The World As I See It Test | Final Test - Hard

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This test consists of 5 short answer questions, 10 short essay questions, and 1 (of 3) essay topics.

Short Answer Questions

1. What kind of spirit should Jewish youth cultivate in Einstein's opinion?

2. What was the primary duty of a scientific academy in Einstein's opinion?

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

4. What was the third feature of the Jewish tradition Einstein was so thankful for?

5. Who was the Secretary of the Prussian Academy of Sciences?

Short Essay Questions

1. What was the essence of Judaism according to Einstein?

2. What was Einstein's view on life?

3. What did Einstein feel were the greatest enemies of the national consciousness and honor of the Jews?

4. What was one of the important aims of the Zionist organization and who helped implement this?

5. What was Einstein's advice to Jewish youth?

6. What made solidarity and achievements as a people difficult if not impossible for the Jews for thousands of years?

7. What were the O.R.T. and the O.Z.E. and in what city did Einstein give a speech to them?

8. Why did Einstein no longer want to be a citizen of Germany?

9. To help explain why he didn't accept the invitation to associate himself with a French proponent against Anti-Semitism he cited a comparison of a certain French writer and a famous political case. What were they?

10. Why didn't the Prussian Academy of Sciences regret his resignation?

Essay Topics

Write an essay for ONE of the following topics:

Essay Topic 1

1) What is revealed in this book about Einstein's attitude toward women? What do you think about it?

2) What is Einstein's stand on conscientious objection to war? Go into detail in your answer.

3) What does Einstein think is necessary to end future wars?

4) Choose two of the three topics to write on.

Essay Topic 2

1) Describe the kind of country Einstein refuses to live in. Give as much detail as possible.

2) Describe the communications between Einstein and the Prussian Academy of Science. Go into detail. What was the result?

3) Name three features of Jewish tradition which Einstein was most grateful for.

4) Choose two of the three topics to write on.

Essay Topic 3

1) What is the importance of scientific inquiry, according to Einstein? What does science need in order to flourish?

2) What does the letter Einstein wrote to Signor Rocco, Minister of State, Rome, contain?

3) What is Einstein's opinion about interviewers of public figures ie newspaper reporters and what they write?

4) Choose two of the above three topics to write on.

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