• 1. 
    Where was Stephen Hawking born?

  • United Kingdom
  • France
  • Germany
  • United States
  • 2. 
    Which of the following best describes Stephen Hawking's childhood?

  • His parents were highly educated and Stephen found school rather easy
  • He struggled in school due to a learning disability
  • He was an orphan who was adopted by English royalty and became part of the Royal Family
  • His family was poor and Stephen had to work rather than attend school
  • 3. 
    What disease was Stephen Hawking diagnosed with while attending Cambridge?

  • Alzheimer's disease
  • Diabetes
  • Heart disease
  • ALS
  • 4. 
    Stephen Hawking was considered an expert on what type of celestial body?

  • Galaxies
  • Supernovas
  • Stars
  • Black holes
  • 5. 
    What is Hawking Radiation?

  • Radiation emitted from black holes
  • Radiation used to see inside planets
  • Radiation that causes time dilation and may be used for space travel
  • Radiation left over from the explosion of a nuclear weapon
  • 6. 
    True or False: Once Stephen Hawking became confined to a wheelchair, he was no longer able to communicate or work on his theories.

  • TRUE
  • 7. 
    What was the name of Stephen Hawking's best-selling book?

  • A Brief History in Time
  • There's No Place Like Space
  • Guide to the Universe
  • Quantum Dynamics
  • 8. 
    According to Hawking Radiation, which of the following is true?

  • Black holes can get smaller
  • Black holes can only get bigger
  • Black holes always stay the same size
  • 9. 
    What is the only equation Stephen Hawking used in his book A Brief History in Time?

  • x=y
  • F=ma
  • E=mc2
  • V=IR
  • 10. 
    What nickname did Stephen Hawking earn in school?

  • The Hawk
  • Einstein
  • Brainiac
  • Newton
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