The Life of Issac Newton

Can you answer these questions about Issac Newton's life?
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According to the Julian calendar which day was he born on?
Christmas
What college did attend?
University of Cambridge
What fruit is said to have fell on his head?
Apple
What are his three laws about?
Motion
What branch of mathematics did he develop?
Calculus
What book did he write about the nature of light?
Opticks
What is the Latin title of his book describing the laws of physical motion?
Principia
What does the SI unit named after him represent?
Force
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What device did he build the first practical use of?
Reflecting telescope
What learned society was he a part of?
Royal Society
Who was his greatest rival?
Robert Hooke
Which English ruler was he knighted by?
Queen Anne
Where did he work at the end of his life?
Royal Mint
Where was he buried?
Westminster Abbey
What field of physics did he lay the foundations of?
Classical Mechanics
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