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This test consists of 15 multiple choice questions and 5 short answer questions.
Multiple Choice Questions
1. What does the narrator want readers to "suppose" time is in the "10 June 1905" dream?
(a) A quantity and not a quality.
(b) A quality and not a quantity.
(c) A measurement.
(d) A sole existence.
2. According to the "20 May 1905 dream, what must people do at the end of the day?
(a) Follow a path created by string to find their way home.
(b) Consult an address book to learn where they live.
(d) Call their loved ones to come get them.
3. What does the narrator want readers to "suppose" in the "9 June 1905" dream?
(a) That people live forever.
(b) That time exists in a vacuum.
(c) That life exists in several dimensions at the same time.
(d) That people die only after they have achieved their dreams.
4. According to the "29 May 1905" dream, why does this world exist as it does?
(a) Time passes more slowly for those in distress.
(b) Time passes more slowly for those who keep order.
(c) Time passes more slowly for those in motion.
(d) Time passes in slow motion.
5. Where does Besso invite Einstein to come to at the close of the second Interlude?
(a) To the Ristorante Cooperativo for dinner.
(b) To dinner at the Basin Park Hotel.
(c) To the Colombia Restaurant for dinner.
(d) To dinner at Besso's home.
6. What month is it, in the "15 June 1905" dream, for the young man in the polytechnic in Zurich?
7. What does the middle-aged man receive during the "2 June 1905" dream?
(a) A Humanitarian Award.
(b) A Nobel Prize for literature.
(c) The Georg Büchner Prize.
(d) A Nobel Prize for physics.
8. What is happening in the young woman's house in the "15 June 1905" dream?
(a) Her home is being robbed.
(b) Her parents are fighting.
(c) Her home is on fire.
(d) She is having an argument with her boyfriend.
9. How is the world actually seen by its residents in the "5 June 1905" dream?
(a) As though looking through the same camera for all inhabitants.
(b) Through the senses.
(c) Through different lenses by different people.
(d) Through sight alone.
10. Where is Einstein looking as the second Interlude comes to a close?
(a) Towards Aare.
(b) Towards the town clock.
(c) Into space.
(d) Towards the Bernese Alps.
11. What time of the day is it at the beginning of the second Interlude?
(b) Early morning.
(c) Late evening.
12. In the "2 June 1905" dream, how does the story of the woman end?
(a) The "woman" in her mother's womb.
(b) The "woman" at her birth.
(c) The "woman" at her graduation from gymnasium.
(d) The "woman" nursing.
13. How can Besso tell that Einstein is making progress on his theory?
(a) The fact that Einstein has not changed clothes in three days.
(b) The way that Einstein's eye look glassed over.
(c) The dark circles under Einstein's eyes.
(d) The erratic way Einstein's hair is jutting out in all directions.
14. Why do some people, in the world described in the "29 May 1905" dream, refuse to look out their windows?
(a) Because they are afraid that others are moving slower than they are.
(b) Because they are afraid to look upon the clock tower on Kramgasse.
(c) Because they are mad that others are traveling faster than they are.
(d) Because they live in complete solitude and what no interference.
15. How is time described in the "17 June 1905" dream?
(a) As discontinuous.
(b) As flashes.
(c) As continuous.
(d) As explosive.
Short Answer Questions
1. According to the dream on 3 June 1905, what is life a brief movement of?
2. In the "17 June 1905" dream, why does the young man tell his lover that he cannot see her again?
3. What happens to the woman described in the "2 June 1905" dream?
4. How does time move in the world described in the 2 June 1905 dream?
5. According to Besso, what does Einstein live without?
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