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Which fo the following is one reason why the Age of Exploration helped bring about the Scientific Revolution
a) exploration created a demand for new technologies to improve sailing
b) exploration led to discoveries of places, things, and people that the Ancient Greeks never explained
c) exploration led to exposure to new religions, new ways of thinking and new ideas
d) all of the other answers are correct

What was one source of knowledge about the world prior to the Scientific Revolution?
a) the Catholic Church
b) the ancient Mesopotamians
c) the Encyclopedia
d) the internet

One result of the Renaissance was
a) a decrease in the power of the Catholic Church as people lost their faith in the Church as a representative of God's word
b) a discovery of new places, people, and ideas in the world
c) a rediscovery of the knowledge of ancient Greece and Rome that had been preserved by the Muslims
d) the development of the printing press

The scientist who studied anatomy by hiring artists to draw dissected human bodies was
a) Vesalius
b) Brahe
c) Copernicus
d) Harvey

The scientist who developed the telescope was
a) Copernicus
b) Galileo
c) Brahe
d) Kepler

The scientist who developed the theories of gravity and motion was
a) Copernicus
b) Vesalius
c) Newton
d) Leeuwenhoek

The scientist who developed an early form of the microscope was
a) Hooke
b) Harvey
c) Vesalius
d) Boyle

The scientist who used math to prove Copernicus's theory and who proved the planets move in an elliptical pattern was
a) Kepler
b) Brahe
c) Harvey
d) Galileo

The scientists credited with the development of the scientific method are
a) Brahe and Kepler
b) Descartes and Bacon
c) Boyle and Hooke
d) Galileo and Copernicus

The belief that the sun is the center of the univers is called
a) solocentric
b) geocentric
c) heliocentric
d) magnacentric

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