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Siegfried Kracauer: Quiz


Question 1: From 1941 to 1943 he worked in the Museum of Modern Art in New York City, supported by Guggenheim and Rockefeller scholarships for his work in ________.
History of filmCinema of AustriaCinema of GermanyCinema of Italy

Question 2: From 1922 to 1933 he worked as the leading film and literature editor of the Frankfurter Zeitung (a leading Frankfurt newspaper) as its correspondent in Berlin, where he worked alongside ________ and Ernst Bloch, among others.
MarxismWalter BenjaminJürgen HabermasTheodor W. Adorno

Question 3: With the rise of the Nazis in Germany in 1933, Kracauer migrated to ________, and then in 1941 emigrated to the United States.
MarseilleVersaillesParisÉvry, Essonne

Question 4: He was also very critical of ________ and the "terrorist totalitarianism" of the Soviet government.
Socialism in One CountryJoseph StalinEastern BlocStalinism

Question 5: Observers note that many of these lower-middle class employees were quick to adopt ________, three years later.
FascismAdolf HitlerNeo-NazismNazism

Question 6: Eventually, he published From Caligari to Hitler: A Psychological History of the German Film (1947), which traces the birth of Nazism from the cinema of the ________ as well as helping lay the foundation of modern film criticism.
Adolf HitlerPrussiaGerman EmpireWeimar Republic

Question 7: In the last years of his life Kracauer worked as a sociologist for different institutes, amongst them in New York as a director of research for applied social sciences at ________.
Rutgers UniversityCornell UniversityColumbia UniversityNew York University

Question 8: ^  Kracauer, Siegfried, Theory of Film: The Redemption of Physical Reality, New York ________, 1960, p.221.
United KingdomJohn Fell (clergyman)Oxford University PressLondon

Question 9: Kracauer became increasingly critical of capitalism (having read the works of ________) and eventually broke away from the Frankfurter Zeitung.
MarxismKarl MarxSocialismJeremy Bentham


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