Joseph Priestley Quiz

Joseph Priestley Quiz Questions

1. When did Joseph Priestley discover oxygen?
a) 22 January 1756
b) 5 April 1654
c) 1 August 1774
d) 12 December 1772

2. What did Joseph Priestley call oxygen?
a) Dephlogisticated air
b) Laughing gas
c) Marine acid air
d) Vitriolic acid air

3. When was Joseph Priestley born?
a) 13 March 1733
b) 10 May 1751
c) 25 September 1726
d) 30 November 1742

4. Where was Joseph Priestley born?
a) Calne
b) Birstall Fieldhead
c) Paris
d) Hackney

5. Which academy did Joseph Priestley attend?
a) National Academy of Sciences
b) Phillips Academy
c) Dissenting Academy
d) Crusca Academy

6. How many gases did Joseph Priestley discover?
a) Four
b) Seven
c) Eight
d) Ten

7. Who destroyed Joseph Priestley’s house and laboratory?
a) Jacobins
b) Church and King mob
c) Lollards
d) Red Brigade

8. When did Joseph Priestley flee to USA?
a) 1776
b) 1784
c) 1794
d) 1789

9. When did Joseph Priestley die?
a) 6 February 1804
b) 3 June 1798
c) 7 July 1806
d) 1 October 1800

10. Where did Joseph Priestley die?
a) Oxford
b) Northumberland
c) Edinburgh
d) Brussels

Joseph Priestley Quiz Questions with Answers

1. When did Joseph Priestley discover oxygen?
c) 1 August 1774

2. What did Joseph Priestley call oxygen?
a) Dephlogisticated air

3. When was Joseph Priestley born?
a) 13 March 1733

4. Where was Joseph Priestley born?
b) Birstall Fieldhead

5. Which academy did Joseph Priestley attend?
c) Dissenting Academy

6. How many gases did Joseph Priestley discover?
d) Ten

7. Who destroyed Joseph Priestley’s house and laboratory?
b) Church and King mob

8. When did Joseph Priestley flee to USA?
c) 1794

9. When did Joseph Priestley die?
a) 6 February 1804

10. Where did Joseph Priestley die?
b) Northumberland

Originally posted 2015-06-23 18:09:00. Republished by Blog Post Promoter

Updated: July 1, 2016 — 9:57 pm

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  1. the above questions are not too easy nor too diffiicult to answer….thank uuuu….i was happy by answering these questions

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