Albert Einstein Quiz | Two Week Quiz A

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This quiz consists of 5 multiple choice and 5 short answer questions through Chapter 8.

Multiple Choice Questions

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

2. What reason does Hermann give for moving his family to Munich?
(a) His wife is happier there.
(b) He needs a job.
(c) His parents are close by.
(d) He wants his son to get a good education.

3. The Swiss schools are not anxious to hire Einstein for all BUT WHICH of the following reasons?
(a) He is a foreigner.
(b) He is not qualified.
(c) He is a Jew.
(d) He is a beginner.

4. Whom does Hermann suggest his son ask about the compass?
(a) Uncle Jake.
(b) His mother.
(c) His teacher.
(d) Cousin Elma.

5. The two American scientists, Michelson and Morley, are trying to measure the speed of what?
(a) Comets.
(b) Sound.
(c) Time.
(d) Light.

Short Answer Questions

1. After dinner, Albert claims he'll be able to sleep better if he can take what to bed?

2. What is the result of the total eclipse expeditions in Chapter Seven?

3. During dinner, Maja tells her parents that her brother likes to do what?

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

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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