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This quiz consists of 5 multiple choice and 5 short answer questions through Chapter 16 "Revelations".

Multiple Choice Questions

1. Who does Enrico Fermi team with to separate iodine isotopes?
(a) Patrick Blacket.
(b) Ernest Lawrence.
(c) Lisa Meitner.
(d) T.A. Chalmers.

2. Who determines how to use x-ray spectroscopy to study atoms?
(a) Niels Bohr.
(b) Harry Moseley.
(c) Max Planck.
(d) Ernest Rutherford.

3. In the 1930's, where do Lise Meitner, Otto Hahn, and Fritz Strassman work when they are trying to sort out the elements created by neutron bombardment of the heaviest elements?
(a) Tubingen University.
(b) Univeristy of Franfurt.
(c) Univeristy of Berlin.
(d) Kaiser Wilheim Institute.

4. Who is the Director of the Cavendish Laboratory at Cambridge after World War I?
(a) Harry Moseley.
(b) Niels Bohr.
(c) Chaim Weizmann.
(d) Ernest Rutherford.

5. Who creates the greatest school of theoretical physics in the United States at Berkeley, CA, in the late 1930's/early 1940's?
(a) Robert Oppenheimer.
(b) Leo Sziland.
(c) Albert Einstein.
(d) Enrico Fermi.

Short Answer Questions

1. Who envisions atoms as small billiard balls?

2. When is pure plutonium extracted for the first time?

3. Who is the Chief of Security for Groves?

4. Where does Operation Forager take place?

5. In 1939, who is President of Carnegie Institute and is reluctant to invest in chain-reaction experiments?

(see the answer key)

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