|Name: _________________________||Period: ___________________|
This test consists of 5 multiple choice questions, 5 short answer questions, and 10 short essay questions.
Multiple Choice Questions
1. Why did someone in Chelm think the moon fell in a barrel?
(a) They saw the moon go down behind the barrel.
(b) They saw the reflection in the water.
(c) Someone told them.
(d) They could not see the moon.
2. How are Atzel and the older man in the first story related?
(a) Atzel is his grandson.
(b) Atzel is his cousin.
(c) Atzel is his son.
(d) Atzel is his nephew.
3. What does Atzel think he has to do to get to paradise?
4. What does the strange man in "Grandmother's Tale" NOT have?
(a) A heart.
(b) A reflection.
(c) A shadow.
(d) A home.
5. What is the coat made of that belonged to the strange man in Grandmother's tale?
(a) Fox fur.
(c) Wolf fur.
(d) Bear hide.
Short Answer Questions
1. What is the first thing Atzel asks for when he wakes up in the paradise room?
2. How do the leaders decide to tell the people of Chelm to stay in their houses?
3. How long does the strange man in Grandmother's tale ask to stay at the house?
4. How many children does the father in "Grandmother's Tale" have?
5. What symbol keeps appearing for the children as they are entertained by the strange man in "Grandmother's Tale"?
Short Essay Questions
1. What three things does Mrs. Shlemiel ask of her husband before she leaves for the market?
2. What do the Elders suggest when they hear of Lemel's misfortune with all of his gifts?
3. What does Shlemiel dream about while his wife is at the market?
4. Why does Atzel come to wish he were dead?
5. What does Mrs. Shlemiel sell in the marketplace, and why?
6. Why does Reuven feel he has to sell his goat?
7. Why does Shlemiel not drink water from the well after eating the jam?
8. How long has David's father been missing, and why did he leave in the first place?
9. How does "Grandmother's Tale" begin?
10. What does David demand of the devil when his tail is caught in the door?
This section contains 774 words
(approx. 3 pages at 300 words per page)