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This test consists of 15 multiple choice questions and 5 short answer questions.
Multiple Choice Questions
1. What did some of the women do to keep busy?
(a) Tried to sleep.
(b) Treated the wounded.
(c) Played cards.
(d) Cleaned the camp.
2. What country did Sara return to in 1945?
(d) People's Poland.
3. What did the rabbis start to sing according to Sara?
(a) The Kol Nidrei.
(b) The Songs of Ascents.
(c) The Lekha Dodi.
(d) The Masoretes.
4. What did Sara refuse to do according to Chapter 37?
(a) Take someone else's food.
(c) Clean the camp.
(d) Be evacuated.
5. What style does Sara use to tell her story according to the Editor?
(b) Yiddish folktales.
(c) TV scripts.
(d) Short stories.
6. Where were the rabbis in Chapter 27 from according to Sara?
7. What does the Editor argue prisoners in concentration camps were lacking?
(b) Psychological props.
(d) Physical support.
8. What did the speech reprinted in the newspaper in Chapter 33 say to resist?
(a) Fear of the Germans.
(c) Fear of death.
(d) Pity for the Germans.
9. Who does Sara introduce in Chapter 30?
10. What does Sara wonder about a person's death?
(a) How much pain one can endure.
(b) If it is better to know when one will die.
(c) If it is better to be gassed or shot.
(d) If one can choose death before being killed.
11. How were Mala and her boyfriend returned?
(b) They were not returned.
(d) Terribly beaten.
12. What were the prisoners receiving according to Sara in Chapter 31?
(a) Packages of food.
(b) More water.
(c) New clothes.
13. What did Mala do on her way to her execution?
(a) Slit her wrists.
(b) Tried to escape.
(c) Shot herself.
(d) Tried to kill a guard.
14. What did the SS refuse to let the prisoners read according to Sara?
(a) American magazines.
(b) Leaflets telling them of their impending death.
(c) Books in Yiddish.
(d) Leaflets telling them of their impending liberation.
15. What Jewish historian does the Editor's Afterword mention?
(a) Geoffrey Alderman.
(b) David Ayalon.
(c) Elie Wiesel.
(d) Howard Adelson.
Short Answer Questions
1. What did Sara do during the evacuation of her camp?
2. What does the editors say some Jewish people struggle with?
3. Who was present in Rostock at the same time as Sara?
4. Whose planes were bombing Auschwitz more frequently in the end of 1944 according to Sara in Chapter 31?
5. What does the Editor argue prisoners in concentration camp relied on when telling their story?
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