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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 happens when Mrs. Schneider goes to talk with the housekeeper?
(a) The housekeeper wants a raise.
(b) The housekeeper has been arrested.
(c) The housekeeper have moved.
(d) The housekeeper says she can no longer work for Mrs. Schneider.
2. What has Resch been for a year?
(a) A landlord of other buildings besides the one where the Schneiders live.
(b) Very ill.
(c) A Nazi.
(d) Much more quiet than usual.
3. Who does the judge suggest the Nazis may turn against next?
(a) The Russians.
(b) Vegetarians and Catholics.
(c) The Poles.
(d) Those of a different political party.
4. What does Herr Resch yell at Friedrich?
(a) To get off his rose bushes.
(b) To build the snowman off the sidewalk.
(c) To wait for the narrator.
(d) To get back inside as it is too cold.
5. What does the narrator's father confess?
(a) That his son is going to military school.
(b) That he has turned in the Schneiders as Jews.
(c) That he is leaving Germany.
(d) That he has joined the Nazi party.
Short Answer Questions
1. Who does housework for the Schneiders?
2. Why must the housekeeper's husband be careful?
3. With what does Friedrich win over the narrator?
4. What do the two boys do?
5. What does the judge tell the Reschs' attorney?
Short Essay Questions
1. What does the narrator say when Herr Schneider asks him about the Jungvolk and how does Herr Schneider respond to the narrator's reply?
2. How does the narrator describe the Jewish Sabbath dinner at Friedrich's home? What does this indicate to the reader?
3. How does the teacher demonstrate his sympathy for the Jews and for Friedrich in particular?
4. What sort of celebration is there on the first day of school?
5. Who is Dr. Jakob Askenase and what is significant about the boys' visit there in this chapter?
6. What is the first couple of indications in this book that this story will have something to do with the persecution of the Jewish people?
7. What does this situation with Frau Penk demonstrate?
8. Summarize what the teacher says about Jewish history.
9. Describe Friedrich's preparations for his first visit to a meeting of the Jungvolk.
10. Describe the conversation between Herr Schneider and the narrator's father about the Nazi party. Do you think the narrator's father is justified in joining the party?
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