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

Multiple Choice Questions

1. What civil engineer during World War II was the chief of foreign intelligence for the Manhattan Engineer District directing espionage against the German nuclear energy project?
(a) Allan Siegal.
(b) Harry Broley.
(c) Robert Furman.
(d) Ted Lyons.

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

3. How many times was Moe Berg a guest appearance on a popular radio quiz show before never returning?
(a) 3.
(b) 1.
(c) 5.
(d) 2.

4. Under what U.S. President did Nelson Rockefeller serve as Vice President?
(a) Gerald Ford.
(b) Jimmy Carter.
(c) Richard Nixon.
(d) Lyndon B. Johnson.

5. Ted Williams played his entire 21-year Major League Baseball career as what position for the Red Sox?
(a) Left fielder.
(b) Center fielder.
(c) 3rd baseman.
(d) 1st baseman.

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

7. 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) Paul Scherrer.
(c) Allan Siegal.
(d) Herb Hunter.

8. During what years was Nelson Rockefeller U.S. Vice President?
(a) 1972-1974.
(b) 1969-1972.
(c) 1974-1977.
(d) 1977-1979.

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

10. When was Moe Berg picked up by the Boston Red Sox?
(a) August, 1930.
(b) April, 1935.
(c) May 1933.
(d) June, 1934.

11. What term, in its original usage, describes a competition between two or more parties for the best armed forces?
(a) Weapons marathon.
(b) Arms race.
(c) Blasting dash.
(d) Sprint for bombs.

12. What is a war that results when opposing powers use third parties as substitutes for fighting each other directly?
(a) Proxy war.
(b) War of subordinates.
(c) War of substitution.
(d) Partner war.

13. When did the United States join the fighting in World War II?
(a) 1947.
(b) 1945.
(c) 1938.
(d) 1941.

14. Edoardo Amaldi told Moe Berg that the Germans were how far from perfecting the science of the atomic bomb?
(a) 10 weeks.
(b) 245 days.
(c) 4 years.
(d) 10 years.

15. What young aeronautical engineer was Moe Berg directed to talk into moving to the United States in Chapter 11, "A Perfect Spy"?
(a) Cliff Bolton.
(b) Antonio Ferri.
(c) I.M. Levitt.
(d) Aldo Icardi.

Short Answer Questions

1. Moe's boss with the OSS came to Italy and instructed Moe to investigate an optical laboratory where in Chapter 11, "A Perfect Spy"?

2. What award did Moe Berg earn for his service in the OSS and refuse it?

3. Who was the wartime head of the OSS?

4. Moe Berg was sent by the OSS in what year to see Lise Meitner in Switzerland?

5. When the OSS was formed, it was styled after what intelligence operation in England?

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