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The Nicolaus Copernicus Quiz

Nicolaus Copernicus changed people's perception of the Universe and our Solar System, how much do you know about this scientist? 10 Questions.

 
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When was Nicolaus Copernicus born?

  • 19th February 1473
  • 27th May 1498
  • 15th September 1527
  • 28th November 1689

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In which year did Nicolaus Copernicus die, towards the end of the year of his death, he was seized by apoplexy and paralysis?

  • 15th April 1542
  • 24th May 1543
  • 7th July 1578
  • 28th September 1598

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Which one of these did Copernicus not practice as?

  • Classical Scholar
  • Physician
  • Governor
  • Biologist

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What was Nicolaus Copernicus' nationality, he was born in Torun and died in Frombork?

  • Polish
  • French
  • Czech
  • Swedish

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In which regional capital in Poland would you find the Copernicus International Airport?

  • Bialystok
  • Krakow
  • Lodz
  • Wroclaw

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For what astronomic diagram is Nicolaus Copernicus most known for?

  • Heliocentrism
  • Ptolemaic
  • Spindle of Necessity
  • Tychonic

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The chemical element Copernicium, is an extremely radioactive synthetic element, what is the element's Periodic Table symbol?

  • Ca
  • Co
  • Cn
  • Cr

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Which scientist was put into house arrest by the Roman Catholic Inquisition after promoting Nicolaus Copernicus' Heliocentric Theory?

  • Galileo Galilei
  • Thomas More
  • Evangelista Torricelli
  • Franciscus Patricius

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Which one of these languages did Nicolaus Copernicus not know?

  • Polish
  • Swedish
  • Greek
  • Italian

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The Polish translation of ''Nicholaus Copernicus'' in ''Mikolaj Kopernik'', what is the meaning of Nicholaus Copernicus' last name?

  • Dill plant seeder
  • Iron Works
  • Forestry worker
  • Sailing

 

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