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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. Besides learning art, what does Asher learn from Jacob Kahn in Chapter 10?
(a) Reading French.
(d) Playing golf.
2. How old is Aryeh at the beginning of Chapter 12?
(d) Mid forties.
3. What type of artists did Jacob Kahn know in Paris?
(a) Abstract artists.
4. In Chapter 10, which museum do Jacob Kahn and Asher visit together?
(a) The Chrysler Museum.
(b) The Louvre.
(c) The Brooklyn Museum.
(d) The Smithsonian.
5. Jacob Kahn warns Asher not to become a whore due to which part of Asher's dress?
(a) His designer t-shirts.
(b) His payos (earlocks).
(c) His tefillin.
(d) His beret.
Short Answer Questions
1. After word has gotten around about the Brooklyn Crucifixions, where does the Rebbe ask Asher to live?
2. Asher accuses Aryeh of being blind in which way?
3. In Chapter 14 when Asher cannot find his parents, where are they?
4. While wandering alone through Manhattan, Asher visits whose art gallery?
5. What type of refreshments do they have at Asher's last show?
Short Essay Questions
1. Describe the sculpture that Jacob Kahn specifically keeps for himself in Chapter 11, purportedly at his wife's request.
2. How does Jacob Kahn respond when Asher asks him if the artist he had just visited was happy?
3. How does Asher describe the difference between a naked woman and a nude?
4. How does the Rav Dorochoff react to Asher's calling him in the middle of the night?
5. What types of paintings does Jacob Kahn emphasize in his trips with Asher to the Metropolitan Museum of Art? Why?
6. How does Jacob Kahn talk to God?
7. Why does Asher begin carrying messages for the Rebbe?
8. Describe Asher's surroundings while he lives with Jacob Kahn in Provincetown.
9. What does Aryeh look like in Chapter 12, after Rivkeh has spent several years with him in Europe?
10. Which four people from the Bible does the Pieta portray?
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