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Discerningly Versed - Effective Iterative Learning Quiz Questions - History of Physics I
Discerningly Versed - Effective Iterative Learning


During 1604 who showed that all falling objects should have the same steady acceleration ?

 

Newton
Snell
Torricelli
Galileo

Around 400 BC who suggested there might be a limit to the divisibility of matter ?

 

Eratostethenes
Ptolemy
Democritus
Aristotle

Who suggested the sun was at the centre of the planets with planets moving around it in 1543 ?

 

Copernicus
Ptolemy
Newton
Aristotle

In 1644 which scientist made the first barometer ?

 

Boyle
Snell
Torricelli
Galileo

In 1662 who stated his Law of Gases ?

 

Boyle
Snell
Torricelli
Galileo

Circa 350BC who suggested the Earth was the centre of the Universe with the Sun & Planets orbiting

 

Eratostethenes
Ptolemy
Democritus
Aristotle

During 1543 who suggested the Sun was at the centre of the Universe with orbiting planets ?

 

Eratostethenes
Ptolemy
Democritus
Aristotle

Who created the Laws of Refraction in 1621 ?

 

Boyle
Snell
Torricelli
Galileo

Who estimated the earth's diameter by comparing the shadow angles in different places around 250BC ?

 

Eratostethenes
Ptolemy
Democritus
Aristotle

Around 1000AD in which country was the first magnetic compass used ?

 

Egypt
Peru
Mexico
China


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