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This test consists of 15 multiple choice questions and 5 short answer questions.
Multiple Choice Questions
1. To whom do the scientific academies declare their loyalties?
(a) Scientific principles.
(b) The State.
(c) The truth.
(d) Impartial research.
2. What has revived the sense of community, saved many lives, and provided joyous and creative work?
(a) The United States opening their borders to Jewish emmigrants.
(b) The hope of a future.
(d) The Jewish Ghettos.
3. To what is attributed ideals of social justice, mutual aid, philanthropy, tolerance and the exaltation of intellectual aspiration and spiritual effort?
(a) The ideals of a benevolent sovereign nation.
(b) To human beings in their most perfected state.
(c) As the essential character of Jews as a group.
(d) As the ideals to which all humanity must strive.
4. What is one thing Einstein says about Zionism?
(a) That it is an evil tyranny that is as bad as the situation the Jews left.
(b) That its vision is dubious.
(c) That it is one small step towards integration with the Arabs to share the land.
(d) That it must be not a political movement but a realization of the social ideal of the Bible.
5. What essay opens Part 4?
(a) "Manifesto of the Chosen."
(b) "Mainifesto to Peace, March, 1943."
(c) "Peace at What Cost, March, 1941."
(d) "Manifesto--March, 1939."
6. How does Einstein characterize his treatment when he lived in Germany earlier?
(a) He was often subject to unwarrented interrogations.
(b) He was treated poorly.
(c) He was often subject to physical abuse.
(d) He was treated well.
7. How does Einstein characterize the first ten years of the Jewish presence in Palestine?
(a) As grueling and discouraging.
(b) As about what expected.
(c) As a dismal failure.
(d) As exceeding all expectations.
8. What is as rigid and absolute as Newton's space?
(a) The idea of non-space.
(b) The theory of constants.
(c) The idea of ionic space.
(d) The theroy of relativity.
9. What does Germany use to justify atrocities against the Jews?
(a) Fabricated crimes committed by the Jewish people.
(b) That the Jews are not a religious but rather racial group of people.
(c) That the Jews have more money than any other group in Germany and therefore must be greedy.
(d) The fact that the Jews are not native Germans.
10. What does the theory of relativity resemble?
(a) A question and answer format.
(b) A helix.
(c) A circle.
(d) A two-story building.
11. How would you characterize Einstein's beliefs in this section of the book?
(d) Strong and unwavering.
12. In what decade is Einstein writing his correspondence with the science academies?
(a) The 1940s.
(b) The 1920s.
(c) The 1930s.
(d) The 1950s.
13. What do the academies not regret?
(a) The resignation of several key members.
(b) Searching for the truth.
(c) Einstein's resignation.
(d) Einstein's expulsion.
14. Besides pure logical thinking what else is required to attain knowledge of the empirical world?
(a) The right equipment to prove theories.
15. What are elite volunteers doing?
(a) Infiltrating Arab settlements in order to force them to move.
(b) Displacing Arab settlements to gain their lands.
(c) Transforming the desert into flourishing settlements.
(d) Searching out other areas where they could create a nation that did not impact current inhabitants.
Short Answer Questions
1. What do the academies demand of Einstein?
2. What does Einstein say is the greatest change in physics since Newton?
3. With what is Judaism concerned?
4. For what does Einstein admire Kepler?
5. What is the goal of the Jewish people in Palestine?
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