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Question 1: Charles 'Buck' Lanaham as it drove toward Paris", and he led a small band of village militia in ________ outside of Paris.
RambouilletVersaillesSaint-Germain-en-LayeLe Vésinet

Question 2: Other members of Hemingway's immediate family also committed ________: his father Clarence Hemingway; his sister Ursula; and his brother Leicester.
SuicideDeath and cultureCremationEuthanasia

Question 3: Hemingway had permanent residences in Key West, Florida, and ________ during the 1930s and 40s, but in 1959 he moved from Cuba to Idaho, where he committed suicide in the summer of 1961.

Question 4: [119] He had been receiving treatment for high blood pressure and liver problems, and he may have believed he was going to be treated for ________.
Aortic dissectionHypertensionEssential hypertensionAtherosclerosis

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Question 6: [103] A year later he wrote the draft of ________ in eight weeks, considering it "the best I can write ever for all of my life".
Ernest HemingwayFor Whom the Bell TollsThe Old Man and the SeaThe Sun Also Rises

Question 7: [126] Hemingway's father may have had the genetic disease ________, in which the inability to metabolize iron culminates in mental and physical deterioration.
Iron overloadSpherocytosisElevated alkaline phosphataseHFE hereditary hemochromatosis

Question 8: When he left Spain, Hemingway travelled straight to Idaho; that November he was admitted to the ________ in Minnesota.
Medical centers in the United StatesMayo ClinicWilliam Worrall MayoRochester, Minnesota

Question 9: What does the following picture show?

  Ernest and Mary Hemingway are buried in the town cemetery in Ketchum, Idaho.
  Statue of Hemingway by José Villa Soberón, El Floridita bar in Havana, with a photo of Hemingway awarding Fidel Castro a prize in a fishing contest in 1960 (after the Cuban revolution) on the wall.
  From left: Marcelline, Sunny, Clarence, Grace, Ursula and Ernest (1905).
  Hemingway and sons Patrick (left) and Gregory, with three cats at Finca Vigía ca. 1942–1943. The Hemingways kept cats in Cuba 1942–1960. The polydactyl cats at Hemingway's Key West house arrived after the family's departure in 1940.

Question 10:
Ernest Hemingway, Cuban Missile Crisis and Pan American World Airways are all:
History of Key West, Florida Anti-fascists Ernest Hemingway People from Oak Park, Illinois

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