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This test consists of 5 multiple choice questions, 5 short answer questions, and 10 short essay questions.
Multiple Choice Questions
1. What partially restores determinism as a view?
(a) Quantum hopes.
(b) Quantum leaps.
(c) Quantum curvature.
(d) Quantum mechanics.
2. What kind of energy density might an advanced civilization be able to create?
(a) An energy density finite on a spatial plane.
(b) An energy density finite on a time boundary.
(c) An energy density infinite on a spatial boundary.
(d) An energy density infinite on a level ground.
3. 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 creating new weights for each energy density.
(d) By dividing the molecules into fragments and then reassembling them.
4. What can p-branes absorb?
5. What is doubling its computational power every eighteen months?
Short Answer Questions
1. How many books a year are estimated to be published?
2. What is Feynman's history idea called?
3. What would a civilization have to do to build a time machine?
4. How can one find black holes?
5. What final state does Hawking wonder if humanity will ever reach?
Short Essay Questions
1. What partially restores determinism and why?
2. What might p-branes be able to predict?
3. What is the main question concerning space-time, if one avoids philosophical discussion and focuses on the laws of physics?
4. What might happen if we do not destroy ourselves?
5. What is the grandfather paradox?
6. What final thought does Hawking have about Star Trek and humanity, in the closing of Chapter 6?
7. What does Hawking claim might happen if children could gestate outside the womb?
8. How do cosmic strings relate to space-time?
9. What did Strominger and Vafa postulate in 1996?
10. What does Hawking believe black holes radiate?
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