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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. In what year was Francis Minturn Sedgewick born?
(a) 1904.
(b) 1910.
(c) 1900.
(d) 1916.

2. How did Alice "Saucie" Sedgwick get her nickname?
(a) Spaghetti was her favorite food.
(b) She was said to look like a sausage at birth.
(c) She put large quantities of ketchup on her food.
(d) She always behaved seductively around men.

3. Who was the first of Edie's relatives, the Sedgwicks, on record?
(a) Luther Sedgwick.
(b) Francis Sedgwick.
(c) Robert Sedgwick.
(d) Martin Sedgwick.

4. How does Jane describe Edie as a little girl?
(a) Headstrong.
(b) Timid.
(c) Tomboyish.
(d) Mischievous.

5. In the book, Edie: An American Biography who helps to tell the story of the Sedgwick ancestors?
(a) College professors.
(b) The media.
(c) Sedgwick family members.
(d) 1960s historians.

Short Answer Questions

1. What is the location where Theodore Sedgwick is buried referred to as?

2. How old was Babbo when he died?

3. What did Edie start to get in trouble for doing while at St. Timothy's school?

4. What was the occupation of Edie's ancestor, Theodore Sedgewick?

5. What is Silver Hill?

Short Essay Questions

1. What was it like on the set of Ciao! Manhattan?

2. How did Edie meet Andy Warhol?

3. How was Edie's health when she was admitted to Bellevue hospital in the late 1960s?

4. How did Francis Sedgwick develop an interest in art?

5. What is said about Warhol's fear of intimacy?

6. Where did Judge Theodore Sedgwick's family settle?

7. How did the Sedgwick-Minturn legacy begin?

8. What effect did oil money have on the Sedgwicks in the 1950s?

9. What is the intended purpose of the circular burial of Sedgwicks around Judge's Theodore Sedgwick's tomb?

10. What is said about Francis's desire to be a father?

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