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This quiz consists of 5 multiple choice and 5 short answer questions through Chapter 11.
Multiple Choice Questions
1. What kind of school does Einstein find in Aarau in Chapter Four?
(a) A difficult school where he quickly grows bored.
(b) The same kind of school he attends in Munich.
(c) One where teachers really try to help their students learn.
(d) A lazy place where teachers don't expect much of students.
2. During his tour of America, Einstein is beginning to have grave concerns about what situation at home in Germany?
(a) Growing militarism.
(b) Growing national debt.
(c) Growing poverty.
(d) Growing dropout rate.
3. What does Einstein say is the most important part of the Royal Society's research, after he receives their findings on his theory?
(a) That other scientists take him seriously.
(b) That he can retire.
(c) That someone can take such wondeful pictures.
(d) That he is finally recognized for his work.
4. In Chapter Four, Mileva is disgusted with the Kaiser because he says women should be concerned only with what?
(a) Kitchen, Church, and Children.
(b) Family, Country, and Religion.
(c) Work, Church, and Husband.
(d) Sewing, Children, and Money.
5. In Chapter Four, Einstein makes friends from other countries at his new school. What affect do their stories have on him?
(a) He plans a career in government.
(b) He begins dreaming of freedom for all men.
(c) He thinks they're lying and refuses to spend time with them.
(d) He starts plotting a German revolution.
Short Answer Questions
1. What is Einstein's attitude toward politics during Chapter Seven?
2. As the war drags on, scientists in which country are planning to test Einstein's theory on the total eclipse?
3. What part of California do the Einsteins NOT enjoy?
4. Einstein receives several gifts as he prepares to leave the US. What is his attitude toward these gifts?
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?
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