Bomb Quiz | Eight Week Quiz A

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This quiz consists of 5 multiple choice and 5 short answer questions through "Skinny Superhero" – "Enormoz".

Multiple Choice Questions

1. Where were Eugene Wigner and Leo Szilard both born?
(a) Norway.
(b) Switzerland.
(c) Sweden.
(d) Hungaria.

2. When did Robert Oppenheimer graduate from Harvard University?
(a) 1925.
(b) 1919.
(c) 1929.
(d) 1931.

3. When was Harry Gold born?
(a) May 22, 1915.
(b) July 7, 1917.
(c) March 29, 1908.
(d) December 11, 1910.

4. What date is described in the Prologue of Bomb?
(a) September 18, 1951.
(b) November 1, 1952.
(c) July 12, 1945.
(d) May 22, 1950.

5. On what date was Albert Einstein's letter to the U.S. President warning of Germany's development of an atomic bomb delivered?
(a) April 22, 1938.
(b) November 1, 1939.
(c) October 11, 1939.
(d) September 1, 1939.

Short Answer Questions

1. On what date did Hitler's Germany launch a massive invasion of Poland?

2. Prior to the development of the atomic bomb, where did the largest man-made explosion in history occur?

3. In what year did Adolf Hitler annex Austria into his German Empire?

4. Where did Robert Oppenheimer work as a theoretical physicist and professor of physics in the 1930s?

5. Who were the FBI agents at Harry Gold's door in the Prologue to Bomb?

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