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This test consists of 15 multiple choice questions and 5 short answer questions.
Multiple Choice Questions
1. What did a female prisoner who was slowly stripping off her clothes do?
(a) Slammed her high heel into Quackernack's forehead.
(b) Ripped her skin with her fingernails.
(c) Foamed at her mouth in madness.
(d) Punched Quackernack in the groin.
2. When one of the Sonderkommandos told a woman he recognized that she was about to be gassed to death, what did she do?
(a) Cried silently.
(b) Disfigured herself with her nails and foamed at the mouth.
(c) Committed suicide.
(d) Calmly agreed to spread the word.
3. What did members of the Family Camp think was happening when, after being warned, there was no violence towards them after a few days?
(a) The SS had changed their minds.
(b) There was still danger waiting for them.
(c) They were needed to prove the SS were good people.
(d) The other prisoners just wanted to involve them in a revolt.
4. What did the contents of the note that Voss received in Chapter 4 tell him to do?
(a) Deconstruct the Family Camp the following week.
(b) Release the inmates of the Family Camp.
(c) Make room for the arrival of another Family.
(d) Gas the inmates of the Family Camp.
5. What did Johann Gorges' nickname, Moische Borak, mean?
(a) Beetroot face.
(b) Stonewall faced.
(c) Ugly man.
(d) Evil one.
6. Why was Roehrig, a block senior, transferred to a penal company?
(a) He refused to use a truncheon on prisoners.
(b) He would not have his head shaved.
(c) He stole a gold chain.
(d) He tried to help some Family Camp members escape.
7. Who pretended to be a representative of the Foreign Ministry to a crowd of people about to be gassed to death?
8. Who did Filip notice in the front rank of the Sonderkommando group he was in at Birkenau?
9. What did the people who were machine-gunned and gassed in Chapter 3 pay a lot of money to the Gestapo for?
(a) Imprisonment instead of death.
(b) An escape to Switzerland.
(c) A comfortable train ride to Auschwitz.
(d) Immigration to Paraguay.
10. What happened to the people who attempted to escape the Polish ghettos?
(a) They were murdered in their hiding places.
(b) They were caught by police dogs and executed.
(c) They were often forgetten and starved to death.
(d) Many of them made it to freedom.
11. Filip had one regret as he stood in the gas chamber, ready to die. What was it?
(a) He did not write a will.
(b) He did not help one person to get out alive.
(c) He did not have the hand grenades.
(d) He forgot to say goodbye to the others.
12. What drew Filip near the people of the Family Camp as they were in the changing room?
(a) His anger at them.
(b) To warn them one more time.
(c) It was his job to be there.
(d) A common language, religion and culture.
13. Who told Filip "..it is vital that you should see everything, experience everything, go through everything and consciously record everything in your mind"?
14. How did the Sonderkommando's doctor's wife try to follow him as he was being deported?
(a) She sewed a Star of David onto her coat.
(b) She joined a crowd marked with the Star of David.
(c) She bribed an SS man.
(d) She clung to his legs and was dragged along.
15. How did Filip know Alfred Wetzler?
(a) From the Jewish ghetto.
(b) From school.
(c) From Auschwitz.
(d) From the crematorium.
Short Answer Questions
1. In Chapter 3, when a crowd of 1,000 people undressed, what did they begin to do when they realized they would be killed?
2. How was the crowd treated by the "representative of the Foreign Ministry"?
3. Why were Filip and others made to stand among the crowd in Chapter 3 holding up letters of the alphabet?
4. What happened to the Sonderkommando who told a woman in the crowd they were all to be exterminated?
5. Where was it most difficult for a prisoner to go?
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