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Multiple Choice Questions

1. What do the academies demand of Einstein?
(a) That he gives them reserach he conducted for them.
(b) That he not work for any other country.
(c) That he forfeits his pay and retirement.
(d) That he says something good about the German people to the rest of the world.

2. What prevents Jews from giving blind obeisance to any moral authority?
(a) The education of their people.
(b) The value Jews place on individualism.
(c) The commands of the Torah.
(d) A strong critical spirit.

3. For what must general laws be valid?
(a) For collorary specifics.
(b) For all natural phenomena.
(c) For other related general laws.
(d) Only for observable phenomenon.

4. What does Einstein say is the greatest change in physics since Newton?
(a) The Planck theory.
(b) Faraday/Maxwell's work on electromagnetic phenomena.
(c) Edison's definition of ohms.
(d) Tesla's theory of voltage.

5. Why does Einstein think the protest will do better without his participation?
(a) It will be attended by more people.
(b) The Germans will not think he incited them.
(c) The Germans will not be hostile towards Einstein as a result.
(d) It will have a greater air of impartiality.

6. What does truth applied to science or religion convey?
(a) That there is no truth.
(b) A lesser truth.
(c) Nothing clear.
(d) A higher truth.

7. At the time Einstein writes "Why Do They Hate the Jews?" what does Einstein say is alarming?
(a) The way the Jews refuse to fight to save themselves.
(b) That the Jewish population is declining.
(c) The rate of newly-made refugees.
(d) The birth rate of the Jewish people.

8. What does Einstein say the German people used to believe?
(a) That the people held the power, not the leaders.
(b) That God was just and treated all humans equally.
(c) That Europe was its friend.
(d) The same ideals Einstein has worked for his entire life.

9. At the time Einstein writes "Why Do They Hate the Jews?" what percentage of the world population is Jewish?
(a) 4 percent.
(b) Less than one percent.
(c) 2.3 percent.
(d) 10 percent.

10. For what does Einstein admire Kepler?
(a) For knowing when to look deeper into his theories.
(b) For working out the planetary motions with no one's support and the understanding of few.
(c) For workinhg out the laws of gravity.
(d) For standing by his ideas despite the inquisition.

11. How does the inertia of a given body grow?
(a) Through the exertion of the time/space continuum.
(b) With an increase in gravitational pull.
(c) As more "ponderable masses" come into proximity.
(d) By expanding beyond the known borders of the Universe.

12. Why does Einstein put mathematics above other sciences?
(a) Because mathematics is the only true art.
(b) Because mathematics is pure logic.
(c) Because he is in the final analysis a mathematician.
(d) Because its propositions are beyond debate and not steadily evolving.

13. How does Einstein characterize his treatment when he lived in Germany earlier?
(a) He was often subject to unwarrented interrogations.
(b) He was often subject to physical abuse.
(c) He was treated poorly.
(d) He was treated well.

14. When does Einstein get in touch with his Jewish heritage?
(a) He does from an early age.
(b) After going to Germany.
(c) He never really does.
(d) After attending Jewish seminary.

15. According to Einstein, what must Jews continue to do?
(a) Be just.
(b) Be diligent.
(c) Enoble the human race.
(d) Be patient.

Short Answer Questions

1. What new physical reality does Faraday introduce?

2. What is one thing Einstein says Jews must do?

3. Why should Judaism not be called a religion?

4. What is the result of the accusations by these scientific communities?

5. What is the third requirement for living in a country?

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