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This quiz consists of 5 multiple choice and 5 short answer questions through Chapter 11.
Multiple Choice Questions
1. What part of California do the Einsteins NOT enjoy?
(a) Good weather.
(b) Pacific ocean.
(c) Great hotel.
(d) Beautiful foothills.
2. Why is Einstein disgusted with his quarters on the ship for America?
(a) They are not luxurious enough.
(b) They are not close to the kitchen.
(c) They are too luxurious.
(d) They are too close to steerage.
3. When Einstein graduates from the University of Zurich, what degree is he awarded?
(a) Doctorate of Physics.
(b) Associate of Physics.
(c) Bachelor of Science.
(d) Doctorate of Chemistry.
4. Who takes care of Einstein after his divorce?
(a) His father, Hermann.
(b) His wife, Mileva.
(c) His cousin, Elsa.
(d) His mother, Pauline.
5. Einstein encourages other scientists to check his theories, one of which requires a total eclipse. What prevents that experiment?
(a) World War 2.
(b) Franco-Prussian War.
(c) World War 1.
(d) Russian Civil War.
Short Answer Questions
1. Einstein meets Mileva Maritsch at his new school. On what do they spend most of their time?
2. What kind of school does Einstein find in Aarau in Chapter Four?
3. As the war drags on, scientists in which country are planning to test Einstein's theory on the total eclipse?
4. After he becomes a Swiss citizen, Einstein is able to secure a government job in what field?
5. What is Einstein's attitude toward politics during Chapter Seven?
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