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This test consists of 5 short answer questions, 10 short essay questions, and 1 (of 3) essay topics.
Short Answer Questions
1. Who does Alicia visit, asking about God and fate?
2. When the Ukrainian gangs became bored with exterminating the Jews, who did they turn their rage to?
3. What does this name mean?
4. When was Bella's husband taken by the Russians?
5. In case the Jurman family was separated, where did they agree to meet?
Short Essay Questions
1. What happened to Hebrew when The Russians took over Poland?
2. How does Alicia try to help herself, her mother, and others?
3. In Chapter 5, what event crushes the family?
4. Why did Alicia's employer cease to allow Alicia and her mother to work and stay under her roof?
5. As a child where does Alicia grow up with her family and was it a nice place for Jewish people to live?
6. Where does Alicia find herself as this section begins and why does she watch peasants as she tries to find her way back to her home town?
7. As the winter comes, how do the Jews protect themselves from Nazi raids?
8. How does Alicia find her way home after being caught in the transport car?
9. How does Alicia show her selflessness in this section?
10. Were were Poles who disobeyed the Russians sent?
Write an essay for ONE of the following topics:
Essay Topic 1
While men were on the war front or imprisoned, many women were forced to stay behind and take command of not only the domestic needs of their family but also the workforce.
- How did Polish and Polish Jewish women react when their husbands, brothers, and sons were taken away?
- In what ways did they step into what are typically male roles?
Essay Topic 2
Many times throughout the book, Alicia exhibits her own selflessness.
- Give three examples of how Alicia puts others before herself.
- In each of these situations, how does Alicia but someone else's life before hers?
- How or why is she able to be so selfless?
Essay Topic 3
During World War II, the Russian and Germans had a very tense relationship.
Describe the international relations between the Russians and Germans at the beginning of the war.
What changes in Russian-Nazi relations, to cause Russia to join the allies and work to liberate Eastern Europe.
This section contains 600 words
(approx. 2 pages at 300 words per page)