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Sir Isaac Newton, Galileo Galilei, and Johannes Kepler are all directly associated with the
a) Industrial Revolution
b) Scientific Revolution
c) Agricultural Revolution
d) English Revolution

The heliocentric model, the development of inductive reasoning, and the work of Descartes are all associated with which revolution?
a) Neolithic
b) Agricultural
c) Green
d) Scientific

Scientists of the scientific revolution encouraged:
a) support of the Roman Catholic Church
b) placed great value on traditional beliefs
c) emphasized the value of human reasoning
d) contributed to the end of feudalism

“With sincere heart and unpretended faith I reject . . . , and detest the aforesaid errors and heresies of Copernicus and also every other error . . . contrary to the Holy Church, and I swear that in the future I will never again say or assert . . .
a) was a strong supporter of Church doctrine
b) feared the church would excommunicate him
c) had lost faith in the teachings of science
d) wanted to advance his ideas through the Church

Which statement best describes the effects of the works of Nicolaus Copernicus, Galileo Galilei, Sir Isaac Newton, and René Descartes?
a) scientific method was used to solve problems
b) The acceptance of traditional authority was strengthened
c) Funding to education was increased by the English government
d) Interest in Greek and Roman drama was renewed

Francis Bacon, Galileo, and Isaac Newton promoted the idea that knowledge should be based on
a) the experiences of past civilizations
b) emotions and feelings
c) experimentation and observation
d) the teachings of the Catholic Church

Galileo is best known for his:
a) discovery of gravity
b) discovery of the geocentric model
c) discovery of the heliocentric model
d) discovery of photosynthesis

Aristotle was respected by scientists of the scientific revolution because they both:
a) believed in a divine supreme being
b) believed all governments should be absolute
c) believed in the use of logic and reason
d) were polytheistic

A hypothesis is best defined as:
a) randomness
b) educated guess
c) decision
d) outcome

Why do experiments still follow the scientific method?
a) so anyone can recreate the experiment to obtain similar results
b) the idea is patented
c) It is just tradition
d) teachers make you

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