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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 do the soldiers tell the woman who have been digging to do?
(a) Get into the hole.
(b) Cook the soldiers some food.
(c) Do the soldiers' laundry.
(d) Go back to their huts.
2. What do Lina and Jonas realize about their mother?
(a) She is giving the two of them most of her food rations.
(b) She is secretly seeing the soldiers to beg for more supplies.
(c) She has withdrawn.
(d) She has given up hope.
3. What does Mr. Lukas say is wrong with Jonas?
(a) Scarlet Fever.
(c) He does not know.
4. What do Elena and Lina ask of the others?
(a) To cover for them in the fields so they can nurse Jonas.
(b) To try to find more fruit.
(c) To help provide extra food for Jonas.
(d) To try to bribe the soldiers for citrus.
5. What does Lina watch Mrs. Rimas do one day?
(a) Offer Jonas half of her bread ration.
(b) Cram her entire ration of bread in her mouth at once.
(c) Feed a pigeon a few crumbs of bread.
(d) Whisper to a guard.
Short Answer Questions
1. What is Mrs. Arvydas doing?
2. What do the soldiers start throwing in the dirt?
3. What does Lina learn about Jonas?
4. Why is Lina embarrassed?
5. What does Janina tell the bald man?
Short Essay Questions
1. What do readers learn in the Epilogue?
2. How do the soldiers harass and frighten the women who have been digging a large hole?
3. How do the soldiers thrown out into the snow one day when Lina and Jonas are going to the kitchen and why do they eat the food immediately?
4. What do the prisoners have to do immediately when they arrive at Trofimovsk?
5. Describe the Christmas celebration.
6. What event makes Lina and Elena decide to stop asking for extra food for Jonas?
7. Why are the prisoners waked in the middle of the night and what do they do?
8. How does Andrius and a Siberian woman help save Jonas' life?
9. What happens to Jonas?
10. Why are Lina, Elena, and Jonas quiet about the potatoes he brings home that night?
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