What is Astrology?


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Astrology is:

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1. Astrology:

2. A pseudoscience is:

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About This Quiz & Worksheet

This quiz and corresponding worksheet will help you gauge your understanding of the characteristics of astrology. Topics you'll need to know to pass the quiz include understanding what astrology is and its relationship to science.

Quiz & Worksheet Goals

Use this printable worksheet and quiz to review:

  • Astrology's relationship to science
  • Definition of a pseudoscience
  • Who Nostradamus was
  • How astrology is seen to predict the future

Skills Practiced

This worksheet and quiz will let you practice the following skills:

  • Knowledge application - use your knowledge to answer questions about the function of astrology
  • Reading comprehension - ensure that you draw the most important information from the related characteristics of astrology lesson
  • Defining key concepts - ensure that you can accurately define main phrases, such as astrology and pseudoscience

Additional Learning

To learn more about how celestial bodies are believed to affect human affairs, review the corresponding lesson called What is Astrology? This lesson will help you:

  • Learn how astronomy is tied to astrology
  • Understand what astrology is and its relationship to pseudoscience
  • Identify Nostradamus' contributions to the field of astrology
  • Know the main problems with astrology
  • Appreciate how the work of James Randi contrubuted to our current view of astrology