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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. When the Narrator takes a cab from the station, what does the driver make fun of regarding the West?
(a) Lack of jokes.
(b) Lack of rules.
(c) Lack of hygiene.
(d) Lack of communists.
2. How many times has Kabe jumped the Wall?
3. How does Kabe fool his government?
(a) He spies on them.
(b) He burns their flags.
(c) He fights their clinics.
(d) He is unemployed and lives off the state.
4. What is vandalized consistently outside the Narrator's building?
5. Where was Kabe sent because he jumped the Wall?
(a) Underground cellar.
(b) Constitutional bunker.
(c) Psychiatric evaluation.
(d) Polar extremes.
Short Answer Questions
1. Where does the Narrator meet his friend from East Berlin to play pinball?
2. Who clings together in a new life in the West?
3. Where have Pommerer's friends in the countryside settled into?
4. What is the name of the Eastern boys' friend that joins them in jumping the Wall?
5. Who does the Narrator meet in Lena's family in East Berlin?
Short Essay Questions
1. Describe how the East and West Germans are different at the Schöneﬁeld Airport.
2. Describe Berlin from the Narrator's point of view in the airplane.
3. What did the early 1960s see in Berlin in terms of escape methods in Berlin?
4. How is the difference in the importance of the Wall shown in Western and Eastern maps?
5. How does the Narrator describe Robert in Chapter 1?
6. What is the difference in reporting between West and East German politicians on the Soviet invasion of Afghanistan on the evening news?
7. How has television affected the culture of the two German societies?
8. What do neighbors in the German countryside gather to discuss that the Narrator observes?
9. How does Kabe outwit both the East and West German governments?
10. How did Lena's family treat her when she visited with the Narrator in East Berlin?
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