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This quiz consists of 5 multiple choice and 5 short answer questions through Chapter 6.
Multiple Choice Questions
1. How does Uncle Jake feel when Albert admits how he feels about school?
(d) Secretly sympathetic.
2. Chapter Five opens with Einstein presenting his paper on what?
(a) Theory of Space Travel.
(b) Theory of Relativity.
(c) Theory of Gravity.
(d) Theory of Celestial Bodies.
3. In Chapter Six, a friend offers Einstein three positions in Berlin. Which of the following is NOT offered?
(a) University of Berlin.
(b) Kaiser Wilhelm Institute of Berlin.
(c) Prussian Academy of Sciences of Berlin.
(d) The Science Institute of Berlin.
4. After he becomes a Swiss citizen, Einstein is able to secure a government job in what field?
(c) Patent Office.
(d) Postal Service.
5. With what part of Einstein's job at the university is his wife dissatisfied in Chapter Six?
(a) The University doesn't promote his work.
(b) She is concerned about their financial situation.
(c) She feels he doesn't have enough time for his family.
(d) She doesn't like the other professors.
Short Answer Questions
1. Einstein is most interested in what part of being a professor?
2. The two American scientists, Michelson and Morley, are trying to measure the speed of what?
3. Toward the end of Chapter One, Einstein finds a boy waiting for him on the porch. In what language does the boy speak to him?
4. In Chapter Four, Einstein makes friends from other countries at his new school. What affect do their stories have on him?
5. What does Einstein's theory tell us about time and space?
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