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Multiple Choice Questions

1. What does much of the possibility of time travel depend on?
(a) Finding infinite spaces of negative energy.
(b) Finding local spaces of negative energy.
(c) Finding contemporary spaces of positive energy.
(d) Finding contemporary spaces of negative energy.

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

3. How can half-determinism be preserved in relation to black holes?
(a) If Einstein's theory of general relativity is true.
(b) If subatomic travel is curved.
(c) If space-time is directed by Planck lengths.
(d) If Strominger and Vafa's 1996 postulation is true.

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

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

6. How does Hawking state particle states be represented?
(a) With satellite functions.
(b) With light functions.
(c) With wave functions.
(d) With bell curves.

7. What is the name of Hawking's conjecture about the laws of physics and macroscopic time travel?
(a) The Chronological Spacetime Conjecture.
(b) The Timeline Protection Conjecture.
(c) The Chronology Protection Conjecture.
(d) The Theoretical Projection Conjecture.

8. In what kind of theory does matter behave according to quantum theory?
(a) Geometrical theory.
(b) Semiclassical theory.
(c) Philosophical theory.
(d) Special theory.

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

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

11. What kind of probability must this universe generate to produce a macroscopic time loop?
(a) A no boundary probability.
(b) A low enough probability.
(c) A functional probability.
(d) A high enough probability.

12. What does Hawking say extraterrestrials might be like?
(a) Not very bright.
(b) Easy to get along with.
(c) Very primitive or very advanced.
(d) Like humans.

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

14. What famous quote is attributed to physicist John Wheeler?
(a) A black hole has two hairs.
(b) A black hole has no hair.
(c) A black hole is bald.
(d) A black hole is wearing a wig.

15. What are the size of biological brains limited by?
(a) Proteins.
(b) The womb.
(c) The genome.
(d) Animo Acids.

Short Answer Questions

1. In what realm of physics is it important to consider the Schrodinger equation?

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

3. What did Strominger and Vafa postulate in 1996?

4. How does Hawking describe exploring the galaxy?

5. How could time travel be possible?

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