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Multiple Choice Questions

1. Who did Einstein call "our leader" and praise for his zeal and circumspection?
(a) Isaiah.
(b) Cohen.
(c) Weiss.
(d) Weizmann.

2. Where was Einstein staying when he wrote his answer to the Prussian Academy's declaration against him?
(a) Amsterdam, Holland.
(b) Le Coq, near Ostende.
(c) Paris, France.
(d) L'Oiseau near Angers.

3. At the beginning of Part III Einstein stated that hoped the principles of what great Germans would again prevail in Germany sometime in the future?
(a) Hegel and Heine.
(b) Schiller and Schopenhauer.
(c) Lessing and Thomas Mann.
(d) Kant and Goethe.

4. What were the names of the two secretaries of the Prussian Academy of Sciences who signed the Academy's answer to Einstein?
(a) H. von Ficker and E. Heymann.
(b) H. von Pueschner and E. Heidegger.
(c) F. von Edelmann and E. Heinemann.
(d) H. von Hofsmannsthal and E. Lessing.

5. How many years did Einstein say in his Addresses on the Reconstruction of Palestine had passed since he had last made an address on the Zionist cause?
(a) 9 years.
(b) 12 years.
(c) 10 years.
(d) 8 years.

6. Who made the following remark to Einstein: "When a Jew says that he's going hunting to amuse himself, he lies."
(a) Elie Wiesenthal.
(b) Saul Weissman.
(c) Disraeli.
(d) Walter Rathenau.

7. What has the task in Palestine given the Jewish people according to Einstein?
(a) employment and inspiration.
(b) solidarity and optimism.
(c) faith in Judaism and in life.
(d) hope and peace of mind.

8. What did Einstein feel was one of the noblest features of the French tradition?
(a) the love of life the French exhibit.
(b) the honesty of the French people.
(c) the bravery of the French people.
(d) the highly developed sense of justice of the French people.

9. Einstein was a citizen of what country?
(a) Switzerland.
(b) France.
(c) Belgium.
(d) Austria.

10. Who wrote an article on Zionism and the Zurich Congress which Einstein felt impelled to answer?
(a) Professor Stillgut.
(b) Professor Lipps.
(c) Professor Hellpach.
(d) Professor Heimweh.

11. What is the function of the Torah in Judaism?
(a) It is a symbol of the solidarity of the Jewish people.
(b) It is so sacred it may only be read by rabbis.
(c) It explains why the Jewish people are God's chosen people.
(d) It lays down the laws for Jews.

12. What did Einstein say would be no excuse for the behavior of the scientific academies?
(a) external pressure.
(b) ignorance.
(c) stupidity.
(d) pride.

13. What accusation by the Prussian Academy of Sciences did Einstein feel was slanderous?
(a) that he was disloyal to the future of Science.
(b) that he had taken part in atrocity-mongering against Germany.
(c) that he was a snob and an elitist.
(d) that wrote bogus scientific papers.

14. What is another thing people who view Jews as irreconcilable foes are known for?
(a) their lack of a sense of humor.
(b) their lack of a feeling of universal brotherhood.
(c) their attempt to establish a spiritless State-slavery by force.
(d) their stupidity and ignorance.

15. What was another reason Einstein gave for not associating himself with the French Manifesto against anti-Semitism?
(a) that he didn't like manifestos.
(b) that he wasn't a French citizen.
(c) that he still felt loyalty to Germany.
(d) that he was a Jew.

Short Answer Questions

1. With whom was Einstein staying when the Prussian Academy wrote to Einstein on April 7, 1933?

2. Which two Gentile writers was Einstein happy to see attend the speech he gave in London?

3. When had Einstein acquired Prussian nationality by becoming a full member of the Prussian Academy of Sciences?

4. What was the official date of Einstein's resignation from the Prussian Academy of Sciences?

5. According to Einstein from where does true scientific research draw its spiritual sustenance?

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