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This test consists of 15 multiple choice questions and 5 short answer questions.
Multiple Choice Questions
1. What do BRD politicians emphasize regarding East and West Germany?
2. What does Wolf Biermann do for a living?
3. Where does the Narrator meet his friend from East Berlin to play pinball?
4. How many times has Kabe jumped the Wall?
5. What causes the arrest of the Eastern boys?
(a) The American coverage of the story.
(b) The Western coverage of the story.
(c) The Russian coverage of the story.
(d) The Eastern coverage of the story.
6. In what building does Lena find peace in that politics has not touched?
(a) A courthouse.
(b) An old stately mansion.
(c) A broken down villa.
(d) A generations-old family house.
7. How does Kabe fool his government?
(a) He spies on them.
(b) He is unemployed and lives off the state.
(c) He burns their flags.
(d) He fights their clinics.
8. Who owns the building in which the Narrator lives?
9. What did the Narrator and Pommerer argue about the Commission on Order and Security report?
(a) Whether it was the same as that under Nazism.
(b) Whether it symbolized the power of their government.
(c) Whether it was sympathetic to their cause.
(d) Whether it mandated suspicious activity.
10. Why do the Eastern boys jump the Wall?
(a) To get food.
(b) To meet some girls.
(c) To go to school.
(d) To see a film.
11. What do the neighbors of Pommerer's friends in the countryside gather to discuss?
(a) Politics and the environment.
(b) Art and literature.
(c) Guests and strangers.
(d) Food and cooking.
12. What relations did Kabe strain through his act of jumping the Wall?
13. Who does the Narrator meet in East Berlin that is forbidden to publish?
14. On his first visit to the wall, what does the Narrator watch?
(a) Singing wrestlers.
(b) Dancing troupes.
(c) Fighting monkeys.
(d) Bus loads of visitors.
15. When the Narrator takes a cab from the station, what does the driver make fun of regarding the West?
(a) Lack of communists.
(b) Lack of jokes.
(c) Lack of rules.
(d) Lack of hygiene.
Short Answer Questions
1. Where have Pommerer's friends in the countryside settled into?
2. Who remains silent when Pommerer's friends and neighbors complain about censorship?
3. Whose government does the Narrator find more intrusive on citizen privacy?
4. What do Western publicity folk strive to avoid according to the Narrator?
5. What does the Narrator notice has been removed from all the vehicles in the West?
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