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All Quiet on the Western Front Test | Mid-Book Test - Hard

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Mid-Book Test - Hard

Name: _____________________________ Period: ___________________________

This quiz consists of 5 short answer questions, 10 short essay questions, and 1 (of 3) essay topics.

Short Answer Questions

1. How do gunpowder fumes taste?



2. What is there a lot more of now in the trenches?



3. According to Kat, why does a trained dog snap at a piece of meat?



4. What is Kat so worried about?



5. How does Baumer feel towards Kat?



Short Essay Questions

1. Why does Tjaden have a special grudge against Himmelstoss?



2. What does Kropp decide to do if his leg is amputated? Why do the doctors amputate so quickly?



3. How does Baumer feel about being back at the training camp on the moors? What does Remarque use nature to symbolize?



4. When Baumer emerges from the hospital following Kemmerich's death, his head is suddenly filled with images of girls, meadows, clouds, and he seems to feel energized. Why do you think he feels this way?



5. How does Paul say his generation has been changed, based on his descriptions of the entire book?



6. How did the men break Himmelstoss' power over them?



7. How does this book make you feel about war?



8. Where are the characters, and how are they feeling? Where did their "luck" come from?



9. Describe Corporal Himmelstoss.



10. How does Baumer feel towards the prisoners? Why? What does he think about the reasons for considering them an enemy?



Essay Topics

Write an essay outlining your plan for an organization that helps returning soldiers readjust to peacetime. Be sure to address:

1 - The approach of the organization.

2 - Examples from real organizations that will be useful for your plan.

3 - Why you would want to help the soldiers in the first place.

Write an essay explaining the development of conventions on chemical warfare throughout history, especially those that came as a direct result of the First World War.

Write an essay that chooses at least two examples of symbolism from the book. Be sure to explain what the elements symbolize, and why you think the author chose them.

(see the answer keys)

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