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Hey! Who Threw That Apple?
"Sir Isaac Newton still is one of the most influential figures in history. This a quiz about his life. Good luck."
15 Points Per Correct Answer - No time limit
According to the calendar of the time, when was Sir Isaac Newton born?
November 4, 1642
July 4, 1642
October 1, 1642
December 25, 1642
Where was Sir Isaac Newton born?
Wolverhampton, West Midlands
Kings Lynn, Norfolk
Sir Isaac Newton and his father shared the same name. True or false?
His mother married a man called Barnabas Smith, when young Isaac Newton was a toddler. What was his step-father's profession?
A church minister
After attending a Grantham school, where did Sir Isaac go to continue studying?
Kings College, London
What was the reason for Sir Isaac Newton's return home from Cambridge in 1665?
His mother died
He suffered a nervous breakdown
He ran out of funds
The University closed because of the Plague
In what fields did Newton make revolutionary advances after returning home from Cambridge?
Mathematics, chemistry, languages and art
Astronomy, engineering, genetics and gravitation
Chemistry, physics, astrology and zoology
Mathematics, optics, physics and astronomy
What was the short name given to Newton's treatment of physics and its application to astronomy?
Who persuaded Newton to publish these papers?
King James II
William of Orange
Sir Edmond Halley
Which of these was not a post held by Sir Isaac Newton?
President of the Royal Society
Master of the Royal Mint
Warden of the Royal Mint
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