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This test consists of 15 multiple choice questions and 5 short answer questions.

Multiple Choice Questions

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

2. What area of Paris is popular with artists?
(a) Montmartre
(b) Tuilleries
(c) Place de la Concord
(d) Latin Quarter

3. What was the name of the heroine of the moment?
(a) Marie
(b) Monique
(c) Evelyn
(d) Claudette

4. What present did Stein give to Picasso?
(a) Painter's palette
(b) Homemade baguettes
(c) American newspapers
(d) Wooden easel

5. How does Alice know if she has met a genius?
(a) Her nose itches
(b) Her heart stops for a beat
(c) Her toes tingle
(d) She hears a bell ring

6. What was the name of the confectioner who made honey cakes and nut candies?
(a) Fouquet
(b) Parisian Chocolat
(c) Ravignan
(d) Nestlé

7. According to Matisse, Gertrude's world was a ________________.
(a) Tragedy
(b) Theater
(c) Joke
(d) Stage

8. What was Alice's mother's name?
(a) Ava
(b) Emilie
(c) Edna
(d) Edwina

9. How old was Matisse when he received the first large offer from the spring salon?
(a) 27
(b) 35
(c) 42
(d) 31

10. Alice had no desire to __________________.
(a) Change
(b) Travel
(c) Play music
(d) Write

11. What nationality flooded the rue de Fleurus?
(a) French
(b) German
(c) Hungarian
(d) Portuguese

12. Where was Gertrude's brother living when he learned about Cézanne?
(a) Florence
(b) Baltimore
(c) Paris
(d) London

13. With whom did Alice live?
(a) Father and brother
(b) Roommates
(c) Two sisters
(d) Aunt and Uncle

14. Picasso painted a famous scene with friends gathered around what object?
(a) coffin
(b) flowerpot
(c) angel
(d) toilet

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

Short Answer Questions

1. Gertrude Stein's brother discovered what unknown artist at Sagot's gallery?

2. What was the cost of the Matisse painting of the woman and the dog?

3. When it came to writing, what was Stein's passion?

4. Alice's relative raised a regiment for whom?

5. To what author does Alice offer assistance?

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