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This quiz consists of 5 multiple choice and 5 short answer questions through Chapter 5.
Multiple Choice Questions
1. The reader learns that Einstein helps a girl understand a math question. How is she going to repay him for his help?
(a) Run errands for him.
(b) An ice cream cone.
(c) Clean his house.
2. In his spare time from work at the patent office, what does Einstein invent?
(a) A formula to measure the energy of the sun.
(b) A device for measuring small electric charges.
(c) A new way to calculate distance.
(d) A better way to measure gravity.
3. When Einstein graduates from the University of Zurich, what degree is he awarded?
(a) Bachelor of Science.
(b) Doctorate of Chemistry.
(c) Associate of Physics.
(d) Doctorate of Physics.
4. Based on Einstein's work, scientists follow clues on atomic energy and eventually learn how to do what?
(a) Create a synthetic sun.
(b) Split a plutonium atom.
(c) Harness solar energy to use as power.
(d) Transform a uranium atom into energy.
5. 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 Jew.
(c) He is a foreigner.
(d) He is a beginner.
Short Answer Questions
1. When finally able to test the theory, researchers discover what about Einstein's work?
2. In Chapter Four, Mileva is disgusted with the Kaiser because he says women should be concerned only with what?
3. During dinner in Chapter Two, why is Mrs. Einstein impatient for the children to get finished with dinner?
4. Miss Dukas reproves Einstein for doing what toward the end of Chapter One?
5. What does Einstein say he thinks is the result of seeing the charm on his father's watch?
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