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Gordon Zahn
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This test consists of 15 multiple choice questions and 5 short answer questions.

Multiple Choice Questions

1. What were the few villagers that were willing to say that Jagerstatter had "done something great" inclined to do?
(a) Leave the village.
(b) Put limits on his actions.
(c) Say they supported him.
(d) Hide themselves.

2. When was Jagerstatter moved last before his death?
(a) May 14, 1943.
(b) July 14, 1943.
(c) July 29, 1944.
(d) July 3, 1943.

3. What did Jagerstatter compare Nazis to?
(a) Idols demanding sacrifices.
(b) Dark figures in the night.
(c) Vampires.
(d) Demons.

4. What was Jagerstatter told in the car during his transfer?
(a) That his wife was being imprisoned.
(b) That he would be executed in a week.
(c) That he would be executed that afternoon.
(d) That he would be executed that night.

5. What does Zahn say might have been detrimental to his research?
(a) Talking to Jagerstatter's wife.
(b) Being Catholic.
(c) Being American.
(d) Articles in the local newspapers.

6. Who was present during Jagerstatter last visit beside his visitors?
(a) His lawyer.
(b) Armed guards.
(c) An undertaker.
(d) The judge.

7. What explanation does Zahn give for the villager's attitude after the execution of Jagerstatter?
(a) They were too busy with the Russian advance to care.
(b) They didn't want to have Mrs. Jagerstatter cry in front of them.
(c) They wanted to take over her farm.
(d) They wanted to avoid any indication of aiding a Nazi subversive.

8. What type of organization likely had no contact with Jagerstatter ?
(a) Farming union.
(b) American envoys.
(c) Organized Nazi resistance.
(d) Communism.

9. Who did Jagerstatter's lawyer ask for help in convincing Jagerstatter to change his mind?
(a) The judge.
(b) His wife.
(c) His best friend.
(d) The prison's chaplain.

10. What does the tribunal tell Jagerstatter at the start of his trial?
(a) That the trial was just a formality and that his execution was already being planned.
(b) That to refuse military service would equate death.
(c) That a bribe would go a long way.
(d) That he had the right to pick a better attorney.

11. What was "creeping in upon us" according to Jagerstatter?
(a) The law.
(b) Christianity.
(c) National Socialism.
(d) Communism.

12. What does Zahn say didn't impact Jagerstatter ?
(a) His daughter's plea for him to stay safe.
(b) His wife's resentment toward his cousin.
(c) The principles of the sect.
(d) His mother's weak health.

13. Why did Mary think the villagers were not inclined to talk with Zahn?
(a) Because of an uneasy conscience.
(b) Because he was American.
(c) Because they didn't want to appear as if they supported Jagerstatter.
(d) Because most of them forgot about the incident.

14. When was Jagerstatter allowed to write letters in his Berlin prison?
(a) Once a day.
(b) Once a month.
(c) Twice a month.
(d) Once a week.

15. What did the author use the writing of Jagerstatter prior to his imprisonment for?
(a) To Jagerstatter's theological ideals.
(b) To his psychosis.
(c) To study his writing style.
(d) To study his psychological changes.

Short Answer Questions

1. What did Jagerstatter's visitor try to do?

2. What duty did Jagerstatter tell his wife and family that a man is not excused of?

3. What did Jagerstatter believe would happen if he accepted to serve in the military?

4. What path did Jagerstatter say was easier to follow than the one he chose?

5. What did Jagerstatter not reveal to his wife when he wrote her a few days after the sentencing?

(see the answer keys)

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