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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 did Ernie decide not to join the protest movements?
(a) He couldn't believe the danger would reach him.
(b) He didn't want to glorify himself.
(c) He wanted to die.
(d) He was afraid.
2. What does Ernie feel toward his whole family as he lies in the hospital bed?
3. What penance does Ernie impose upon himself for not loving the farmer's wife who took him in?
(a) Being kind.
(b) Refusing her good cooking.
(c) Displaying great passion.
(d) Doing all the farm work.
4. How does Ernie respond when reprimanded by the doctor for telling the children their experience was just a dream?
(a) "There is no room for truth here."
(b) "These children deserve some peace."
(c) "This is actually just a dream."
(d) "My words will come to pass."
5. What had Mordecai told The Association that Ernie would prove himself to be?
(a) A genius.
(b) A Just Man of the Levy family.
(c) An imposter.
(d) An unknown Just Man.
Short Answer Questions
1. What do the Jews continue to do in 1943 despite ever-increasing danger?
2. What does Ernie dream as he is being repaired in the Jewish hospital?
3. How does Benjamin view Jewish suffering?
4. What happens to Ernie's body when he gets out of the boxcar?
5. What do the SS officers tell the Jewish prisoners that the men will be doing?
Short Essay Questions
1. Why does Ernie compare himself to a cat?
2. What do the old men of The Association of Zemyock say it is useless to do with any Levy?
3. What details alert Ernie to the fact that the passengers will never leave this place?
4. What causes the Levy family the first tinge of fear that life in France will be the equivalent of their lives in Germany?
5. Why does Madame Trochu, the farmer's wife, distrust Ernie?
6. What does Ernie do to turn himself into a dog?
7. What does the author find "admirable" about German education during the years before the Final Solution of Jewish extermination?
8. How was it possible that the majority of the condemned Jews realized what was happening to them only once inside the gas chambers?
9. Why does Ernie decide he does not want to join the movements that are fighting back against the Nazis?
10. Why does the French army captain think that Ernie should not be allowed to continue as a soldier?
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