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English Reading Comprehension Practice - Albert Einstein Article

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Answer the questions according to the following Albert Einstein reading.

Albert Einstein

Albert Einstein was born in 1879 in the German city of Ulm. He was no prodigy as infant. In fact he was so late to speak that his parents were concerned he was fool. In school, his teachers saw no special talent in him though the signs of his intelligence were there. He taught himself calculus for example, and it is said that his teachers seemed a little afraid of him because he asked questions they could not answer. His gift was no secret. At the age of 16, he asked himself whether a light wave would seem stationary if one ran with it. It may seem like a strange question, but it shows that Einstein was digging deep to the heart of a problem. Ten years later would arise his theory of relativity.

1. Albert Einstein ----.

A) is the most genius scientist of all
B) was born in the 18th century
C) was spoiled by his teachers in school
D) worried his parents of lacking intelligence
E) seemed special as early as at his infancy


2. When he was in school, Einstein ----.

A) showed no signals about his genius
B) was afraid of his teachers due to their innocent questions
C) asked difficult questions to his teachers
D) was understood as genius by public when he was a teenager
E) couldn't learn science


3. It's obvious in the passage, Einstein's ----.

A) genius was a gift
B) character was perfect to most of his teachers
C) life encouraged most of the scientist in the world
D) theory of relativity couldn't have been found without him
E) question was the origin of his theory of relativity


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