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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. What song is Bruno’s Grandmother said to have always sung at parties in Chapter Eight: "Why Grandmother Stormed Out"?
(a) My Sister and I.
(b) Maria Elena.
(c) Song of the Volga Boatmen.
(d) La Vie en Rose.

2. Gretel says in Chapter Four: "What they Saw through the Window" that “Father hates” what?
(a) “Politics.”
(b) “Modern things.”
(c) “German things.”
(d) “Jews.”

3. Whom does Bruno complain to about the move his family has made in his new bedroom in Chapter Two: "The New House"?
(a) Shmuel.
(b) Lars.
(c) Peter.
(d) Maria.

4. What is the name of the butler in Bruno’s household in Chapter One: "Bruno Makes a Discovery"?
(a) Karl.
(b) Lars.
(c) Martin.
(d) Daniel.

5. Gretel is how many years older than Bruno in the novel?
(a) 4.
(b) 2.
(c) 5.
(d) 3.

Short Answer Questions

1. How is Bruno’s Grandmother’s hair described in Chapter Eight: "Why Grandmother Stormed Out"?

2. What is Gretel’s answer when Bruno asks her in Chapter Three: "The Hopeless Case,” “What is foreseeable future exactly?”

3. What Italian explorer, credited with first discovering the Americas, does Bruno describe learning about from his tutor in Chapter Nine: "Bruno Remembers that He Used to Enjoy Exploration"?

4. What subjects are Bruno said to prefer studying in Chapter Nine: "Bruno Remembers that He Used to Enjoy Exploration"?

5. Bruno says of his father and all fathers in Chapter Two: "The New House" that “fathers are supposed to be” what?

Short Essay Questions

1. What does Bruno tell Maria about regarding the move in Chapter Six: "The Overpaid Maid"?

2. What is Gretel’s response to the mystery of the fence and what is beyond it in Chapter Four: "What they Saw through the Window"?

3. How would you describe the character of Bruno based on the reading of Chapter One: "Bruno Makes a Discovery"?

4. How does Gretel go about attempting to cheer up her brother in Chapter Three: "The Hopeless Case"?

5. Would you describe Bruno’s character as “innocent” in the novel? How “innocent” are Bruno’s parents?

6. What does Maria relate to Bruno of his father’s actions toward her and her mother in Chapter Six: "The Overpaid Maid"?

7. How does Bruno come to discover his family is moving in Chapter One: "Bruno Makes a Discovery"? How does Bruno respond?

8. How does Bruno become injured in Chapter Seven: "How Mother Took Credit for Something that She Hadn't Done"? Who helps him?

9. Whom does Bruno ask for help in finding a tire in Chapter Seven: "How Mother Took Credit for Something that She Hadn't Done"? Why?

10. Who does “the Fury” refer to in the novel? What information does the reader learn about the Fury in Chapter Two: "The New House"?

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