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Alchemy Trivia

written by: pantera182
 
Test your knowledge of alchemy related topics with this general alchemy quiz. Good luck!

Question 1:


What fields did the science of alchemy originally combine?
Art and physics
Metallurgy and astrology
Chemistry and medicine
All of these

Question 2:


What element was usually the subject of transformation in alchemy?
Lithium
Tin
Lead
Copper

Question 3:


Alchemists were in search of ‘panacea’. What is 'panacea'?
Remedy for all ailments
The Holy Grail
A piece of Jesus Christ’s cross
The meaning of life

Question 4:


What was the special magic power of the philosopher's stone that alchemists were searching for?
It would give them unprecedented knowledge.
It would grant them eternal life.
All of these
It would bring them luck and happiness.

Question 5:


Until what century was alchemy considered a serious science in Europe?
14th century
18th century
13th century
16th century

Question 6:


What is the word ‘alchemy’ generally believed to mean literally?
The art of transformation
The transfusion of matter
All is possible
All in one

Question 7:


In what Asian country did one of the two main branches of alchemy originate?
India
Saudi Arabia
Japan
China

Question 8:


What scientist is believed to have been the first true alchemist in Medieval Europe, as well as the most significant?
Thomas Aquinas
Isaac Newton
Roger Bacon
Galileo Galilei

Question 9:


Who is the author of the 1988 book ‘The Alchemist’?
Terry Pratchett
Paulo Coehlo
J. K. Rowling
Umberto Eco

Question 10:


What did alchemists associate the planets with?
Metals
Dreams
Women
Animals

 


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