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Multiple Choice Questions

1. What are wormholes?
(a) Tubes of spacetime that connect different regions of space and time.
(b) Holes between which space and time travel.
(c) Molecules of open space.
(d) Units of spacetime that connect similar regions of space and time.

2. How is the following quote finished: "The human race needs to improve its mental and physical qualities to deal with an...?"
(a) Intuitive and diverse world.
(b) Increasingly complex world.
(c) Increasingly simple world.
(d) Interesting and diversive world.

3. What are singularities?
(a) Centers that appear finitely dense.
(b) Timepieces of infinitely dense space.
(c) Centers that appear infinitely small and dense.
(d) Time structures that appear infinitely small.

4. What kind of philosophy do black holes have?
(a) A present philosophy.
(b) An escape philosophy.
(c) A contemporary philosophy.
(d) A mature philosophy.

5. What final state does Hawking wonder if humanity will ever reach?
(a) Science and technology.
(b) Geography and geology.
(c) Ecology and biology.
(d) Chemistry and physics.

6. When was absolute time overthrown as an idea?
(a) The idea was never overthrown.
(b) Ten years ago.
(c) Over 100 years ago.
(d) Fifty years ago.

7. What may computers also have like human brains?
(a) Parallel processing.
(b) Computational processing.
(c) Multiple dimensions.
(d) Multiple energies.

8. What would happen if energy escaped the black hole over time?
(a) Its temperature would rise.
(b) Its light would fragment.
(c) Its fragrance would emit.
(d) Its heat would escape as well.

9. What can p-branes predict?
(a) The rates of condensation that the virtual-particle trio indicates.
(b) The rates of consumption that the real-particle pair indicates.
(c) The rates of emission that the molecules emit.
(d) The rates of emission that the virtual-particle pair indicates.

10. What would a civilization have to do to build a time machine?
(a) Preclude the time travel paradox.
(b) Surpass a time travel "horizon."
(c) Generate enough heat to fuel the time machine's engines.
(d) Create a new cosmos.

11. What kind of theory do we not have yet that is essential to figuring out time travel?
(a) Feynmann's historical theory.
(b) Simmon's spacetime theory.
(c) Gravitational theory.
(d) Quantum gravity theory.

12. What does the Schrodinger equation specify?
(a) The rate at which satellites operate particle states.
(b) The rate at which wave function changes with time.
(c) The rate at which bell curves change with motion.
(d) The rate at which light function changes with speed.

13. How do most discussions of time travel begin?
(a) With longitudinal equations.
(b) With special relativity.
(c) With perpendicular theorems.
(d) With general relativity.

14. How does Hawking describe himself?
(a) A positivist.
(b) An optimist.
(c) A relationist.
(d) A negativist.

15. What do black holes absorb?
(a) Heat.
(b) Energy.
(c) Weight.
(d) Mass.

Short Answer Questions

1. What kind of explanation does Hawking give for how it might be possible to travel through time?

2. What kind of rotating Einstein universe does Hawking consider?

3. How does Hawking describe exploring the galaxy?

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

5. What kind of energy density might an advanced civilization be able to create?

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