The Autobiography of Alice B. Toklas Quiz | Two Week Quiz A

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This quiz consists of 5 multiple choice and 5 short answer questions through Chapter 4.

Multiple Choice Questions

1. When it came to writing, what was Stein's passion?
(a) sentences
(b) descriptions
(c) superlatives
(d) verbs

2. What was the name of the picture dealer in Paris that handled Cézanne's work?
(a) Laffitte
(b) Vollard
(c) Duret
(d) Loeser

3. What experiment did Gertrude perform and eventually write a paper about?
(a) chemical reactions of sugar
(b) psychology of an expatriate
(c) automatic writing
(d) cloning

4. Gertrude had a large number of photographs depicting what historical event?
(a) San Francisco fire
(b) Civil War
(c) Signing of the Declaration Of Independence
(d) Washington crossing the Delaware

5. What artist became famous by painting a portrait of Fernande?
(a) Max Jacob
(b) Matisse
(c) Van Dongen
(d) Picasso

Short Answer Questions

1. What does Stein feel in regard to intellectual people?

2. Where was Gertrude's brother living when he learned about Cézanne?

3. How does Alice know if she has met a genius?

4. Gertrude Stein's brother had a fondness for what type of art?

5. At what age did Alice stop practicing her music?

(see the answer key)

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