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This test consists of 5 short answer questions, 10 short essay questions, and 1 (of 3) essay topics.

Short Answer Questions

1. For what team did Moe Berg play in Reading, Pennsylvania?

2. To what team was Moe Berg loaned in the second half of the season in 1924, where he shone on a losing team?

3. Where did Moe Berg earn his law degree?

4. What New York City newsreel production company had Berg had contracted to film the sights of his second trip to Japan?

5. What kind of movie camera did Moe Berg take with him on his second trip to Japan?

Short Essay Questions

1. What led to Moe Berg's second Japan trip in Chapter 7, "Strange Foreigner with Camera"? What other ballplayers went on the tour?

2. What was John Kieran credited with in Chapter 1, "The Public Berg: Professor Moe"?

3. What happened academically and in Moe Berg's sports career in 1929 in Chapter 5, "Good Field, No Hit"?

4. Where did Moe Berg travel after his first trip to Japan in Chapter 7, "Strange Foreigner with Camera"?

5. What baseball teams approached Moe Berg after college graduation in Chapter 3, "The Stiff Collar"? Who did Moe Berg sign with?

6. What did Moe Berg take along with him on his second trip to Japan in Chapter 7, "Strange Foreigner with Camera"? Who had contracted Berg?

7. What university did Moe enter in 1919? What was his demeanor there described as?

8. How is Moe Berg's relationship with the press described in Chapter 1, "The Public Berg: Professor Moe"? What were Berg's academic qualities?

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

10. 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"?

Essay Topics

Write an essay for ONE of the following topics:

Essay Topic 1

Describe the locations and sites of Moe Berg's travels in the Middle East and the Orient in 1932. What countries impressed Berg the most? Why?

Essay Topic 2

Describe and discuss the later years of Moe Berg's life. Where and how did Berg die? What legacy did he leave behind?

Essay Topic 3

Describe John Kieran and his role in creating and perpetuating the image of Moe Berg. When did Kieran first meet Berg?

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