Zlata's Diary: A Child's Life in Sarajevo Test | Lesson Plans Mid-Book Test - Hard

Zlata Filipović
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Mid-Book Test - Hard

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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 did Filipovich's father find in the attic?

2. What injury did Filipovic's dad suffer due to carrying heavy amounts of water?

3. Who was going to publish Filipovich's diary?

4. What fan club was Zlata trying to join?

5. Filipovich was once told that what was the most wonderful time of your life?

Short Essay Questions

1. What did Filipovic do at her first music lesson since March on December 28, 1992?

2. Why was Filipovic concerned about going back to school in March of 1993?

3. What did Filipovic say about the homeless in Sarajevo in April of 1993?

4. With the ringing in of the New Year, explain what the people of Sarajevo wanted in 1993?

5. Where did Filipovic and her friends spend their holidays?

6. Why was Filipovic sad on November 25, 1992?

7. Filipovic remembered the horrible shelling that took place on May 2, 1992. Describe what she remembered from that horrible day.

8. Describe Nedo's goodbye according to Filipovic.

9. What was "war" according to Filipovic?

10. What did Oga say in a letter about the houses in Jahorina?

Essay Topics

Essay Topic 1

Filipovic took school seriously and often complained when school was not in session. When school was canceled due to the war, Filipovic searched for ways to continue her education despite the war that continued.

Part 1) How did Filipovic learn when school was not in session?

Part 2) What was Filipovic's favorite subject in school?

Part 3) Who often visited Filipovic's house to teach when school was closed due to the dangers in the streets of Sarajevo?

Essay Topic 2

Several governmental and non governmental organizations deployed to Sarajevo and surrounding areas to assist in the humanitarian effort.

Part 1) Describe the role of UNICEF in Sarajevo.

Part 2) What was the role of UNPROFOR? How were their efforts often slowed down?

Essay Topic 3

The city of Otes was being bombarded by shells and was being destroyed. Otes suffered severe damage, and the Filipovics had several friends that lived in the city.

Part 1) Who lived in Otes? Were they able to escape the carnage?

Part 2) Describe the destruction to the city of Otes.

Part 3) How did the people that escaped adjust to being refugees in Sarajevo?

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