WONDER #1606: How Was the Telescope Invented?

Question 1 of 3

Who was the first person to apply for a patent for the telescope?

  1. Hans Lippershey
  2. Galileo Galilei
  3. Benjamin Franklin
  4. Telly Scope

Question 2 of 3

Who was the first person to use a telescope for astronomical observations?

  1. Hans Lippershey
  2. Galileo Galilei
  3. Benjamin Franklin
  4. Telly Scope

Question 3 of 3

The very first telescopes only magnified objects about how many times?

  1. 1X
  2. 2X
  3. 3X
  4. 5X

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