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Multiple Choice Questions

1. What was the name of Picasso's second wife?
(a) Marie
(b) Fernande
(c) Eloise
(d) Eve

2. What activity did Matisse perform every afternoon?
(a) walking the family's dogs
(b) taking a nap in the sun
(c) drinking wine by the Lake
(d) sketching in the nude

3. For what animal did Gertrude have a fondness?
(a) weasels
(b) giraffes
(c) pigs
(d) goats

4. What kept Stein from practicing medicine?
(a) her father died
(b) she decided to pursue psychology
(c) the war began
(d) she never received her degree

5. Where did Gertrude often spend the summer months?
(a) San Francisco
(b) house in the country
(c) the ocean
(d) Europe

6. What was the occupation of the couple's military godson?
(a) pilot
(b) mechanic
(c) butcher
(d) teacher

7. What was John Lane's favorite food in Provence?
(a) figs
(b) peaches
(c) escargot
(d) foie gras

8. What was the name of Stein's first publisher?
(a) Alfred Whitehead
(b) John Lane
(c) Alfred Steglitz
(d) David Starr Jordan

9. Where was Gertrude Stein born?
(a) Maine
(b) California
(c) Pennsylvania
(d) Vienna

10. What trait did Stein profess to have?
(a) ambition
(b) fortitude
(c) cowardice
(d) inertia

11. Who refused to believe that there was going to be a war?
(a) Americans in Europe
(b) Picasso
(c) Hungarians in Paris
(d) Stein

12. What war preceded the first world war?
(a) Spanish Civil War
(b) French and Indian war
(c) War of 1812
(d) Russian Japanese war

13. Where did the Stein family settle on the West Coast?
(a) Reno
(b) Salt Lake City
(c) Oakland
(d) Seattle

14. What is the English translation of "Nullement en danger ne t'inquiete pas?"
(a) That there is no danger, don't worry
(b) She suffers in quiet danger
(c) There is a danger of running out of tuna fish
(d) It is the quiet ones that are dangerous

15. Where did the Whitehead lived before moving to London?
(a) Cambridge
(b) Vienna
(c) Pittsburgh
(d) San Francisco

Short Answer Questions

1. What year did Gertrude's brother move away from Paris?

2. While in medical school, Gertrude was well-known for...

3. How did Stein and Toklas have to confirm their identity when picking up the money?

4. In what year did Alice go to Paris?

5. What item was not taken by Stein when visiting a military area?

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