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Multiple Choice Questions

1. What does George Kraft think new surroundings and new identities would inspire him and the narrator to do?
(a) Be creative: the narrator to write again and Kraft to paint better.
(b) Find beautiful women to marry and finally start families.
(c) Open a bar near a beach.
(d) Find a wreck of a boat and restore it, then sail around the world.

2. As the narrator recovers in Lionel Jones' basement, what does Resi tell the narrator Jones has arranged?
(a) For Father Keeley to marry them that afternoon.
(b) To have the narrator surrender himself to Israeli authorities in hopes they will grant him leniency.
(c) For them to leave the country when he is well enough to travel.
(d) For everyone in the group to commit mass suicide.

3. What causes the Holy Grail to disappear in the narrator's play?
(a) The maiden secretly hides it in the Ark of the Covenant.
(b) The maiden and the knight have impure thoughts.
(c) The black knight steals it.
(d) Christ appears to the maiden and claims it as his rightful possession.

4. The office where the narrator is held after he is arrested at Jones' place is located in what famous building?
(a) The Chrysler Building.
(b) The Sears Tower.
(c) The Empire State Building.
(d) The World Trade Center.

5. To the narrator, the imaginary lines of international borders are as unreal as . . .
(a) Elves and pixies.
(b) Elvis and the Beatles.
(c) Sasquatch and Yeti.
(d) UFOs and space aliens.

6. For what "crime" was Stepan Bodovskov arrested, tried, and shot?
(a) Obscenity.
(b) Plagiarism.
(c) Originality.
(d) Capitalism.

7. What is one detail of Resi's post-war life that is true?
(a) She was briefly married to Heinz Schildknecht in hopes that he could put her in touch with the narrator.
(b) She worked in a cigarette factory.
(c) She worked various odd jobs on her way back to Berlin.
(d) She was an interpreter in a Siberian prison camp.

8. What is "Dat Old Golden Rule"?
(a) The Golden Rule the way Black Fuehrer says it.
(b) The title of a racist play.
(c) A song the narrator hears on the radio.
(d) The most important rule that the Iron Guardsmen must obey.

9. What does the narrator say is a "snaggle-toothed thought machine"?
(a) A hate group.
(b) Communism.
(c) The G-men.
(d) A totalitarian mind.

10. What was Lionel Jones' chauffeur's nickname?
(a) The Black Fuehrer of Harlem.
(b) The Bed-Stuy Mussolini.
(c) The Tojo of Soho.
(d) The Hitler of Hackensack.

11. What was the title of a play about a young maiden and a knight who guard the Holy Grail?
(a) Sir Gowan.
(b) The Goblet.
(c) Grail Quest.
(d) Charley's Aunt.

12. What is unusual about Father Keeley's prayer at the Iron Guard meeting?
(a) It is offered to Satan.
(b) It is a Jewish Seder prayer.
(c) It sounds as if Keeley is "speaking in tongues."
(d) At the end of each sentence in the prayer, the Black Fuehrer beats a drum.

13. Why does Wirtanen say he cannot trust the narrator?
(a) Anyone who would sleep with his dead wife's sister could not be trusted.
(b) He was too good a spy.
(c) He betrayed both the U.S. and Germany.
(d) His recent involvement with Jones' hate group showed a serious lack of judgment.

14. What "gift" does Frank Wirtanen say that the narrator and George Kraft have in common?
(a) They can be many things at once and all sincerely.
(b) The things they did during the war don't bother them now.
(c) They can live in any country anywhere and it would not matter because one place is as good as another.
(d) They are creative.

15. How does the narrator describe the sound of the bombs dropping as he and Helga are sitting in the bomb shelter?
(a) Like they are walking.
(b) Like a racecar engine revving.
(c) Like they are dropping a set of 500 lb. weights.
(d) Like they are jumping off a diving board.

Short Answer Questions

1. The narrator tells Helga he wants to get a bed like their old one that . . .

2. What does the narrator notice about the air when he returns to the attic?

3. How long is the narrator kept under arrest after the raid?

4. The narrator is upset when he finds out that Armistice Day had been changed to . . .

5. What is the Blue Fairy Godmother's response to the narrator's concerns that his parents knew he was broadcasting Nazi propaganda?

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