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This test consists of 15 multiple choice questions and 5 short answer questions.
Multiple Choice Questions
1. Who helps Rifka buy her ticket to America?
(a) Sister Katrina.
(c) The lady from HIAS.
2. When Rifka gets the approval to go to America, she has been gone from Berdichev for how long?
(a) 1 year.
(b) 3 months.
(c) 6 months.
(d) 2 years.
3. What musical instrument is Tovah good at playing?
4. When does Rifka finally sail for America?
(a) September 1922.
(b) September 1925.
(c) September 1918.
(d) September 1920.
5. The children in the park have fun with Rifka and good-naturedly tease her about __________________.
(a) her kerchief.
(b) her shoes.
(c) her bald head.
(d) her accent.
6. Who takes Rifka back home when she gets lost in Antwerp?
(a) A priest.
(b) A soldier.
(c) A milkman.
(d) A policeman.
7. What had Pieter encouraged Rifka to do?
(a) Look on the bright side.
(b) Be brave.
(c) Love with all your heart.
(d) Keep smiling.
8. How does Pieter die?
(a) He has typhus.
(b) He gets food poisoning.
(c) He drowns during a storm.
(d) He is hit by a falling mast.
9. What color is the little desk Rifka spends much time at in her room in Belgium?
10. What does Rifka use to make a Star of David?
(d) Broom straws.
11. What does Pieter do that embarrasses him in front of Rifka?
(a) He spills his coffee.
(b) He kisses her.
(c) He falls down on deck.
(d) He falls asleep as she talks.
12. What does Rifka worry about while on board the ship?
(b) Having her money stolen.
(c) Being lonesome.
(d) Getting seasick.
13. The HIAS lady in Antwerp took Rifka to a cowboy movie starring whom?
(a) John Wayne.
(b) Roy Rogers.
(c) Clint Eastwood.
(d) Tom Mix.
14. What is the only reason Rifka goes outside in Belgium?
(a) To go ice skating.
(b) To go to temple.
(c) To go to her treatments.
(d) To go to the market.
15. What does Rifka celebrate by herself in her room?
(a) A mitzvah.
(b) A birthday party.
(c) A Sweet Sixteen party.
(d) A graduation ceremony.
Short Answer Questions
1. Who is the nun who gives Rifka her treatments?
2. Who is the couple who has taken Rifka into their home in Belgium?
3. What parting gift does Rifka buy for Sister Katrina?
4. Why had a lady from the HIAS taken Rifka shopping for clothes when she first arrived in Antwerp?
5. Who does the man in #81 remind Rifka of?
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