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

Multiple Choice Questions

1. In Cleveland, Moe Berg stayed at the home of whom in Chapter 13, "A Life Without Calendar"?
(a) Friends of friends.
(b) His brother.
(c) Close friends.
(d) Distant cousins.

2. What manager of the Red Sox asked Moe Berg to become a coach for the team?
(a) John Kieran.
(b) Lefty O'Doul.
(c) Joe Cronin.
(d) Aldo Icardi.

3. After his playing career ended, Moe Berg was a Red Sox coach in what years?
(a) 1944 and 1945.
(b) 1948 and 1949.
(c) 1938 and 1939.
(d) 1940 and 1941.

4. Who did Moe Berg convince Lise Meitner to write a letter to while in Switzerland?
(a) Cliff Bolton.
(b) Walther Bothe.
(c) Dr. Otto Hahn.
(d) Dr. Sam Berg.

5. What theoretical physicist informed Moe Berg that many physicists made routine visits to Switzerland for conferences and lectures in Chapter 11, "A Perfect Spy"?
(a) Tony Calvert.
(b) Gian Carlo Wick.
(c) Walther Bothe.
(d) Robert Furman.

6. What is a phrase used to describe the communist states within the Soviet Union's sphere of influence or those countries that had centrally-planned economies?
(a) Fourth World.
(b) First World.
(c) Second World.
(d) Third World.

7. In Chapter 13, "A Life Without Calendar," Moe Berg became a regular at Princeton, arriving at the home of what old friend the night of the game and gaining an invitation to dinner and a place to stay for the night?
(a) P.H. Truman.
(b) W.J. Donovan.
(c) I.M. Levitt.
(d) H.P. Robertson.

8. Due to problems that the CIA had with Moe Berg's methods, his contract with them was not renewed in what year?
(a) 1958.
(b) 1957.
(c) 1954.
(d) 1955.

9. Moe Berg was sent by the OSS in what year to see Lise Meitner in Switzerland?
(a) 1948.
(b) 1949.
(c) 1945.
(d) 1943.

10. Who was the first Italian scientist on Moe Berg's list to visit in Rome in Chapter 11, "A Perfect Spy"?
(a) Antonio Ferri.
(b) Aldo Icardi.
(c) Edoardo Amaldi.
(d) Dr. Otto Hahn.

11. What President called for the formation of the OSS?
(a) Herbert Hoover.
(b) John F. Kennedy.
(c) Franklin D. Roosevelt.
(d) Harry S. Truman.

12. Edoardo Amaldi told Moe Berg that he should be concerned about a chemist named what?
(a) Charles Owen.
(b) Roy Spencer.
(c) Tony Calvert.
(d) Walther Bothe.

13. Werner Heisenberg was awarded the 1932 Nobel Prize in Physics for his contributions to what?
(a) Quantitative mechanics.
(b) Qualitative mechanics.
(c) Quantum mechanics.
(d) Quarter mechanics.

14. When was Rome liberated in World War II?
(a) June 4, 1944.
(b) July 7, 1944.
(c) September 2, 1944.
(d) June 10, 1944.

15. How many times was Ted Williams an All-Star?
(a) 4.
(b) 12.
(c) 9.
(d) 19.

Short Answer Questions

1. AGARD was an agency of NATO that existed from 1952 to when?

2. Who was the only woman Moe ever had a successful relationship with?

3. The OIAA courted Moe Berg in the spring of what year, often coming to him at the ballpark to discuss his possible role with them?

4. When was Nelson Rockefeller born?

5. What was the batting average of Ted Williams?

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