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

Multiple Choice Questions

1. In what building does Lena find peace in that politics has not touched?
(a) A courthouse.
(b) An old stately mansion.
(c) A generations-old family house.
(d) A broken down villa.

2. What do the neighbors of Pommerer's friends in the countryside gather to discuss?
(a) Art and literature.
(b) Guests and strangers.
(c) Politics and the environment.
(d) Food and cooking.

3. What kinds of escape methods from the Wall became popular in the early 1960s?
(a) Drugging guards.
(b) Fighting.
(c) Dancing.
(d) Tightrope walking.

4. When the Narrator moves to Berlin, what has just gone up?
(a) The Opera.
(b) The Wall.
(c) The currency.
(d) The Flag.

5. Who among the jumpers goes West to become a lumberjack?
(a) Lutz.
(b) Willy.
(c) Nelson.
(d) Robert.

6. What does the Narrator notice has been removed from all the vehicles in the West?
(a) AC insignia.
(b) FD insignia.
(c) VW insignia.
(d) LB insignia.

7. On the East German map, what is lacking in the West German side?
(a) People.
(b) Names.
(c) Trees.
(d) Streets.

8. 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 mandated suspicious activity.
(c) Whether it symbolized the power of their government.
(d) Whether it was sympathetic to their cause.

9. Whose existence do BRD politicians deny?
(a) West German state.
(b) Kabe.
(c) East German state.
(d) DDR.

10. What area does not have land mines according to Pommerer?
(a) Soviet Union.
(b) Center City.
(c) K2 mountain top.
(d) Russian underground.

11. On maps, what does the Narrator notice is missing in West Berlin?
(a) Latitudes.
(b) Streets.
(c) Rules.
(d) Names.

12. What is vandalized consistently outside the Narrator's building?
(a) Houses.
(b) Cars.
(c) Trucks.
(d) Gardens.

13. 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.

14. What is the enormous structure in the countryside that the Narrator notices standing out?
(a) A silo.
(b) A statue.
(c) A TV antenna.
(d) A dish.

15. What do both sides of the Wall want to call Kabe?
(a) Friendly.
(b) Dangerous.
(c) Insane.
(d) Funny.

Short Answer Questions

1. What does the woman with bulging eyeballs that meets with Pommerer support?

2. What do the banners that the Narrator sees in the countryside exhort people to do?

3. What do Western publicity folk strive to avoid according to the Narrator?

4. What do the banners that the Narrator sees in the countryside say about the Soviets?

5. Who remains silent when Pommerer's friends and neighbors complain about censorship?

(see the answer keys)

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