Albert Einstein Quiz | One Week Quiz A

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This quiz consists of 5 multiple choice and 5 short answer questions through Chapter 11.

Multiple Choice Questions

1. As the war drags on, scientists in which country are planning to test Einstein's theory on the total eclipse?
(a) England.
(b) Germany.
(c) France.
(d) Spain.

2. Einstein receives several gifts as he prepares to leave the US. What is his attitude toward these gifts?
(a) He thinks Americans are crazy.
(b) He is puzzled.
(c) He doesn't like them.
(d) He believes he deserves them.

3. What reason does the author mention for why Mileva is unhappy in her marriage?
(a) She has to keep house and has no time for learning.
(b) Her husband never spends any time with her.
(c) She no longer loves her husband.
(d) Her children are badly behaved.

4. In his spare time from work at the patent office, what does Einstein invent?
(a) A formula to measure the energy of the sun.
(b) A new way to calculate distance.
(c) A device for measuring small electric charges.
(d) A better way to measure gravity.

5. The President of Columbia University, in his introduction, says that Dr. Einstein gives the world...?
(a) "a grand new future."
(b) "nothing special."
(c) "an intellectual lighthouse."
(d) "a way to build weapons."

Short Answer Questions

1. Which of the following does Einstein NOT enjoy in Chapter Seven?

2. After he becomes a Swiss citizen, Einstein is able to secure a government job in what field?

3. What part of California do the Einsteins NOT enjoy?

4. What is the most important part of school for Einstein's multi-cultural friends at his new school?

5. Einstein is very happy to travel to California as Chapter Eleven begins because he gets to meet ______________, one of his early inspirations.

(see the answer key)

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