Einstein's Dreams Quiz | Four Week Quiz A

Alan Lightman
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This quiz consists of 5 multiple choice and 5 short answer questions through 26 April, 1905 through Interlude.

Multiple Choice Questions

1. Where does the man in the leather jacket work at in Berne?
(a) A bank.
(b) A tavern.
(c) A brasserie.
(d) A pharmaceutical.

2. For the town described in the "4 May 1905" dream, times passes, but what happens?
(a) Much happens.
(b) Nothing happens.
(c) Too much happens.
(d) Little happens.

3. According to the dream on "24 April 1905," what happens when the two "times" meet?
(a) Splendor.
(b) Desperation.
(c) Chaos.
(d) Contentment.

4. Where did Basso and Einstein meet?
(a) Maur.
(b) Uster.
(c) Zurich.
(d) Wohlen.

5. According to the narrator, people in their correct time period do not make contact with those from the future. How are those from the future looked at?
(a) They are honored.
(b) They are immortalized.
(c) They are feared.
(d) They are pitied.

Short Answer Questions

1. To take advantage of what scientists have discovered in the past, what have some people done to their homes?

2. What is the name of Basso's wife?

3. To what does the Zytgloggeturm pay tribute?

4. According to the narrator, why do people wear watches?

5. In the Prologue, how many times does the clock tower chime?

(see the answer key)

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