Mother Night Test | Final Test - Hard

This set of Lesson Plans consists of approximately 163 pages of tests, essay questions, lessons, and other teaching materials.

Mother Night Test | Final Test - Hard

This set of Lesson Plans consists of approximately 163 pages of tests, essay questions, lessons, and other teaching materials.
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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 is one detail of Resi's post-war life that is true?

2. What is George Kraft frantically searching for when he returns to the narrator's apartment?

3. What causes the Holy Grail to disappear in the narrator's play?

4. If someone wished to purchase a copy of Memoirs of a Monogamous Casanova with color illustrations, how much extra would it cost?

5. What was Lionel Jones' chauffeur's nickname?

Short Essay Questions

1. Describe Lazlo Szombathy, the man who uses the rope intended for the narrator. What had he done in his native country and after coming to America?

2. According to Frank Wirtanen, why do the Russians want to get their hands on the narrator?

3. Describe what happened to the narrator after being beaten and knocked unconscious.

4. Describe the appearance of the Iron Guardsmen.

5. What is the Memoirs of a Monogamous Casanova and why did the narrator not want it to be published?

6. Describe the planned escape to Mexico. Who was involved and how?

7. Describe the scene at Jones' house after the narrator returns from his meeting with the Blue Fairy Godmother.

8. What is Resi's explanation for tricking the narrator into thinking she is her dead sister?

9. When the narrator returns to his ransacked attic home, what does it remind him of?

10. Describe the narrator's encounter with Adolf Eichmann in the Tel Aviv jail.

Essay Topics

Write an essay for ONE of the following topics:

Essay Topic 1

Howard Campbell discovers that Resi has not only deceived him by posing as Helga's sister, but is also a communist agent involved in a plot to kidnap him. Discuss why Campbell is not particularly shocked or angered by these betrayals.

Essay Topic 2

Adolf Eichmann plans to use the defense that he was just following orders and is, therefore, not personally responsible for the deaths of millions of Jews. Discuss this defense and whether it is ever acceptable.

Essay Topic 3

Adolf Eichmann says he plans to use the defense that he was just a soldier following orders. Discuss whether this is a sufficient defense in a war crimes hearing or trial.

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