Albert Einstein Quiz

Can you guess these facts about the the life and work of Albert Einstein?
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Last updated: September 13, 2020
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Country that Einstein was born in
Germany
Musical instrument he played
Violin
Job he worked in from 1902–1909
Patent examiner
City he lived in during those years
Bern
1905 is considered Einstein's "annus mirabilis", during which he published four
groundbreaking scientific papers. What does "annus mirabilis" mean?
Miracle year
What E stands for in the equation E = mc2
Energy
What c stands for in that same equation
Speed of light
Einstein's theory about the relationship between space and time
Special relativity
Einstein's theory that describes gravity as a property of space and time
General relativity
His paper on this effect earned him the Nobel Prize
Photoelectric effect
Project that was sparked by a letter from Einstein to Roosevelt in 1939
Manhattan Project
Einstein became a citizen of this country in 1940
United States
Einstein declined an offer to become the President of this country in 1952
Israel
Institute where he worked from 1933–1955
Institute for Advanced Study
Part of Einstein's body that was secretly kept in a jar by the doctor who
conducted his autopsy
His brain
War that will be fought with sticks and stones, according to Einstein
World War 4
Einstein quote expressing opposition to quantum mechanics
God does not play dice
Relation of Einstein to his second wife Elsa Löwenthal
Cousin
Later in life, Einstein dated Margarita Konenkova, who was a Soviet ___
Spy
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Level ∞
Sep 13, 2020
Elsa Löwenthal was both Einstein's first cousin and his second cousin, in case you are curious.
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Level 83
Sep 13, 2020
What does a family tree need to look like for that to occur? Not sure if I even want to know to be honest.
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Level 58
Sep 17, 2020
Nothing sinister. In large families, you sometimes have a male Smith marry a female Jones, and then a female Smith marry a male Jones. In that case, the children are related through both mother's family and father's family. In other words, your mom's brother is your uncle by blood and your uncle by marriage.
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Level 80
Sep 19, 2020
Schrodinger's cousin - you can be both at the same time. Or neither. Open the box to find out.
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Level 68
Sep 13, 2020
Please consider accepting "year of miracles" in addition to "miracle year".
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Level 74
Sep 14, 2020
'year of wonders' or 'wonderful year'
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Level ∞
Sep 14, 2020
Added some more options for that. Miraculous year would have worked.
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Level 50
Sep 18, 2020
I did miracle year and it didn’t work :(
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Level 77
Sep 13, 2020
Fourth World War?
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Level ∞
Sep 14, 2020
Okay
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Level 72
Sep 13, 2020
The only equation I have to offer is 2020 ≠ annus mirabilis
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Level 73
Sep 14, 2020
More like Annus Miserabilis, am I right? :)
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Level 67
Sep 17, 2020
The correct term is annus horribilis.
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Level 70
Sep 17, 2020
Annus anus
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Level 78
Sep 14, 2020
Always thought actor Jack Albertson bore a strong resemblance to Einstein. (grandfather from "Willy Wonka and the Chocolate Factory"; the man from "Chico and the Man")
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Level 51
Sep 17, 2020
Good quiz , barring the question about Institute for Advanced Study

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Level 80
Sep 17, 2020
that's the one I missed. Not sure that makes it a bad question, though.
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Level 80
Sep 17, 2020
Care to elaborate, KingEureka?
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Level 51
Sep 20, 2020
I mean at first I thought that advanced as an answer was an like an normal adjective for the institute .There are 5 institutes in my area with the same name. But I looked it up on wiki , the one that Einstein attended was really an Iconic one. Great Quiz :P
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Level 63
Sep 17, 2020
No question about Mileva Maric? She was his first wife and also his colleague (a mathematician and a physician). They were married for 16 years
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Level 80
Sep 19, 2020
"Later in life, Einstein dated Margarita Konenkova, who was a Soviet ___" Woman? Accurate, if not relevant.
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Level 63
Nov 12, 2020
Bit sexist ;). How about citizen, or person.
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Level 50
Sep 19, 2020
No mention of his economic beliefs not surprising