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. On what date did Einstein write an answer to the Prussian Academy's statement against him?

2. What is the function of the Torah in Judaism?

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

4. What was one reason Einstein didn't associate himself with the French Manifesto against anti-Semitism?

5. What is another feature of the Jewish tradition which Einstein highly values?

Short Essay Questions

1. Who did Einstein feel saw in the Jews their irreconcilable foes?

2. What other German scientific academy threw Einstein out besides the Prussian Academy and why?

3. What was Einstein's view on life?

4. Einstein mentioned something else, another Jewish tradition found in many of the Psalms; what was it?

5. What was Einstein's thought on the relations between Jews and Arabs?

6. What did the Prussian Academy of Sciences accuse Einstein of doing?

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

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

9. Describe some of the things about George Bernard Shaw which Einstein admired?

10. What was Einstein's definition of political liberty?

Essay Topics

Write an essay for ONE of the following topics:

Essay Topic 1

1) Why did Einstein finally resign from the League of Nations and its Commission. Elaborate.

2) Elaborate on Einstein's views about disarmament.

3) What did Einstein feel were the duties of any State toward the individual citizen of that State?

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

Essay Topic 2

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 3

1) What does Einstein say about the technical advancements and organization of work in America? What has resulted from these things?

2) How does Einstein characterize the American attitude toward life? How does it differ from the European attitude?

3) Discuss Einstein's views on the American Prohibition laws.

4) Choose two of the above topics and write on them

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