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

2. What is Lena's family concerned about regarding West Berlin and the West in general?
(a) Whether life is livable.
(b) Whether they will fit in.
(c) Whether they will suffer.
(d) Whether they will lose.

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

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

5. What relations did Kabe strain through his act of jumping the Wall?
(a) German-German.
(b) French-German.
(c) English-German.
(d) Russian-German.

Short Answer Questions

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

2. Who fail to curse the uncomfortable shuttle bus after landing at the Schonefield airport?

3. What are the two bars in the Narrator's building?

4. What do BRD politicians emphasize regarding East and West Germany?

5. In the Narrator's dream, what does he fall overboard from?

Short Essay Questions

1. What do the artistic neighbors that the Narrator meets with Pommerer in the countryside say about the scientist and the state as compared to writers?

2. How does the Narrator describe Gerhard Schlater?

3. What does the Narrator notice about Soviet propaganda compared to that of the West while traveling with Pommerer?

4. What is the difference in reporting between West and East German politicians on the Soviet invasion of Afghanistan on the evening news?

5. How do the DDR and the Western television reflect bias when it comes to news reporting?

6. How do Pommerer and the Narrator differ on their views regarding East and West Germany and change?

7. How does Schneider uses the analogy of lovers to explain the German lack of interest in reunification?

8. What do neighbors in the German countryside gather to discuss that the Narrator observes?

9. How is the difference in the importance of the Wall shown in Western and Eastern maps?

10. How did Lena's family treat her when she visited with the Narrator in East Berlin?

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