The Universe in a Nutshell Quiz | Two Week Quiz A

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This quiz consists of 5 multiple choice and 5 short answer questions through Chapter 4, Predicting the Future.

Multiple Choice Questions

1. What famous quote is attributed to physicist John Wheeler?
(a) A black hole has two hairs.
(b) A black hole has no hair.
(c) A black hole is bald.
(d) A black hole is wearing a wig.

2. Who later showed that general relativity implied the Big Bang?
(a) Stephen Hawking and Matthew Williams.
(b) Allen Walton and Roger Penrose.
(c) Stephen Hawking and Roger Penrose.
(d) Allen Walton and Zion Greenlee.

3. Which project produced Fat Man and Little Boy?
(a) The Brooklyn Project.
(b) The Chicago Project.
(c) The Farside Project.
(d) The Manhattan Project.

4. What human conceptions did Einstein's papers change?
(a) Time, ciphers, and values.
(b) Morals, virtues, and predilections.
(c) Space, time, and reality.
(d) Love, warp speed, and imaginary time.

5. What is one of the twentieth century's greatest discoveries?
(a) The universe is expanding.
(b) The universe is collapsing.
(c) There are extraterrestrials.
(d) The earth will be uninhabitable in fifty years.

Short Answer Questions

1. By what year was Einstein famous?

2. Whom did Einstein later marry after his first marriage fell apart?

3. What does supersymmetry imply?

4. Who did Einstein encourage to begin nuclear research?

5. What do models based on imaginary time make?

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