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


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

 

Newton
Copernicus
Aristotle
Ptolemy

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

 

Democritus
Eratostethenes
Aristotle
Ptolemy

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

 

Democritus
Eratostethenes
Aristotle
Ptolemy

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

 

Democritus
Eratostethenes
Aristotle
Ptolemy

In 1644 which scientist made the first barometer ?

 

Torricelli
Boyle
Galileo
Snell

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

 

Democritus
Eratostethenes
Aristotle
Ptolemy

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

 

Torricelli
Newton
Galileo
Snell

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

 

Mexico
Egypt
China
Peru

In 1662 who stated his Law of Gases ?

 

Torricelli
Boyle
Galileo
Snell

Who created the Laws of Refraction in 1621 ?

 

Torricelli
Boyle
Galileo
Snell


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