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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) Go back to their huts.
(b) Get into the hole.
(c) Do the soldiers' laundry.
(d) Cook the soldiers some food.
2. What does Lina do the next time she sees Andrius?
(a) Blushes at his attentions.
(b) Thanks him for the extra food he brings.
(d) Tells him he does not look dirty or hungry.
3. What payment does the bald man ask in return for revealing the secret?
(a) An extra ration for two days.
(b) The use of her mittens for a few minutes.
(c) The use of her ear muffs for a few minutes.
4. Who is Janina?
(a) A little girl who travels with them.
(b) A doctor who checks the passengers.
(c) A nurse who checks the passengers.
(d) A priest.
5. What does Mrs. Rimas learn?
(a) That her husband is still alive.
(b) That her husband has been shot.
(c) That her son is able to get to England.
(d) That her daughter is able to get to England.
Short Answer Questions
1. What is Trofimovsk?
2. What happens when Kretsky gets off the boat?
3. From what book of the Bible is there a reference in Mrs. Rimas' letter?
4. What does the doctor ask the bald man to do?
5. Why does Lina not go to find Jonas?
Short Essay Questions
1. How does Elena and Jonas praise Andrius and what is Lina's feeling about the praise?
2. How do the others help Lina celebrate her sixteenth birthday?
3. What does Elena reveal about Kretsky?
4. What happens to Kretsky when the prisoners arrive at some port?
5. What causes Lina to appreciate the risk that some take to get food for others?
6. 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?
7. What do readers learn in the Epilogue?
8. Why does Elena collapse one day?
9. What does Lina observe about Andrius' mother when Lina slips away after eating her potato that Jonas brought?
10. What is the story behind the stone that Jonas gives Andrius?
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