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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 Schneider start to say?
(a) "You bas..."
(b) "Go to..."
(c) "You were right, Herr..."
(d) "You are going to burn..."
2. What has Friedrich lost?
(a) His best agate marble.
(b) His bike.
(c) The tag to his clothes.
(d) His id.
3. How does Friedrich meet Helga?
(a) Her bag of apples splits and he helps her gather them up.
(b) The narrator introduces them.
(c) She came to visit her sister's gravesite.
(d) His father invited her to visit.
4. What does an usherette say to him as he is escorted out?
(a) Do you want to be arrested?
(b) Why do you want to see such a movie?
(c) Who is your father?
(d) Do you want to go to a concentration camp?
5. Where is Friedrich?
(a) No where to be seen.
(b) On the stoop.
(c) In the narrator's apartment.
(d) In the back yard.
Short Answer Questions
1. What does the narrator's mother try to do for Frau Schneider?
2. What happens as Friedrich is eating?
3. Who is Helga?
4. Why does the narrator run upstairs to Friedrich's apartment?
5. Where do the narrator and Friedrich go?
Short Essay Questions
1. What is ironic about the way Resch treats his garden polycarp in contrast to how he treats Friedrich?
2. How does Friedrich's family celebrate his Bar Mitzvah?
3. What is ironic about the prayer that Scholoime is reciting at his death?
4. What demonstrates the fact that the narrator's family has not completely turned its backs on the Schneiders as so many other non-Jewish Germans have?
5. How is Friedrich initiated into manhood in his synagogue?
6. What do you think Schneider was doing by saying, "You were right, Herr..."?
7. What happens in the last paragraphs of this chapter that suggests that the average non-Jewish German does know about the concentration camps and what is significant about the author including this idea?
8. Despite all that Friedrich has been through, what demonstrates his goodness?
9. What happens when the narrator returns home and how does his response present a different side of the narrator?
10. Why do you think Friedrich would want to go see a movie that espouses hatred toward Jews?
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