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This test consists of 5 multiple choice questions, 5 short answer questions, and 10 short essay questions.
Multiple Choice Questions
1. When Oskar and Goeth meet in Chapter 20, each realizes the other is in Cracow to do what?
(a) Make a fortune.
(b) Spy on the other.
(c) Evade military service.
(d) Take advantage of the system.
2. On April 29, 1942, where does Oskar Schindler go?
(a) Back to the Pomorska jail.
(b) To Montelupich prison.
(c) Into a Jewish synagogue.
(d) Into the Jewish Ghetto.
3. What does Oskar Schindler hire Mina Pfefferberg to do?
(a) Clean his Cracow apartment once a week.
(b) Serve as hostess at his frequent dinner parties.
(c) Clean up the apartment after the SS had gone through it, making a mess.
(d) Interior decoration of his Cracow apartment.
4. How does Leopold Pfefferberg escape his imprisonment in the Cracow train station?
(a) By forging a pass from Hitler himself.
(b) By bribing the guard at the door with 1,000 zloty.
(c) By showing an official-looking document to a soldier who couldn't read German.
(d) By taking the guard's gun and threatening him with it.
5. Bachner saw bunkers in Belzec labeled. . .
(a) Singles and Families.
(b) Showers and Dressing Rooms.
(c) Men and Women.
(d) Baths and Inhalation Rooms.
Short Answer Questions
1. In the Prologue, Schindler remarks that Goeth turns into what when drunk?
2. To where does Schindler agree to travel in Chapter 17?
3. Who is the oldest person at the dinner party described in the Prologue?
4. What percentage does Schindler say he'll take as courier for the resistance?
5. When the Gestapo officers arrived at his factory, what did Schindler give to Klonowska?
Short Essay Questions
1. The Trustees of Yad Vashem began to collect testimonies regarding Oskar. Were all of them positive? If not, what was a complaint?
2. After some of the war crimes trials, Oskar uses money from the Joint Distribution Committee to become a farmer of sorts. What does he decide to farm, and where?
3. What did people like the Rosner brothers and Manci Rosner bring with them when they went to the countryside to "lose themselves among the peasants"?
4. In Chapter 1, Keneally says "For Oskar, the Thirties must have seemed a mere epilogue to his glorious mistake on the Altvater circuit in the summer of '28." What does he mean by that?
5. Oskar bought some new machinery locally, some from the "homeland." What might be some reasons for that?
6. In an ironic twist, Amon Goeth is arrested in Chapter 31, not for crimes against the prisoners, but for embezzlement. To some of the prisoners, though, like Helen Hirsch and Mietek Pemper, this was worse than a more serious charge. Why?
7. Chapter 25 describes Oskar's arrangement of a tour of Plaszow by Babar and Sedlacek, complete with a miniature camera. Emalia is only recently established. Why would Oskar take such a risk?
8. What benefits does Leopold Pfefferberg bring to the ghetto citizenry via his membership in the OD?
9. In Chapter 31, Schindler tries to convince Madritsch to move his factory, along with Emalia, and work together to save even more Jews than Oskar could save alone. What reasoning does Keneally give for Madritsch's refusal to agree to this right away.
10. What types of professions merited a blue sticker on the new identity cards, as described in Chapter 13?
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