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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 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 finds the suggestion upsetting
(d) He is receptive to it
2. What is fired in fission?
(a) An electron
(b) An atom
(c) A neutron
(d) A proton
3. What animal did Schrödinger use in his example?
(a) A dog
(b) A cat
(c) A rat
(d) A mouse
4. What segment of the population, important to Heisenberg and Bohr, has fled Germany because of the Nazis?
(a) Conscientious objectors
(b) Apolitical scientists
(c) Jewish scientists
(d) Jewish writers
5. What does Bohr compare his partnership with Heisenberg to?
(a) Einstein’s work
(b) His marriage with Margrethe
(c) A business partnership
(d) Heisenberg’s marriage to Elisabeth
Short Answer Questions
1. How does Margrethe claim that Bohr reacted to Heisenberg?
2. In what month did the 1914 meeting actually take place?
3. What is Bohr’s religious heritage?
4. What did Schrödinger’s animal have with it?
5. Who accompanied Heisenberg on his 1947 trip to Copenhagen?
Short Essay Questions
1. What is strange about Schrödinger’s cat?
2. Where is it first reported in Europe that the Americans are working on a bomb?
3. What is the conflict Bohr and Heisenberg have over Gamow and Casimir?
4. What was Schrödinger’s work that Heisenberg struggled to accept?
5. What role does Heisenberg think Bohr could have played, but didn’t, in the atomic project?
6. What is the major conflict over what Heisenberg said to Bohr?
7. What does Heisenberg claim are the differences in torment between Oppenheimer and himself?
8. How does the audience know when fission was invented?
9. What did Heisenberg say (in the past) about Jensen’s claim?
10. Why do the Bohrs often go to Tisvilde?
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