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

Multiple Choice Questions

1. What is Edmund"s occupation?
(a) Writer.
(b) Politician.
(c) Poet.
(d) Potter.

2. What is the name of the woman whose Salon Charles visits?
(a) Miss Weaver.
(b) Miss Little.
(c) Madame Straus.
(d) madame Beatrice.

3. What was Dreyfus accused of?
(a) Murder.
(b) Treachery.
(c) Stealing.
(d) Adultery.

4. What is the title of Chapter 3?
(a) People are so Kind.
(b) So Light, So Soft to the Touch.
(c) A Penny From Heaven.
(d) A Mahout to Guide Her.

5. What building's ceiling did Baudry decorate?
(a) The Paris Cathredral.
(b) The Eiffel Tower
(c) The Paris Opera.
(d) The Louvre.

6. What was the name of the area in Paris the Ephrussi family moved to?
(a) Le Novo.
(b) Le Eastend.
(c) Le Westend.
(d) Le Fink.

7. Who does the author think Charles may have bought the netsukes to please?
(a) Iggy.
(b) Louise.
(c) Emily.
(d) Abraham.

8. What was the name of Viktor's wife?
(a) Lauren.
(b) Florence.
(c) Emmy.
(d) Janus.

9. What color eyes does the netsuke hair have?
(a) Amber.
(b) Purple.
(c) Green.
(d) Gold.

10. Who was elected mayor of Vienna in 1897?
(a) Franz Ferdinant.
(b) Thomas Mann.
(c) Sigmund Freud.
(d) Karl Lueger.

11. What can Edmund envision Charles wearing as he sits in his yellow armchair?
(a) A Chinese dressing gown.
(b) A German smoking jacket.
(c) A Japanese robe.
(d) A British sports jacket.

12. What can Charles not get rid of while in Parisian society?
(a) His British currency.
(b) His accent.
(c) His shyness.
(d) His nervous tick.

13. In which Russian city were Jews allowed to live?
(a) Odessa.
(b) Moscow.
(c) St. Petersburg.
(d) Kiev.

14. What was the name of the prison Dreyfus was sent to live in solitary confinement?
(a) Alcatraz.
(b) Port Island.
(c) Brixton.
(d) Devil's Island.

15. Which famous person found the Ringstrasse enchanting?
(a) Hitler.
(b) Stalin.
(c) Proust.
(d) Freud.

Short Answer Questions

1. How does Edmund say the netsuke were different from most other art pieces?

2. What kind of art did Louise and Charles have a shared passion for?

3. What country did Charles decide to travel to shortly after arriving in Paris?

4. What was expected of Viktor and his friends?

5. What sport did the Jewish students take up to counter anti-Semitic feeling?

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