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. Chapter Five opens with Einstein presenting his paper on what?
(a) Theory of Celestial Bodies.
(b) Theory of Relativity.
(c) Theory of Space Travel.
(d) Theory of Gravity.

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

3. What impression does the reader have of Mileva's attitude toward her life during Chapter Six?
(a) She doesn't spend much time thinking about it.
(b) She is frustrated and growing more and more unhappy.
(c) She is bored with her life and doesn't like their house.
(d) She is completely pleased with her husband's success.

4. In Hitler's eyes, Einstein is guilty because he is all BUT WHICH of the following?
(a) A pacifist.
(b) An internationalist.
(c) A scientist.
(d) A Jew.

5. When asked by the Archbishop what effect his theory has on religion, what does Einstein answer?
(a) It makes religion irrelevant.
(b) None.
(c) It destroys religion completely.
(d) It makes religion more important.

Short Answer Questions

1. A young man approaches Einstein, wanting to discuss the possibility of his formula being used to create explosives. How does Einstein respond?

2. Bertrand Russell comments that "Everybody knows that Einstein does something astonishing...".

3. Who takes care of Einstein after his divorce?

4. A boy in the coffee shop makes fun of Einstein as an absent-minded professor. How does the shop owner respond?

5. Why does the boy from the porch think Einstein might help him?

(see the answer key)

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