Albert Einstein Quiz | Eight Week Quiz G

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This quiz consists of 5 multiple choice and 5 short answer questions through Chapter 14.

Multiple Choice Questions

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

2. Einstein grants one final interview to a young man in the safety of his cabin in Chapter Ten. Why does he grant this interview?
(a) Elsa begs him to grant it.
(b) The man threatens to blackmail him.
(c) So the young man doesn't lose his job.
(d) Because he is friends with the man's parents.

3. Albert tells his uncle that being in school is like what?
(a) Going to prison.
(b) Going to the doctor.
(c) Being a soldier.
(d) Sleep walking.

4. The title of Chapter Seven says that Einstein is sometimes called the _____________ of the Twentieth Century.
(a) Genius.
(b) Copernicus.
(c) Newton.
(d) Darwin.

5. In relation to Michelson and Morley's work, Einstein's theory claims what?
(a) There is nothing absolutely at rest in the universe.
(b) The universe travels at the speed of sound.
(c) There is nothing in motion in the universe.
(d) Michelson and Morley do their experiment incorrectly.

Short Answer Questions

1. After children sing carols at the Einstein house for Christmas, what reward does he offer them?

2. Miss Dukas reproves Einstein for doing what toward the end of Chapter One?

3. Einstein learns he is awarded what distinction at the end of Chapter Nine?

4. The Swiss schools are not anxious to hire Einstein for all BUT WHICH of the following reasons?

5. A boy in the coffee shop makes fun of Einstein as an absent-minded professor. How does the shop owner respond?

(see the answer key)

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