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Mother Night Test | Mid-Book Test - Medium

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This test consists of 5 multiple choice questions, 5 short answer questions, and 10 short essay questions.

Multiple Choice Questions

1. Why was Lionel Jones kicked out of dental school?
(a) Because he plagiarized his dissertation.
(b) On suspicion that he deliberately over-anesthetized a Jewish patient, causing her severe brain damage.
(c) Because of scholastic failure and weapons found under his mattress.
(d) Because he used a racial slur against the dean.

2. What fact does the narrator never reveal to his wife?
(a) That he was born in the United States.
(b) That he had cheated on her.
(c) That he was part Jewish.
(d) That he was a spy.

3. Arpad Kovacs despises Jews who did not do what?
(a) Fight back.
(b) Help settle the new nation of Israel.
(c) Escape from Europe when they had the chance.
(d) Convert to Christianity.

4. How does the narrator get money to live on while hiding in New York?
(a) By writing articles for The White Christian Minuteman.
(b) By selling chess sets he carves from wood.
(c) From the interest earned on an inheritance left to him by his parents.
(d) By selling valuables he had stolen from Germans during the war.

5. What is the White Christian Minuteman?
(a) The name of an old Boston tavern.
(b) An anti-Semitic, anti-Negro, anti-Catholic publication.
(c) The name of a marble statue in front of a historic church.
(d) A member of a group of private citizens who patrol the U.S.'s southern border.

Short Answer Questions

1. What is the "Last Full Measure" to which the narrator refers?

2. When the narrator does not want to discuss politics when they are alone in his apartment, what does he ask Helga to ask him about instead?

3. Arpad Kovacs was personally congratulated by __________, whom he would have killed had he known how important he was.

4. What made Goebbels think that Abraham Lincoln might be Jewish?

5. What is the surprise that Rev. Jones and his entourage present to the narrator?

Short Essay Questions

1. What happened to members of the Sonderkommando when their job was done? How were they replaced?

2. In chapter one, where is the narrator? Why is he there and what is he doing?

3. Why was Lionel Jones sent to prison (before he became acquainted with the narrator), and based on what evidence?

4. How and where does the narrator learn the lurid details of his father-in-law's death and what does the narrator find troubling about the article, besides the fact that it is about the death of someone he knows?

5. Of what does the Haifa Institute consider Heinz Schildknecht to be an expert and why?

6. What does Robert Wilson, the Black Fuehrer of Harlem, mean when he says that he and the narrator were on "opposite" sides? Provide some explanation as to why Wilson chose the side he did.

7. Describe the narrator's mother and what is the "queer demonstration" she gives?

8. Describe Heinz Schildknecht's wife as the narrator portrays her. Why does he not like her?

9. What is Goebbels' response to Lincoln's Gettysburg Address?

10. What is the significance of the leather strap that Bernard Mengel mentions?

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