A Brief History of Time: Summary & Quotes


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What helped to make A Brief History of Time a best seller amongst the masses?

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1. Hawking tells us that the universe is participating in what type of movement?

2. What theory debunked the idea that we could predict the future of the universe by understanding its past and present?

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About This Quiz & Worksheet

Discover how much you know about A Brief History of Time. Answer these questions on study topics that include one reason this book became a bestseller and the movement of the universe.

Quiz & Worksheet Goals

You'll be quizzed on the following:

  • A theory that debunked future predictions of the universe
  • Chandrasechar's limit and what it explains
  • Two ways in which humans could potentially travel through time

Skills Practiced

  • Reading comprehension - ensure that you draw the most important information from the related lesson on a synopsis of A Brief History of Time
  • Knowledge application - use your knowledge to answer questions about ways humans could possibly travel through time and the reason Hawking's book was so successful with the public
  • Information recall - access the knowledge you've gained regarding the universe as it participates in a certain type of movement

Additional Learning

The lesson named A Brief History of Time: Summary & Quotes will help you to study more on the following:

  • Number of copies this book has sold
  • Summaries of the chapters
  • Einstein's theory of relativity
  • Edwin Hubble
  • Quarks and a big bang singularity event
  • Three types of time stated by Hawking