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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. What is Natalie told Louis died of?
2. Whom does Leslie Slote write a letter to, resigning from his position in the Foreign Service?
3. What is the toy Louis Henry is playing with on the train that makes the German soldier laugh?
4. What is the name of the Assistant Secretary of State Slote meets with about helping Jews come to America?
5. What is Germany running low on in the summer of 1944?
Short Essay Questions
1. Why does Rhoda ask Pug for a divorce?
2. How does Berel Jastrow find the man he is supposed to give the secret documents to in Prague?
3. Why does Rhoda disagree with Pug about helping to get Natalie out of Europe?
4. What was Natalie's job while she was at Auschwitz?
5. What does Pug discover when he asks other Americans in Iran about Rhoda and Peters?
6. What happens when Aaron and Natalie meet with Eichmann during their stay at Theresienstadt?
7. How does Pug's visit go with President Roosevelt when he returns to Washington after losing the Northampton?
8. What act of kindness strikes Natalie as she is being transported in a cattle car from Theresienstadt to Auschwitz?
9. How does Aaron get Natalie off the list of Jews to be moved out of Theresienstadt?
10. What ordeal does Natalie go through before she learns that Louis is not dead?
Write an essay for ONE of the following topics:
Essay Topic 1
How was the "Wannsee Protocol" used to convey the horror of what happened in the German death camps from the dual vantage point of being in the thick of the war and the wisdom of hindsight?
Essay Topic 2
Discuss how the novel depicts the way many Americans, even those overseas, failed to understand the impact World War II was soon to have on everyone's lives.
Essay Topic 3
Was the reunion of Byron and Natalie satisfying to the reader? Why or why not? Why do you think Wouk depicted it this way?
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