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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 value of the goods that Gluckel took from Loeb's business for his debt to her in Book V?
(a) 2,000 Reichsthalers.
(b) 5,000 Reichsthalers.
(c) 3,000 Reichsthalers.
(d) 1,000 Reichsthalers.
2. How long after Hendele's wedding did she die?
(a) 12 weeks.
(b) 17 weeks.
(c) 4 weeks.
(d) 5 weeks.
3. Where did Gluckel discover that Loeb had debts due?
(a) Levin Fair.
(b) Hanover Fair.
(c) Brunswick Fair.
4. From where did the King of France forbid the import or export of money in Book VII?
5. From whom did Gluckel hear that Loeb was good in his business practices in Book V?
(a) Hirz Levy.
(b) Abraham Levy.
(c) Hirschel Ries.
(d) Samuel Hirsch.
Short Answer Questions
1. Who was a Talmudic scholar who was helped financially by his father and father-in-law, Abraham Krumbach, in Book VII?
2. In what year was Gluckel betrothed to her second husband?
3. On what date was Chayim Hameln laid to rest?
4. For how long did the Talmud instructor agree to teach and board Joseph in Book V?
5. Where did the wedding of Gluckel's son Moses' take place?
Short Essay Questions
1. How did Gluckel work through her debts following Chayim's death? Whom did she ask for help?
2. Who died following Gluckel's wedding in Book VII? Who was his widow?
3. Where did Chayim and a group of people contract illness in Book IV? Who was with him?
4. How did Gluckel hear of Levy's availability? Whom did she consult?
5. What medical treatment was sought for Chayim in Book V? Was it helpful?
6. What feelings of guilt does Gluckel describe in the beginning of Book VI?
7. Who are the people in the parable that begins Book IV?
8. Where did Gluckel stop on the way to her second wedding? Why?
9. What are some of the reasons Gluckel considers remarriage in Book VI?
10. What led up to Levy's holding an auction in Book VII? How did Gluckel deal with the situation?
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