Einstein's Dreams Quiz | Eight Week Quiz C

Alan Lightman
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This quiz consists of 5 multiple choice and 5 short answer questions through 8 May, 1905 through 15 May, 1905.

Multiple Choice Questions

1. Why is the woman, hiding at no. 22 Kamgasse, crouching in the shadows?
(a) She is not sure where she is.
(b) She has been assaulted and does not know whom to trust.
(c) She is afraid of being attacked.
(d) She is afraid of kicking up dust.

2. 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 feared.
(c) They are immortalized.
(d) They are pitied.

3. What rushes forward to envelope the people in the last seconds before the world ends?
(a) Winds.
(b) Flood waters.
(c) Snow.
(d) Darkness.

4. According to the narrator, what are people in a world of only one day?
(a) Equal.
(b) Excited.
(c) Saddened.
(d) Accepting.

5. Why does Einstein sneak away from his wife in the middle of the night?
(a) To meet a mistress.
(b) To work on equations.
(c) To drink with Besso.
(d) To walk in solitude.

Short Answer Questions

1. What do travelers from the future envy?

2. What do those of religious faith see time as evidence of?

3. Where do the Swiss and English couples meet yearly?

4. What is the woman in the shadows waiting for?

5. What are the two times explained in the "24 April 1905" dream?

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