Albert Einstein Quiz | Four Week Quiz A

Elma Ehrlich Levinger
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This quiz consists of 5 multiple choice and 5 short answer questions through Chapter 4.

Multiple Choice Questions

1. Einstein's responses to the people he meets during the course of chapter one suggest what about his character?
(a) He is known and respected by everyone, and doesn't think he's better than others.
(b) No one knows who he is.
(c) He thinks the other citizens are dumb and makes fun of them.
(d) He knows he is smarter than everyone else, and goes out of his way to show it.

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

3. Albert's mother usually lets him stay up late to listen to music, but tonight she sends him to bed. Why?
(a) She is tired of answering his questions.
(b) He is late for supper.
(c) His cheeks are flushed and she's worried he is getting a fever.
(d) He is misbehaving all day.

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

5. The author says that Albert and Maja resemble each other strongly except for one feature. What is different about the children?
(a) Maja is short, while Albert is very tall.
(b) Maja is polite, while Albert is rude.
(c) Maja is blonde, while Albert has dark hair.
(d) Maja's eyes twinkle with laughter, while Albert's are clouded with dreams.

Short Answer Questions

1. Why doesn't Miss Dukas let the strange boy waiting for Einstein on the porch come inside the house?

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

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

4. Albert tells his uncle that being in school is like what?

5. The boy Miss Dukas leaves on the porch mentions to Einstein that his family all die in concentration camps, and that he is from what city?

(see the answer key)

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