QB/AstroPtolCopTycho

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I just made a video that is available in three places:
1- https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=1mwIkHshOIg
2-My facebook page
3-c:File:Open Quizbank Proposal First.webm
See also the pdf printout of the slides
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https://bitbucket.org/Guy_vandegrift/qbwiki/wiki/Home/
The conversion to LaTeX should make this bank more compatible with VLEs
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Students with minimal Python skills can now write numerical questions



See special:permalink/1863361 for a wikitext version of this quiz.

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\question The Ptolemaic system was geocentric.\ifkey\endnote{ placed in Public Domain by Guy Vandegrift: {\url{https://en.wikiversity.org/wiki/special:permalink/1863361}}}\fi
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\question An argument used to support the geocentric model held that heavenly bodies, while perhaps large, were able to move quickly.\ifkey\endnote{ placed in Public Domain by Guy Vandegrift: {\url{https://en.wikiversity.org/wiki/special:permalink/1863361}}}\fi
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\question Tycho  tended to favor religious arguments over scientific arguments when justifying his opinions about the geocentric/heliocentric controversy.\ifkey\endnote{ placed in Public Domain by Guy Vandegrift: {\url{https://en.wikiversity.org/wiki/special:permalink/1863361}}}\fi
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\question Tycho was  the first to propose an earth-orbiting sun had planets in orbit around the Sun.\ifkey\endnote{ placed in Public Domain by Guy Vandegrift: {\url{https://en.wikiversity.org/wiki/special:permalink/1863361}}}\fi
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\question Most ancient Roman and most medieval scholars thought the Earth was flat.\ifkey\endnote{ placed in Public Domain by Guy Vandegrift: {\url{https://en.wikiversity.org/wiki/special:permalink/1863361}}}\fi
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\question Evidence for the Copernican system is that the Earth does not seem to move.\ifkey\endnote{ placed in Public Domain by Guy Vandegrift: {\url{https://en.wikiversity.org/wiki/special:permalink/1863361}}}\fi
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\question The ancient Greeks believed in circular orbits, causing them to devise the epicycle and the deferent.\ifkey\endnote{ placed in Public Domain by Guy Vandegrift: {\url{https://en.wikiversity.org/wiki/special:permalink/1863361}}}\fi
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\question Copernicus was a university-trained Catholic priest dedicated to astronomy.\ifkey\endnote{ placed in Public Domain by Guy Vandegrift: {\url{https://en.wikiversity.org/wiki/special:permalink/1863361}}}\fi
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\question In the late 16th century, Tycho Brahe invented his system to resolve philosophical and what he called 'physical' problems with the geocentric theory.\ifkey\endnote{ placed in Public Domain by Guy Vandegrift: {\url{https://en.wikiversity.org/wiki/special:permalink/1863361}}}\fi
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\question Copernicus shared his heliocentric theory with colleagues decades before he died.\ifkey\endnote{ placed in Public Domain by Guy Vandegrift: {\url{https://en.wikiversity.org/wiki/special:permalink/1863361}}}\fi
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\question In the late 16th century, Tycho Brahe invented his system to resolve philosophical and what he called 'physical'  problems with the heliocentric theory.\ifkey\endnote{ placed in Public Domain by Guy Vandegrift: {\url{https://en.wikiversity.org/wiki/special:permalink/1863361}}}\fi
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