John Ray Quiz

John Ray Quiz Questions

woodcut of John Ray (1627–1705)

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1. When was John Ray born?
a) 5 March 1634
b) 4 April 1630
c) 31 August 1628
d) 29 November 1627

2. Where was John Ray born?
a) Cardiff
b) Black Notley
c) Ipswich
d) Amsterdam

3. Where did John Ray matriculate?
a) Rugby School
b) St. Catherine’s Hall
c) St. Paul’s School
d) Winchester College

4. Why did John Ray lose fellowship at Trinity College?
a) He was absent without leave
b) He demanded increase in salary
c) He refused to take oath under the Act of Uniformity
d) He became a Quaker

5. When was Catalogus Plantarum Angliae published?
a) 1670
b) 1662
c) 1648
d) 1656

6. When did John Ray publish The Wisdom of God Manifested in the Works of the Creation?
a) 1672
b) 1675
c) 1691
d) 1680

7. Which of the following books of John Ray was published in 1693?
a) Historia Insectorum
b) Synopsis Methodica Animalium Quadrupedum et Serpentini Generis
c) Historia Plantarum
d) Synopsis Methodica Avium et Piscium

8. What did John Ray establish as the ultimate unit of taxonomy?
a) Genus
b) Kingdom
c) Order
d) Species

9. When did John Ray die?
a) 17 January 1705
b) 10 June 1698
c) 28 September 1702
d) 12 November 1695

10. Where did John Ray die?
a) Harrow
b) Godalming
c) Black Notley
d) Shrewsbury

John Ray Quiz Questions and Answers

1. When was John Ray born?
d) 29 November 1627

2. Where was John Ray born?
b) Black Notley

3. Where did John Ray matriculate?
b) St. Catherine’s Hall

4. Why did John Ray lose fellowship at Trinity College?
c) He refused to take oath under the Act of Uniformity

5. When was Catalogus Plantarum Angliae published?
a) 1670

6. When did John Ray publish The Wisdom of God Manifested in the Works of the Creation?
c) 1691

7. Which of the following books of John Ray was published in 1693?
b) Synopsis Methodica Animalium Quadrupedum et Serpentini Generis

8. What did John Ray establish as the ultimate unit of taxonomy?
d) Species

9. When did John Ray die?
a) 17 January 1705

10. Where did John Ray die?
c) Black Notley

Originally posted 2015-02-24 12:15:03. Republished by Blog Post Promoter

Updated: July 30, 2016 — 3:46 pm

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  2. Its a amazing questions goods 4 students

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