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. The two American scientists, Michelson and Morley, are trying to measure the speed of what?
(a) Sound.
(b) Light.
(c) Time.
(d) Comets.

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

3. What is Einstein's attitude toward politics during Chapter Seven?
(a) He is involved for a long time.
(b) He is never interested.
(c) He thinks it ridiculous.
(d) He finds it fascinating.

4. What types of questions does Albert think about when he visits the church on his way home from school?
(a) Human behavior.
(b) Science issues.
(c) Religious issues.
(d) Inventions.

5. 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?
(a) German.
(b) Italian.
(c) English.
(d) Swedish.

Short Answer Questions

1. The President of Columbia University, in his introduction, says that Dr. Einstein gives the world...?

2. With which detractors of his theories does Einstein grow particularly angry?

3. What is the most important part of school for Einstein's multi-cultural friends at his new school?

4. Einstein encourages other scientists to check his theories, one of which requires a total eclipse. What prevents that experiment?

5. Who takes care of Einstein after his divorce?

(see the answer key)

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