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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. What part of 1918 is the bloodiest yet?
2. What do the men find to eat?
3. Why does Baumer go out on patrol?
4. What will Baumer's mother undergo for her cancer?
5. How do the men make a grater?
Short Essay Questions
1. What do the men think about the causes and justifications behind the war?
2. How does this book make you feel about war?
3. How is Company Commander Bertink killed?
4. What type of situation does Baumer's family face over his mother's illness?
5. What condition are the Russian prisoners in? Why are they being treated so harshly?
6. What do the men think about being assigned to guard the supply dump?
7. What does Kropp decide to do if his leg is amputated? Why do the doctors amputate so quickly?
8. Why are the men feeling so ill? How are the enemy troops faring?
9. What does Baumer expect to face when the war ends? What does he not know?
10. 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?
Write an essay for ONE of the following topics:
Essay Topic 1
Select and research a soldier who has told a story of remorse over killing enemy combatants or civilians. Present this story in the form of an essay along with your thoughts on the soldier's experience.
Essay Topic 2
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 3
Write an essay on the importance of literature as a way to get a message across. Be sure to touch upon:
1 - Examples of literature that have had a great impact.
2 - Literature's effectiveness in comparison to film, music, and art.
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