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This quiz consists of 5 multiple choice and 5 short answer questions through Chapter 12.
Multiple Choice Questions
1. After Einstein becomes famous, the visitors coming to the house want a variety of things. Which of the following is NOT one of their demands?
(a) That he takes a better job.
(b) That he grants an interview.
(c) That he gives an autograph.
(d) That he listens to theory/invention proposals.
2. Of the following, who is NOT present at Einstein's welcome to America in Chapter Eleven?
(a) President Taft.
(b) Dr. Butler.
(c) Mayor Walker.
(d) John D. Rockefeller, Jr.
3. Einstein decides in Chapter Twelve that he sends a letter of resignation to the Academy at Berlin. What is the response?
(a) They do not regret his resignation.
(b) They see it as proof that Einstein is a Communist.
(c) They are saddened that he feels resignation necessary.
(d) They do not respond at all.
4. Mrs. Einstein thinks her young son's problems are perhaps due to what?
(a) He doesn't understand English.
(b) He is a bad kid.
(c) He is slow in learning to speak.
(d) He is a sickly child.
5. What kind of school does Einstein find in Aarau in Chapter Four?
(a) A difficult school where he quickly grows bored.
(b) A lazy place where teachers don't expect much of students.
(c) The same kind of school he attends in Munich.
(d) One where teachers really try to help their students learn.
Short Answer Questions
1. Mrs. Einstein thinks her son should have what when he turns six?
2. How does Uncle Jake feel when Albert admits how he feels about school?
3. When asked by the Archbishop what effect his theory has on religion, what does Einstein answer?
4. The author gives three reasons why some scientists disagree with Einstein's work. Which of the following does the author NOT mention?
5. Einstein is most interested in what part of being a professor?
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