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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 is the name of the Eastern boy that Pommerer tells a story about jumping the Wall?
(a) Willy.
(b) Robert.
(c) Lena.
(d) Lutz.

2. What is the name of the Eastern boys' friend that joins them in jumping the Wall?
(a) Willy.
(b) Lutz.
(c) Robert.
(d) Nelson.

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

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

5. What does Pommerer claim that the West is controlled by?
(a) Reactionaries.
(b) Imbeciles.
(c) Dancers.
(d) Workers.

Short Answer Questions

1. What does the Narrator consider easier to understand than Berlin?

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

3. What area does not have land mines according to Pommerer?

4. Where does the Narrator exit from the metro into East Berlin?

5. What is the UN resolution on the evening news about that the Narrator watches on television?

Short Essay Questions

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

2. What did the early 1960s see in Berlin in terms of escape methods in Berlin?

3. What does the Wall symbolize to the West Germans?

4. What are the Narrator's neighbors in Berlin like?

5. 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?

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

7. What does the woman with bulging eyeballs who visits Pommerer have to say about solidarity?

8. Who is Wolf Biermann, mentioned in Chapter 1, and how is he described?

9. What is the evening of music that Pommerer and the Narrator take in at the Hall of Young Talent like?

10. How does the Narrator view the East from the S-Bahn train station?

(see the answer keys)

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