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MTTC Integrated Science (Secondary): Influential Scientists Chapter Exam

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Question 1 1. Which of these were characteristic of the Renaissance, the time during which Copernicus worked?

Question 2 2. Which of the following was NOT a philosophical development of, or encouraged by, the Scientific Revolution?

Question 3 3. The Copernican model was:

Question 4 4. Why was Galileo persecuted by the Church for his ideas while his contemporary Johannes Kepler was not?

Question 5 5. The part of science dealing with naming and classifying organisms is called

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Question 6 6. The scientific revolution helped in part to eliminate belief in the following, EXCEPT:

Question 7 7. Why is Ben Franklin's autobiography important from a historical perspective?

Question 8 8. Regarding Copernicus' heliocentric theory, what was the firmament?

Question 9 9. The Autobiography of Benjamin Franklin is one of the statesman's most famous works; it includes all of the following except

Question 10 10. When does the term encomienda mean?

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Question 11 11. An almanac is a yearly publication that includes all of the of the following information except

Question 12 12. Thomas Edison's early inventions worked on ...

Question 13 13. On behalf of what country did Columbus sail to the Americas?

Question 14 14. In 1905 Einstein published _____ writings including _____.

Question 15 15. Tycho Brahe was:

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Question 16 16. The Copernican hypothesis correctly showed that:

Question 17 17. Tycho Brahe believed that:

Question 18 18. What did Benjamin Franklin 'discover?'

Question 19 19. The two-part naming system used for all species is called

Question 20 20. Identify the part which was NOT involved in Galileo's legendary experiment at the tower of Pisa.

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Question 21 21. How does natural selection work?

Question 22 22. The apparent shift in position of an object as a result of a change in the location of the observer is known as:

Question 23 23. Which of the following professions did Rene Descartes and other deists liken God's actions to be like?

Question 24 24. All else equal, if I were to double the distance between two objects in space, the force of gravity between the two objects will:

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

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Question 26 26. A Geocentric universe has:

Question 27 27. Kepler's Second Law states:

Question 28 28. Nicolaus Copernicus was:

Question 29 29. Einstein won the Nobel Prize in Physics for his _____.

Question 30 30. Who was Poor Richard Saunders?

MTTC Integrated Science (Secondary): Influential Scientists Chapter Exam Instructions

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