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Livia Bitton-Jackson
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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 future plans does Elli have for Budapest?
(a) To do research there.
(b) To live there while she attends seminary.
(c) To marry there.
(d) To attend medical school there.

2. Whom does Elli's family share a house with in "The Ghetto"?
(a) Blumenfeld.
(b) Glick.
(c) Flohr.
(d) Golub.

3. Elli thinks her mother's favorite child is _______________.
(a) Elli.
(b) Jansci.
(c) Bubi.
(d) Somorja.

4. What do Elli and Laura do on June 9 and 10?
(a) Take blankets.
(b) Begin work in the kitchen.
(c) Clean cattle cars.
(d) March away from Auschwitz.

5. Under what conditions does Elli leave her school?
(a) With taunts referring to her Jewish background.
(b) With her classmates crying.
(c) With little notice.
(d) With a graduation party.

Short Answer Questions

1. How does Bubi manage to return from Budapest after the story breaks in the papers?

2. Why does Laura hate leaving her sister behind at Auschwitz?

3. What do Marta Kalman and her mother bring Elli?

4. Who is head of the barracks and inmates at Auschwitz?

5. What story does Bubbi tell his family in the middle of the night?

Short Essay Questions

1. What does the new rule that Jews are not to socialize at all with Christians do to Elli and her family?

2. What is the mood when the women smell gas behind closed doors?

3. What honesty does the chapter "Teen Vanity" bring to the book?

4. What is Bubi's relationship with other people?

5. What is the irony of Laura's excitement about moving to a work camp?

6. Why do the guards hit the women who bring blankets outside?

7. What does Elli's relationship with Jansci bring to her life?

8. Why is the first chapter titled "The City of My Dreams"?

9. What does Elli's father spend his last night doing before he leaves for a labor camp, and what does this tell readers about him?

10. What is ironic about the guards telling the prisoners to leave their possessions on the cattle cars?

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