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The Johannes Hevelius Quiz

The scientist is described as the founder of ''lunar typography'', he has also described ten new constellations, of which seven are recognised. 10 Questions.

 
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When was Johannes Hevelius born?

  • 28th January 1611
  • 15th April 1657
  • 8th September 1754
  • 29th November 1798

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What was Johannes Hevelius' nationality, he was born and died in the city of Gdansk?

  • Polish
  • French
  • Swedish
  • Dutch

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When did Johannes Hevelius die, he was buried in St Catherine's Church in Gdansk, Poland?

  • 14th November 1658
  • 17th April 1675
  • 19th March 1684
  • 28th January 1687

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What is the Polish translation of Johannes Hevelius' name?

  • Jan Heweliusz
  • Joachim Chropowaty
  • Jakub Heweliety
  • Janusz Chrobertiusz

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Which one of these was not a field of Johannes Hevelius?

  • Brewing
  • Diplomacy
  • Jurisprudence
  • Astronomy

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Johannes Hevelius is said to have constructed the longest Keplerian Telescope, made out of wood and a wire tube, but what was the telescope's length?

  • 17 Metres
  • 28 Metres
  • 46 Metres
  • 98 Metres

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What famous beer did Johannes Hevelius brew in his brewery?

  • Achel
  • Freising
  • Jopen
  • Reinheitsgebot

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After the Christian victory of the Battle of Vienna, by the Polish King Sobieski, in commemoration of this Johannes Hevelius named a constellation ''Scutum Sobiescianim'' meaning what?

  • Sobieski's Shield
  • Sobieski's Christendom
  • Sobieski's Victory
  • Sobieski's Lechistan

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Which Englishman, at the time an emissary the Royal Society, visited Johannes Hevelius in 1679, whose fellow Johannes Hevelius was since 1664?

  • Lawrence Rooke
  • Edmond Halley
  • Henry Gellibrand
  • Walter Warner

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What is the meaning of the Johannes Hevelius' surname, according to the Polish Academy of Sciences?

  • Hawk
  • Mountain
  • Field
  • Waves

 

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