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This quiz consists of 5 multiple choice and 5 short answer questions through Chapter 11.
Multiple Choice Questions
1. What is Einstein's attitude toward politics during Chapter Seven?
(a) He finds it fascinating.
(b) He thinks it ridiculous.
(c) He is never interested.
(d) He is involved for a long time.
2. How does Einstein feel about Mileva's ambitions?
(a) He thinks she should focus more on housework.
(b) He thinks she is dumb and dislikes talking to her.
(c) He thinks she is beautiful and charming.
(d) He thinks she is brilliant and enjoys her company.
3. What kind of school does Einstein find in Aarau in Chapter Four?
(a) The same kind of school he attends in Munich.
(b) A lazy place where teachers don't expect much of students.
(c) A difficult school where he quickly grows bored.
(d) One where teachers really try to help their students learn.
4. What is the result of the total eclipse expeditions in Chapter Seven?
(a) The teams never gets to their destinations.
(b) They are unable to get the pictures needed.
(c) They get the pictures needed.
(d) The total eclipse does not happen as scheduled.
5. The President of Columbia University, in his introduction, says that Dr. Einstein gives the world...?
(a) "a way to build weapons."
(b) "a grand new future."
(c) "nothing special."
(d) "an intellectual lighthouse."
Short Answer Questions
1. When asked if the new Mrs. Einstein understands the theory of relativity, how does Einstein respond?
2. What is the most important part of school for Einstein's multi-cultural friends at his new school?
3. In Chapter Four, Mileva is disgusted with the Kaiser because he says women should be concerned only with what?
4. During his tour of America, Einstein is beginning to have grave concerns about what situation at home in Germany?
5. After he becomes a Swiss citizen, Einstein is able to secure a government job in what field?
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