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

Multiple Choice Questions

1. Following World War II, Werner Heisenberg was appointed director of what institution?
(a) The King Edward II Institute for Physics.
(b) The Kaiser Wilhelm Institute for Physics.
(c) The Newtons School of Physics.
(d) The Einstein Institute of Physics.

2. After visiting with Meitner, Moe was sent on a tour of the United States with who in Chapter 12, "Always Good Company"?
(a) Edoardo Amaldi.
(b) Herb Hunter.
(c) Allan Siegal.
(d) Paul Scherrer.

3. Moe's boss with the OSS came to Italy and instructed Moe to investigate an optical laboratory where in Chapter 11, "A Perfect Spy"?
(a) Genoa.
(b) Florence.
(c) Vienna.
(d) Rome.

4. What Russian physicist developed a new method for liquefaction of air with a low-pressure cycle using a special high-efficiency expansion turbine in 1939?
(a) Antonio Ferri.
(b) Theodore Von Karman.
(c) Pyotr Kapitsa.
(d) Clifton Fadiman.

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

6. Moe Berg arrived in Rome how long after it was liberated in 1944?
(a) 2 days.
(b) 5 days.
(c) 3 weeks.
(d) 1 week.

7. Shortly after leaving the SSU and settling in his brother's home, Moe learned that his business partner in a film and stationary business called what had gone bankrupt?
(a) Lithoprint Manufacturing Company.
(b) Novelart Manufacturing Company.
(c) Cellomatic Manufacturing Company.
(d) Imagine Manufacturing Company.

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

9. When was Ted Williams born?
(a) 1911.
(b) 1907.
(c) 1900.
(d) 1918.

10. What did the OSS become after its dissolution in Chapter 12, "Always Good Company"?
(a) The USS.
(b) The ASU.
(c) The USO.
(d) The SSU.

11. What other regular radio quiz show guest and sports commentator said "Moe was the most scholarly professional athlete (I) ever knew"?
(a) Antonio Ferri.
(b) John Kieran.
(c) Niels Bohr.
(d) William Donovan.

12. What position did Moe Berg play for the Boston Red Sox?
(a) Pitcher.
(b) Catcher.
(c) 1st base.
(d) Center field.

13. What fellow OSS agent and friend did Moe Berg visit in Oklahoma in Chapter 13, "A Life Without Calendar"?
(a) Joe Cronin.
(b) Herb Hunter.
(c) Tony Calvert.
(d) Robert Furman.

14. What physicist in Copenhagen was Moe Berg directed to meet with in Chapter 12, "Always Good Company"?
(a) Niels Bohr.
(b) Aldo Icardi.
(c) Theodore Von Karman.
(d) Joliot-Curie.

15. As a member of the OIAA, Moe began telling people in the OSS about his films of what?
(a) China.
(b) Korea.
(c) Japan.
(d) Vietnam.

Short Answer Questions

1. What theoretical physicist informed Moe Berg that many physicists made routine visits to Switzerland for conferences and lectures in Chapter 11, "A Perfect Spy"?

2. When was Rome liberated in World War II?

3. Who was the oldest son of Bernard and Rose Berg?

4. How many times was Ted Williams an All-Star?

5. Who was the moderator of the radio quiz show which Moe Berg made guest appearances on in 1939?

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