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Owen Lattimore: Quiz


Question 1: During World War II he was advisor to ________ and the American government and contributed extensively to the public debate.
Chiang Ching-kuoGeorge MarshallJoseph StalinChiang Kai-shek

Question 2: [1] In the early post-war period of McCarthyism and the Red Scare, American wartime ________ were accused of being agents of the Soviet Union or under the influence of Marxism.
Chiang Kai-shekChina HandsMao ZedongDixie Mission

Question 3: They also asserted that the influence of Marxism on Lattimore was shown by his use of the word '________'.

Question 4: Although charges of perjury were dismissed, the controversy put an end to Lattimore's role as a consultant of the United States ________ and eventually to his career in American academic life.
Under Secretary of State for ManagementUnited States Department of StateBureau of Diplomatic SecurityUnited States Secretary of State

Question 5: Nicholas Poppe, a Russian émigré and a scholar of ________ and Tibet, resisted the committee's invitation to label Lattimore a Communist, but found some of his writings superficial and uncritical.
Ulan BatorAzerbaijanMongoliaKazakhstan

Question 6: Scholars and writers of all persuasions were contributors, including ________, some Chinese literary figures, and dedicated Marxists.
Robert Samuel MaclayOMF InternationalPearl S. BuckHudson Taylor

Question 7: In 1944, Lattimore was placed in charge of the Pacific area for the ________.
Communist Party USAUnited States Office of War InformationColumbia UniversityAlexander Gregory Barmine

Question 8: Following the German invasion of the Soviet Union in June 1941, President ________ appointed Lattimore U.S.
Franklin D. RooseveltHarry S. TrumanLyndon B. JohnsonJohn F. Kennedy

Question 9: [8] In a letter written to the ________ in 1968, Lattimore justified himself by arguing his role had not been that of 'snoop(ing) on his hosts.
New StatesmanThe EconomistPrivate EyeGranta

Question 10: The most important and lasting theorist, however, was ________ and his treatment of the great civilizations as organic wholes which were born, matured, grew old, and died.
Arnold J. ToynbeeAdolf HitlerArnold ToynbeeIraq


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