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This test consists of 15 multiple choice questions and 5 short answer questions.
Multiple Choice Questions
1. What does Judaism attempt to do according to Einstein?
(a) unify the Jews scattered all over the world.
(b) base the moral law on fear.
(c) prove itself the best of all belief systems.
(d) use ancient stories to teach morality.
2. Which country did Einstein use as an example for the Jews to follow in the construction of Palestine?
3. What was the date Einstein wrote his Manifesto about only staying in a country with political liberty, toleration and equality of citizens existed?
(a) March, 1933.
(b) May, 1935.
(c) May, 1932.
(d) March, 1934.
4. What kind of spirit should Jewish youth cultivate in Einstein's opinion?
(a) the international spirit.
(b) the spirit of communal living.
(c) the religious spirit.
(d) the spirit of adventure.
5. What was another reason Einstein gave for not associating himself with the French Manifesto against anti-Semitism?
(a) that he was a Jew.
(b) that he didn't like manifestos.
(c) that he still felt loyalty to Germany.
(d) that he wasn't a French citizen.
6. When had Einstein acquired Prussian nationality by becoming a full member of the Prussian Academy of Sciences?
7. What is a feature of the Jewish tradition which makes Einstein thank his stars he belongs to it?
(a) religious zeal.
(b) pursuit of knowledge for its own sake.
(c) loyalty to the Jewish race.
(d) sense of humor.
8. What was the third feature of the Jewish tradition Einstein was so thankful for?
(a) love of science.
(b) love of the Torah.
(c) the desire for personal independence.
(d) the will to succeed.
9. When did the Prussian Academy take cognizance of Einstein's resignation?
(a) in its plenary session of March 30, 1933.
(b) in its plenary session of March 18, 1933.
(c) in its plenary session of March 29, 1933.
(d) in it's plenary session of April 2, 1933.
10. Who wrote an article on Zionism and the Zurich Congress which Einstein felt impelled to answer?
(a) Professor Heimweh.
(b) Professor Hellpach.
(c) Professor Lipps.
(d) Professor Stillgut.
11. What did Einstein want the Prussian Academy of Sciences to do with his written statement?
(a) read it out loud at the meeting of the Academy.
(b) enter it into the minutes of the next Academy meeting.
(c) publish it in prominent German newspapers.
(d) communicate it to its members and to the German public.
12. What kind of society did Einstein declare the Jews were not trying to create in Palestine?
(a) a political society.
(b) a capitalistic society.
(c) a restrictive society.
(d) a religious society.
13. What two things did Einstein emphasize to Jewish youth were important for the destiny of the Jews?
(a) being ambitious and working hard.
(b) obeying one's parents and the rabbi.
(c) sticking together and helping each other.
(d) being faithful to the Torah and to the Talmud.
14. What in Jewish tradition finds splendid expression in many of the Psalms according to Einstein?
(a) the setting down of a definite creed.
(b) joy and amazement at the beauty and grandeur of the world.
(c) confirmation of an afterlife,.
(d) definite laws on how to lead one's life.
15. The pure doctrine of Judaism is obscured by what according to Einstein?
(a) by not heeding the teaching of the rabbis.
(b) by not following the laws of the Torah.
(c) by a feeling pessimism and unbelief.
(d) by too much worship of the letter.
Short Answer Questions
1. What Jew had great aims for Palestine and Zionism according to Einstein?
2. The demands of what form of societal system were for the most part first raised by the Jews, according to Einstein?
3. When was the declaration of the Prussian Academy of Sciences against Einstein written?
4. In Einstein's opinion what is the Jewish outlook in the philosophical sense?
5. What had the Prussian Academy of Sciences wanted Einstein to do?
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