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This test consists of 15 multiple choice questions and 5 short answer questions.
Multiple Choice Questions
1. When a workman threw a piece of bread to the prisoners, how did the prisoners react in Chapter 7?
(a) They fought over it.
(b) They drew straws to see who got the bread.
(c) They were too weak and indifferent to care.
(d) They threw it back at the workman.
2. Where did a veteran of Buchenwald tell Wiesel that they would be sent at the beginning of Chapter 8?
(b) Work stations.
(c) Mess hall.
(d) Showers and the blocks.
3. In Chapter 7, when Wiesel awoke, what was the condition of his father?
(a) Resting comfortably.
(b) Close to death.
(c) Sleeping restlessly.
(d) Sleeping soundly.
4. Why were there 100 passengers crowded together as they traveled in Chapter 6?
(a) There were more prisoners to transport.
(b) The prisoners were so thin.
(c) There were fewer conveyances to carry the prisoners.
(d) There were fewer guards for the prisoners.
5. What happened to Zalman in Chapter 6 when he collapsed with a stomachache?
(a) Wiesel picked him up and helped him run.
(b) He was shot.
(c) Medics carried him on a stretcher.
(d) He was trampled by other prisoners.
6. In Chapter 7, where were the prisoners being transported to?
(b) Back to Auschwitz.
7. What did the SS officers call the prisoners at the beginning of Chapter 6?
(a) Flea-ridden dogs.
(d) Flea-bitten corpses.
8. What filled the prisoners' brains at the beginning of Chapter 7?
(b) Whirlwind of memories.
(d) Lots of regrets.
9. What did Elie struggle to do when he found himself in the deserted village?
(d) Steal a gun.
10. What did Wisel wonder about on the morning of January 29, 1945?
(a) If his father was still alive when he was taken to the crematory.
(b) Where he would go now that he was free.
(c) Where they were being evacuated to.
(d) What took the Americans so long to liberate the camp.
11. How did "selection" work?
(a) The authorities randomly selected the numbers of prisoners for new jobs.
(b) The authorities selected a certain group of numbers to be released.
(c) The prisoners had to pass tests that demonstrate that they were healthy and strong.
(d) The authorities did not share the process of selecting new prisoners for the camp.
12. What scene similar to that of the workman throwing the bread to the prisoners did Wiesel witness later in life?
(a) People diving and fighting for coins thrown by passengers of a boat.
(b) Children pushing and shoving to pick up candy thrown by a street performer.
(c) Guards stoning a prisoner at a penitentiary.
(d) A group of homeless people drawing straws to see who gets a threadbare scarf.
13. What happened to prisoners who were selected?
(a) Those selected were released from camp, then shot.
(b) The new prisoners had to take care of the chimney.
(c) The prisoners were required to begin their new jobs immediately.
(d) They were sent to the crematory.
14. In Chapter 5, how many crematoria work day and night?
15. At the beginning of Chapter 6, how were the prisoners moving?
(a) Like automatons.
(b) Like deer.
(c) Like robots.
(d) Like bumbling bears.
Short Answer Questions
1. At the beginning of Chapter 8, how many groups were the prisoners made to form?
2. What was the workman's reaction as he watched the prisoners after he gave them the bread in Chapter 7?
3. What did Wiesel and his father decide to do after hearing that the Russians may be approaching the camp in Chapter 5?
4. Why did Wiesel return the knife and spoon to his father in Chapter 5?
5. What did Wiesel need to do because of his leg in Chapter 5?
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