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

Multiple Choice Questions

1. As the brain increases in size, what may become slower as it grows more complex?
(a) Hard drives.
(b) Informational weight.
(c) Informational value.
(d) Computation.

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

3. What is doubling its computational power every eighteen months?
(a) Alarm.
(b) Satellite.
(c) Cellphone.
(d) Computer.

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

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

6. What is a practical limit on the design of faster computers?
(a) The weight of gravity.
(b) The acceleration of mass.
(c) The speed of gravity.
(d) The speed of light.

7. For nearly all of history, what has moved forward?
(a) The Earth.
(b) Spacetime.
(c) Energy.
(d) Humanity.

8. How does Hawking describe exploring the galaxy?
(a) Slow and easy.
(b) Quick and methodical.
(c) Fast and furious.
(d) Slow and tedious.

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

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

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

12. What does Hawking compare to brains in the complexity versus speed trade-off?
(a) Sonic waves.
(b) Malfunctioning circuit boards.
(c) Underground wires.
(d) Electronic circuits.

13. What can Penrose and Hawking's machinery help them study?
(a) Black holes and the middle of the earth.
(b) Solar belts and singularities.
(c) Singularities and black holes.
(d) Planetary rings and asteroids.

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

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

Short Answer Questions

1. What outline of cosmic strings is flat?

2. What would happen if energy escaped the black hole over time?

3. What barrier could wormholes break?

4. What kind of advanced development does Hawking predict for humanity?

5. What does Hawking think one can do to positive vacuum energy?

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