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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. Why does the Man from Buenos Aires run away from home at a young age?
(a) To start his career as a performer.
(b) To follow the love of his life.
(c) To avoid getting drafted into the army.
(d) To escape his abusive step-father.
2. How does Aharon's wife react when her son leaves school?
(a) She is indifferent and doesn't react either way.
(b) She is heartbroken and becomes sick.
(c) She supports him and agrees with him.
(d) She is furious and disowns him.
3. What is the name of the Man from Buenos Aires?
4. What does the priest want to do when he is trapped on the runaway locomotive with Berko?
(a) Wait for help.
(b) Throw something in front of the train to slow it.
(c) Pull the brake.
(d) Make a jump for it.
5. Where does Moshke claim to be when his store burns down?
(a) At his nephew's bar mitzvah.
(b) At home taking a nap.
(c) At his nieces's engagement party.
(d) On business in Odessa.
Short Answer Questions
1. Why doesn't the narrator in trouble at the end of Fated for Misfortune?
2. What convinces the Jews of Bohopoli to become "poliakovs" or people work for the railroad?
3. What is Itsik short for?
4. How much money does Danielschik request for his ticket to America?
5. What does Dovid do for a living for Brodky?
Short Essay Questions
1. What reasons does Moshke give for needing money?
2. Describe the appearance of Yoyl Tashker.
3. How does Berko celebrate his life after the train incident?
4. Why does Aharon's son leave the school?
5. Describe the appearance of Danielchik.
6. How does Motek describe his line of work?
7. What does the term "meeting the train" mean?
8. How did Paysi's father die?
9. How does the narrator of High School describe his wife?
10. Why does the locomotive arrive with no train attached to it in The Wedding That Came Without Its Band?
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