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Final Test - Hard

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This test consists of 5 short answer questions and 1 (of 3) essay topics.

Short Answer Questions

1. In what area does Mrs. Einstein excel?

2. What is ironic about Hitler's attitude toward Einstein in Chapter Twelve?

3. During Chapter Nine, how does Mrs. Einstein begin to feel about their fame?

4. Who comes to live with Einstein early in Chapter Fourteen?

5. To which country do the Einsteins move after leaving America?

Essay Topics

Essay Topic 1

Albert Einstein is a pacifist. Using supporting material from the book, explain his world view and how it evolves over the course of his life. What are the factors that initially influence him to become a pacifist, and why does he eventually abandon the notion? How does his pacifism affect his scientific career?

Essay Topic 2

Imagine parenting Albert Einstein as a young child. Do his parents do a good job with him, or are they so far off the mark in understanding him that they parent badly? In what ways could they do things differently, or make greater efforts to understand him more completely? Be sure to use supporting material from the text.

Essay Topic 3

How does Einstein feel about his legacy as a scientist? Given all that comes from his work, is he pleased with his contribution to the world or dismayed by it? Use material from the book and knowledge of his character to support either assertion and discuss in detail Einstein's feelings about the modern applications of his theory.

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