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This test consists of 15 multiple choice questions and 5 short answer questions.
Multiple Choice Questions
1. What does Heisenberg still insist works?
(a) The Copenhagen Interpretation
(d) Schrödinger’s cat
2. What does Einstein’s work do for Bohr?
(a) Makes him question his work
(b) Resolves his doubts
(c) Confirms his theory
(d) Confuses him
3. Where were Bohr’s rooms in 1924?
(a) In servants’ quarters at the Institute
(b) In a palace
(c) In comfortable quarters at the Institute
(d) In a modern apartment building
4. In Act 2, how does Margrethe attempt to cut the tension between the two men?
(a) By changing the subject
(b) By offering tea and cake
(c) By scolding them
(d) By reminding them of the old days
5. Why did Heisenberg leave Bohr?
(a) Heisenberg fell in love
(b) Heisenberg no longer respected Bohr’s intelligence
(c) They had an argument
(d) To teach in Germany
6. From whose work does Heisenberg and Bohr’s own work stem?
(a) Nobody; it is entirely new
7. What does Bohr claim about Heisenberg’s attitude towards the bomb?
(a) He never assumed anything
(b) He never calculated anything
(c) He went too slow
(d) He went too fast
8. To what period does Heisenberg compare his work with Bohr?
(a) The Industrial Revolution
(b) The Renaissance
(c) The Enlightenment
(d) The Dark Ages
9. What did the scientists who made the bomb discover about the chain reaction?
(a) It was impossible to use cadmium
(b) It was impossible to do
(c) It was faster than anticipated
(d) They needed far too much uranium
10. In retrospect, what do Heisenberg and Bohr doubt about their first meeting?
(a) Where they went
(b) The language they spoke in
(c) The season
(d) What they debated
11. Who is with Heisenberg when he has his moment of clarity?
(a) A team of researchers
12. Where was Bohr when Heisenberg accomplished his biggest scientific achievement?
(a) At the Institute
(b) With Heisenberg
(c) In Sweden
(d) In Norway
13. Where did the Borhs eventually go during the war?
(c) They stayed in Denmark
14. What is Margrethe’s theory about Heisenberg’s 1941 visit?
(a) He wants to turn them in to the police
(b) He wants to brag about his research
(c) He is confused about his research
(d) He misses his father figure
15. What aspect of Bohr and Heisenberg’s memories of their work does Margrethe contest?
(a) Its collaborative aspects
(b) Its timing
(c) Its importance
(d) Its mechanics
Short Answer Questions
1. What was Bohr and Heisenberg’s collaboration called?
2. What critical mass was actually needed for the bomb?
3. What was Heisenberg’s main scientific achievement?
4. How does Heisenberg suggest they disprove the insult of his knowledge?
5. Where were Heisenberg’s rooms in 1924?
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