Nicolaus Copernicus Quiz

Nicolaus Copernicus portrait from Town Hall in...

Nicolaus Copernicus portrait from Town Hall in Thorn/Toru? – 1580) (Photo credit: Wikipedia)

Nicolaus Copernicus Quiz Questions

1) Where did Nicolaus Copernicus study liberal arts?
a) University of Paris
b) Berlin University
c) University of Krakow
d) University of Kiev

2) What did Nicolaus Copernicus study at Padua?
a) History
b) Geography
c) Physics
d) Medicine

3) Who was the principal astronomer at the University of Bologna when Nicolaus Copernicus studied there?
a) Domenico Maria de Novara
b) Johann Muller
c) Giovanni Pico della Mirandola
d) John Wycliff

Nicolaus Copernicus - Heliocentric Solar System

Nicolaus Copernicus – Heliocentric Solar System (Photo credit: Wikipedia)

4) From which university did Nicolaus Copernicus get Doctorate in Canon Law?
a) University of Milan
b) University of Ferrara
c) University of Palermo
d) University of Lombardy

5) Which book was written by Nicolaus Copernicus?
a) On the Revolutions of Heavenly Bodies
b) Green Revolution
c) White Revolution
d) Unmoved mover

6) Which theory was propounded by Nicolaus Copernicus?
a) Geocentric
b) Heliocentric
c) Astrocentric
d) Egocentric

7) Whose view was challenged by Nicolaus Copernicus?
a) Percival Lowell
b) Aristotle
c) Johannes Kepler
d) Isaac Newton

8) Who convinced Nicolaus Copernicus to publish his book?
a) Claudius Ptolemy
b) Gregory Mendel
c) George Joachim Rheticus
d) Martin Luther

9) When was “On the Revolutions of Heavenly Bodies" placed on the Index?
a) 1543
b) 1603
c) 1616
d) 1633

10) When was “On the Revolutions of Heavenly Bodies" taken out of the Index?
a) 1798
b) 1835
c) 1858
d) 1986

Nicolaus Copernicus Quiz Questions with Answers

1) Where did Nicolaus Copernicus study liberal arts?
c) University of Krakow

2) What did Nicolaus Copernicus study at Padua?
d) Medicine

3) Who was the principal astronomer at the University of Bologna when Nicolaus Copernicus studied there?
a) Domenico Maria de Novara

4) From which university did Nicolaus Copernicus get Doctorate in Canon Law?
b) University of Ferrara

5) Which book was written by Nicolaus Copernicus?
a) On the Revolutions of Heavenly Bodies

6) Which theory was propounded by Nicolaus Copernicus?
b) Heliocentric

7) Whose view was challenged by Nicolaus Copernicus?
b) Aristotle

8) Who convinced Nicolaus Copernicus to publish his book?
c) George Joachim Rheticus

9) When was “On the Revolutions of Heavenly Bodies" placed on the Index?
c) 1616

10) When was “On the Revolutions of Heavenly Bodies" taken out of the Index?
b) 1835

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Updated: June 13, 2016 — 11:56 pm

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