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. What does Einstein's theory tell us about time and space?
(a) Neither go on forever in the same fixed way.
(b) Neither of them change.
(c) Neither of them matter.
(d) Neither of them are measurable.

2. Einstein's theory explains what about the sun?
(a) How it can send light and heat without burning out.
(b) How it creates light.
(c) How it creates heat.
(d) How it first comes into existence.

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

4. The boy Miss Dukas leaves on the porch mentions to Einstein that his family all die in concentration camps, and that he is from what city?
(a) Munich.
(b) Dresden.
(c) Ulm.
(d) Berlin.

5. Why is the hometown of the boy waiting on the porch significant to Einstein?
(a) It is also Einstein's hometown.
(b) He is friends with a woman who lives there.
(c) He attends school there.
(d) His sister lives there.

Short Answer Questions

1. What reason does Albert give when asked why he doesn't ask his teachers questions?

2. After Albert is asked not to return to his school, Hermann tells his son that he can't support him anymore. Why?

3. How does Einstein feel about Mileva's ambitions?

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

5. What reason does the author mention for why Mileva is unhappy in her marriage?

(see the answer key)

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