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Multiple Choice Questions

1. When was Einstein born?
(a) 1867.
(b) 1899.
(c) 1798.
(d) 1879.

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

3. What theories implied that supersymmetric field particles should have superpartners?
(a) Supertheoric partner theories.
(b) Symmetric movement theories.
(c) Supergravity theories.
(d) Particle accelerator theories.

4. Who believed they could interpret General Relativity so time had an infinite past and an infinite future?
(a) Shalob and Khalatnikov.
(b) Hawking and Penrose.
(c) Lucas and Marx.
(d) Lifshitz and Khalatnikov.

5. What is one reason Hawking takes multiple dimensions seriously?
(a) Expected relationships between diverse string thories.
(b) Conclusive relationships between plane models.
(c) Unexpected relationships between multiple dimensions.
(d) Unexpected relationships between various string models.

6. What did Penrose and Hawking demonstrate concerning General Relativity?
(a) The universe will collapse in a hundred years.
(b) The universe started with a tiny whirpool of light.
(c) The universe will end with a massive explosion.
(d) The universe started with a massive explosion.

7. How do objects in space-time attempt to move?
(a) In straight lines.
(b) In curves.
(c) In boxes.
(d) In loops.

8. According to Popper, what happens if positivism is true?
(a) We cannot say what space is.
(b) We cannot say what time is.
(c) We cannot believe in time.
(d) We lose all negativity.

9. Who produced the theory about curved spaces?
(a) Professor Marx.
(b) Harvey Dent.
(c) George Markowitz.
(d) Georg Reimann.

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

11. What was the twentieth century's other complete conceptual revolution?
(a) Quantum geology.
(b) Molecular biology.
(c) Molecular physics.
(d) Quantum theory.

12. What did Einstein assume about scientific laws?
(a) Laws are always fallible.
(b) Laws are never fallible.
(c) Laws should remain constant in the view of all observers.
(d) Most laws need to be rewritten.

13. What two things are considered capable of shaping space-time, according to Einstein?
(a) Matter and weight.
(b) Mass and energy.
(c) Gravity and space.
(d) Time and conclusion.

14. Because of the curvature of space-time, how do paths appear to bend?
(a) As if moved by a plane.
(b) As if moved by gravity.
(c) As if moved by magnets.
(d) As if moved by a field.

15. What does the universe's real-time history determine, according to Hawking and Hartle?
(a) Its historical fictions.
(b) Its fictional time history.
(c) Its third-eye time history.
(d) Its imaginary time history and vice versa.

Short Answer Questions

1. What may be a law of nature?

2. Where did Einstein move in 1914?

3. When were strings regarded as insufficient?

4. How many articles did Einstein pen that rocketed him to the top of the scientific community?

5. Dirac's discoveries were difficult to reconcile with what?

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