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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. Where were Bohr’s rooms in 1924?
(a) In comfortable quarters at the Institute
(b) In a modern apartment building
(c) In servants’ quarters at the Institute
(d) In a palace

2. What critical mass did Heisenberg think was needed for the bomb?
(a) Fifty kilograms
(b) One gram
(c) 26,000 tons
(d) One ton

3. Which scientist insulted Heisenberg’s knowledge?
(a) Bohr
(b) Goudsmit
(c) Pauli
(d) Uhlenbeck

4. What is Heisenberg’s response to Bohr’s criticism of his thought process?
(a) Math is sense
(b) Science is about practicalities
(c) He cares deeply about the Nazi party
(d) He has been a respected member of their field for decades

5. How does Heisenberg suggest Bohr might have killed him?
(a) By giving him up to the SS
(b) With a mine
(c) By strangling him
(d) With a cap pistol

Short Answer Questions

1. What does Heisenberg claim that Bohr is illustrating as he discusses the aforementioned problem?

2. What example does Heisenberg use to illustrate his theory?

3. Who is with Heisenberg when he has his moment of clarity?

4. In Act 2, how does Margrethe attempt to cut the tension between the two men?

5. From whose work does Heisenberg and Bohr’s own work stem?

Short Essay Questions

1. What was the impetus for Heisenberg’s attaining the chair at Leipzig?

2. Where does Heisenberg spend the last months of the war, and why?

3. What did Heisenberg tell minor Nazi officials?

4. Who oversees Heisenberg’s research in Germany?

5. What were the conditions under which Heisenberg was allowed to practice science after the war?

6. What did Einstein show about measurement?

7. How much more time did Heisenberg think he needed to make his reaction work?

8. In 1942, where is the German project in relationship to the American atomic project?

9. What could have happened to the reactor in Haigerloch?

10. How did Bohr react during the events of Christian’s death?

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