Albert Einstein Quiz | Eight Week Quiz B

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

Multiple Choice Questions

1. A boy in the coffee shop makes fun of Einstein as an absent-minded professor. How does the shop owner respond?
(a) He throws the boy out of his shop.
(b) He laughs and joins in on the joke.
(c) He ignores the comment.
(d) He reproves the boy and says Einstein is the smartest man in the world.

2. Why is Albert glad that his uncle doesn't ask about his friends at school?
(a) He doesn't think he needs friends.
(b) The other boys think he's stupid.
(c) He hates the other kids.
(d) He is too busy with his friends to focus on schoolwork.

3. What reason does Hermann give for moving his family to Munich?
(a) His wife is happier there.
(b) He needs a job.
(c) His parents are close by.
(d) He wants his son to get a good education.

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

5. In Chapter Two, the reader learns that Hermann Einstein does what for a living?
(a) Travels around giving speeches.
(b) He is a factory owner.
(c) Writes a newspaper.
(d) He is unemployed.

Short Answer Questions

1. In the last few pages of Chapter One, how long does Einstein say it takes for him to gain a world reputation?

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

3. Einstein's responses to the people he meets during the course of chapter one suggest what about his character?

4. During dinner in Chapter Two, why is Mrs. Einstein impatient for the children to get finished with dinner?

5. Albert's nursery governess says what about her experience taking the children to the park?

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