• 1. 
    Where was Galileo born?

  • Germany
  • England
  • France
  • Italy
  • 2. 
    What subject did Galileo plan to study when he first went to university?

  • Art
  • Medicine
  • Music
  • Science
  • 3. 
    What scientific observation did Galileo make while watching a lamp hanging in a cathedral?

  • All of the above
  • That the candles in the lamp would last longer during overcast days
  • That no matter how far the lamp swung, it took the same amount of time swing back
  • That the light from the lamp traveled at a constant speed
  • 4. 
    By creating experiments to test scientific theories in the real world, Galileo began to lay the foundation for what process?

  • Physical therapy
  • Classification
  • Assembly line
  • Scientific method
  • 5. 
    If you drop two items of different weights from the same height, which will land first?

  • They both land at the same time
  • The heavier item will land first
  • The lighter item will land first
  • 6. 
    What famous scientist is credited with the idea that the Sun was the center of the Universe, not the Earth?

  • Copernicus
  • Galileo
  • Tesla
  • Newton
  • 7. 
    What device did Galileo improve upon in order to view planets?

  • Viewfinder
  • Thermometer
  • Microscope
  • Telescope
  • 8. 
    Galileo is credited with discovering four large moons around what planet?

  • Jupiter
  • Earth
  • Neptune
  • Venus
  • 9. 
    Why did the Catholic Church sentence Galileo to prison?

  • He protested against the church in public
  • He discovered the Theory of Relativity
  • He proved that gravity existed
  • He said the Earth orbited the Sun
  • 10. 
    From what famous landmark did Galileo perform his experiment of dropping things of different weights?

  • Leaning Tower of Pisa
  • Eiffel Tower
  • Roman Colosseum
  • Sistine Chapel
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