The Universe in a Nutshell Quiz | Eight Week Quiz F

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This quiz consists of 5 multiple choice and 5 short answer questions through Chapter 6, Our Future?, Star Trek or Not?.

Multiple Choice Questions

1. How does Hawking describe exploring the galaxy?
(a) Quick and methodical.
(b) Slow and tedious.
(c) Fast and furious.
(d) Slow and easy.

2. Whom did Einstein later marry after his first marriage fell apart?
(a) His cousin Elsa.
(b) His friend Margaret.
(c) His sister's friend Eleanor.
(d) His brother's sister Mary.

3. What did Hawking and Hartle believe the universe may not have?
(a) A narrow scope.
(b) A time condition.
(c) A broad scope.
(d) A boundary.

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

5. What is thought to expand at an accelerating rate in our universe?
(a) Scope.
(b) Light.
(c) Matter.
(d) Reach.

Short Answer Questions

1. What does general relativity combine time with space to form?

2. On what scale does Hawking think time travel occurs?

3. How were people's views of space-time changed because of Einstein's work?

4. What do cosmic strings allow space-time to do?

5. When were strings regarded as insufficient?

(see the answer key)

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