|Name: _________________________||Period: ___________________|
This test consists of 5 short answer questions, 10 short essay questions, and 1 (of 3) essay topics.
Short Answer Questions
1. What is the poor section of Warsaw, to which the Jews have been relegated, called?
2. Who leaves out of anger after Chris and Andrei argue over Zionism in Part One, Chapter 5?
3. What is unique about the Poles sent for the prisoner exchange?
4. What job does Gabriela have in Part 2, in order to help her be less conspicuous?
5. Between what did the German bombs not discriminate?
Short Essay Questions
1. What does Part 1, Chapter 11 primarily describe?
2. When Chris returns from covering the war on the eastern front, what does he discover?
3. When Paul Bronski meets with Andrei in Part 3, Chapter 3, in an effort to neutralize Andrei's militant efforts, what does Bronski offer? How does Andrei respond?
4. Describe what occurs between Wolf and Rachel in Part 2, Chapter 21.
5. How does Brandel show that he trusts Rabbi Solomon? With what does Solomon respond?
6. Describe Chris' parents, and his relationship with them as he grew up.
7. How does Deborah view her relationship with Chris?
8. When it becomes clear in Part 3 that a new contact on the Aryan side is needed, who is selected and how does Andrei feel about it?
9. Which two directions is Paul Bronski being pulled by the Nazis and his wife in Part 2, Chapter 13.
10. How is Gabriela Rak initially described to readers?
Write an essay for ONE of the following topics:
Essay Topic 1
Multiple love affairs are revealed throughout the book. Compare and contrast the relationship between any two of the following couples:
• Andrei and Gabriela
• Paul and Deborah
• Chris and Deborah
• Wolf and Rachel
Essay Topic 2
The religious beliefs and expectations Deborah expresses to Paul conflict greatly with her actions with Chris. Describe the discordance between Deborah's religious beliefs and her actions, and how that divergence affects her. How does Deborah believe she is punished for her sins?
Essay Topic 3
Minor characters are those who are not the primary focus of the story, but help drive the plot that is following the main character. Select three of the minor characters below to explain their significance to the plot. In other words, why does the author include these characters at all?
• Simon Eden
• Emanuel Goldman
• David Zemba
This section contains 911 words
(approx. 4 pages at 300 words per page)