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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. Von Roon writes that the Allies met the Japanese at Guadalcanal where ____of the eleven Japanese ships sank.
2. Natalie, Aaron and Louis are staying with a plumber named _____________ in Marseilles.
3. What was the name of the book Mose Sacerdote wanted Aaron to sign?
4. Who misinforms Byron that Natalie and the baby are on a boat headed to America?
5. As Rhoda arrives in Hollywood, Madeline has been put in charge of a party at the home of whom?
Short Essay Questions
1. Why does Rhoda disagree with Pug about helping to get Natalie out of Europe?
2. How does Pug feel when he discovers the scrapbook Rhoda made of Warren's life?
3. What concern about the Castelnuovo family does Natalie express to Rabinovitz?
4. What point is von Roon making in the "Hitler Berserk" section of The Road to Midway?
5. What ordeal does Natalie go through before she learns that Louis is not dead?
6. What information about the Devilfish does Pug learn during his conversation with Talky in a Honolulu hotel?
7. How does Louis make the German soldier guarding them on the train laugh?
8. What does Roon note in his document was the difference between the desires of the president and that of the American people?
9. When does Aaron Jastrow finally come to the realization that Natalie was right to distrust Dr. Beck?
10. What does Byron Henry later learn about the captain of the Devilfish after they are attacked?
Write an essay for ONE of the following topics:
Essay Topic 1
Discuss how Wouk highlights many of the harsh realities of the plight of the Jews during World War II through the story of Natalie and Aaron.
Essay Topic 2
Discuss how Aaron and Natalie's train trip from Theresienstadt to Auschwitz is an allegorical journey showing how horrific the end was for the Jews sent to the death camps.
Essay Topic 3
Discuss how Wouk uses the character of Berel to show the strength and resilience of the Jewish people.
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