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This test consists of 15 multiple choice questions and 5 short answer questions.

Multiple Choice Questions

1. Who remains silent when Pommerer's friends and neighbors complain about censorship?
(a) Lena.
(b) The Narrator.
(c) Robert.
(d) Pommerer.

2. After 30 years, what rules are significantly differently in the way people act in West and East Berlin?
(a) Of listening and learning.
(b) Of dancing and singing.
(c) Of talking and behaving.
(d) Of fighting and living.

3. What camps are the Eastern boys sent to?
(a) Mission and special education.
(b) Juvenile and reformatory.
(c) Army and youth.
(d) Intelligence and counterintelligence.

4. Where does the Narrator meet his friend from East Berlin to play pinball?
(a) Gerhard's.
(b) Schlater's.
(c) Robert's.
(d) Charlie's.

5. Where was Kabe sent because he jumped the Wall?
(a) Psychiatric evaluation.
(b) Constitutional bunker.
(c) Underground cellar.
(d) Polar extremes.

6. What structure zigzags through the city of Berlin?
(a) The airport.
(b) The helicopter pad.
(c) The Wall.
(d) The Russian embassy.

7. What does Wolf Biermann do for a living?
(a) Dance.
(b) Sing.
(c) Teach.
(d) Write.

8. Which is NOT an escape method used by people trying to jump the Wall in the early 1960s?
(a) Vaulting.
(b) Scuba diving.
(c) Ballooning.
(d) Raking.

9. 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 hygiene.
(d) Lack of rules.

10. Who is the Narrator's first landlord in Berlin?
(a) Gerhard.
(b) Robert.
(c) James.
(d) Charlie.

11. Why do the Eastern boys jump the Wall?
(a) To get food.
(b) To meet some girls.
(c) To see a film.
(d) To go to school.

12. What do Western publicity folk strive to avoid according to the Narrator?
(a) Self-praise.
(b) Self-doubt.
(c) Self-criticism.
(d) Self-loathing.

13. What are the two bars in the Narrator's building?
(a) Russian and German.
(b) English and French.
(c) Austrian and Prussian.
(d) German and Bolivian.

14. From what direction does Kabe jump the Wall?
(a) South.
(b) North.
(c) West.
(d) East.

15. Where do Pommerer and the Narrator go to watch jazz?
(a) Hall of Young Talent.
(b) Friedrichstrasse station.
(c) Underground railroad.
(d) Getty museum.

Short Answer Questions

1. Whose government does the Narrator find more intrusive on citizen privacy?

2. What do both sides of the Wall want to call Kabe?

3. What is the remarkable difference between West and East-bound travelers at the Schonefield airport?

4. How does Kabe fool his government?

5. What is the name of the Eastern boy that Pommerer tells a story about jumping the Wall?

(see the answer keys)

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