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This test consists of 5 short answer questions, 10 short essay questions, and 1 (of 3) essay topics.
Short Answer Questions
1. Why didn't anyone want to work with Levi in Chapter 4?
2. In Chapter 1, when did Germans inspect the camp?
3. How old was Levi when he was captured?
4. In Chapter 2, how old is the man who interprets for the German soldiers and the prisoners?
5. In Chapter 1, of the 45 people who were in Levi's wagon, how many saw their homes again?
Short Essay Questions
1. In Chapter 8, what could be seen when the sun shone?
2. Why was it so difficult to carry the sleepers?
3. How did Levi describe the journey on the train to Poland?
4. What was the sentence for civilians caught buying, selling, or trading with Haftlings?
5. What was the procedure for entering Ka-Be?
6. In Chapter 7, what made Levi understand why men worshipped the sun?
7. In Chapter 8 at midday, what surprise awaited the men?
8. Who was old Gattegno and his family?
9. In Chapter 5, what was the last ceremony of the day?
10. What was the morning routine in Chapter 3?
Write an essay for ONE of the following topics:
Essay Topic 1
In Chapter 9, Levi believed that there were two classes of men in the Lager: the drowned and the saved. Who were the drowned? How did their actions get them exterminated? Who were the survivors? What did they do that helped them survive? Why did Levi divide the prisoners only into two classes.
Essay Topic 2
In Chapter 8, Levi believed that the lines between good and evil and just and unjust were blurred. What was the main example that Levi described to prove his point? Why didn't he believe that morals could survive in the camp?
Essay Topic 3
In Chapter 7, the prisoners had one purpose in life. What was the prisoners' purpose? Why was that purpose so important to them? Why did looking toward spring give them hope? What would spring accomplish?
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