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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 influences Tomas' decision to get on the train?
(a) Juri's cries.
(b) The look in Lore's eyes.
(c) A soldier coming towards them.
(d) Leisel's tears.
2. What do the children learn about Mutti?
(a) She remains healthy at the camp.
(b) Mutti is in a hard labor camp.
(c) Mutti wil be released soon.
(d) She is starving at the camp.
3. What confuses Lore when they are close to Oma's?
(a) No one seems to recognize Oma's name.
(b) Oma is said to not live there anymore.
(c) She cannot recognize the city with so many bombed areas.
(d) Tomas tells Lore that Oma may be in prison too.
4. Who writes the letter to Mutti?
(c) Everyone writes a little something.
5. How does Micha identify historical sites related to the Nazis?
(a) There are signs all over the city.
(b) He hires a personal tour guide.
(c) The red dots on his map.
(d) He asks a mechanic standing nearby.
Short Answer Questions
1. What news does Mutti give about Vati in Section 6?
2. How does Oma feel about Mutti and Vati's Nazi involvement?
3. What does Mina try to remind Micha about?
4. Where does Micha go to search the truth about his Opa?
5. Why does Lore stop seeing Tomas?
Short Essay Questions
1. Describe Mutti's reaction to Jochen. Why does she react this way?
2. Describe Micha's family dynamics.
3. Lore learns to question the truth and learn more from strangers. What reality does Lore have about her parents?
4. Lore and the children keep Tomas a secret from Oma and Wiebke. Why is it not safe to tell them about Tomas?
5. Tomas travels with the family for a long time, but once they reach the border, he wants to leave them. Why would Tomas want to leave at this point?
6. Describe Micha's feelings for his Opa as time goes on as he continues his search for the truth.
7. Elena brings Micha to the place where her husband and his Opa killed the Jews. Describe Elena's reaction to the site of the killing fields. How does this reaction show who she is as a person?
8. In the short amount of time Micha spends in Belarus on his first visit, he receives various receptions of his German background. Compare and contrast Andrej's and his mother's reception of Micha to the grandfather at the museum's.
9. Jozef explains to Micha how the soldiers are able to kill the Jews without self-blame. How is this done?
10. Lore uses the tram with people reading the paper and has a ferry crossing as a birthday gift. What might these and other scenes in Section 7 predict about the future?
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