Facts about Isaac Newton: Laws, Discoveries & Contributions


Choose an answer and hit 'next'. You will receive your score and answers at the end.

question 1 of 3

How many laws of motion did Newton discover?

Create Your Account To Take This Quiz

As a member, you'll also get unlimited access to over 79,000 lessons in math, English, science, history, and more. Plus, get practice tests, quizzes, and personalized coaching to help you succeed.

Try it risk-free
Try it risk-free for 30 days. Cancel anytime
Already registered? Log in here for access

1. Newton created what branch of mathematics?

2. Newton discovered that white light is composed of what?

Create your account to access this entire worksheet
A Premium account gives you access to all lesson, practice exams, quizzes & worksheets
Access to all video lessons
Quizzes, practice exams & worksheets
Certificate of Completion
Access to instructors
Create an account to get started Create Account

About This Quiz & Worksheet

Isaac Newton was a major figure in the late 17th- and 18th-century's Scientific Revolution, which was fostered by the Age of Enlightenment. This quiz/worksheet combo will help you understand Newton's contributions as well as his major achievements.

Quiz & Worksheet Goals

In these assessments you'll be tested on:

  • Newton's Laws of Motion
  • Branch of mathematics Newton created
  • Newton's study of light and optics
  • Formulas for motion
  • Newton's inventions

Skills Practiced

This quiz and worksheet lets you practice the following skills:

  • Information recall - access your knowledge on Isaac Newton's achievements in science
  • Knowledge application - use your understanding of Newton's achievements to explain his influence on different branches of science
  • Reading comprehension - ensure that you draw from the lesson the most important information regarding the Newtonian Laws of Motion

Additional Learning

To learn more, review the accompanying lesson titled Facts about Isaac Newton: Laws, Discoveries & Contributions. This lesson covers the following objectives:

  • Understand Newton's contributions to physics
  • Explain Newton's work with light and color
  • Know Newton's contribution to the field of mathematics
  • Understand Newton's innovative work on telescopes
  • Recognize Newton's influence on scientific method