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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 does Herr Resch yell at Friedrich?
(a) To get off his rose bushes.
(b) To build the snowman off the sidewalk.
(c) To get back inside as it is too cold.
(d) To wait for the narrator.
2. What does the narrator ask of Mr. Schneider?
(a) To borrow some money.
(b) That he leave Germany while he still can.
(c) To move down the street to the Jewish quarter.
(d) To stop talking to his family.
3. Why are the narrator's parents uncomfortable at the amusement park?
(a) Because their are German soldiers all over.
(b) Because the Schneiders have to buy all the tickets and food.
(c) Because the others see them with a Jewish family.
(d) Because the Schneiders have no money.
4. What does the narrator do with his candy?
(a) Shares with everyone.
(b) Starts to share, but his mother motions him to wait.
(c) Eats it.
(d) Throws in down the trash chute because he's angry.
5. What does Friedrich have for his outfit?
(a) A grand ring.
(b) A yellow star of David.
(c) A toy rifle.
(d) A old WWI helmet.
Short Answer Questions
1. What do the narrator and Friedrich think about the landlord's demand?
2. What has the narrator's father encouraged him to do?
3. Who watches the narrator while his mother is working?
4. What happens when Friedrich misses the ball that the narrator throws?
5. What violates Nazi ideology?
Short Essay Questions
1. What is ominous about the image of Herr Schneider coming down the street and the news he brings?
2. Describe the grandfather's visit to the narrator's household.
3. Who is Dr. Jakob Askenase and what is significant about the boys' visit there in this chapter?
4. How does the teacher demonstrate his sympathy for the Jews and for Friedrich in particular?
5. What does this situation with Frau Penk demonstrate?
6. What are the indications that the narrator's family is not as well to do as Friedich's family?
7. What does this scene about the broken window portend?
8. Describe the proceedings in the court and their implications.
9. Describe how the window is broken. Do you think the narrator shows courage in taking responsibility for breaking the window or is lying never acceptable?
10. Why do you think Friedrich says "Heil, Hitler" outside the department store?
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