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The Book Thief Test | Final Test - Hard

Markus Zusak
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Final Test - Hard

Name: _____________________________ Period: ___________________________

This quiz consists of 5 short answer questions and 1 (of 3) essay topics.

Short Answer Questions

1. During what month of the year does Max collapse in the basement?



2. How does Hans react to the news that he is going to be drafted to the war?



3. What excuse does Rudy give the shopkeeper when he is caught stealing apples from the market?



4. What does Rosa shout at Liesel for, signaling to her that Max has awoken from his coma?



5. What does the disgruntled card player steal from Hans after their game?



Essay Topics

Rudy's experience within the Hitler Youth Organization was one that haunted him throughout his entire life. First, describe Rudy's initial experiences with the Hitler Youth Organization. Then, explain why Rudy was forced to switch groups at various times throughout his Nazi career. Finally, explain what skill Rudy exhibited, and how the Hitler Youth Organization responded to his unexpected skill.

Zusak chooses a very interesting narrator in the voice of Death. First, describe at least two scenes in which Death visits with Liesel. What does the reader learn about Death, and Liesel's relationship with him during these interactions? Do you think Death was an effective narrator for this novel? Why or why not?

When WWII broke out, the economy in Munich was devastated. First, describe how the Hubermann and Steiner families were directly affected by the failing economy. Then, describe how each family managed to pick themselves up by their bootstraps and survive while surrounded by the abject poverty around them.

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