The Monuments Men: Allied Heroes, Nazi Thieves and the Greatest Treasure Hunt in Histor Quiz | Four Week Quiz A

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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. When was the Ghent Altarpiece completed?
(a) 1432.
(b) 1562.
(c) 1326.
(d) 1742.

2. What field refers to the technical art of preserving older or damaged works of art?
(a) Adulteration.
(b) Alteration.
(c) Conservation.
(d) Reiteration.

3. What Irish writer and who lived in France described Saint-Lô as “the Capital of the Ruins” after the Allied victory there?
(a) Edward Albee.
(b) Samuel Beckett.
(c) Pablo Picasso.
(d) James Joyce.

4. What does “LST” stand for?
(a) Lost Station Tank.
(b) Last Standing Table.
(c) Last Significant Territory.
(d) Landing Ship, Tanks.

5. 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) June 26, 1939.
(b) April 16, 1943.
(c) August 27, 1942.
(d) December 20, 1941.

Short Answer Questions

1. In what year did a Jewish merchant named Seligmann establish himself in Karlsruhe, according to the author in Part I: “The Mission,” Chapter 1?

2. When did the defeat of the German-Italian forces at the Second Battle of El Alamein take place?

3. On what date did George Stout breathe “the first warm air of a British spring,” according to the author in the beginning of Part I: “The Mission,” Chapter 8?

4. What was the name of George Stout’s wife?

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?

(see the answer key)

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