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This test consists of 15 multiple choice questions and 5 short answer questions.
Multiple Choice Questions
1. 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) As the ideals to which all humanity must strive.
(c) The ideals of a benevolent sovereign nation.
(d) To human beings in their most perfected state.
2. In what decade does Einstein write "A Reply to the Invitation to Participate in a Meeting against Anti-Semitism" ?
(b) First decade of 20th century.
3. What does Einstein say is the greatest change in physics since Newton?
(a) The Planck theory.
(b) Tesla's theory of voltage.
(c) Edison's definition of ohms.
(d) Faraday/Maxwell's work on electromagnetic phenomena.
4. 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.
5. What is the third requirement for living in a country?
(a) Equality under the law.
(b) Cooperative people.
(d) Simple social structure.
6. What is one thing Einstein says Jews must do?
(a) Gain revenge on those who have murdered them.
(b) Learn to accept differences among those already in Palestine.
(c) Treat the Arabs as equals.
(d) Gain self respect.
7. For what must general laws be valid?
(a) For all natural phenomena.
(b) For collorary specifics.
(c) Only for observable phenomenon.
(d) For other related general laws.
8. With what is Judaism concerned?
(a) Moral attitudes.
(b) The proper worship of God.
(c) The return of Jews to their homeland.
(d) The hope of the afterlife.
9. What correspondence does Einstein present in this part?
(a) Between him and his mentor.
(b) Between him and the president of the United States.
(c) Between him and his wife.
(d) Between him and Prussian and Bavarian academies of science .
10. Neither intelligence nor institutions can substitute for what?
(a) A life that is safe.
(b) Military aid to save the Jews.
(c) Understanding, justice, and willingness to help others.
(d) A new homeland for the Jews.
11. What does Newton introduce in his ideas?
(a) The idea of charged ions creating force fields.
(b) The idea of a force needed to overcome inertia.
(c) The concept of mass.
(d) The idea that gravity is responding to invisible ley lines.
12. What does Einstein think will restore the heart of the Jewish people?
(a) Apologies from all the nations who refused to admit Jewish refugees.
(b) The Jewish people re-discovering their faith in God.
(c) A homeland in Palestine.
(d) Reparations from Germany.
13. According to Einstein, what must Jews strive to be?
(a) A beacon of light to an uncivilized world.
(b) Civilized Europeans and good citizens.
(c) Benevolent guardians of both Jew and Arabs.
(d) Strong enough to withstand persecution.
14. With what is this section primarily concerned?
(a) Einstein's scientific theories.
(b) How science and religion can co-exist.
(c) Why Jewish people are model citizens.
(d) Why Jewish people tend to be good scientists.
15. 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 Jewish Ghettos.
(d) The hope of a future.
Short Answer Questions
1. Who "frees" space from rigidity?
2. Why should Judaism not be called a religion?
3. What is the starting point for the concept of space?
4. What is a second requirement for Einstein for living in a country?
5. What is the goal of the Jewish people in Palestine?
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