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

Multiple Choice Questions

1. When was the Louvre Palace built?
(a) The late 12th century.
(b) The mid 14th century.
(c) The early 10th century.
(d) The early 16th century.

2. Where did Moe Berg graduate with a B.A. degree?
(a) University of Chicago.
(b) Princeton University.
(c) Harvard University.
(d) Stanford University.

3. Moe Berg went to Saint Luke's Hospital ostensibly to visit the daughter of what American ambassador?
(a) Aldo Icardi.
(b) Antonio Ferri.
(c) Joseph Grew.
(d) Tony Calvert.

4. When was Moe Berg born?
(a) June 19, 1906.
(b) March 2, 1902.
(c) May 2, 1909.
(d) April 7, 1899.

5. During an exhibition game against what team did Moe Berg tear a knee ligament?
(a) The Little Rock Travelers.
(b) The Washington Senators.
(c) The Minneapolis Millers.
(d) The Toledo Mud Hens.

6. What CIA museum curator idolizes Moe Berg as described in the Prologue?
(a) Linda McCarthy.
(b) I.M. Levitt.
(c) Joseph Grew.
(d) Edoardo Amaldi.

7. What does OIAA stand for?
(a) Office of Industry and Agriculture.
(b) Open Information Act of America.
(c) Office of Inter-American Affairs.
(d) Oil Industry Association of America.

8. Who picked up Moe Berg after his unconditional release from the Cleveland Indians?
(a) The Minneapolis Millers.
(b) The Washington Senators.
(c) The Little Rock Travelers.
(d) The Toledo Mud Hens.

9. What two players other than Moe Berg went to Japan to teach baseball seminars at Japanese universities during the winter of 1932?
(a) Lefty O'Doul and Ted Lyons.
(b) John Kieran and Tony Calvert.
(c) Walther Bothe and Otto Hahn.
(d) Niels Bohr and Harry Broley.

10. How many hits did Moe Berg have in the 1931 season?
(a) 7.
(b) 1.
(c) 5.
(d) 0.

11. What antiquarian bookshop owner thought Moe Berg was a fraud in the Prologue?
(a) Otto Hahn.
(b) Linda McCarthy.
(c) George Allen.
(d) Roy Spencer.

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

13. Who arranged for three players to go to Japan to teach baseball seminars at Japanese universities during the winter of 1932?
(a) Clifton Fadiman.
(b) Herb Hunter.
(c) Antonio Ferri.
(d) Theodore Von Karman.

14. Where was Moe Berg born?
(a) Portland, ME.
(b) Boston, MA.
(c) New York, NY.
(d) Columbus, OH.

15. Where did Moe Berg grow up after the age of three?
(a) Boston, MA.
(b) Washington D.C.
(c) Buffalo, NY.
(d) Newark, NJ.

Short Answer Questions

1. How many languages did Moe Berg study while earning his B.A. degree?

2. What was an alignment of great powers during the mid-20th century that fought World War II and included France and the United States?

3. With what batting average did Moe Berg finish the 1930 season?

4. In what year did Moe Berg graduate college, earning a B.A. degree?

5. When was Lou Gehrig born?

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