Albert Einstein Quiz | Four Week Quiz B

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This quiz consists of 5 multiple choice and 5 short answer questions through Chapter 12.

Multiple Choice Questions

1. With which detractors of his theories does Einstein grow particularly angry?
(a) Those who are academically jealous.
(b) Those who don't understand his theory.
(c) Those who attack him on personal matters.
(d) Those who set out to prove he is crazy.

2. Toward the end of Chapter Three, Albert tells his father that he wishes to attend what institution?
(a) The Science Institute in Berlin.
(b) His old Gymnasium in Munich.
(c) Swiss Federal Polytechnic School in Zurich.
(d) MIT in the USA.

3. Einstein is most interested in what part of being a professor?
(a) Money.
(b) Research.
(c) Honor.
(d) Prestige.

4. Besides the honor of the award in Chapter Ten, Einstein also receives what?
(a) Research grant.
(b) New professorship.
(c) International acclaim.
(d) Forty thousand dollars.

5. During his tour of America, Einstein is beginning to have grave concerns about what situation at home in Germany?
(a) Growing dropout rate.
(b) Growing national debt.
(c) Growing militarism.
(d) Growing poverty.

Short Answer Questions

1. The two American scientists, Michelson and Morley, are trying to measure the speed of what?

2. The author gives three reasons why some scientists disagree with Einstein's work. Which of the following does the author NOT mention?

3. How does Einstein refer to the way he feels about lecturing at the university?

4. When Mrs. Einstein asks how Albert gets his nickname at school, what does he tell her?

5. What types of questions does Albert think about when he visits the church on his way home from school?

(see the answer key)

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