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This quiz consists of 5 multiple choice and 5 short answer questions through Chapter 12.
Multiple Choice Questions
1. Einstein is worried toward the end of Chapter Ten because he learns that it is not safe to do what in Marseilles, France?
(a) Go for a walk.
(b) Appear American.
(c) Speak German.
(d) Work in schools.
2. What does Einstein say is the most important part of the Royal Society's research, after he receives their findings on his theory?
(a) That he is finally recognized for his work.
(b) That he can retire.
(c) That someone can take such wondeful pictures.
(d) That other scientists take him seriously.
3. Einstein learns he is awarded what distinction at the end of Chapter Nine?
(a) National Medal of Science.
(b) MacArthur Genius Award.
(c) International Leadership Award.
(d) Nobel Prize.
4. As Chapter Twelve ends, the Einsteins are once again headed for what country?
5. In 1905, why don't other scientists know whether or not Einstein is correct?
(a) No one hears of his work.
(b) No one is able to recreate the experiment.
(c) No one understands his work well enough to do the experiments.
(d) No one takes him seriously.
Short Answer Questions
1. In Chapter Four, Einstein makes friends from other countries at his new school. What affect do their stories have on him?
2. Why does Hermann Einstein know more about science than the average businessman?
3. In Chapter Six, a friend offers Einstein three positions in Berlin. Which of the following is NOT offered?
4. At the close of Chapter Eleven, Einstein is asked about Hitler. What answer does he give?
5. According to Chapter One, what odd experience does Einstein have in Germany before he leaves?
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