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VocabularyAncientAstronomers

Multiple Choice
Identify the choice that best completes the statement or answers the question.
 

 1. 

The model of the solar system that says the Earth is in the center.
a.
geocentric
c.
Galilean
b.
heliocentric
d.
Big Bang
 

 2. 

mc002-1.jpg
Which theory of the solar system is this?
a.
geocentric
b.
heliocentric
 

 3. 

Galileo believed what was in the center of the solar system?
a.
Venus
c.
Jupiter
b.
the Earth
d.
the Sun
 

 4. 

The model that says the Sun is the center of the Solar System is...
a.
the geocentric model
c.
based upon Ptolemy’s idea
b.
the heliocentric model
d.
what Aristotle believed
 

 5. 

Which of these is the heliocentric solar system?
a.
mc005-1.jpg
b.
mc005-2.jpg
 

 6. 

Which astronomer gets the credit for the idea of the heliocentric solar system?
a.
Galileo
c.
Copernicus
b.
Ptolemy
d.
Kepler
 

 7. 

Who used his telescope to help prove that the Sun was in the center of the Solar System?
a.
Ptolemy
c.
Copernicus
b.
Galileo
d.
Aristotle
 

 8. 

Which of these is the geocentric solar system?
a.
mc008-1.jpg
b.
mc008-2.jpg
 

 9. 

About 2,000 years ago, this Greek scientist did not believe that the Earth moved and wrote about the geocentric solar system. 
a.
Galileo
c.
Ptolemy
b.
Copernicus
 

 10. 

Which of these did Galileo prove was correct?
a.
mc010-1.jpg
b.
mc010-2.jpg
 



 
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