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Giuseppe Piazzi was an Italian Catholic priest of the Theatine order, mathematician, and astronomer. perhaps his most famous discovery was the first asteroid, Ceres. – Wikipedia

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English: Portrait of Giuseppe Piazzi

Portrait of Giuseppe Piazzi (Photo credit: Wikipedia)

1. When did Giuseppe Piazzi discover Ceres?
a) 1 January 1801
b) 6 May 1804
c) 4 August 1809
d) 8 November 1805

2. When was Giuseppe Piazzi born?
a) 2 February 1756
b) 4 April 1751
c) 16 July 1746
d) 9 December 1741

3. Where was Giuseppe Piazzi born?
a) Turin
b) Ponte de Valtellina
c) Milan
d) Venice

4. Where order did Giuseppe Piazzi join?
a) Dominican
b) Capuchin
c) Augustinian
d) Theatine

5. What did Giuseppe Piazzi teach in Rome?
a) Medicine
b) Theology
c) Surgery
d) Physics

6. How many stars did Giuseppe Piazzi mention in his catalogue?
a) 7,646
b) 1,248
c) 8,421
d) 4,568

7. Where did Giuseppe Piazzi teach higher mathematics?
a) Paris
b) Naples
c) Palermo
d) Geneva

8. What did Giuseppe Piazzi found in Palermo?
a) Hospital
b) Priory
c) Abbey
d) Observatory

9. When did Giuseppe Piazzi die?
a) 16 March 1864
b) 20 June 1855
c) 22 July 1826
d) 12 October 1842

10. Where did Giuseppe Piazzi die?
a) Padua
b) Ravenna
c) Viterbo
d) Naples

Giuseppe Piazzi Quiz Questions with Answers

Piazzi's book "Della scoperta del nuovo p...

Piazzi’s book “Della scoperta del nuovo pianeta Cerere Ferdinandea” outlining the discovery of Ceres (Photo credit: Wikipedia)

1. When did Giuseppe Piazzi discover Ceres?
a) 1 January 1801

2. When was Giuseppe Piazzi born?
c) 16 July 1746

3. Where was Giuseppe Piazzi born?
b) Ponte de Valtellina

4. Where order did Giuseppe Piazzi join?
d) Theatine

5. What did Giuseppe Piazzi teach in Rome?
b) Theology

6. How many stars did Giuseppe Piazzi mention in his catalogue?
a) 7,646

7. Where did Giuseppe Piazzi teach higher mathematics?
c) Palermo

8. What did Giuseppe Piazzi found in Palermo?
d) Observatory

9. When did Giuseppe Piazzi die?
c) 22 July 1826

10. Where did Giuseppe Piazzi die?
d) Naples

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Updated: February 24, 2017 — 10:35 pm

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