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This quiz consists of 5 multiple choice and 5 short answer questions through Chapter 6 (Pages 81 Ã‚â€“ 92).
Multiple Choice Questions
1. Who is in charge of Elie, his father and the other prisoners in this prison block?
(a) A Polish prisoner.
(b) Elie's father.
(c) A German prisoner.
(d) An SS officer.
2. Why does Elie get to keep his shoes at the concentration camp?
(a) He needs them for his job in the camp.
(b) He keeps them because of his age.
(c) They are covered with mud, so no one saw them.
(d) He keeps them because of an injury to his feet.
3. Why are there 100 passengers crowded together as they travel in chapter 6?
(a) There are more prisoners to transport.
(b) There are fewer guards for the prisoners.
(c) There are fewer conveyances to carry the prisoners.
(d) The prisoners are so thin.
4. After the war, what does Elie learn about the Russians coming to the camp?
(a) The Russians never entered the camp.
(b) The Russians liberated those in the hospital two days after the evacuation.
(c) Anyone who remained in camp was taken prisoner by the Russians.
(d) The camp authorities massacred everyone who remained in camp.
5. How does "selection" work?
(a) The authorities randomly select the numbers of prisoners for new jobs.
(b) The authorities do not share the process of selecting new prisoners for the camp.
(c) The authorities select a certain group of numbers to be released.
(d) The prisoners have to pass tests which demonstrate that they are healthy and strong.
Short Answer Questions
1. How does Elie respond to his father's request at the concentration camp?
2. In chapter 7, when Elie wakes up as he is transported with the other prisoners to the concentration camp, what is happening to him?
3. What are the prisoners supposed to do when they hear the air raid sirens?
4. What does Elie struggle to do when he finds himself in the deserted village?
5. What is Elie's reaction to the event he witnesses later in life which reminds him of the workman throwing bread to the prisoners?
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