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This quiz consists of 5 multiple choice and 5 short answer questions through Part II: “Northern Europe,” Chapters 10-16.
Multiple Choice Questions
1. According to the author in Part I: "The Mission," Chapter 5, who held Egypt against the Nazis?
(a) The British.
(b) The Spanish.
(c) The Italians.
(d) The French.
2. When did Captain Walker Hancock join George Stout on a mission to visit a repository that held Dutch masterpieces and an original Rembrandt and to arrange for the protection of the works?
(a) September 16, 1944.
(b) March 6, 1944.
(c) October 10, 1944.
(d) June 6, 1944.
3. After the Allied victory at Saint-Lô, who was the former schoolteacher and popular officer whose body was wrapped in an American flag and hoisted atop the ruins of the church of Sainte-Croix?
(a) Second Lieutenant James J. Rorimer.
(b) Major Tom Howie.
(c) Colonel George A. Taylor.
(d) Major Ronald Edmund Balfour.
4. What is the date of the letter from Hitler directing Dr. Hans Posse on the construction of a museum in Part I: “The Mission,” Chapter 2?
(a) April 16, 1943.
(b) August 27, 1942.
(c) December 20, 1941.
(d) June 26, 1939.
5. How many of the Monuments Men were still in their twenties, according to the author in the introduction to Part I: “The Mission”?
Short Answer Questions
1. On what date was Michelangelo's Bruges Madonna sculpture taken by German soldiers in Belgium?
2. Who founded the city of Karlsruhe, Germany?
3. When was the Ghent Altarpiece completed?
4. Around what year did Seligmann’s descendants choose the surname Ettlinger?
5. In Part II: “Northern Europe,” Chapter 10, the author states that the naval bombardment of Omaha Beach began at 5:37 a.m. on what date?
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