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Multiple Choice Questions

1. What instrument does Frisch use to prove the nucleus splits?
(a) Bubble chamber.
(b) Cloud chamber.
(c) Accelerator tube.
(d) X-ray.

2. Who confirms the existence of a neutron?
(a) James Chadwick.
(b) Max von Laue.
(c) Fyodor Vinbert.
(d) Ernest Lawrence.

3. Who designs the first working cyclotron?
(a) Chadwick.
(b) Oppenheimer.
(c) Rutherford.
(d) Lawrence.

4. What is Einstein's second wife's name?
(a) Greta.
(b) Elsa.
(c) Hannah.
(d) Miriam.

5. When does Adloph Hitler become Chancellor of Germany?
(a) January 30, 1933.
(b) April 30, 1932.
(c) December 8, 1931.
(d) December 10, 1932.

6. In 1873, what physicist says that atoms do not exist?
(a) James Maxwell.
(b) James Chadwick.
(c) Fyodor Vinbert.
(d) Max Planck.

7. By 1920, Jews make up what percent of Hungary's financiers?
(a) 60.
(b) 80.
(c) 40.
(d) 20.

8. What does Frisch call the division process of the nucleus?
(a) Fission.
(b) Bombardment.
(c) Fusion.
(d) Splitting.

9. What two scientists are known to work together on gas warfare in German-occupied Brussels?
(a) Hahn and Darwin.
(b) Darwin and Meitner.
(c) Hahn and Haber.
(d) Haber and Meitner.

10. Who discovers that radium gives off a radioactive gas?
(a) Leo Szilard.
(b) Wilhelm Roentgen.
(c) Marie and Pierre Curie.
(d) Ernest Rutherford.

11. How much money does Leo Szilard ask the Uranium Committee for?
(a) $10,000.
(b) $20,000.
(c) $16,000.
(d) $6,000.

12. What is the rumor that circulates regarding the 20th century Hungarian Jewish scientists?
(a) They are specially trained from birth.
(b) They are related.
(c) They are visitors from Mars.
(d) They are not all Hungarians.

13. When does Marie Curie die?
(a) 1940.
(b) 1930.
(c) 1925.
(d) 1934.

14. What theoretical physicist moves to Manchester when he is twenty seven year old for experience working with radioactivity?
(a) Eugene Wigner.
(b) Hans Gieger.
(c) Edward Teller.
(d) Niels Bohr.

15. Who reorganizes the Hungarian school system along German lines?
(a) Eugene Wigner.
(b) Von Neumann.
(c) Michael Polanyi.
(d) Mor Karman.

Short Answer Questions

1. Who is the token American at the Solvay Conference?

2. When does de Hevesy's entire family become ennobled?

3. In 1939, who does Leo Szilard want to prevent from learning about nuclear fission?

4. When does the Third Reich promulgate its first anti-Jewish ordinance?

5. How does Hans Bethe learn of his dismissal from Tubingen University?

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