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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 hope of the afterlife.
(b) Moral attitudes.
(c) The proper worship of God.
(d) The return of Jews to their homeland.
2. What is as rigid and absolute as Newton's space?
(a) The idea of non-space.
(b) The idea of ionic space.
(c) The theroy of relativity.
(d) The theory of constants.
3. What has revived the sense of community, saved many lives, and provided joyous and creative work?
(a) The hope of a future.
(c) The United States opening their borders to Jewish emmigrants.
(d) The Jewish Ghettos.
4. What is the goal of the Jewish people in Palestine?
(a) To have a joint government with the Arabs in Palestine.
(b) To restore Jewish tradition and to live side-by-side with the Arabs.
(c) To find a place to establish Israel that is not so disruptive to the Arab peoples.
(d) To relocate the Arabs to other Arab nations.
5. With what is this section primarily concerned?
(a) Einstein's scientific theories.
(b) Why Jewish people tend to be good scientists.
(c) Why Jewish people are model citizens.
(d) How science and religion can co-exist.
6. Upon what is the special theory of relativity based?
(a) The way light moves through matter.
(b) The relative positions of space.
(c) The constant of the speed of light.
(d) The way light moves in space.
7. Of what is Einstein accused by several scientific communities?
(a) Heretical theses.
(b) Atrocity mongering.
8. What do Faraday/Maxwell show exist in "free space"?
(a) Fields and quarks.
(c) Waves and fields.
(d) Quarks and waves.
9. To what does a fable about a shepherd boy, a horse, and a stag relate?
(a) To Germany, the Nazis, and the Jews.
(b) To Jesus, Jews and Hitler.
(c) To a nomadic way of life and astrology.
(d) To astrology.
10. In what decade does Einstein write "A Reply to the Invitation to Participate in a Meeting against Anti-Semitism" ?
(c) First decade of 20th century.
11. Who "frees" space from rigidity?
12. What prevents Jews from giving blind obeisance to any moral authority?
(a) The commands of the Torah.
(b) The value Jews place on individualism.
(c) The education of their people.
(d) A strong critical spirit.
13. What is the "ether" idea invented by earlier scientists?
(a) The matter in which electrical current shocks someone.
(b) A means of putting electrons into a suspended state.
(c) A way to slow down the movement of electrons rotating around the nucleas.
(d) A medium pervading space as a vehicle for electromagnetic and light phenomena..
14. What is a second requirement for Einstein for living in a country?
(b) The pursuit of happiness ideal.
(c) Intolerance for others who do not adhere to Jewish ideals.
(d) Justice for those who are oppressed.
15. What is the starting point for the concept of space?
(a) The quark space.
(b) The alpha point.
(c) The interval.
(d) The omega point.
Short Answer Questions
1. Neither intelligence nor institutions can substitute for what?
2. When does Einstein get in touch with his Jewish heritage?
3. How does Einstein characterize the newly-formed State of Israel?
4. What is one thing Einstein says Jews must do?
5. What do the academies demand of Einstein?
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