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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 does Atzel do when he returns from the false paradise?
2. How many daughters does the father in "Grandmother's Tale" have?
3. What is Gimpel's occupation?
4. What does strange man do when the children realize who he is?
5. What does Atzel notice about the food in paradise?
Short Essay Questions
1. What do Tudras and Lekisch want to buy with the fortune from the snow?
2. Why were the Elders chosen to rule the town of Chelm?
3. Why did the children keep playing with the strange man after they noticed something strange happening?
4. Why does Atzel come to wish he were dead?
5. What do the Elders decide to do during the next snow after seeing what happened?
6. What did the strange man in "Grandmother's Tale" do when he came into the house?
7. Why did someone think the moon fell in a barrel?
8. What is the rhyme at the end of "Grandmother's Tale"?
9. What causes Atzel to change his ideas while he is in paradise?
10. Who is called to carry Gimpel to deliver the message about staying in their houses?
Write an essay for ONE of the following topics:
Essay Topic 1
Fear is experienced a number of times in these stories by different characters. What are some of these instances, and how does fear affect the characters in the book?
Essay Topic 2
Power and greed are two common themes in this book. Where do they appear, and how do they differ in their manifestations?
Essay Topic 3
Interesting advice is given and received in these stories. What are some examples of this advice, and what are the consequences of it?
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