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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 Bolle is allowed to travel back and forth through Germany and is not arrested for his espionage, what does he become?
(a) A preacher.
(b) A double agent.
(c) An officer.
(d) A cop.
2. Who is the stranger that comes to talk to Pommerer in the bar and buys a round of drinks?
(a) A policeman.
(b) A DDR spy.
(c) A shipping clerk.
(d) A BRD official.
3. What does the DDR employ along the border that Gartenschläger wants to have?
(a) Invisible mines.
(b) Invisible fence.
(c) Guard bullets.
(d) Self-triggering robots.
4. Who arrives to distribute food and supplies in 1945 where the Narrator resides?
(a) The Americans.
(b) The Germans.
(c) The Italians.
(d) The Russians.
5. Where does Gartenschläger have difficulty living?
Short Answer Questions
1. What does Bolle erect to preach war against the Wall?
2. Who is the co-worker that was found to have Western currency in his apartment and later is declared to be insane?
3. Where does Bolle erect his device to preach war against the Wall?
4. Over what philosopher do Robert and the Narrator argue that brings them almost to blows?
5. At what age was Gartenschläger arrested for treason?
Short Essay Questions
1. What first attracts the Narrator to Lena?
2. How does the Narrator identify with the German people and not politics?
3. What does a stranger warn Robert and the Narrator about in the cafe and what happens subsequently?
4. How is Gartenschläger caught and killed?
5. What amazes the Narrator about his cousin's behavior in Dresden?
6. When the leather-bound storyteller is found to have graffiti, how does he extricate himself from the clutches of the DDR?
7. What is the difference in the experiences that Pommerer and the Narrator have in 1945 with the Russians and Americans respectively?
8. Describe the Narrator's first encounter with Frieda in his apartment building.
9. What does Pommerer observe about the DDR leadership and the reconstruction of East Berlin?
10. How do Pommerer and the Narrator differ on their views of East and West German workers?
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