The Tin Drum Test | Final Test - Hard

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This test consists of 5 short answer questions, 10 short essay questions, and 1 (of 3) essay topics.

Short Answer Questions

1. As the black market dries up, who supports the family?

2. What does the owner give to customers before each performance?

3. What does the drumming do for Oskar?

4. What happens to Sister Dorothea when Oskar admits his love for her?

5. How tall is Oskar at Matzerath's funeral?

Short Essay Questions

1. What type of apprenticeship does Oskar take on after the war?

2. What happens after Schuman shoots the 13th bird in the park.

3. What is a significant portrait that Oskar modeled for and who modeled with him?

4. What are three main characteristics of Oskar's friend Klepp?

5. What does Guste insist happened to her husband?

6. How does Oskar tell Klepp his life story?

7. What happens on Oskar's date with Sister Gertrude?

8. What happens to Oskar when he finds the leather belt in Sister Dorothea's room?

9. Explain the situation with Miss Pioch and Willie Volmer.

10. What happens to Oskar when he gets to the train station in Paris?

Essay Topics

Write an essay for ONE of the following topics:

Essay Topic 1

Does Bruno believe Oskar's stories? Why or why not? Provide examples from the book to support your answer.

Essay Topic 2

What do you think the main point of this story is? Explain your answer with examples from the book.

Essay Topic 3

Discuss the sexual tension felt by Oskar's mother and Gretchen while they read Oskar Rasputin. What does this tension say about their relationship with men? What does this tension say about the times? How did this affect Oskar?

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