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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. How do the men refer to Germany?
2. What word does Baumer use to describe Tjaden at the beginning of the chapter?
3. What is there a lot more of now in the trenches?
4. How many days ago did the soldiers have to relieve the front line?
5. How old is Kemmerich?
Short Essay Questions
1. How is Company Commander Bertink killed?
2. What do you think of the ending of All Quiet on the Western Front, and how does it make readers feel? Is it an appropriate ending?
3. What do the men think about being assigned to guard the supply dump?
4. What do the men think about the causes and justifications behind the war?
5. How did the men finally outwit the rats?
6. Baumer says that being forced to do things in public restores the innocent nature of all things. What is he talking about?
7. How does Detering he react to the wounded horses, and why? What is his opinion of horses in warfare?
8. Why are the men feeling so ill? How are the enemy troops faring?
9. What condition are the Russian prisoners in? Why are they being treated so harshly?
10. How does Baumer feel about being back at the training camp on the moors? What does Remarque use nature to symbolize?
Essay Topic 1
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.
Essay Topic 2
Write an essay that compares All Quiet on the Western Front to another book about a war. Be sure to include:
1 - Similarities or differences in theme.
2 - Optimistic or pessimistic conclusions.
3 - Whether the other book was for (glorifying) or against (condemning) war.
Essay Topic 3
Write an essay that explains what you would do to help yourself overcome traumatic memories.
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