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This test consists of 5 multiple choice questions, 5 short answer questions, and 10 short essay questions.

Multiple Choice Questions

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

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

3. What was a royal palace in Paris which stood on the right bank of the River Seine until 1871, when it was destroyed in the upheaval during the suppression of the Paris Commune?
(a) The Tuileries Palace.
(b) The Paris Palace.
(c) The Seine Palace.
(d) The Palace le France.

4. In 1925, Moe played so well that the Chicago Cubs wanted him, but what team had an option on him that they quickly exercised?
(a) The Blue Jays.
(b) The Red Sox.
(c) The White Sox.
(d) The Golden Eagles.

5. When was the CIA established?
(a) 1920.
(b) 1947.
(c) 1888.
(d) 1935.

Short Answer Questions

1. During an exhibition game against what team did Moe Berg tear a knee ligament?

2. Moe Berg went to Saint Luke's Hospital ostensibly to visit the daughter of what American ambassador?

3. What sports columnist was credited with creating the public image of Moe Berg in Chapter 1, "The Public Berg: Professor Moe"?

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

5. When was Lou Gehrig born?

Short Essay Questions

1. With whom did Moe Berg play in the 1923 baseball season? Where did he go in Paris when the season ended in Chapter 4, "Robin in Paris"?

2. What academic success did Moe Berg attain in Chapter 3, "The Stiff Collar"? What athletic success?

3. What led to Moe Berg taking position as the starting catcher for the Senators in Chapter 7, "Strange Foreigner with Camera"? When did the Senators release Berg?

4. Where did Moe Berg go to work after quitting baseball, as described in Chapter 1, "The Public Berg: Professor Moe"?

5. Describe Dr. Sam Berg. What was his relationship with his brother Moe?

6. Where did Moe Berg take a non-baseball-related job in 1930 in Chapter 6, "You Never Knew He Was Around"?

7. What happened in Moe Berg's baseball career when he returned from Paris in Chapter 5, "Good Field, No Hit"?

8. Why did Moe Berg begin the 1926 season late in Chapter 5, "Good Field, No Hit"?

9. What theory does the author put forth regarding Bernard Berg's relationship with his children in Chapter 2, "Youth: Runt Wolfe"?

10. Describe Moe Berg's baseball career in the 1924-1925 seasons in Chapter 5, "Good Field, No Hit." For what teams did Moe play?

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