Waiting for Anya Test | Mid-Book Test - Hard

Michael Morpurgo
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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. Who helped Jo with the sheep after the soldiers came to town?

2. Why did Benjamin, Leah, and Jo risk cutting across the open field?

3. What was the name of his village?

4. How did Maman and Grandpere respond when Jo asked them why the Germans wanted to kill the Jews?

5. What did the strange man bring?

Short Essay Questions

1. What happened to the bear that Benjamin raised?

2. What did the villagers have to do when the Germans arrived?

3. What happened while Jo was out looking for eagles with the Corporal?

4. What is the situation at Madame Horcada's regarding the Jews?

5. What job did Jo do , and what advice did his father give him regarding the job?

6. How do the Germans respond to the sheep herding?

7. Why does Jo promise to keep Benjamin and Leah as a secret?

8. What is unusual about the meeting with the man and his introduction?

9. What is unnerving about moving up the mountain?

10. What does Jo learn before his father arrives home with news about the children?

Essay Topics

Essay Topic 1

Describe Anya's return and what it signified.

Essay Topic 2

Describe the children's new hiding place and Jo's reaction to it. Describe how Joe related to the children themselves.

Essay Topic 3

The villagers treated Jo like a hero. How did this make him feel? Did he feel as if he deserved their respect? Why or why not?

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