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

Multiple Choice Questions

1. What does “MFAA” stand for?
(a) Monuments of the Fair Act Association.
(b) Monuments, Final Acts, and Associations.
(c) Monuments, Fine Arts, and Archives.
(d) Metropolitan Financial Account Activities.

2. How old was Private First Class Lincoln Kirstein in December of 1944?
(a) 25.
(b) 32.
(c) 45.
(d) 37.

3. What literary review had Private First Class Lincoln Kirstein founded while attending Harvard?
(a) National Lampoon.
(b) Fox and Hound.
(c) Hound and Horn.
(d) Cambridge Literary Journal.

4. Who was the first of the Monuments Men to visit the abbey at Monte Cassino to inspect the ruins?
(a) Major Ronald Edmund Balfour.
(b) Captain Walter Huchthause.
(c) Major Ernest DeWald.
(d) Second Lieutenant James J. Rorimer.

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

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

7. Who is cited with the quotation describing the scientific breakthroughs he made with George Stout between 1927 and 1932 in the introduction to Part I: “The Mission”?
(a) Lamont Moore.
(b) Johannes Vermeer.
(c) John Gettens.
(d) Sheldon Keck.

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

9. The author states in the introduction to Part I: “The Mission” that the Monuments Men were a group of men and women from how many nations?
(a) 13.
(b) 5.
(c) 21.
(d) 3.

10. 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) July 17, 1944.
(b) April 16, 1943.
(c) June 6, 1944.
(d) December 20, 1941.

11. 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) Major Ronald Edmund Balfour.
(b) Major Tom Howie.
(c) Second Lieutenant James J. Rorimer.
(d) Colonel George A. Taylor.

12. Lieutenant Colonel Sir Robert Eric Mortimer Wheeler was director of what museum prior to the war?
(a) The London Museum.
(b) The Jeu de Paume Museum.
(c) The Metropolitan Museum.
(d) The Guggenheim Museum.

13. 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) August 27, 1942.
(c) February 15, 1944.
(d) July 17, 1944.

14. In what year was Harry Ettlinger “banned from the local sports association,” according to the author in Part I: “The Mission,” Chapter 1?
(a) 1933.
(b) 1935.
(c) 1911.
(d) 1929.

15. What is the date of Rosenberg’s transmittal letter to Hitler accompanying albums of photographs of works of art stolen for the Führermuseum in Part I: “The Mission,” Chapter 7?
(a) August 27, 1942.
(b) April 16, 1943.
(c) July 17, 1944.
(d) March 18, 1945.

Short Answer Questions

1. On what date were America's cultural leaders called to a meeting at the Metropolitan Museum of Art by Metropolitan Museum director Francis Henry Taylor, according to the author in Part I: "The Mission," Chapter 3?

2. The view from La Gleize, Belgium, overlooks what forest?

3. Who painted the Ghent Altarpiece?

4. Where was George Stout from?

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

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