• 1. 
    Where was Isaac Newton born?

  • Canada
  • United States
  • England
  • Germany
  • 2. 
    Isaac Newton's mother tried to take him out of school to pursue what career?

  • Farmer
  • Blacksmith
  • Coal Miner
  • Silversmith
  • 3. 
    Isaac Newton spent much of his life at what university?

  • Oxford
  • Stanford
  • MIT
  • Cambridge
  • 4. 
    Why did Isaac Newton spend two years in isolation at his home in Woolsthorpe?

  • He was avoiding the Great Plague
  • He was recovering from a broken heart
  • He was avoiding being drafted into the army
  • He was hiding from the government
  • 5. 
    What was the name of the writings that make up Isaac Newton's most famous work?

  • De Revolutionibus Orbium Coelestium
  • The Double Helix
  • Relativity: The Special and General Theory
  • Philosophiae Naturalis Principia Mathematica
  • 6. 
    Isaac Newton is often given credit for inventing a new type of math he called fluxions. What do we call this type of mathematics today?

  • Calculus
  • Algebra
  • Geometry
  • Statistics
  • 7. 
    What scientific theory of Isaac Newton's is said to have been inspired by an apple falling from a tree?

  • Law of universal gravitation
  • Second Law of Motion
  • Law of special relativity
  • First Law of Motion
  • 8. 
    What type of telescope did Isaac Newton invent?

  • Gravitational
  • Electronic
  • Refracting
  • Reflecting
  • 9. 
    Which of the following was an Isaac Newton discovery that helped to lay the foundation for classical mechanics?

  • Quantum Theory
  • Theory of General Relativity
  • First Law of Dynamics
  • Three Laws of Motion
  • 10. 
    Which of the following is true about Isaac Newton?

  • He was appointed warden of the Royal Mint
  • All of the above
  • He was elected to Parliament
  • He was elected the President of the Royal Society
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