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This quiz consists of 5 multiple choice and 5 short answer questions through Chapter 8.
Multiple Choice Questions
1. Chapter Five opens with Einstein presenting his paper on what?
(a) Theory of Celestial Bodies.
(b) Theory of Space Travel.
(c) Theory of Relativity.
(d) Theory of Gravity.
2. Which of the following does Einstein NOT enjoy in Chapter Seven?
(b) Formal parties.
(c) Musical concerts.
3. During Chapter Two, Albert tells his father that he wants something specific for his upcoming birthday. What is it?
(a) A chemistry set.
(b) A baseball bat.
(c) A compass.
(d) A horse.
4. Einstein encourages other scientists to check his theories, one of which requires a total eclipse. What prevents that experiment?
(a) World War 1.
(b) Russian Civil War.
(c) World War 2.
(d) Franco-Prussian War.
5. A young man approaches Einstein, wanting to discuss the possibility of his formula being used to create explosives. How does Einstein respond?
(a) He is horrified.
(b) He angrily tells the young man to leave.
(c) He agrees to meet with the young man later.
(d) He dismisses the idea as foolish.
Short Answer Questions
1. The Swiss schools are not anxious to hire Einstein for all BUT WHICH of the following reasons?
2. What kind of school does Einstein find in Aarau in Chapter Four?
3. Chapter Two ends with Mrs. Einstein expressing her desire that her son becomes what?
4. What does Einstein's famous formula mean?
5. What does Einstein's theory tell us about time and space?
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