The Monuments Men: Allied Heroes, Nazi Thieves and the Greatest Treasure Hunt in Histor Test | Final Test - Easy

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

Multiple Choice Questions

1. Who painted Girl with a Pearl Earring?
(a) Albrecht Dürer.
(b) Rembrandt.
(c) Pablo Picasso.
(d) Johannes Vermeer.

2. When was the Red-White-Red-Book published by the Austrian government?
(a) 1950.
(b) 1946.
(c) 1947.
(d) 1951.

3. How old did Adolf Hitler turn on April 20, 1945?
(a) 49.
(b) 65.
(c) 56.
(d) 52.

4. The Hungarian crown jewels were discovered in an oil barrel sunk in marshland near what village in Bavaria?
(a) Vienna.
(b) Mattsee.
(c) Trier.
(d) Asnières.

5. When did Frederick William I die?
(a) 1640.
(b) 1802.
(c) 1725.
(d) 1740.

6. Who received the French Legion of Honor on November 4, 1945?
(a) Second Lieutenant James J. Rorimer.
(b) Private First Class Richard Courtney.
(c) Major Ronald Edmund Balfour.
(d) Captain Walker Hancock.

7. Who had become James Rorimer’s personal translator in the summer of 1945?
(a) Private Harry Ettlinger.
(b) Captain Robert Posey.
(c) Private First Class Lincoln Kirstein.
(d) Rose Valland.

8. What was the name of the Austrian that claimed to have been parachuted into the area [of Altaussee] by the British to organize resistance?
(a) Dr. Emmerich Pöchmüller.
(b) Dr. Ernst Kaltenbrunner.
(c) Dr. Hermann Michel.
(d) Albrecht Gaiswinkler.

9. Almost how many women and men had served in the multinational MFAA effort in WWII?
(a) 500.
(b) 350.
(c) 100.
(d) 450.

10. What is referred to in Part IV: “The Void,” Chapter 37 as “the great lost civilization of Africa”?
(a) Mesopotamia.
(b) Egypt.
(c) Timbuktu.
(d) Nairobi.

11. Who painted Landscape with the Good Samaritan?
(a) Pablo Picasso.
(b) Rembrandt.
(c) Leonardo da Vinci.
(d) Albrecht Dürer.

12. Who was the soldier that smashed the artwork in the home of a former Nazi official in March of 1945 because he was enraged at the Red Cross care packages found there?
(a) Private First Class Richard Courtney.
(b) Private Harry Ettlinger.
(c) Major Ronald Edmund Balfour.
(d) Captain Walter Huchthause.

13. Who was the head of the Mineralogical Department of the Natural History Museum, Vienna that supposedly sent a message alerting Major Pearson to the hidden treasures at Altaussee?
(a) Dr. Emmerich Pöchmüller.
(b) Dr. Ernst Kaltenbrunner.
(c) Dr. Hermann Michel.
(d) Albrecht Gaiswinkler.

14. Who wrote the draft lecture for soldiers in 1944 that is excerpted in the opening of Part V: “The Aftermath”?
(a) Major Ronald Edmund Balfour.
(b) Captain Walker Hancock.
(c) Captain Walter Huchthause.
(d) Private Harry Ettlinger.

15. Walter “Hutch” Huchthausen was on the road east of what town when he was killed by gunfire?
(a) Siegen, Germany.
(b) Aachen, Germany.
(c) Karlsruhe, Germany.
(d) Heilbronn, Germany.

Short Answer Questions

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

2. Out of 90,000 residents of Trier, Germany, about how many remained when the Monuments Men came to the city to assess the damage from the battles there?

3. When did Monuments Men Robert Posey and Lincoln Kirstein arrive at Altaussee?

4. Who was the “guide” that led George Stout and the others into Siegen, Germany on April 2, 1945?

5. What painting by Raphael was officially listed as missing among the masterpieces stolen from the Czartoryski Collection in Cracow?

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