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

Multiple Choice Questions

1. Who was the author of The Origin of the Family, Private Property and the State?
(a) Sigmund Freud.
(b) Karl Marx.
(c) Friedrich Engels.
(d) Carl Jung.

2. What is the second of the two essential questions posed by Breton in Section 2?
(a) "What is the meaning of life?"
(b) "To what extent did this encounter seem to you, and, does it seem to you now, to be fortuitous or foreordained?"
(c) "What do you consider the essential encounter of your life?"
(d) "What do you want the most out of life?"

3. What is the first of the questions posed by Breton in Section 2?
(a) "Is there a God?"
(b) "What is the meaning of life?"
(c) "What do you consider the essential encounter of your life?"
(d) "To what extent did this encounter seem to you, and, does it seem to you now, to be fortuitous or foreordained?"

4. Who wrote Mad Love?
(a) Salvador Dali.
(b) Luis Bunuel.
(c) Andre Breton.
(d) Jacques Vaché.

5. What Swiss sculptor, painter, draughtsman, and printmaker created the monument on the grave of Gerda Taro at Père Lachaise Cemetery?
(a) Paul Cezanne.
(b) Paul Eluard.
(c) Roberto Gogol.
(d) Alberto Giacometti.

6. What is the original French title of Mad Love?
(a) L'Air de l'eau.
(b) Manifeste du surréalisme.
(c) L'Amour fou.
(d) L'Immaculée Conception.

7. What art form does Breton invoke in the beginning of Mad Love?
(a) Theater.
(b) Dance.
(c) Sculpture.
(d) Music.

8. Whose photography is featured throughout Mad Love?
(a) Gustav Klimt's.
(b) Ansel Adam's.
(c) Pablo Picasso's.
(d) Man Ray's.

9. What year was it that Breton recounted going to a restaurant, in Section 1?
(a) 1941.
(b) 1934.
(c) 1939.
(d) 1925.

10. Breton noted in Section 2 that answering how a memory might stand out as a sign of the spontaneous was likely not an appropriate answer to be sought through what?
(a) A survey.
(b) Science.
(c) A magazine.
(d) A test.

11. What did the dishwasher shout in the diner, as described by Breton in Section 1?
(a) "L'Ondine!"
(b) "Poisson soluble."
(c) "S'il Vous Plaît."
(d) "La bouche!"

12. What term refers to a violent agitation or disturbance; commotion?
(a) Convulsion.
(b) Explosion.
(c) Reaction.
(d) Expulsion.

13. What term refers to the absence of any cause of events that can be predicted, understood, or controlled?
(a) Chance.
(b) Randomness.
(c) Structure.
(d) Arbitration.

14. Breton announces in Section 2 that one of the purposes of Mad Love will be to explore _____ encounter with chance.
(a) His son's.
(b) His daughter's
(c) His own.
(d) His wife's.

15. What did Breton recall an early definition of as "big spoons, enormous bitter-apples, and chandeliers of soap bubbles"?
(a) Stream-of-consciousness.
(b) Dadaism.
(c) Automatism.
(d) Surrealism.

Short Answer Questions

1. Breton argues that "convulsive beauty" must be seen in terms of the object in motion, and how?

2. Breton wrote in Section 3 that the meaning of the slipper in Cinderella is that of "lost object" and that to Breton it symbolized what?

3. Where did Breton meet Lamba?

4. While the responses of the survey from Section 2 were largely insufficient, there was enough interesting material there that Breton felt what?

5. How many of the questionnaires sent out were returned with responses in Section 2?

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