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

Robert M. Edsel
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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. 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) Colonel George A. Taylor.
(c) Major Ronald Edmund Balfour.
(d) Major Tom Howie.

2. Who founded the city of Karlsruhe, Germany?
(a) The Margrave Karl Wilhelm von Baden-Durlach.
(b) Johann Karl Friedrich Rosenkranz.
(c) Hans Holbein the Elder.
(d) Annette von Droste-Hülshoff.

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

4. Who was assigned to inspect monuments in Sicily on his own with no resources or assistance and once in Italy became buried by bureaucracy, according to the author in Part I: “The Mission”?
(a) Colonel George A. Taylor.
(b) Lieutenant George Stout.
(c) Captain Mason Hammond.
(d) Major Ronald Edmund Balfour.

5. On what date did the 29th Infantry Division begin an all-out assault on the German 352nd Division at Saint-Lô in a surprise attack?
(a) April 16, 1943.
(b) June 6, 1944.
(c) December 20, 1941.
(d) July 17, 1944.

Short Answer Questions

1. According to the author in Chapter 11 of Part II: “Northern Europe,” the Hotel de Ville library which was destroyed contained the whose charter?

2. 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?

3. Part I: "The Mission," Chapter 5 describes events in North Africa at what time?

4. On what date was Michelangelo's Bruges Madonna sculpture taken by German soldiers in Belgium?

5. According to the author in Part II: “Northern Europe,” Chapter 10, the 101st and 82nd Airborne divisions had parachuted how many men behind enemy lines at Utah Beach?

(see the answer key)

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