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This test consists of 15 multiple choice questions and 5 short answer questions.
Multiple Choice Questions
1. With what is Judaism concerned?
(a) The return of Jews to their homeland.
(b) The proper worship of God.
(c) Moral attitudes.
(d) The hope of the afterlife.
2. What does Newton introduce in his ideas?
(a) The idea of a force needed to overcome inertia.
(b) The idea that gravity is responding to invisible ley lines.
(c) The idea of charged ions creating force fields.
(d) The concept of mass.
3. What would be for better than for a Jewish state to be created?
(a) For Jews to reassimilate peacefully into their homelands.
(b) For Jews and Arabs to live together peacefully.
(c) For Jews to have their own state and government within many countries.
(d) For Jews to be willing to live under Arab rule.
4. What essay opens Part 4?
(a) "Mainifesto to Peace, March, 1943."
(b) "Peace at What Cost, March, 1941."
(c) "Manifesto of the Chosen."
(d) "Manifesto--March, 1939."
5. At the time Einstein writes "Why Do They Hate the Jews?" what does Einstein say is alarming?
(a) The birth rate of the Jewish people.
(b) The rate of newly-made refugees.
(c) That the Jewish population is declining.
(d) The way the Jews refuse to fight to save themselves.
6. What is the third requirement for living in a country?
(b) Equality under the law.
(c) Simple social structure.
(d) Cooperative people.
7. Why should Judaism not be called a religion?
(a) Because it acknowledges all paths lead to God.
(b) Because faith is counter to its precepts.
(c) Because it demands no "faith"; just the sanctification of life.
(d) Because it is a way of life.
8. According to Einstein, what must Jews strive to be?
(a) A beacon of light to an uncivilized world.
(b) Benevolent guardians of both Jew and Arabs.
(c) Civilized Europeans and good citizens.
(d) Strong enough to withstand persecution.
9. In what decade is Einstein writing his correspondence with the science academies?
(a) The 1920s.
(b) The 1950s.
(c) The 1940s.
(d) The 1930s.
10. What does Einstein say is the greatest change in physics since Newton?
(a) Tesla's theory of voltage.
(b) The Planck theory.
(c) Edison's definition of ohms.
(d) Faraday/Maxwell's work on electromagnetic phenomena.
11. What does Einstein say about the theory of relativity?
(a) It is non-revolutionary and non-speculative.
(b) It is a relatively new theory that has only come into existence since the last expansion of the Universe.
(c) It holds the key to understanding who God is.
(d) Until absolutely proven, it is all speculation.
12. What does the theory of relativity resemble?
(a) A question and answer format.
(b) A helix.
(c) A two-story building.
(d) A circle.
13. What does quantum theory offer in the way of spatial relationships?
(b) A way of showing the exact place of any given atom at an exact moment.
(c) The rationale for a theory of distance.
(d) It can determine the mathematical probabilities of finding structures at a particular spot.
14. What new physical reality does Faraday introduce?
(a) The 5th dimension.
(b) The rotuse.
(c) The reality of spirit.
(d) The field.
15. How does Einstein characterize the first ten years of the Jewish presence in Palestine?
(a) As about what expected.
(b) As a dismal failure.
(c) As grueling and discouraging.
(d) As exceeding all expectations.
Short Answer Questions
1. What does Anti-Semitism means?
2. At the time Einstein writes "Why Do They Hate the Jews?" what percentage of the world population is Jewish?
3. Of what is Einstein accused by several scientific communities?
4. What does truth applied to science or religion convey?
5. How does Einstein characterize his treatment when he lived in Germany earlier?
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