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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 is bothered the most by the sound of the wounded horses?
2. What is the cook's name?
3. Who is Kantorek?
4. What did Baumer say Kemmerich had about him?
5. Why was the fair-haired recruit so embarrassed?
Short Essay Questions
1. How is nature described throughout All Quiet on the Western Front? What does this symbolism mean?
2. Baumer states that when men are living so close to death, life is only expressed in a certain way. How does he say life is expressed? How has Paul changed?
3. What type of situation does Baumer's family face over his mother's illness?
4. What did Kantorek do to the men?
5. What does Kropp decide to do if his leg is amputated? Why do the doctors amputate so quickly?
6. What do the men think about being assigned to guard the supply dump?
7. What comes over Paul as he lies in the shell-hole? What reassures him?
8. What does Himmelstoss prove about his character in this chapter?
9. How did the men finally outwit the rats?
10. Why is Baumer sad that he gets to be away from the front for so long?
Essay Topic 1
Write an essay explaining one of these two points:
1 - Why young men should join the army and serve their country.
2 - Why giving one's life in war should never be asked of a citizen.
Essay Topic 2
Write an essay describing the effect of female involvement in the First World War upon Women's Rights.
Essay Topic 3
Choose a character from the novel and write an essay explaining:
1 - How he displayed bravery or helped the others.
2 - The qualities that this individual displayed that others can learn from.
3 - This character's opinion of the war.
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