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

Multiple Choice Questions

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

2. What partially restores determinism as a view?
(a) Quantum mechanics.
(b) Quantum curvature.
(c) Quantum hopes.
(d) Quantum leaps.

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

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

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

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

7. On what scale does Hawking think time travel occurs?
(a) An incredibly low scale.
(b) An incredibly dense scale.
(c) An incredibly surface-level scale.
(d) An incredibly small scale.

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

9. What outline of cosmic strings is flat?
(a) Spatial outline.
(b) Wave outline.
(c) Atomic outline.
(d) Space-time outline.

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) Increasingly simple world.
(c) Intuitive and diverse world.
(d) Interesting and diversive world.

11. What laws might allow space-time to warp to allow a spaceship to travel through the past?
(a) The laws of calculus.
(b) The laws of geometry.
(c) The laws of physics.
(d) The laws of aerodynamics.

12. How many books a year are estimated to be published?
(a) One thousand books.
(b) Four hundred thousand books.
(c) Two hundred thousand books.
(d) Three hundred thousand books.

13. What kind of explanation does Hawking give for how it might be possible to travel through time?
(a) Superficial.
(b) General.
(c) Complex.
(d) Blanket statement.

14. What does Hawking explain particles do not have?
(a) Round-bodied physics.
(b) Easily-shaped positions.
(c) Well-defined positions or velocities.
(d) Molecular shapes.

15. 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.

Short Answer Questions

1. As the brain increases in size, what may become slower as it grows more complex?

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

3. When was absolute time overthrown as an idea?

4. How does Hawking describe himself?

5. What made DNA obsolete as the only source of information about humans?

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