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The Scientific Revolution: Middle School World History Lesson Plans Chapter Exam

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Question 1 1. Which of these people worked to develop more accurate astronomical instruments?

Question 2 2. Which English scientist developed the Laws of Motion?

Question 3 3. Which of the following was NOT a philosophical development of, or encouraged by, the Scientific Revolution?

Question 4 4. Who was an ancient Greek philosopher who developed formal ways to inquire about the universe?

Question 5 5. Which age-old theory did William Harvey disprove?

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Question 6 6. Who was the Roman physician whose theories, including that of the Four Humors, were disproved by many of the early modern period discoveries and advances?

Question 7 7. When did the Scientific Revolution take place?

Question 8 8. What philosopher took skepticism to its theoretical limit by even questioning his own existence?

Question 9 9. Why was Galileo persecuted by the Church for his ideas while his contemporary Johannes Kepler was not?

Question 10 10. The scientific method was largely codified by what philosopher of the Scientific Revolution?

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Question 11 11. According to Brahe, which body did the planets, aside from Earth, orbit?

Question 12 12. Which is NOT a step of the scientific method?

Question 13 13. What is the purpose of the scientific method?

Question 14 14. When did the Scientific Revolution take place?

Question 15 15. Someone who scientifically studies the Sun, stars, planets, and other heavenly objects would be considered an:

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Question 16 16. Which view means sun-centered?

Question 17 17. Galileo's character of Simplicio was meant to resemble _____.

Question 18 18. Despite Robert Boyle being a committed empiricist, he also practiced _____.

Question 19 19. How is the heliocentric model different from the geocentric model of the universe?

Question 20 20. The view that the planets revolve around the Sun is called?

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Question 21 21. Which word is used to describe Copernicus's theory?

Question 22 22. Which is NOT a contribution made by Isaac Newton?

Question 23 23. Johannes Kepler is most famous for:

Question 24 24. Janet and Kyle are planning a debate in which they will play the parts of Kepler and Brahe. Which topic listed would be a central issue of their debate if the debate is to be historically accurate?

Question 25 25. Prior to the Scientific Revolution, the material world was believed to be made up of combinations of four different elements. Which of the following is NOT one of these elements?

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Question 26 26. To the knowledge of which of the following did Galileo NOT make a substantial contribution?

Question 27 27. Which philosopher was French, and is often called the 'Father of Modern Philosophy'?

Question 28 28. How many Laws of Motion did Newton formulate?

Question 29 29. What nationality was Johannes Kepler?

Question 30 30. Which of the following things did Galileo NOT discover with his telescope?

The Scientific Revolution: Middle School World History Lesson Plans Chapter Exam Instructions

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