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This test consists of 15 multiple choice questions and 5 short answer questions.
Multiple Choice Questions
1. At the time Einstein writes "Why Do They Hate the Jews?" how many Jews are there?
(a) 30 million.
(b) 16 million.
(c) 5 million.
(d) 1.5 million.
2. What is the main theme of "To the Heroes of the Battle of the Warsaw Ghetto"?
(a) To laud those who fought in the Battle of the Warsaw Ghetto.
(b) That heroes are the most unlikely people.
(c) That forgiveness must be offered those who attacked the Warsaw Ghetto.
(d) That understanding must be offered those who attacked the Warsaw Ghetto.
3. To what does a fable about a shepherd boy, a horse, and a stag relate?
(a) To astrology.
(b) To Jesus, Jews and Hitler.
(c) To Germany, the Nazis, and the Jews.
(d) To a nomadic way of life and astrology.
4. What does Einstein think will restore the heart of the Jewish people?
(a) Reparations from Germany.
(b) The Jewish people re-discovering their faith in God.
(c) A homeland in Palestine.
(d) Apologies from all the nations who refused to admit Jewish refugees.
5. What prevents Jews from giving blind obeisance to any moral authority?
(a) A strong critical spirit.
(b) The commands of the Torah.
(c) The education of their people.
(d) The value Jews place on individualism.
6. What do the academies demand of Einstein?
(a) That he says something good about the German people to the rest of the world.
(b) That he forfeits his pay and retirement.
(c) That he not work for any other country.
(d) That he gives them reserach he conducted for them.
7. What is one thing Einstein says about Zionism?
(a) That its vision is dubious.
(b) That it must be not a political movement but a realization of the social ideal of the Bible.
(c) That it is an evil tyranny that is as bad as the situation the Jews left.
(d) That it is one small step towards integration with the Arabs to share the land.
8. What happens if there are no general laws?
(a) The masses will not understand the specifics.
(b) The deductions are useless.
(c) Epirical facts lack value.
(d) Specifics are inaccurate.
9. What does Anti-Semitism means?
(a) Being against academic institutions.
(b) Being for disarmament.
(c) Prejudice towards Semite people.
(d) Prejudice towards Jewish People.
10. With what is Judaism concerned?
(a) The proper worship of God.
(b) Moral attitudes.
(c) The hope of the afterlife.
(d) The return of Jews to their homeland.
11. What is the "ether" idea invented by earlier scientists?
(a) A means of putting electrons into a suspended state.
(b) A medium pervading space as a vehicle for electromagnetic and light phenomena..
(c) A way to slow down the movement of electrons rotating around the nucleas.
(d) The matter in which electrical current shocks someone.
12. At the time Einstein writes "Why Do They Hate the Jews?" what percentage of the world population is Jewish?
(a) Less than one percent.
(b) 2.3 percent.
(c) 4 percent.
(d) 10 percent.
13. Neither intelligence nor institutions can substitute for what?
(a) A new homeland for the Jews.
(b) A life that is safe.
(c) Military aid to save the Jews.
(d) Understanding, justice, and willingness to help others.
14. What are elite volunteers doing?
(a) Infiltrating Arab settlements in order to force them to move.
(b) Transforming the desert into flourishing settlements.
(c) Displacing Arab settlements to gain their lands.
(d) Searching out other areas where they could create a nation that did not impact current inhabitants.
15. What is Einstein's response to the demands of the academies?
(a) That his research notes are his own.
(b) That he will work for any country he desires.
(c) To sue them for his pay and benefits.
Short Answer Questions
1. Concepts acquire content only when connected with what?
2. Of what is Einstein accused by several scientific communities?
3. When does Einstein get in touch with his Jewish heritage?
4. What has revived the sense of community, saved many lives, and provided joyous and creative work?
5. In what decade is Einstein writing his correspondence with the science academies?
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