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This test consists of 5 short answer questions, 10 short essay questions, and 1 (of 3) essay topics.
Short Answer Questions
1. During the winter of 1943, what becomes scare?
2. After France and Great Britain declared war on Germany, what does Daniel's family need to get groceries?
3. After Uncle Peter's death, what happens to Daniel's marks in school?
4. What laws does Germany pass that forbid Jews from marrying Germans?
5. After Daniel's family leaves their home, where do they spend the night?
Short Essay Questions
1. What is the significance of Daniel being able to identify the pictures by feel?
2. Why does Daniel not react when he and Fredrich find the elderly man dead in his apartment?
3. What is the significance of sending Uncle Peter's ashes to his family?
4. What significance does Oma Miriam's death have on Daniel?
5. What does Daniel's family's delousing of their clothing and bedding and the parents' attempts to give them a balanced diet mean to the overall plot?
6. In what ways is Erika playing in an orchestra not normal for Daniel's family?
7. What is the importance of keeping Erika's violin in the cupboard with the radio?
8. What is most important about the two photographs Daniel recalls in chapter two?
9. What is significant about the Brown Shirt boycott of Daniel's father's store?
10. Why is the scene with Daniel and his friends skirmish with the Hitler Youth boys important to the story?
Write an essay for ONE of the following topics:
Essay Topic 1
Erika tells Daniel and Rosa, "you must choose love. Always choose love." What does Erika mean by this and in what ways have the Jewish people chosen love? Use the text to support your answer.
Essay Topic 2
How does Daniel's nightmare after seeing "The Eternal Jew" about Aunt Leah foreshadow her death in Lodz later on? Use the text to support your answer.
Essay Topic 3
Erika tells Daniel, "why have we fought so hard to survive all these years?" How does this become the central question of Daniel's Story? Use the text to support your answer.
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