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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. What was the occupation of Edie's ancestor, Theodore Sedgewick?
(a) Teacher.
(b) Colonel.
(c) Judge.
(d) Banker.

2. Which event is Theodore Sedgewick said to have been intimately involved with?
(a) The American Revolution.
(b) The Civil War.
(c) Pearl Harbor.
(d) The Korean War.

3. In what position must Sedgwicks be buried around Theodore Sedgwick?
(a) With their feet facing him.
(b) With their heads at his feet.
(c) With their heads closest to his head.
(d) Side by side.

4. What artistic vocation did Francis Sedgwick devote himself to?
(a) Sculpting.
(b) Interior design.
(c) Poetry.
(d) Painting.

5. How old was Babbo when he died?
(a) Ninety-five years old.
(b) Seventy-five years old.
(c) Eighty-one years old.
(d) One hundred years old.

Short Answer Questions

1. Who was Gabrielle Ladd?

2. Who was Jane Wilson?

3. Who is the author of Edie: An American Biography?

4. What was Francis Minturn Junior's nickname?

5. In what position did the first Sedgewick on record serve in the Massachusetts Bay colony?

Short Essay Questions

1. What happened when Edie went home to visit her family at Christmas in 1966?

2. What problems was Edie suffering when her mother brought her back to California in 1968?

3. How did Edie behave at St. Timothy's school?

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

5. How was Edie received by the press?

6. What was the meeting between Andy Warhol and Francis Sedgwick like?

7. Describe Edie's relationship with Kit Carson.

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

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

10. How many siblings did Edie Sedgwick have?

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