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This test consists of 5 multiple choice questions, 5 short answer questions, and 10 short essay questions.
Multiple Choice Questions
1. What prevented Heisenberg’s last visit to the Bohrs?
(a) An argument
(b) The outbreak of war
(c) The death of their child
(d) His marriage
2. What does Heisenberg teach that is considered an act of resistance?
(c) Atomic physics
(d) Theoretical physics
3. How often has Bohr gone skiing since Heisenberg last saw him?
(a) Not at all.
(d) Every winter
4. What does Bohr initially think about Margrethe’s proposed activity?
(a) He will see what Heisenberg thinks
(b) He doesn’t think they will do it
(c) He is receptive to it
(d) He finds the suggestion upsetting
5. When did Heisenberg’s most important visit to Copenhagen take place?
Short Answer Questions
1. What is the first thing that Heisenberg thinks he will remain famous for?
2. Other than Leipzig, where else might Heisenberg have gone?
3. Why does Bohr think that scientists are still working on fission?
4. How does Heisenberg propose that Bohr protect himself?
5. What happened after the SS brought Heisenberg in for questioning?
Short Essay Questions
1. What did Heisenberg consult with Bohr about in 1932?
2. What did Heisenberg say (in the past) about Jensen’s claim?
3. How does the audience know when fission was invented?
4. What is the familial relationship between Bohr and Heisenberg that is alluded to throughout the play?
5. Why did Fermi go to Chicago?
6. Where have most of the German physicists gone?
7. What is strange about Schrödinger’s cat?
8. What were Kramers’ main personality traits, as the play describes them?
9. What is the conflict Bohr and Heisenberg have over Gamow and Casimir?
10. What was Jensen’s claim about Heisenberg’s visit?
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