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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. The _______ Jews were the spotlight of the Red Cross visit to Theresienstadt.
2. In Chapter 53, according to Leslie Slote, where is Natalie?
3. At Auschwitz, Natalie was put to work in a factory disassembling what?
4. What is the name of Captain Aster's executive officer on the submarine?
5. Who writes to tell Byron the truth about Pug and Rhoda's divorce?
Short Essay Questions
1. How does Aaron manage to get some better food on the train when he is being transported to Auschwitz from Theresienstadt?
2. What does General Yevlenko tell Pug about what has happened in Leningrad?
3. What does Madeline reveal about their parents' marriage in the letter she writes to Byron?
4. What does the Red Cross representative who gave a glowing report of Theresienstadt later testify that he knew?
5. What ordeal does Natalie go through before she learns that Louis is not dead?
6. How are Slote's request to help the Jews received by the State Department?
7. What does Aster do during battle to show himself to be less than honorable?
8. How does Louis make the German soldier guarding them on the train laugh?
9. What happens when Aaron and Natalie meet with Eichmann during their stay at Theresienstadt?
10. Why does Rhoda disagree with Pug about helping to get Natalie out of Europe?
Write an essay for ONE of the following topics:
Essay Topic 1
What was the extent of the hoax that was Theresienstadt and why did the Germans go to such extremes to keep it up, including a separate Jewish government?
Essay Topic 2
How does the character of Leslie Slote play the role as the collective conscience of Americans?
Essay Topic 3
Discuss how even in the midst of war, love affairs dominate the hearts and minds of many of the characters. Do books and movies excessively romanticize this time period or are the portrayals of love triangles and such probably accurate?
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