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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 Margrethe fear is the inspiration behind Heisenberg’s visit?
2. What would the consequences be for Heisenberg if his government knew what he was doing in Copenhagen?
(a) He would be put on trial
(b) He would be shot
(c) There wouldn’t be any
(d) He would be forbidden to travel
3. What train did Heisenberg take in 1941?
(a) The night train
(b) He did not take a train
(c) The first train of the day
(d) The last train of the day
4. What is fired in fission?
(a) An electron
(b) A proton
(c) An atom
(d) A neutron
5. What area is Bohr the acknowledged expert in?
Short Answer Questions
1. Who accompanied Heisenberg on his 1947 trip to Copenhagen?
2. What is the official reason for Heisenberg’s 1941 visit?
3. What is fired at in fission?
4. When was the last time Heisenberg had seen the Bohrs?
5. What inspired the Nazi’s nickname for Heisenberg?
Short Essay Questions
1. Where is it first reported in Europe that the Americans are working on a bomb?
2. What are Heisenberg’s recollections of post-World War I Germany?
3. What role does Heisenberg think Bohr could have played, but didn’t, in the atomic project?
4. What relationship does Heisenberg draw between skiing and thinking?
5. What does Heisenberg claim are the political implications of what he was saying to Bohr?
6. What role did Bohr play in the atomic project?
7. How does the audience know when fission was invented?
8. Why did Fermi go to Chicago?
9. Why does Bohr say that he is a mathematically curious entity?
10. What is the familial relationship between Bohr and Heisenberg that is alluded to throughout the play?
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