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This test consists of 15 multiple choice questions and 5 short answer questions.
Multiple Choice Questions
1. What essay opens Part 4?
(a) "Manifesto of the Chosen."
(b) "Manifesto--March, 1939."
(c) "Peace at What Cost, March, 1941."
(d) "Mainifesto to Peace, March, 1943."
2. What does the theory of relativity resemble?
(a) A question and answer format.
(b) A circle.
(c) A two-story building.
(d) A helix.
3. How does Einstein characterize the newly-formed State of Israel?
(a) As wise as a serpent and innocent as a dove.
(b) That it conforms as closely as possible with the ethical ideals of peace, understanding, and self-restraint.
(c) As just another government that falsely assumes safety is to be found in military might.
(d) As infantile in its political acumen.
4. What does Infinite space mean?
(a) That space is occupied by an infinite number of atoms.
(b) That eternity and inifinite space are identical.
(c) That any number of bodies of equal size can be laid side-by-side without ever filling it.
(d) That there is no finte end to the boundaries of the Universe.
5. According to Einstein, what must Jews strive to be?
(a) A beacon of light to an uncivilized world.
(b) Strong enough to withstand persecution.
(c) Benevolent guardians of both Jew and Arabs.
(d) Civilized Europeans and good citizens.
6. 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) It can determine the mathematical probabilities of finding structures at a particular spot.
(d) The rationale for a theory of distance.
7. For what does Einstein admire Kepler?
(a) For workinhg out the laws of gravity.
(b) For standing by his ideas despite the inquisition.
(c) For working out the planetary motions with no one's support and the understanding of few.
(d) For knowing when to look deeper into his theories.
8. For what has Einstein worked his entire life?
(a) Liberty and truth.
(b) Justice and acceptance.
(c) Justice and liberty.
(d) Truth and fairness.
9. With what is Judaism concerned?
(a) Moral attitudes.
(b) The return of Jews to their homeland.
(c) The hope of the afterlife.
(d) The proper worship of God.
10. To what is attributed ideals of social justice, mutual aid, philanthropy, tolerance and the exaltation of intellectual aspiration and spiritual effort?
(a) As the essential character of Jews as a group.
(b) To human beings in their most perfected state.
(c) As the ideals to which all humanity must strive.
(d) The ideals of a benevolent sovereign nation.
11. What is one thing Einstein says about Zionism?
(a) That its vision is dubious.
(b) That it is one small step towards integration with the Arabs to share the land.
(c) That it must be not a political movement but a realization of the social ideal of the Bible.
(d) That it is an evil tyranny that is as bad as the situation the Jews left.
12. What is Einstein explaining in "A Reply to the Invitation to Participate in a Meeting against Anti-Semitism" ?
(a) His suggestion of changing the date and time of the meeting.
(b) His refusal to participate in a meeting against Anti-Semitism.
(c) His rationale for why the Germans are doing what they are doing.
(d) His concern that there is a rally against Ant-Semitism.
13. What is the third requirement for living in a country?
(b) Simple social structure.
(c) Cooperative people.
(d) Equality under the law.
14. What do the academies not regret?
(a) Searching for the truth.
(b) Einstein's resignation.
(c) Einstein's expulsion.
(d) The resignation of several key members.
15. What does Einstein say about the theory of relativity?
(a) It holds the key to understanding who God is.
(b) Until absolutely proven, it is all speculation.
(c) It is a relatively new theory that has only come into existence since the last expansion of the Universe.
(d) It is non-revolutionary and non-speculative.
Short Answer Questions
1. What has revived the sense of community, saved many lives, and provided joyous and creative work?
2. What is Einstein's response to the demands of the academies?
3. At the time Einstein writes "Why Do They Hate the Jews?" how many Jews are there?
4. Why should Judaism not be called a religion?
5. At the time Einstein writes "Why Do They Hate the Jews?" what percentage of the world population is Jewish?
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