Albert Einstein Quiz | Eight Week Quiz D

Elma Ehrlich Levinger
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This quiz consists of 5 multiple choice and 5 short answer questions through Chapter 6.

Multiple Choice Questions

1. At the time it is published, the popular saying about Einstein's famous theory is what?
(a) The idea is an old one that everyone knows about.
(b) It changes the world.
(c) Only a dozen men in the world understand it.
(d) He is completely insane.

2. The two American scientists, Michelson and Morley, are trying to measure the speed of what?
(a) Light.
(b) Time.
(c) Comets.
(d) Sound.

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

4. How does Uncle Jake feel when Albert admits how he feels about school?
(a) Angry.
(b) Annoyed.
(c) Secretly sympathetic.
(d) Sad.

5. Mrs. Einstein worries that her son has difficulty in school. What reason does she NOT mention for being worried?
(a) No one knows what to expect from him.
(b) He is disrespectful.
(c) He is shy.
(d) He spends too much time dreaming.

Short Answer Questions

1. Einstein is most interested in what part of being a professor?

2. At the time this story takes place, Einstein is living in what country?

3. Why is Hermann Einstein pleased when his son displays interest in the pocket watch?

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

5. What does Mileva say she misses about Switzerland during Chapter Six?

(see the answer key)

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