The Autobiography of Alice B. Toklas Quiz | Eight Week Quiz F

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This quiz consists of 5 multiple choice and 5 short answer questions through Chapter 6.

Multiple Choice Questions

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

2. How does Alice refer to her mother?
(a) Lonely
(b) Boisterous
(c) Shy
(d) Quiet

3. What military position did Alice's great-great-uncle hold?
(a) Captain
(b) Sergeant
(c) Colonel
(d) General

4. To what author does Alice offer assistance?
(a) Ezra Pound
(b) Henry James
(c) Gertrude Stein
(d) Ernest Hemingway

5. What year did Alice's grandfather go to California?
(a) 1929
(b) 1862
(c) 1901
(d) 1849

Short Answer Questions

1. Which of these people is not on Alice's list of geniuses?

2. Who was the first person to quote Gertrude Stein's work to her?

3. Alice describes her Saturday evenings in Paris to what object?

4. To whom does Alice refer to as the third genius?

5. What is the English translation of "Nullement en danger ne t'inquiete pas?"

(see the answer key)

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