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

Multiple Choice Questions

1. When did Gluckel's family return to Hameln?
(a) 1672.
(b) 1680.
(c) 1662.
(d) 1658.

2. Who was the eighth of Joseph Hameln's children?
(a) Abraham.
(b) Moses.
(c) Yenta.
(d) Hannah.

3. With whom did Gluckel's family form a partnership only to dissolve it a year later because he did not put up the money agreed upon?
(a) Judah Berlin.
(b) Joseph Hameln.
(c) Moshe Berlin.
(d) Hirz Lietz.

4. Who does Gluckel write lived in Amsterdam with 20,000 Reichsthalers in Book III?
(a) Abraham Lietz.
(b) Mordecai Cohen.
(c) Chayim Hameln.
(d) Elias Ries.

5. Where were seed pearls used for jewelry plentiful for trade?
(a) Paris.
(b) Berlin.
(c) Amsterdam.
(d) Danzig.

6. Who nursed Chayim Hameln back to health when he was ill at the fair?
(a) Moshe Berlin.
(b) Joseph Hameln.
(c) Judah Berlin.
(d) Gluckel Hameln.

7. Where was Gluckel's sister's fiance from?
(a) Hanover.
(b) Berlin.
(c) Cleves.
(d) Letz.

8. Who was the third eldest of Joseph Hameln's siblings?
(a) Yenta.
(b) Joseph.
(c) Abraham.
(d) Moses.

9. Who was the fifth of Joseph Hameln's children?
(a) Yenta.
(b) Reb Isaac.
(c) Reb Samuel.
(d) Moses.

10. How long did Gluckel and Chayim stay in Hameln after marrying?
(a) One year.
(b) Three years.
(c) Six months.
(d) Two years.

11. What was the name of Gluckel's aunt name who was orphaned with her mother?
(a) Helga.
(b) Ulk.
(c) Zipporah.
(d) Hannah.

12. What was the name of Chayim Hameln's father?
(a) Abraham Hameln.
(b) Joseph Hameln.
(c) Michael Hameln.
(d) Samuel Hameln.

13. In what year did Gluckel complete her diaries?
(a) 1719.
(b) 1716.
(c) 1720.
(d) 1702.

14. In what language were the diaries originally written?
(a) Yiddish.
(b) Hebrew.
(c) French.
(d) German.

15. Who traveled to England but stopped to prosper in Amsterdam in Book III?
(a) Mordecai Cohen and Loeb Bischere.
(b) Abraham Lietz and Loet Bischere.
(c) Mordecai Cohen and Joseph Hameln.
(d) Chayim Hameln and Loeb Bischere.

Short Answer Questions

1. How many Reichsthalers did the richest Jew in Altona own?

2. In what year did Gluckel's first husband die?

3. Whose fortune vanishes from lack of supervision in Book II?

4. How old was Gluckel when she died?

5. For how long did Judah Berlin take the Danzig assignment?

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