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Etty Hillesum
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This test consists of 15 multiple choice questions and 5 short answer questions.

Multiple Choice Questions

1. Does Etty accept her own feeling of bearing a burden?
(a) Yes, at first.
(b) Yes.
(c) No.
(d) Yes, somewhat.

2. Etty comes to love what?
(a) The Germans.
(b) The world at large.
(c) Herself.
(d) Her family.

3. At the time of Spier's death, why is Etty not at Westerbork?
(a) She is escaping to America.
(b) She is being transported to Auschwitz.
(c) She is on leave from her duties at Westerbork.
(d) She is very ill.

4. Given Etty's propensity toward the ascetic life, what might she think of all the mental exercises in which she participates?
(a) They might be a waste of time.
(b) They might be a nuisance.
(c) They might be rather appealing.
(d) They might be very difficult.

5. Etty's faith in God has grown exponentially. Is this off-putting to her?
(a) Yes, very.
(b) No.
(c) Yes, but only later.
(d) Yes, somewhat at first.

6. Etty finally has a glimpse of her place where?
(a) In a concentration camp.
(b) In the larger historical picture.
(c) In Amsterdam.
(d) In society.

7. Etty refuses to allow what to lapse?
(a) Her faith in God.
(b) Her love for Spier.
(c) Her driver's license.
(d) Her passport.

8. What else does she address?
(a) The utility of personal and communal participation in having hope without preconception.
(b) The utility of personal and communal participation in having faith without preconception.
(c) The utility of personal and communal participation in suffering without preconception.
(d) The utility of personal and communal participation in loving without preconception.

9. This act of verbalizing to another person is what for Etty?
(a) Embarrassing.
(b) Uncomfortable.
(c) Revelatory.
(d) Strange.

10. Does Etty feel it is necessary to purge her personality of everything possible which does not support her new way of being in the world?
(a) Yes.
(b) No, but she considers this.
(c) No.
(d) Yes, but only at first.

11. Etty refuses to buckle under what?
(a) Under the pressure of doing what is right for others.
(b) Under the weight of strong emotion.
(c) Under the weight of many physical burdens.
(d) Under the stress of living under German occupation.

12. It is at this time that Etty realizes that she and Spier may have no future because of what?
(a) Their interests.
(b) The war.
(c) Their religions.
(d) Their busy schedules.

13. Where is Etty when Spier dies?
(a) In Germany.
(b) In the concentration camp.
(c) In America.
(d) In Amsterdam.

14. Etty praises God when?
(a) At night.
(b) In the morning.
(c) At all times.
(d) At times of mental anguish.

15. Etty further addresses what concept?
(a) Faith.
(b) Suffering.
(c) Hope.
(d) Love.

Short Answer Questions

1. Etty remains stalwart in what?

2. Why does Etty feel guilty about her life, compared to others?

3. Where does Etty live?

4. Etty begins preparing herself for life where?

5. Does Etty rise above her bitterness about the truth of the Jews' plight in Holland?

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