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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 the name of the Army officer who admires Rhoda?
2. When Aaron meets with SS officials during his time at Theresienstadt, what do they ask him to be the head of?
3. General Yevlenko is a big proponent of what system in Russia?
4. What is the name of Pug's contact who may have enough clout to help Natalie?
5. As Aaron gets off the train at Auschwitz, he and the others are told to go where?
Short Essay Questions
1. What is Theresienstadt and how does it allow the Germans to fool the rest of the world?
2. What does Aster do during battle to show himself to be less than honorable?
3. How does Aaron manage to get some better food on the train when he is being transported to Auschwitz from Theresienstadt?
4. How does Louis make the German soldier guarding them on the train laugh?
5. What does Pug discover when he asks other Americans in Iran about Rhoda and Peters?
6. What does General Yevlenko tell Pug about what has happened in Leningrad?
7. What was Natalie's job while she was at Auschwitz?
8. Why are the children at Madame Rosen's orphanage rounded up by the Nazis?
9. Why does a doctor Aaron meets compare Nazi Germany to the Ku Klux Klan?
10. How does Mutterperl die, leaving Berel alone to escape?
Write an essay for ONE of the following topics:
Essay Topic 1
Discuss how World War II plays a central role in the story, more than just a backdrop or a mere setting, but rather as equally important as any character in the story.
Essay Topic 2
"Our little earth contains traces of the primordial ash of creation, powerful in handful sizes to wipe us all out: and human nature contains traces of savagery, persisting in advanced society, which can use the stuff to wipe us out." Discuss what Wouk means by this statement in the last chapter.
Essay Topic 3
Who is the true hero of War and Remembrance and why?
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