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Multiple Choice Questions

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

2. Stein claims that Cubism is a concept that can be attributed to...
(a) Danes
(b) Frenchman
(c) Portuguese
(d) Spaniards

3. What was Ronnebeck's profession?
(a) vagrant
(b) politician
(c) sculptor
(d) professor

4. Alice describes her Saturday evenings in Paris to what object?
(a) Kaleidoscope
(b) single malt Scotch
(c) volcano
(d) roller coaster

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

6. During this time who became Picasso's closest friend?
(a) Gris
(b) Braque
(c) Matisse
(d) Alice

7. What was the name of the college Gertrude first attended?
(a) Vassar
(b) Oxford
(c) Radcliffe
(d) UCLA

8. According to Stein Germans lack what ability?
(a) laughter
(b) intelligent thought
(c) common sense
(d) organization

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

10. Where was Stein's first European residence?
(a) Prague
(b) Vienna
(c) Florence
(d) Paris

11. Which is not one of Gertrude's favorite saints?
(a) St. Theresa
(b) St. Christopher
(c) St. Ignatius Loyola
(d) St. Francis

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

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

14. What maneuver in driving was difficult for Gertrude?
(a) backing up
(b) driving in snow
(c) parallel parking
(d) three-point turn

15. Gertrude had no talent for what art form?
(a) music
(b) singing
(c) dancing
(d) drawing

Short Answer Questions

1. Who refused to believe that there was going to be a war?

2. To whom did Stein give her first novel for review?

3. Who sent money to Stein and Toklas in London?

4. Who did Alice referred to as being "a tormented and not particularly sympathetic character"?

5. Where did Matisse buy a house?

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