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

Multiple Choice Questions

1. During his tour of America, Einstein is beginning to have grave concerns about what situation at home in Germany?
(a) Growing poverty.
(b) Growing national debt.
(c) Growing militarism.
(d) Growing dropout rate.

2. When Einstein graduates from the University of Zurich, what degree is he awarded?
(a) Bachelor of Science.
(b) Doctorate of Chemistry.
(c) Associate of Physics.
(d) Doctorate of Physics.

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

4. When asked by a reporter if he is happy in America, how does Einstein respond?
(a) "I am very happy if I ever get to see it."
(b) "I don't mind living here."
(c) "I am much happier when I leave it."
(d) "I think this place is a dump."

5. Einstein grants one final interview to a young man in the safety of his cabin in Chapter Ten. Why does he grant this interview?
(a) Because he is friends with the man's parents.
(b) So the young man doesn't lose his job.
(c) Elsa begs him to grant it.
(d) The man threatens to blackmail him.

Short Answer Questions

1. In Chapter Four, Einstein makes friends from other countries at his new school. What affect do their stories have on him?

2. The Swiss schools are not anxious to hire Einstein for all BUT WHICH of the following reasons?

3. The President of Columbia University, in his introduction, says that Dr. Einstein gives the world...?

4. With what aspect of New York is Einstein frustrated?

5. What does Einstein say is the most important part of the Royal Society's research, after he receives their findings on his theory?

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