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

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 17-23.

Multiple Choice Questions

1. According to the author in Part II: “Northern Europe,” Chapter 21, the official role of the ERR was to provide material for whose “scholarly” institutes?
(a) Hermann Göring’s.
(b) Alfred Rosenberg’s.
(c) Emmerich Pöchmüller’s.
(d) Gauleiter Eigruber’s.

2. How old was the oldest of the Monuments Men, according to the author in the introduction to Part I: “The Mission”?
(a) 66.
(b) 45.
(c) 72.
(d) 56.

3. On what date did the Führer give the ERR the authorization to “search lodges, libraries and archives in the occupied territories of the west for material valuable to Germany, and to safeguard the latter through the Gestapo”?
(a) September 17, 1940.
(b) July 17, 1944.
(c) August 27, 1942.
(d) February 15, 1944.

4. When did Allied forces bomb Monte Cassino, Italy and destroy the abbey there?
(a) February 15, 1944.
(b) April 16, 1943.
(c) March 18, 1945.
(d) September 7, 1944.

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

Short Answer Questions

1. Who was the first of the Monuments Men to visit the abbey at Monte Cassino to inspect the ruins?

2. When was the Ghent Altarpiece completed?

3. What archeological colleague of Colonel Wheeler’s “happened to be serving as an artillery captain in a unit near Leptis Magna,” according to the author in Part I: "The Mission," Chapter 5?

4. When did the Battle of Aachen take place?

5. Whom was Adolf Hitler visiting in Florence in May of 1938, according to the author in Part I: “The Mission,” Chapter 2?

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