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

Robert M. Edsel
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This quiz consists of 5 multiple choice and 5 short answer questions through Part V: “The Aftermath,” Chapters 53-54.

Multiple Choice Questions

1. What museum in Aachen had Captain Walter Hancock spent the past month at as he attempted to determine where the works of art had been moved, according to the author in Part II: “Northern Europe,” Chapter 17?
(a) The Jeu de Paume Museum.
(b) The Suermondt Museum.
(c) The Guggenheim Museum.
(d) The Metropolitan Museum of Art.

2. Who painted The Astronomer?
(a) Johannes Vermeer.
(b) Rembrandt.
(c) Albrecht Dürer.
(d) Pablo Picasso.

3. Who was the general director of the Altaussee mining operations in April of 1945?
(a) Dr. Emmerich Pöchmüller.
(b) Gauleiter Eigruber.
(c) The Margrave Karl Wilhelm von Baden-Durlach.
(d) Dr. Ernst Kaltenbrunner.

4. The basis of the English word “salary” derives from what substance once used as money?
(a) Shale.
(b) Salad.
(c) Salt.
(d) Sand.

5. How many of the Monuments Men were still in their twenties, according to the author in the introduction to Part I: “The Mission”?
(a) 2.
(b) 5.
(c) 3.
(d) 10.

Short Answer Questions

1. Who was the operations commander at the mine in Heilbronn when Private Harry Ettlinger arrived in September of 1945?

2. Who was the chief of Hitler’s security police and the second-highest-ranking member of the SS in May of 1945?

3. Who is credited with the following quote in the introduction to Part V: “The Aftermath”? “All the works of art for whose fate we still tremble will return to us, bringing the light of their beauty to attract, as before, pilgrims from every country and to inspire thoughts of peace.”

4. During what years was Franklin D. Roosevelt in office as President of the U.S.?

5. Where was Ronald Balfour a historian prior to his service, according to the author in Part I: “The Mission,” Chapter 8?

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