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This test consists of 15 multiple choice questions and 5 short answer questions.
Multiple Choice Questions
1. What is the Jewish God according to Einstein?
(a) A God made in man's likeness.
(b) a negation of superstition.
(c) Abraham's and all Jews' father.
(d) a mighty and fearful power.
2. What reason did Einstein give for resigning from The Prussian Academy of Sciences?
(a) He wasn't treated with enough civility.
(b) He didn't want to support the destruction of German culture.
(c) He was a Jew.
(d) He was immigrating to America.
3. What did the best of the Prophets and Jesus do according to Einstein?
(a) were totally ethical.
(c) demonstrated material wealth.
(d) served God; served the living.
4. What has the task in Palestine given the Jewish people according to Einstein?
(a) faith in Judaism and in life.
(b) employment and inspiration.
(c) solidarity and optimism.
(d) hope and peace of mind.
5. 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.
6. Who did Einstein call "our leader" and praise for his zeal and circumspection?
7. Which country did Einstein use as an example for the Jews to follow in the construction of Palestine?
8. Who wrote an article on Zionism and the Zurich Congress which Einstein felt impelled to answer?
(a) Professor Heimweh.
(b) Professor Stillgut.
(c) Professor Lipps.
(d) Professor Hellpach.
9. Why had the Prussian Academy of Sciences confidently expected Einstein to defend Germany?
(a) because he would fear them.
(b) because he would put his scientific connections first.
(c) because he didn't want to be thrown out of the Academy.
(d) because he had belonged to the Academy for a long time.
10. 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) 8 years.
(c) 10 years.
(d) 12 years.
11. When had Einstein acquired Prussian nationality by becoming a full member of the Prussian Academy of Sciences?
12. What is a feature of the Jewish tradition which makes Einstein thank his stars he belongs to it?
(a) sense of humor.
(b) pursuit of knowledge for its own sake.
(c) loyalty to the Jewish race.
(d) religious zeal.
13. What is the function of the Talmud?
(a) The Talmud interpretes the Torah.
(b) The Talmud describes the persecution of Jews.
(c) The Talmud is a collection of Jewish parables.
(d) The Talmud describes the wanderings of the Jews.
14. What accusation by the Prussian Academy of Sciences did Einstein feel was slanderous?
(a) that wrote bogus scientific papers.
(b) that he was a snob and an elitist.
(c) that he was disloyal to the future of Science.
(d) that he had taken part in atrocity-mongering against Germany.
15. According to Einstein from where does true scientific research draw its spiritual sustenance?
(a) from a sense of a Higher Power.
(b) from the Talmud.
(c) from the book of Leviticus.
(d) from the Psalms.
Short Answer Questions
1. What did Einstein say would be no excuse for the behavior of the scientific academies?
2. What was one reason Einstein didn't associate himself with the French Manifesto against anti-Semitism?
3. What was expressly included in the command to keep holy the Sabbath day?
4. The pure doctrine of Judaism is obscured by what according to Einstein?
5. Where was Einstein staying when he wrote his answer to the Prussian Academy's declaration against him?
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