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Edmonde Charles-Roux
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This test consists of 5 multiple choice questions, 5 short answer questions, and 10 short essay questions.

Multiple Choice Questions

1. Who provided Chanel the finances to open her shop?
(a) Balsan.
(b) Capel.
(c) Her grandfather.
(d) A government grant.

2. What was the style of the era when Chanel was born?
(a) Naval-inspired.
(b) Ecclesiastic-inspired.
(c) Military-inspired.
(d) Equestrian-inspired.

3. In which city was Chanel born?
(a) Paris.
(b) Marseille.
(c) Saumur.
(d) Rouen.

4. In terms of fashion, what was evolving quickly when Chanel was born?
(a) Lengths of skirts.
(b) Men's fashion.
(c) The use of modern fabrics.
(d) Women's fashions.

5. Where did Chanel go during her self-imposed exile following her scandalous affair?
(a) Switzerland.
(b) England.
(c) Spain.
(d) America.

Short Answer Questions

1. What kind of orphanage took in Chanel after she was abandoned?

2. Who was Etienne Balsan?

3. What did Chanel's great-grandfather turn his rented property into?

4. In what country was Coco Chanel born?

5. At what age did Chanel leave the orphanage?

Short Essay Questions

1. What are some pieces of fashionable styles for men named in the Introduction of the book?

2. What was significant about August in Saumer?

3. What brought Chanel back to Paris in 1954?

4. What had Chanel's family done for generations?

5. What did Chanel's father do for a living?

6. How did Chanel's relationships with aristocrats influence her work?

7. When did Chanel's parents marry, and what did it mean for the family?

8. What was the result of Chanel's affair with a German officer?

9. How is Chanel's style of working after her return to Paris described?

10. Who was named as the fashion-setters at the end of the 1800s?

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