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This quiz consists of 5 multiple choice and 5 short answer questions through Part 1, pp. 28-80.

Multiple Choice Questions

1. Where does Einstein present "Religion and Science"?
(a) At MIT.
(b) At Stanford.
(c) At Princeton Theological Seminary.
(d) At Harvard School Physics.

2. "On Academic Freedom" (1931) defends whom?
(a) Kant.
(b) Schoenberger.
(c) Hitler.
(d) E. J. Gumbel.

3. What happens when religious people insist the Bible is absolutely truth or when scientists render value judgments?
(a) A new field of science is born.
(b) A consensus is reached.
(c) The thesis of each side offers a synthesis.
(d) Conflicts arise.

4. What does Einstein believe about all profound scientists?
(a) That they are religious, but not religiously naïve.
(b) That they are fooling not only themselves but the public.
(c) That they hold knowledge to a higher standard of verification than is necessary.
(d) That they cannot be trusted.

5. What does Einstein say is very detrimental to the respect for the government?
(a) Giving the vote to women.
(b) Engaging in unwinnable wars.
(c) Restricting voting rights.
(d) Passing unenforceable laws.

Short Answer Questions

1. What does Einstein say about the struggle for human rights?

2. How does Einstein characterize the women of America?

3. What does Einstein say prompts efficiency and the development of technology in the United States?

4. How does Einstein characterize the House Un-American Activities Committee?

5. What has too much influence on public thought?

(see the answer key)

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