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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. Who does the Narrator see in a long gown in his apartment building?
(a) A weapons expert.
(b) A railroad official.
(c) A news reporter.
(d) A blonde diva.
2. Who seduces Lena but abandons her?
(a) A Red Army pilot.
(b) A Soviet count.
(c) A Russian priest.
(d) An Italian writer.
3. Why do the Narrator and Robert have to leave the cafe near the Kurfürstendamm?
(a) Violence is breaking out.
(b) Alarms are going off.
(c) Demonstrations are beginning.
(d) Paranoia is building up.
4. What does the stranger that buys Pommerer drinks want Pommerer to join?
(a) His ship.
(b) His plant.
(c) His spy organization.
(d) His train.
5. What does Gartenschläger sell his stolen item to a news magazine for?
(a) 14,000 DM.
(b) 12,000 DM.
(c) 18,000 DM.
(d) 15,000 DM.
Short Answer Questions
1. What does a West Berlin court declare Bolle to be?
2. Who arrives to distribute food and supplies in 1945 where the Narrator resides?
3. Who is the only traveler at the checkpoint that the Narrator sees by the border at Heinrich Heine Strasse?
4. When is the best time to cross the border at Heinrich Heine Strasse?
5. What is Gartenschläger arrested for stealing?
Short Essay Questions
1. How is Gartenschläger caught and killed?
2. Describe the Narrator's experience at the border with the guards and the man with the dog.
3. Why does Gartenschläger attempt to get a self-triggering robot?
4. How does Bolle become an agent for the Stasi?
5. How does Bolle become a double agent for the DDR?
6. What does Robert think of the police's participation in the violence in town?
7. What are Lena's relationships with men prior to meeting the Narrator?
8. When the leather-bound storyteller is found to have graffiti, how does he extricate himself from the clutches of the DDR?
9. How do Robert and the Narrator differ in their view of news reports and their own role in it?
10. What is the similarity in the news reporting of the strike in Poland that both Pommerer and the Narrator observe?
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