Einstein, General Relativity

- 1. What year was Albert Einstein born?
A) 1905 B) 1923 C) 1879 D) 1897 - 2. What shape does spacetime take in the presence of a massive object?
A) Spherical B) Flat C) Curved D) Hexagonal - 3. What did the observation of gravitational waves in 2015 confirm about General Relativity?
A) The absence of black holes B) The existence of gravitational waves C) The reversal of time D) The existence of parallel universes - 4. How many dimensions does General Relativity describe spacetime as having?
A) Three B) Four C) Two D) Six - 5. What is the name of the phenomenon explained by General Relativity where light bends near massive objects?
A) Reflection diffraction B) Electromagnetic deflection C) Optical refraction D) Gravitational lensing - 6. What does the principle of equivalence in General Relativity state?
A) Voltage is equivalent to current B) Gravity is equivalent to acceleration C) Momentum is equivalent to energy D) Charge is equivalent to mass - 7. What is the Schwarzschild radius a measure of?
A) The distance between galaxies B) The curvature of a wormhole C) The circumference of the Earth D) The event horizon of a black hole - 8. How did Einstein describe the force of gravity in General Relativity?
A) As the interaction of strong and weak forces B) As the transfer of particles C) As the curvature of spacetime D) As the result of friction - 9. What phenomenon explained by General Relativity occurs around very massive and rotating objects?
A) Black hole formation B) Time dilation C) Frame dragging D) Quantum superposition |

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