Albert Einstein Quiz | Eight Week Quiz D

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

Multiple Choice Questions

1. Toward the end of Chapter Three, Albert tells his father that he wishes to attend what institution?
(a) The Science Institute in Berlin.
(b) Swiss Federal Polytechnic School in Zurich.
(c) His old Gymnasium in Munich.
(d) MIT in the USA.

2. 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) He is completely insane.
(c) It changes the world.
(d) Only a dozen men in the world understand it.

3. After he becomes a Swiss citizen, Einstein is able to secure a government job in what field?
(a) Postal Service.
(b) University.
(c) Patent Office.
(d) Congress.

4. How does Einstein feel about Mileva's ambitions?
(a) He thinks she is brilliant and enjoys her company.
(b) He thinks she is dumb and dislikes talking to her.
(c) He thinks she should focus more on housework.
(d) He thinks she is beautiful and charming.

5. Einstein meets Mileva Maritsch at his new school. On what do they spend most of their time?
(a) Going out with friends.
(b) Planning social revolution.
(c) Debating religious issues.
(d) Reading and discussing scientific problems.

Short Answer Questions

1. On his walk at the opening of Chapter One, who does Einstein NOT greet?

2. What does Einstein's theory tell us about time and space?

3. Einstein's responses to the people he meets during the course of chapter one suggest what about his character?

4. Based on Einstein's work, scientists follow clues on atomic energy and eventually learn how to do what?

5. How does Einstein refer to the way he feels about lecturing at the university?

(see the answer key)

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