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. What kind of school does Einstein find in Aarau in Chapter Four?
(a) The same kind of school he attends in Munich.
(b) A difficult school where he quickly grows bored.
(c) A lazy place where teachers don't expect much of students.
(d) One where teachers really try to help their students learn.

2. The title of Chapter Seven says that Einstein is sometimes called the _____________ of the Twentieth Century.
(a) Newton.
(b) Darwin.
(c) Copernicus.
(d) Genius.

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

4. Who becomes Einstein's second wife?
(a) Margot.
(b) Elsa.
(c) Maja.
(d) Geneva.

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

Short Answer Questions

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

2. How does Einstein feel about Mileva's ambitions?

3. Einstein grants one final interview to a young man in the safety of his cabin in Chapter Ten. Why does he grant this interview?

4. Einstein receives several gifts as he prepares to leave the US. What is his attitude toward these gifts?

5. Why is Einstein disgusted with his quarters on the ship for America?

(see the answer key)

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