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) 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. In Chapter Four, Einstein makes friends from other countries at his new school. What affect do their stories have on him?
(a) He thinks they're lying and refuses to spend time with them.
(b) He starts plotting a German revolution.
(c) He plans a career in government.
(d) He begins dreaming of freedom for all men.

3. In Chapter Four, what kind of father is Einstein?
(a) Devoted.
(b) Strict.
(c) Distant.
(d) Unavailable.

4. When asked if the new Mrs. Einstein understands the theory of relativity, how does Einstein respond?
(a) He never tries to explain it to her.
(b) She completely understands it.
(c) It totally confuses her.
(d) She helps him come up with it.

5. Einstein doesn't usually enjoy movies, but he does appreciate the one he attends as a guest of which movie star in Chapter Eleven?
(a) Charlie Chaplin.
(b) Fred Astaire.
(c) Clark Gable.
(d) Shirley Temple.

Short Answer Questions

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

2. As the war drags on, scientists in which country are planning to test Einstein's theory on the total eclipse?

3. In his spare time from work at the patent office, what does Einstein invent?

4. At the close of Chapter Eleven, Einstein is asked about Hitler. What answer does he give?

5. Einstein meets Mileva Maritsch at his new school. On what do they spend most of their time?

(see the answer key)

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