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This test consists of 15 multiple choice questions and 5 short answer questions.
Multiple Choice Questions
1. In what realm of physics is it important to consider the Schrodinger equation?
(a) General theoretical physics.
(b) Special theoretical physics.
(c) Medical theoretical physics.
(d) Contemporary theoretical physics.
2. What is a practical limit on the design of faster computers?
(a) The speed of gravity.
(b) The weight of gravity.
(c) The acceleration of mass.
(d) The speed of light.
3. What may computers also have like human brains?
(a) Multiple dimensions.
(b) Parallel processing.
(c) Computational processing.
(d) Multiple energies.
4. What barrier could wormholes break?
(a) The light barrier.
(b) The sound barrier.
(c) The no-boundary barrier.
(d) The weight barrier.
5. According to Hawking, what lies ahead in the future if no great disaster occurs?
(a) Improving human genetics.
(b) Improving the quality of life for all humans.
(c) Improving animal genetics.
(d) Improving human morals.
6. What equation will be able to determine the wave function for information?
7. When particles hit p-branes, what are produced?
(a) Nothing is produced.
(b) Miniature explosions.
(c) Time bombs.
(d) Extra, multi-dimensional branes.
8. What does the p-brane model show about information?
(a) Information can be channeled through bell curves and wave functions.
(b) Information will be captured in the p-brane waves' wave functions.
(c) Information will escape a bit at a time through waves.
(d) Information cannot be captured.
9. How does Hawking describe himself?
(a) A relationist.
(b) A negativist.
(c) A positivist.
(d) An optimist.
10. What does Hawking think black holes radiate?
11. What is doubling its computational power every eighteen months?
12. What does the Schrodinger equation specify?
(a) The rate at which wave function changes with time.
(b) The rate at which satellites operate particle states.
(c) The rate at which bell curves change with motion.
(d) The rate at which light function changes with speed.
13. How could this energy density be created?
(a) By taking out virtual particles in a closed loop.
(b) By separating virtual particles from real particles.
(c) By dividing the molecules into fragments and then reassembling them.
(d) By creating new weights for each energy density.
14. What can p-branes predict?
(a) The rates of consumption that the real-particle pair indicates.
(b) The rates of condensation that the virtual-particle trio indicates.
(c) The rates of emission that the virtual-particle pair indicates.
(d) The rates of emission that the molecules emit.
15. What is Feynman's history idea called?
(a) Imaginary history idea.
(b) Multiple history idea.
(c) Singular history idea.
(d) Fictional history idea.
Short Answer Questions
1. When was absolute time overthrown as an idea?
2. What question does Hawking ask about extraterrestrials?
3. What are wormholes?
4. What kind of explanation does Hawking give for how it might be possible to travel through time?
5. How can one find black holes?
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