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This test consists of 5 multiple choice questions, 5 short answer questions, and 10 short essay questions.
Multiple Choice Questions
1. What can Lina not get over?
(a) That Andrius did not come with them.
(b) That Kretsky has been so kind.
(c) That the bald man would know about her family when she did not.
(d) That her family is there while Joana's family is comfortable in Germany.
2. What are the prisoners told they have to do?
(a) Sign papers or they'll be shot.
(b) Build their own shelters.
(d) Work in the weapons factory.
3. What secret does the bald man tell Lina?
(a) That Lina's mother has been an undercover spy for years.
(b) That Andrius likes her.
(c) That her parents helped Joana's family escape.
(d) That Stalin made an agreement with the Lithuanian government.
4. Where does Andrius say he got what he brought for Jonas?
(a) He does not say.
(b) Sneaks into the village and buys it from a villager.
(c) Buys it on the black market.
(d) Steals it.
5. How does Mrs. Arvydas appear?
Short Answer Questions
1. What surprises Lina one night when she turns sixteen?
2. What does Jonas realize that evening when Elena and Lina return to the hut?
3. What does Elena have Lina take Mr. Stalas?
4. How does Mr. Stalas act toward Lina?
5. For what does Lina beg Kretsky?
Short Essay Questions
1. Why are Lina, Elena, and Jonas quiet about the potatoes he brings home that night?
2. What do readers learn in the Epilogue?
3. What does Lina steal and how does she explain it to Andrius?
4. What does Andrius say about his mother and why she is doing what she does?
5. What has Hitler done in Lithuania, and what is the bald man's response to the action?
6. What happens to Jonas?
7. What happens to Kretsky when the prisoners arrive at some port?
8. How does Elena and Jonas praise Andrius and what is Lina's feeling about the praise?
9. What letter does Lina remember receiving once from Joana?
10. What does Elena have Lina do for Mr. Stalas, and what is Lina's response to the task?
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