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

Multiple Choice Questions

1. In what year did Alice go to Paris?
(a) 1912
(b) 1903
(c) 1907
(d) 1909

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

3. Stein claims to dislike the things that are...
(a) dramatic
(b) orange
(c) abnormal
(d) simple

4. Where did Alice go with Gertrude and her brother?
(a) Padua
(b) Fiesole
(c) Trieste
(d) Florence

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

6. To whom does Alice refer to as the third genius?
(a) William Cook
(b) Alfred Whitehead
(c) Magritte Matisse
(d) Ronnebeck

7. What writer did Stein refer to as "the greatest of the Victorians?"
(a) Samuel Beckett
(b) Henry James
(c) Anthony Trollope
(d) Thomas Hardy

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

9. Why was Gertrude going to travel to London in the summer?
(a) to get away from Paris
(b) to begin a book tour
(c) for the Queen's coronation
(d) to visit John Lane

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

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

12. To whom did Stein give her first novel for review?
(a) Lewis Bromfield
(b) Marguerite Matisse
(c) Pablo Picasso
(d) Alice B. Toklas

13. Where did the Steins go when they returned to America?
(a) Rhode Island
(b) Texas
(c) New York
(d) Boston

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

15. Who is John Lane?
(a) writer
(b) professor
(c) friend
(d) publisher

Short Answer Questions

1. What was the name of Stein's and Toklas' mallorcan hound

2. The German ship, Fangturm, sold what items to the Mediterranean ports?

3. According to Stein, only Americans and Spaniards can understand what concept?

4. What was Ronnebeck's profession?

5. It was in 1914 the Picasso began to choose what kind of paint?

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