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

Multiple Choice Questions

1. What did the narrator's father insist was not for children, but the narrator looked at anyway?
(a) A stack of pornographic magazines in his father's garage.
(b) His mother's obstetrics book from nursing school.
(c) A picture history of the First World War.
(d) A print of Picasso's Guernica.

2. Why did Resi remove her mittens when she was sitting in the music room?
(a) So she could lend them to a slave woman who was working outside in the cold.
(b) Because the mittens made her skin itch.
(c) Because the narrator gave her a new pair.
(d) To pet her dog.

3. Where does the narrator first see the woman he thinks is Helga when they are reunited?
(a) Across the room at a party.
(b) On a train platform.
(c) In her hospital room.
(d) At the bottom of the stairwell in his building.

4. After the war, how many years did the narrator live in New York?
(a) Fifteen.
(b) One.
(c) Seven.
(d) Twenty-five.

5. What is one thing that Heinz was willing to do for his motorcycle that he was not willing to do for his wife?
(a) Stand in front of an advancing tank.
(b) Buy expensive accessories.
(c) Spend entire weekends together.
(d) Give up smoking.

6. Bernard Mengel tells the narrator that he (the narrator) is the only man he has heard of who . . .
(a) Was able to stay in hiding for as long as he did.
(b) Joined the Nazi S.S. even though he was a Jew.
(c) Has a bad conscience about what he did during the war.
(d) Worked for the Nazis while also being an American spy.

7. What is the city in which Campbell, Jr. sits in jail waiting for his trial to begin?
(a) Jerusalem.
(b) The Hague.
(c) New York.
(d) Nuremberg.

8. What is George Kraft's real name?
(a) Sebastian Cabot.
(b) Iona Potapov.
(c) Milton Pillsbury.
(d) Nicholas Sargento.

9. What is the war crime that Howard Campbell stands accused of?
(a) Mistreating Allied POWs at a prison camp.
(b) Promoting Nazi propaganda.
(c) Delivering orders of Cyklon-B to the death camps.
(d) Spying on America.

10. Which of the following is NOT a symbol that the narrator had drawn in the dust of his windowpanes:
(a) A hammer and sickle.
(b) The Stars and Stripes.
(c) A swastika.
(d) A cross.

11. Why did the narrator and his mother begin to avoid each other?
(a) Because the narrator looked too much like his father, who had left her for a younger woman.
(b) Because his mother did not like Helga.
(c) Because of her bizarre behavior.
(d) Because of their differing views of the war.

12. From whom did the narrator take the motorcycle?
(a) George Kraft.
(b) Heinz Schildknecht.
(c) Resi Noth.
(d) His father-in-law.

13. Which city does the narrator say was "Hell" or "Purgatory" for him?
(a) Berlin.
(b) Schenectady.
(c) New York.
(d) Jerusalem.

14. What fact does the narrator never reveal to his wife?
(a) That he was a spy.
(b) That he was part Jewish.
(c) That he was born in the United States.
(d) That he had cheated on her.

15. Which characteristic does NOT describe Howard W. Campbell, Jr.'s father?
(a) Raised in Tennessee.
(b) Son of a Baptist minister.
(c) World War I veteran.
(d) Engineer for General Electric.

Short Answer Questions

1. To what does the narrator compare Resi's dog?

2. Besides the United States, Jones says his Minuteman publication has a small circulation in what country?

3. From where does Alvin Dobrowitz say the narrator's and the Blue Fairy Godmother's sign and countersign were taken?

4. Which country did Robert, the limousine driver, support during the war?

5. What do the letters "W.H.U.B." stand for?

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