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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 happened to Kat and Kropp while Baumer was away on leave?
2. What disease do the prisoners have?
3. Who is coming to inspect the men?
4. Who is wounded by shellfire while evacuating a village?
5. What does Detering collect from a tree?
Short Essay Questions
1. What do the men think about being assigned to guard the supply dump?
2. How does Paul say his generation has been changed, based on his descriptions of the entire book?
3. 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?
4. Why are the men feeling so ill? How are the enemy troops faring?
5. What happens when an enemy soldier falls into Baumer's shell-hole?
6. How does Baumer feel towards the prisoners? Why? What does he think about the reasons for considering them an enemy?
7. What does Paul think about after the man dies? What does this say about his character?
8. What condition are the Russian prisoners in? Why are they being treated so harshly?
9. How does the French girl make Baumer feel?
10. 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?
Write an essay for ONE of the following topics:
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 explaining the development of conventions on chemical warfare throughout history, especially those that came as a direct result of the First World War.
Essay Topic 3
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.
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