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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. How many sons does the father in "Grandmother's Tale" have?
2. What did Chelm need money for?
3. What do the people in Chelm like to do?
4. How does the strange man in "Grandmother's Tale" entertain the children in the house?
5. What is Grandmother's name?
Short Essay Questions
1. What did the strange man do after the children realized who he really was?
2. What strange thing did the children notice while the strange man was playing with them?
3. How does "Grandmother's Tale" begin?
4. What did the strange man who appeared in "Grandmother's Tale" look like?
5. Who is invited as a special guest to Atzel's wedding and why?
6. What does Dr. Yoetz see when he first checks on Atzel inside Kadish's house?
7. What does Atzel do on his first days in paradise, and how does he feel about this?
8. What does Atzel do the minute he is released from paradise?
9. What do Tudras and Lekisch want to buy with the fortune from the snow?
10. Why did someone think the moon fell in a barrel?
Write an essay for ONE of the following topics:
Essay Topic 1
The characters in these stories have their own goals and motivations. Select four characters and discuss their main motivation and how this goal affected the characters around them.
Essay Topic 2
Hannukuh and Judaism are central to the plots of every story. How does this religious center affect the plot of the stories and the messages presented in them?
Essay Topic 3
Foolishness is a common folly highlighted in this collection of stories. What are some of the main examples of this, and what message is being sent by this blatant foolishness?
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