Albert Einstein Quiz | Eight Week Quiz G

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

Multiple Choice Questions

1. Why does the boy from the porch think Einstein might help him?
(a) He can blackmail Einstein.
(b) He is willing to pay.
(c) They are related.
(d) They are both refugees.

2. Einstein adopts a terrier pup in Chapter Fourteen. What is the name of the dog?
(a) Chico.
(b) Elsa.
(c) Maja.
(d) Darwin.

3. Einstein gives a gift to the Hebrew University in Jerusalem in Chapter Thirteen. What is the gift?
(a) His original manuscripts on the relativity theory.
(b) An enormous amount of money.
(c) Everything in his estate.
(d) The house he owns in Germany.

4. The Swiss schools are not anxious to hire Einstein for all BUT WHICH of the following reasons?
(a) He is a Jew.
(b) He is a beginner.
(c) He is not qualified.
(d) He is a foreigner.

5. When asked if the new Mrs. Einstein understands the theory of relativity, how does Einstein respond?
(a) She helps him come up with it.
(b) It totally confuses her.
(c) She completely understands it.
(d) He never tries to explain it to her.

Short Answer Questions

1. Of the following, who is NOT present at Einstein's welcome to America in Chapter Eleven?

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

3. Some members of the city council in Berlin oppose giving Einstein a gift. In exasperation, Einstein does what?

4. What impression does the reader have of Mileva's attitude toward her life during Chapter Six?

5. How does Einstein finally decide to deal with the autograph requests in Chapter Eight?

(see the answer key)

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