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

Multiple Choice Questions

1. Who did Moe Berg sign with in April of 1924?
(a) The Washington Senators.
(b) The Little Rock Travelers.
(c) The Toledo Mud Hens.
(d) The Minneapolis Millers.

2. What manager of the Giants did Moe Berg have dinner in Paris with in Chapter 4, "Robin in Paris"?
(a) John McGraw.
(b) Charles Owen.
(c) William Donovan.
(d) Allen Dulles.

3. Where did Moe Berg attend several classes while in Paris in Chapter 4, "Robin in Paris"?
(a) Les Invalides.
(b) Arc de Triomphe.
(c) The Sorbonne.
(d) The Louvre.

4. What was the maiden name of Moe Berg's mother?
(a) Estella Huni.
(b) Mary Collins.
(c) Linda McCarthy.
(d) Rose Tashke.

5. At what age had Moe Berg begun playing baseball?
(a) 9.
(b) 4.
(c) 5.
(d) 7.

6. What was Moe Berg's batting average at the end of the season of 1933?
(a) .299.
(b) .219.
(c) .185.
(d) .253.

7. To what team was Moe Berg loaned in the second half of the season in 1924, where he shone on a losing team?
(a) The Washington Senators.
(b) The Toledo Mud Hens.
(c) The Minneapolis Millers.
(d) The Little Rock Travelers.

8. Moe Berg ended up getting into only how many games in the entire 1930 season?
(a) 12.
(b) 5.
(c) 14.
(d) 20.

9. On his second Japan trip, Moe Berg convinced Babe Ruth that he learned Japanese in what amount of time?
(a) 2 weeks.
(b) 1 month.
(c) 6 months.
(d) 10 days.

10. From what high school did Moe Berg graduate?
(a) Beaufort High School.
(b) Bellmont High School.
(c) Barringer High School.
(d) Bradford High School.

11. When did Moe Berg receive his his LL.B. degree?
(a) 1930.
(b) 1922.
(c) 1938.
(d) 1941.

12. What assistant managing editor of the New York Times received letters from someone claiming to be Moe Berg in the Prologue?
(a) Walther Bothe.
(b) Rose Tashke.
(c) Ted Lyons.
(d) Allan Siegal.

13. What kind of movie camera did Moe Berg take with him on his second trip to Japan?
(a) 16mm Kodak model E.
(b) 16mm Jeystone A-12.
(c) 16mm Victor model 3.
(d) 16mm Bell and Howell.

14. What was an organization designed to spread propaganda in South and Central America to keep the citizens of those countries on the side of the United States during World War II?
(a) OIAA.
(b) POLY.
(c) CHIA.
(d) OSS.

15. When did Berg report to the Senators training camp after returning from Japan?
(a) March 2, 1930.
(b) February 26, 1933.
(c) May 1, 1931.
(d) April 16, 1934.

Short Answer Questions

1. What two players other than Moe Berg went to Japan to teach baseball seminars at Japanese universities during the winter of 1932?

2. Where did Moe Berg graduate with a B.A. degree?

3. The Office of Strategic Services was established by a Presidential military order in what year?

4. What was Moe Berg's batting average after the 1932 season?

5. When was Moe Berg born?

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