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Question 1: At the request of Johann Bernoulli’s father-in-law, Johann Bernoulli began the voyage back to his home town of ________ in 1705.
ZürichSt. GallenBaselGeneva

Question 2: O'Connor, John J.; Robertson, Edmund F., "Johann Bernoulli", MacTutor History of Mathematics archive, ________, .
University of OxfordUniversity of CambridgeUniversity of GlasgowUniversity of St Andrews

Question 3: As a student of ________’s calculus, Johann Bernoulli sided with him in 1713 in the Newton–Leibniz debate over who deserved credit for the discovery of calculus.
Immanuel KantPlatoGottfried LeibnizLudwig Wittgenstein

Question 4: However, due to his opposition to Newton and the study that he had done under the followers of ________, Johann Bernoulli also promoted Descartes’ vortex theory over Newton’s theory of gravitation which ultimately delayed acceptance of Newton’s theory in Europe.
René DescartesBertrand RussellBaruch SpinozaImmanuel Kant

Question 5: Johann Bernoulli (________, 27 July 1667 – 1 January 1748; also known as Jean or John) was a Swiss mathematician and was one of the many prominent mathematicians in the Bernoulli family.
ZürichBaselGenevaSt. Gallen

Question 6: He is known for his contributions to infinitesimal calculus and educated the great mathematician ________ in his youth.
Isaac NewtonPierre-Simon LaplaceJoseph Louis LagrangeLeonhard Euler

Question 7: Later, in 1694, Johann Bernoulli married Dorothea Falkner and soon after accepted a position as the professor of mathematics at the ________.
University of HeidelbergLeiden UniversityAristotle University of ThessalonikiUniversity of Groningen

Question 8: Just after setting out on the journey he learned of his brother’s death to ________.
TuberculosisPathogenic bacteriaLeprosyAnthrax

Question 9: After graduating from Basel University Johann Bernoulli moved to teach ________.
Differential equationMathematicsDynamical systems theoryCalculus


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