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This test consists of 15 multiple choice questions and 5 short answer questions.

Multiple Choice Questions

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

2. When did the first of the Monuments Men arrive in Monte Cassino to inspect the damage there?
(a) August 27, 1942.
(b) March 18, 1945.
(c) May 27, 1944.
(d) July 17, 1944.

3. Who was the first Monuments Man to tour the valley of La Gleize, Belgium, after the Battle of the Bulge?
(a) Rose Valland.
(b) Sheldon Keck.
(c) Lamont Moore.
(d) Bill Lesley.

4. What was featured on the American flag banners that appeared in house windows if someone in that house had died in action?
(a) A pink ribbon.
(b) A blue ribbon.
(c) A red star.
(d) A gold star.

5. 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?
(a) March 6, 1944.
(b) April 16, 1943.
(c) August 27, 1942.
(d) March 18, 1945.

6. Rose Valland became volunteer assistant curator at what museum in 1932?
(a) The Metropolitan Museum.
(b) The London Museum.
(c) The Suermondt Museum.
(d) The Jeu de Paume Museum.

7. When did Captain Walter Hancock arrive in Aachen, Germany, to assess the situation there, according to the author in Part II: “Northern Europe,” Chapter 17?
(a) October, 1942.
(b) January, 1943.
(c) September, 1943.
(d) November, 1944.

8. Where did Harry Ettlinger attend basic training for the Army?
(a) Lexington, Kentucky.
(b) St. Louis, Missouri.
(c) Macon, Georgia.
(d) San Diego, California.

9. It was March of what year when the Germans annexed Austria?
(a) 1938.
(b) 1940.
(c) 1939.
(d) 1937.

10. For what factory did Harry Ettlinger work to support his family while he was still in high school?
(a) Weimar Manufacturing.
(b) Schmidt Manufacturing.
(c) Schultz Manufacturing.
(d) Shiman Manufacturing.

11. According to the author in Part I: "The Mission," Chapter 5, who held Egypt against the Nazis?
(a) The British.
(b) The French.
(c) The Italians.
(d) The Spanish.

12. When was the city of Karlsruhe, Germany, established?
(a) 1802.
(b) 1645.
(c) 1598.
(d) 1715.

13. According to the author in Chapter 11 of Part II: “Northern Europe,” the Hotel de Ville library which was destroyed contained the whose charter?
(a) Gauleiter Eigruber’s.
(b) The Margrave Karl Wilhelm von Baden-Durlach’s.
(c) Adolf Hitler’s.
(d) William the Conqueror’s.

14. On what date did Japan bomb Pearl Harbor and catapult the U.S. into World War II?
(a) August 27, 1942.
(b) June 26, 1939.
(c) December 7, 1941.
(d) May 27, 1944.

15. In what year did a Jewish merchant named Seligmann establish himself in Karlsruhe, according to the author in Part I: “The Mission,” Chapter 1?
(a) 1811.
(b) 1798.
(c) 1725.
(d) 1625.

Short Answer Questions

1. How old was the oldest of the Monuments Men, according to the author in the introduction to Part I: “The Mission”?

2. When was the Madonna of La Gleize carved?

3. Lieutenant Colonel Sir Robert Eric Mortimer Wheeler was director of what museum prior to the war?

4. Shrivenham is described in Part I: “The Mission,” Chapter 8 as a small rural village about halfway between London and what city?

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

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