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This test consists of 15 multiple choice questions and 5 short answer questions.
Multiple Choice Questions
1. Where did Bohr work out complementarity?
(a) In Norway
(b) In Denmark
(c) In Finland
(d) In Germany
2. What did Heisenberg not understand when he had his moment of clarity?
(a) Wave mechanics
(b) Matrix calculus
(d) Particle functions
3. What critical mass was actually needed for the bomb?
(a) One gram
(b) Fifty kilograms
(c) 26,000 tons
(d) One ton
4. What does Margrethe think that Heisenberg will never know?
(a) The reason he left Copenhagen
(b) The reason he came to Copenhagen
(c) Whom he really loves
(d) What is in his heart
5. What is notable about Heisenberg’s accepting the chair at Leipzig?
(a) He was the youngest full professor in Germany
(b) He did not know how to teach
(c) He was as far as possible from Copenhagen
(d) He did not have a degree himself
6. What happened to Heisenberg immediately after the war?
(a) He died
(b) He was in charge of German science
(c) He came back to see Bohr
(d) He got divorced
7. What does Heisenberg claim about his attitude towards the bomb?
(a) He assumed it was possible
(b) He tried as hard as possible to make it work
(c) He went too fast
(d) He assumed it was impossible
8. How did Bohr react to the discovery mentioned in question #82?
(a) He believed in it, but is now skeptical
(b) He still does not believe it
(c) He was unconditionally supportive
(d) He was skeptical, but now believes in it
9. Who made peace between Heisenberg and Bohr?
(a) Nobody ever did
10. What is Bohr’s criticism of Heisenberg’s thought process?
(a) He doesn’t care about the political repercussions of his work
(b) He only cares about practicalities
(c) He doesn’t care about science
(d) He only cares about math
11. Where were Bohr’s rooms in 1924?
(a) In servants’ quarters at the Institute
(b) In comfortable quarters at the Institute
(c) In a palace
(d) In a modern apartment building
12. In retrospect, what do Heisenberg and Bohr doubt about their first meeting?
(a) What they debated
(b) The language they spoke in
(c) Where they went
(d) The season
13. In Heisenberg’s illustration of his theory, what or who is an electron?
(c) A buoy
14. Where were Heisenberg’s rooms in 1924?
(a) In comfortable quarters at the Institute
(b) In a modern apartment building
(c) In a palace
(d) In servants’ quarters at the Institute
15. What was the insult that a scientist gave of Heisenberg’s knowledge?
(a) That Heisenberg was stubborn
(b) That Heisenberg was a Fascist
(c) That Heisenberg didn’t understand the math of the bomb
(d) That Heisenberg didn’t understand the physics of the bomb
Short Answer Questions
1. Why was the situation in #95 problematic?
2. To what period does Heisenberg compare his work with Bohr?
3. What was strange about Heisenberg’s attempts to speak English?
4. What language does Bohr claim he is speaking?
5. What does Heisenberg claim that Bohr is illustrating as he discusses the aforementioned problem?
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