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This quiz consists of 5 multiple choice and 5 short answer questions through Chapter 3 (Pages 27 43).
Multiple Choice Questions
1. After they are shown the chimney at Birkenau, what is the crowd's reaction?
(a) They cheer wildly.
(b) There is a brief uprising.
(c) They are completely silent.
(d) The crowd lets out an audible sigh of relief.
2. The German officer who threatens to shoot the occupants of the cattle car compares them to what animal?
3. How do the German officers keep anyone from escaping from the train?
(a) They threaten to shoot everyone if even one person escapes.
(b) They threaten to withhold everyone's food and water.
(c) They threaten to send everyone to the furnace.
(d) There is one officer to guard each Jew.
4. As the train trip continues, what does Madame Schachter scream about?
(a) She worries that the train will derail.
(b) She screams about fire, flames, and a furnace.
(c) She screams for more food and water.
(d) She continues to complain that she is ill.
5. In the spring of 1944, what do the people of Sighet believe about Hitler?
(a) They believe he will soon be defeated.
(b) They believe he will conquer all of Europe.
(c) They think his troops are turning on him.
(d) They think he was killed or went into hiding.
Short Answer Questions
1. What is Birkenau?
2. In chapter 3, what is the first impression of Auschwitz by the prisoners on their arrival?
3. According to the German officer in chapter 2, what happens to any Jews who keep their valuables?
4. In chapter 3, why does Elie's father ask directions to the washroom?
5. What does the chimney represent for the prisoners?
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