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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. Who plans to help the family in New York?
(a) Their uncle.
(c) A cousin.
(d) No one.
2. What do the women who shoveled snow at Augsburg find?
3. What is discovered when the women arrive at Camp Landsberg?
(a) Camp Landsberg is full of men.
(b) Camp Landsberg is filled to capacity.
(c) Too many women have died.
(d) The women are too weak to work.
4. What do Elli and Laura do the night before the scheduled decimation?
(a) Give away their blankets.
(b) Sleep extra.
(c) Eat their reserves.
(d) Read a prayer book.
5. How does Elli feel in her home town after the war?
(a) As if she had never left.
(b) As if she is not a Jew.
(c) As if she does not belong.
(d) As if she is in danger.
Short Answer Questions
1. When a man is shot and left for dead, what does he do before guards finally kill him?
2. Immediately following their freedom, what confuses Elli and the other passengers?
3. What is Elli's punishment for visiting her mother every morning at the infirmary?
4. In June, what work do the guards assign Elli and her mother?
5. When Elli returns from her punishment for retrieving her coat, what has her mother done?
Short Essay Questions
1. Why does Elli call her and her mother's reunion a "divine miracle"?
2. What would lead the local woman to believe Elli is "sixty or sixty-two" years old?
3. How do the prisoners behave on the cars that leave from the Muhldorf train station?
4. What do the women's sleeping arrangements at Auschwitz demonstrate about their treatment?
5. What are Elli's confused feelings when the women learn about the attempted uprising?
6. Why does Bitton-Jackson include great details about the family's trip back to their home?
7. Why does the arrival of an SS guard change the women's conditions at Augsburg?
8. Why do other women help Elli with her mother?
9. Why does Elli jump on the guard's back?
10. What are Elli's mixed feelings concerning her new clothes at Augsburg?
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