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Sir Isaac Newton

written by: discoglist
 
Learn more about one of the greatest scientists to ever walk this earth.

Question 1:


In what country was Isaac Newton born?
Scotland
Austria
France
England

Question 2:


What was the name of Isaac Newton's wife?
Katherine
Vivienne
Anne
None of these

Question 3:


At the Trinity College in Cambridge, Isaac Newton was taught solely according to the ideas of which ancient philosopher?
Diogenes
Aristotle
Plato
Cicero

Question 4:


The falling of what fruit on the ground inspired Isaac Newton to formulate his theory of gravitation?
Orange
Peach
Apple
Pear

Question 5:


What important position did Isaac Newton assume in 1696?
Warden of the Royal Treasury
Warden of the Royal Mint
Warden of the Royal Crown
Warden of the Louvre

Question 6:


Apart from his work in the field of physics, Isaac Newton is known for exploring which of the following on a daily basis?
Bible
Plant species
Anatomy of animals
Art

Question 7:


Isaac Newton’s mother removed him from school as she wanted him to be which of the following?
Painter
Tailor
Farmer
Merchant

Question 8:


What object did Isaac Newton use to demonstrate the decomposition of white light into a color spectrum?
Pyramid
Mirror
Lens
Prism

Question 9:


After Isaac Newton's death, chemical analysis showed that he had been exposed to immense amounts of which of the following?
Mercury
Nicotine
Arsenic
Alcohol

Question 10:


Which of these is true about Isaac Newton?
All of these
He died of smallpox.
He had thirteen children.
He was the first scientist in history to be knighted.

 


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