1 1. In 1905 Einstein published _____ writings including _____.

Question 2 2. What was Edison's nickname?

Question 3 3. What invention allowed him to start his research facility?

Question 4 4. Which one of the following is the correct order of taxa from narrowest to broadest?

Question 5 5. Which of the following is true about Carolus Linnaeus?

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Question 6 6. When Columbus captured 1,500 indigenous people and sent them back to Europe, what percentage of them died on the voyage?

Question 7 7. Newton created what branch of mathematics?

Question 8 8. The part of science dealing with naming and classifying organisms is called _____.

Question 9 9. During his 'Miracle Year' Einstein worked as a _____ at the _____ in _____ .

Question 10 10. Newton discovered that white light is composed of what?

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Question 11 11. What is an aphorism?

Question 12 12. Einstein won the Nobel Prize in Physics for his _____.

Question 13 13. How many laws of motion did Newton discover?

Question 14 14. Thomas Edison's early inventions worked on ...

Question 15 15. Who was Poor Richard Saunders?

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Question 16 16. Who was Nicholaus Copernicus?

Question 17 17. When does the term encomienda mean?

Question 18 18. An almanac is a yearly publication that includes all of the of the following information except

Question 19 19. How does natural selection work?

Question 20 20. How is the heliocentric model different from the geocentric model of the universe?

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Question 21 21. What is the heliocentric model of space?

Question 22 22. Thomas Edison's first inventions revolved around the ...

Question 23 23. Identify the part which was NOT involved in Galileo's legendary experiment at the tower of Pisa.

Question 24 24. How might have Charles Lyell's Principles of Geology affected Darwin's theory of natural selection?

Question 25 25. Galileo's character of Simplicio was meant to resemble _____.

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Question 26 26. The two-part naming system used for all species is called which of the following?

Question 27 27. Which of the following best describes F=ma?

Question 28 28. Why did Darwin wait over 20 years after he returned from his voyage to publish his theories?

Question 29 29. Later in his life, Einstein renounced his _____ citizenship and came to _____ due to his political beliefs.

Question 30 30. On behalf of what country did Columbus sail to the Americas?

Important Scientists, Inventors & Explorers Chapter Exam Instructions

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