Desert Queen: The Extraordinary Life of Gertrude Bell, Adventurer, Adviser to Kings, Ally of Lawrence of Arabia Test | Final Test - Medium

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

Multiple Choice Questions

1. What especially pleases Bell regarding the group at the Cairo Conference of 1921?
(a) They feel government with Bolshevik leanings is best for Iraq.
(b) They feel Iraq shoul align with other Arab states.
(c) They feel Faisal should be Iraq's new king.
(d) They feel a strong monarchial empire is best for Iraq.

2. Along which river does Bell brave wartime skirmishes and blistering heat to travel the area in search of information in Chapter 17?
(a) Nile.
(b) Tigris.
(c) Euphrates.
(d) Jordan.

3. Chapter 31 reveals Bell must advise Faisal on how to gain the approval of which individual?
(a) Narjes.
(b) Naqib.
(c) Namir.
(d) Naadir.

4. Whom do they present Bell's white paper to in early 1921?
(a) Both houses of Parliament.
(b) King George V.
(c) House of Commons.
(d) House of Lords.

5. What is Bell's reaction to losing her trusted mentor in the summer of 1918?
(a) Bedridden briefly from despair.
(b) Mildly upset.
(c) Deeply upset.
(d) Understanding.

Short Answer Questions

1. What title does Cox give Bell in 1917?

2. At home, following the war, Bell's family's business is suffering huge financial problems due to what?

3. While thriving on the work as a spy for England, Bell laments the lack of what?

4. Chapter 32 shows the burgeoning friendship between Faisal and Bell, upon whom the king has come to rely for what advice?

5. In Chapter 30, what is Bell's plan to get Faisal to the throne?

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