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This test consists of 15 multiple choice questions and 5 short answer questions.
Multiple Choice Questions
1. How does Mr. Schneider answer the narrator's father?
(a) That he will stop so as not to endanger the narrator's family.
(b) That the Jewish quarter is full.
(c) That he has no money to spend.
(d) That there is nowhere else to go.
2. What has left Mr. Schneider?
3. What image strikes the narrator?
(a) The brilliant white tablecloth, loaves of bread, candles, and wine glasses.
(b) The picture of Moses on the wall.
(c) A passing look of a skull imposed over Friedrich.
(d) The sun touching the horizon.
4. What does the narrator watch as sundown approaches?
(a) The orange glow in the distance, like fire.
(b) Mrs. Schneider prepare for the Sabbath meal.
(c) His father and Herr Schneider walking up the sidewalk together.
(d) The arrival of the parents of children his mother watches.
5. Where do Friedrich and the narrator go in the department store?
(a) The basement bargains.
(b) Friedrich's father's office.
(c) The toy floor.
(d) The boy's clothing to meet their mothers.
6. Who will no longer be allowed to attend the school?
(a) No one is barred from attending school.
(b) The narrator because he's poor.
(c) Friedrich, because he is a Jew.
(d) Both Friedrich and the narrator because they are now in a different district.
7. How does Mr. Schneider look when he waves goodbye to the boys?
(d) He is no longer smiling.
8. What is in the narrator's first-day candy bag?
(a) Three lollipops.
(b) Some confections.
(d) A jawbreaker.
9. How does the narrator explain the bumping noise above?
(a) By pretending he does not hear the noise.
(b) By saying it is Friedrich.
(c) Saying they are rats in the walls.
(d) By running upstairs to tell them to be quiet.
10. What happens when Friedrich misses the ball that the narrator throws?
(a) The ball breaks a store window.
(b) The ball hits a Nazi soldier.
(c) The ball rolls down a hill into the water.
(d) A dog catches the ball.
11. What does the officer tell the narrator?
(a) To go home and be quiet.
(b) He is too young to understand how sneaky and dishonest the Jews are.
(c) To pay the shop owner.
(d) To stick up for Friedrich.
12. What does the narrator's mother mention when she bathes both of the boys?
(a) That Friedrich is much darker than the narrator.
(b) Friedrich's circumcision.
(c) That the water shows how badly they needed a bath.
(d) That the narrator is much more musclular than Friedrich.
13. How does the narrator's family prepare for the grandfather's visit?
(a) Going to the governement to request larger quarters.
(b) Sending the narrator to stay with the Schneiders.
(c) No preparations are necessary.
(d) Cleaning and buying special coffee.
14. What does Friedrich have for his outfit?
(a) A yellow star of David.
(b) A toy rifle.
(c) A old WWI helmet.
(d) A grand ring.
15. What does Mrs. Schneider explain about the mezuzah?
(a) That it is an ancient Greek symbol.
(b) That it is a Celtic symbol of fertitlity.
(c) That it belongs to all humanity.
(d) That it helps Jews remember God and his commandments.
Short Answer Questions
1. What is the problem with Mr. Schneider?
2. What teacher asks his students to remain after school in his class?
3. How would you characterize the teacher's tone?
4. What does Mr. Schneider offer the shop keeper?
5. What happens when the narrator's mother is ready?
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