Albert Einstein Quiz | Eight Week Quiz C

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

Multiple Choice Questions

1. According to Chapter One, what odd experience does Einstein have in Germany before he leaves?
(a) His whole family dies of a mysterious illness.
(b) He is first celebrated and then declared a traitor.
(c) The whole country hates him.
(d) He is pursued by the media.

2. Why is Hermann annoyed when the family sits down to dinner in Chapter Two?
(a) His daughter is misbehaving.
(b) The mashed potatoes are cold.
(c) Albert does not come in for dinner.
(d) The knife he is using is dull.

3. During dinner, Maja tells her parents that her brother likes to do what?
(a) Pick on other children.
(b) Play in the sand pile.
(c) Make up songs and sing them.
(d) Throw rocks at animals.

4. What does Einstein say he thinks is the result of seeing the charm on his father's watch?
(a) Makes him hate his father.
(b) First arouses his interest in science.
(c) Creates his curiosity.
(d) Drives him to study geology.

5. The Swiss schools are not anxious to hire Einstein for all BUT WHICH of the following reasons?
(a) He is a Jew.
(b) He is a foreigner.
(c) He is a beginner.
(d) He is not qualified.

Short Answer Questions

1. What is the most important part of school for Einstein's multi-cultural friends at his new school?

2. Chapter Two ends with Mrs. Einstein expressing her desire that her son becomes what?

3. What solution does Uncle Jake propose for Albert's difficulties in school?

4. Einstein meets Mileva Maritsch at his new school. On what do they spend most of their time?

5. In Chapter Four, what kind of father is Einstein?

(see the answer key)

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