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This test consists of 15 multiple choice questions and 5 short answer questions.

Multiple Choice Questions

1. What popular sci-fi show does Hawking refer to when discussing its differences with humanity in a millennium?
(a) Doctor Who.
(b) Torchwood.
(c) Star Wars.
(d) Star Trek.

2. What kind of rotating Einstein universe does Hawking consider?
(a) A realistic universe.
(b) A hypothetical universe.
(c) A precious universe.
(d) A spinning universe.

3. What kind of evolution is described as random?
(a) Relational.
(b) Inter-species.
(c) Biological.
(d) Harmonious.

4. When particles hit p-branes, what are produced?
(a) Miniature explosions.
(b) Nothing is produced.
(c) Time bombs.
(d) Extra, multi-dimensional branes.

5. What paradox does time travel generate?
(a) The snooze button paradox.
(b) The grandfather paradox.
(c) The light year paradox.
(d) The grandmother paradox.

6. What barrier could wormholes break?
(a) The weight barrier.
(b) The no-boundary barrier.
(c) The light barrier.
(d) The sound barrier.

7. What is one hundred thousand times faster than evolution?
(a) The increase in information.
(b) The increase in energy states.
(c) The increase in population.
(d) The increase in mass growth.

8. What does Hawking think black holes radiate?
(a) Energy.
(b) Light.
(c) Heat.
(d) Sound.

9. 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.

10. What is Feynman's history idea called?
(a) Multiple history idea.
(b) Singular history idea.
(c) Imaginary history idea.
(d) Fictional history idea.

11. What question does Hawking ask about extraterrestrials?
(a) If they were advanced, why haven't they spread across the galaxy?
(b) If they are real, why haven't we discovered them?
(c) If they were smart, why haven't they contacted us?
(d) If they were out there, why would they want to contact us?

12. How could this energy density be created?
(a) By dividing the molecules into fragments and then reassembling them.
(b) By creating new weights for each energy density.
(c) By taking out virtual particles in a closed loop.
(d) By separating virtual particles from real particles.

13. What kind of fluctuations do we have to consider to answer whether or not time travel is possible?
(a) Geological fluctuations.
(b) Spatial fluctuations.
(c) Quantum fluctuations.
(d) Spacetime fluctuations.

14. What does Hawking say might happen if humans don't destroy themselves?
(a) Humans will need to procreate rapidly.
(b) Humans will need to ration food.
(c) Humans will find a way to live on the Earth forever.
(d) Humans will spread to other planets.

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

Short Answer Questions

1. In what kind of theory does matter behave according to quantum theory?

2. For nearly all of history, what has moved forward?

3. How many books a year are estimated to be published?

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

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

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