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Blaise Pascal Quiz

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1. When was Blaise Pascal born?
a) 2 February 1626
b) 19 June 1623
c) 9 September 1619
d) 18 October 1624

2. Where was Blaise Pascal born?
a) Clermont-Ferrand
b) Rouen
c) Chevreuse
d) Le Havre

3. When did Blaise Pascal write Essai pour les coniques?
a) 1636
b) 1638
c) 1635
d) 1640

4. To whom did Blaise Pascal dedicate his digital calculator?
a) Etienne Pascal
b) Pierre Seguier
c) Jean de Hauranne
d) Jacqueline Pascal

5. Which of the following did Blaise Pascal invent?
a) Syringe
b) Telescope
c) Microscope
d) Thermometer

6. What is Pascal’s Law?
a) Pressure of a given quantity of gas varies inversely as its volume at constant temperature.
b) Gravitational and inertial forces are of a similar nature and are often indistinguishable.
c) Pressure applied to a confined liquid is transmitted undiminished through the liquid in all directions regardless of the area to which pressure is applied.
d) There is an adequate reason to account for the existence and nature of everything that could conceivably not exist.

7. What did Blaise Pascal experience on 23 November 1654?
a) Night of long knives
b) Night of fire
c) Night of water
d) Night of calm

8. In whose defence did Blaise Pascal write Les Provinciales?
a) Pierre Charron
b) Pierre Gassendi
c) Thomas Hobbes
d) Antoine Arnauld

9. When did Blaise Pascal die?
a) 24 January 1684
b) 5 April 1678
c) 19 August 1662
d) 19 December 1664

10. Where did Blaise Pascal die?
a) Nantes
b) Calais
c) Paris
d) Amiens

Blaise Pascal Quiz Questions with Answers

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1. When was Blaise Pascal born?
b) 19 June 1623

2. Where was Blaise Pascal born?
a) Clermont-Ferrand

3. When did Blaise Pascal write Essai pour les coniques?
d) 1640

4. To whom did Blaise Pascal dedicate his digital calculator?
b) Pierre Seguier

5. Which of the following did Blaise Pascal invent?
a) Syringe

6. What is Pascal’s Law?
c) Pressure applied to a confined liquid is transmitted undiminished through the liquid in all directions regardless of the area to which pressure is applied.

7. What did Blaise Pascal experience on 23 November 1654?
b) Night of fire

8. In whose defence did Blaise Pascal write Les Provinciales?
d) Antoine Arnauld

9. When did Blaise Pascal die?
c) 19 August 1662

10. Where did Blaise Pascal die?
c) Paris

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