Letters from Rifka Test | Final Test - Easy

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

Multiple Choice Questions

1. What parting gift does Rifka buy for Sister Katrina?
(a) Chocolates.
(b) Flowers.
(c) A book of poetry.
(d) Writing paper.

2. How does Rifka get to America after the ship is disabled?
(a) Another ship pulls it to America.
(b) A mechanic ship comes to fix the ship.
(c) The passengers are transferred to multiple ships.
(d) The passengers are transferred to another ship.

3. What is notable about the big man Rifka sees in a cafe?
(a) He is deaf.
(b) He has gold teeth.
(c) He is missing a thumb.
(d) He has a peg leg.

4. What language does the HIAS lady in Antwerp tutor Rifka in?
(a) Dutch.
(b) Flemish.
(c) German.
(d) English.

5. What is Rifka wearing as she arrives in America?
(a) A blue coat.
(b) New leather boots.
(c) A black velvet hat.
(d) A pink dress.

6. When does Rifka finally sail for America?
(a) September 1925.
(b) September 1918.
(c) September 1922.
(d) September 1920.

7. Who takes Rifka back home when she gets lost in Antwerp?
(a) A priest.
(b) A policeman.
(c) A milkman.
(d) A soldier.

8. Who helps Rifka buy her ticket to America?
(a) Sister Katrina.
(b) Gaston.
(c) Marie.
(d) The lady from HIAS.

9. What is the line between being in America, and not being in America?
(a) Ellis Island.
(b) A steamship.
(c) Nova Scotia.
(d) New York Harbor.

10. How does Pieter die?
(a) He gets food poisoning.
(b) He is hit by a falling mast.
(c) He has typhus.
(d) He drowns during a storm.

11. When does Rifka finally reach America?
(a) June 25, 1922.
(b) July 24, 1900.
(c) October 1, 1920.
(d) September 15, 1919.

12. How does Rifka say goodbye to the milkman at her house?
(a) She shakes his hand.
(b) She simply smiles.
(c) She kisses his hand.
(d) She hugs him.

13. What had Papa told Rifka to be prepared for at Ellis Island?
(a) Long lines.
(b) Pickpockets.
(c) Vaccinations.
(d) Lots of questions.

14. What does the person in #73 teach Rifka regarding hygiene?
(a) How to scrub her nails.
(b) How to wash her clothes.
(c) How to brush her teeth.
(d) How to wash her hair.

15. The children in the park have fun with Rifka and good-naturedly tease her about __________________.
(a) her accent.
(b) her shoes.
(c) her kerchief.
(d) her bald head.

Short Answer Questions

1. What does Papa give to Rifka before he leaves for America?

2. Rifka recalls that her cousins gave her _______________ for her ninth birthday.

3. How old is Pieter?

4. What business does Rifka think might be good for Bubbe Ruth?

5. What is the item in #90 made of?

(see the answer keys)

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