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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 are the men given a shot for in the ambulance wagon?
2. What does Baumer do with the prisoners?
3. What exasperates the men more than the front line?
4. What part of the war are the men particularly angry about?
5. What weapon are the men newly afraid of?
Short Essay Questions
1. 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?
2. How does the French girl make Baumer feel?
3. How does Baumer skin his elbows?
4. How does Paul say his generation has been changed, based on his descriptions of the entire book?
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. How is Berger wounded?
9. How is Company Commander Bertink killed?
10. What type of situation does Baumer's family face over his mother's illness?
Write an essay for ONE of the following topics:
Essay Topic 1
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 2
Write an essay that explains what you would do to help yourself overcome traumatic memories.
Essay Topic 3
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.
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