Robert Boyle: Biography, Facts & Quotes


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Robert Boyle was instrumental in the formation of what important scientific revolution-era group?

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1. Robert Boyle was a member of what social class?

2. Robert Boyle was a chemist and a scientist, but during the 17th century scientific revolution he would have been referred to as a:

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This quiz/worksheet combo makes it easy to see what you remember about Robert Boyle. You can see if you know the details of this scientist's life and work.

Quiz & Worksheet Goals

In this quiz/worksheet set, you'll test your knowledge and understanding of:

  • Boyle's social class
  • What church Boyle was raised in during his youth
  • The title he would have had during his own time

Skills Practiced

  • Reading comprehension - ensure that you draw the most important information from the material, such as what famous group Boyle helped found
  • Information recall - access the knowledge you've gained regarding what school Boyle studied at
  • Knowledge application - use your knowledge to answer questions about the life and scientific contributions of Robert Boyle

Additional Learning

For a more complete understanding of the life of this famous scientist, watch or read the lesson titled Robert Boyle: Biography, Facts & Quotes. You will learn things like:

  • The rank held by Boyle's father
  • Where Boyle traveled during his young adulthood
  • The view expressed by Boyle on religion throughout his life