Albert Einstein Quiz | One Week Quiz A

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

Multiple Choice Questions

1. What reason does the author mention for why Mileva is unhappy in her marriage?
(a) Her husband never spends any time with her.
(b) She no longer loves her husband.
(c) Her children are badly behaved.
(d) She has to keep house and has no time for learning.

2. Toward the end of Chapter Seven, Einstein's theory is finally ______.
(a) Proven ridiculous.
(b) Proven incorrect.
(c) Proven irrelevant.
(d) Proven correct.

3. Einstein is very happy to travel to California as Chapter Eleven begins because he gets to meet ______________, one of his early inspirations.
(a) Michelson.
(b) Morley.
(c) Copernicus.
(d) Madame Curie.

4. After he becomes a Swiss citizen, Einstein is able to secure a government job in what field?
(a) Postal Service.
(b) University.
(c) Patent Office.
(d) Congress.

5. Which of the following does Einstein NOT enjoy in Chapter Seven?
(a) Formal parties.
(b) Opera.
(c) Musical concerts.
(d) Plays.

Short Answer Questions

1. During his tour of America, Einstein is beginning to have grave concerns about what situation at home in Germany?

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

3. After the war, two teams are sent to record the total eclipse. Why are there two teams?

4. When asked by a reporter if he is happy in America, how does Einstein respond?

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

(see the answer key)

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