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  • 1. 

    When Paul describes his friends, he says that Albert Kropp was “the cleverest thinker among us and therefore only a lance-corporal.” What does this statement imply about Paul’s opinion of the army chain of command?

    • A.

      The smarter you are, the higher your rank.

    • B.

      No smart people enlisted in the army.

    • C.

      The army does not promote people by their qualifications.

    • D.

      Paul does not want to be an officer.

    Correct Answer
    C. The army does not promote people by their qualifications.
    Explanation
    The statement implies that the army does not promote people based on their qualifications. Paul's description of Albert Kropp as the "cleverest thinker" suggests that Albert should have been promoted to a higher rank based on his intelligence and abilities. However, Paul states that Albert is only a lance-corporal, indicating that the army's promotion system does not prioritize qualifications and instead relies on other factors.

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  • 2. 

    What do Katczinsky's words and actions show about his personality and his relationship to the other men?

    • A.

      Katczinsky looks out for the younger men.

    • B.

      Katczinsky is lazy and no one trusts him.

    • C.

      Katczinsky is successful with the ladies.

    • D.

      Katczinsky can eat more than anyone else.

    Correct Answer
    A. Katczinsky looks out for the younger men.
    Explanation
    Katczinsky's actions of looking out for the younger men demonstrate his caring and protective nature. This suggests that he is a responsible and considerate person who takes on a mentorship role within the group. His willingness to support and guide the younger men indicates a strong sense of camaraderie and a close bond with his comrades.

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  • 3. 

    How was morphine used during this war?

    • A.

      As an antibiotic

    • B.

      As a pain reliever

    • C.

      As an anti-nausea medicine

    • D.

      As a pain inducer

    Correct Answer
    B. As a pain reliever
    Explanation
    Morphine was used during the war as a pain reliever. Morphine is a powerful opioid analgesic that is commonly used to manage severe pain. It works by binding to opioid receptors in the brain and spinal cord, reducing the perception of pain. During the war, morphine was administered to injured soldiers to help alleviate their pain and provide some comfort. It was an effective medication for managing the intense pain caused by injuries sustained in battle.

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  • 4. 

    What contrasts does Paul stress between the young men of his own generation and their elders who represent authority?

    • A.

      Old men are smart, young men are not

    • B.

      Old men have experienced life, young men have not

    • C.

      Old men enjoy the war, young men do not

    • D.

      Old men know what they are doing, young men do not

    Correct Answer
    B. Old men have experienced life, young men have not
    Explanation
    Paul stresses the contrast between the young men of his own generation and their elders who represent authority by highlighting the fact that the old men have experienced life, while the young men have not. This implies that the older generation has gained wisdom and knowledge through their life experiences, which the younger generation lacks. The emphasis on the difference in life experiences suggests that the older generation possesses a deeper understanding and perspective, while the younger generation is still inexperienced and has much to learn.

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  • 5. 

    What is a paradox?

    • A.

      Two literary terms that sound the same

    • B.

      A clue the author puts in the work as to what will happen later

    • C.

      A reference to a previous character or event

    • D.

      An apparent contradiction that is actually true

    Correct Answer
    D. An apparent contradiction that is actually true
    Explanation
    A paradox is an apparent contradiction that is actually true. It refers to a situation or statement that seems to contradict itself or go against common sense, but upon further analysis, it is found to be logically valid or true. Paradoxes are often used in literature, philosophy, and logic to challenge conventional thinking and provoke deeper thought and reflection. They can be used to highlight the complexities and contradictions of life and human nature.

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  • 6. 

    What is Paul saying about Kemmerich:  “He it is still yet it is not he any longer”?

    • A.

      Kemmerich is dying.

    • B.

      Kemmerich is not like he used to be.

    • C.

      Paul does not recognize Kemmerich.

    • D.

      Paul is afraid of Kemmerich.

    Correct Answer
    B. Kemmerich is not like he used to be.
    Explanation
    The statement "He it is still yet it is not he any longer" suggests that Kemmerich has undergone a significant change. This implies that Kemmerich is not the same person he used to be, indicating that he is not like he used to be.

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  • 7. 

    Why does Paul’s deliberatly tread on Muller’s foot at the hospital?

    • A.

      Muller is in his way.

    • B.

      Muller is too loud.

    • C.

      Muller has on new boots.

    • D.

      Muller is being selfish.

    Correct Answer
    D. Muller is being selfish.
    Explanation
    Paul deliberately treads on Muller's foot at the hospital because Muller is being selfish. This suggests that Muller's actions or behavior are self-centered or inconsiderate, and Paul's action of treading on his foot can be seen as a form of retaliation or expressing his frustration towards Muller's selfishness.

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  • 8. 

    The hasty intervention with the offer of a cigarette to the orderly in the hospital shows that Paul is:

    • A.

      Generous

    • B.

      Compassionate

    • C.

      Private

    • D.

      Friendly

    Correct Answer
    B. Compassionate
    Explanation
    The hasty intervention with the offer of a cigarette to the orderly in the hospital suggests that Paul is compassionate. By offering a cigarette, Paul demonstrates empathy and concern for the orderly's well-being, indicating that he is kind and caring towards others.

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  • 9. 

    What possession belonging to Kemmerich do the soldiers want?

    • A.

      Hat

    • B.

      Watch

    • C.

      Wallet

    • D.

      Boots

    Correct Answer
    D. Boots
    Explanation
    The soldiers want Kemmerich's boots because they are in need of proper footwear for their military duties. Boots are essential for soldiers as they provide protection, support, and comfort during long marches and combat situations. Additionally, Kemmerich's boots may be of higher quality or in better condition than what the soldiers currently have, making them even more desirable.

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  • 10. 

    Who is the unofficial leader of Paul's company?

    • A.

      Paul

    • B.

      Muller

    • C.

      Kat

    • D.

      Leer

    Correct Answer
    C. Kat
    Explanation
    Kat is the unofficial leader of Paul's company because she is not mentioned as the owner or the official leader of the company. However, the use of the word "unofficial" implies that there is someone who is leading the company without holding an official title, and in this case, it is Kat.

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  • 11. 

    Paul says every soldier is intimately acquainted with his:

    • A.

      Weapon and boots

    • B.

      Life and family

    • C.

      Setting and circumstances

    • D.

      Stomach and intestines

    Correct Answer
    D. Stomach and intestines
    Explanation
    The correct answer is "stomach and intestines". This answer implies that soldiers are familiar with the feeling of hunger and the discomfort of digesting food, which is a common experience for them due to the challenging conditions they often face. This familiarity is likely due to the fact that soldiers often have to endure long periods without access to sufficient food or in difficult environments, which can impact their digestive system.

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  • 12. 

    Who writes a letter telling Paul and his friends they are the "Iron Younth"?

    • A.

      Paul's mom

    • B.

      Remarque

    • C.

      Katczinsky

    • D.

      Kantorek

    Correct Answer
    D. Kantorek
    Explanation
    Kantorek writes a letter telling Paul and his friends they are the "Iron Youth."

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  • 13. 

    What does it mean that Paul and his friends are the "Iron Youth"?

    • A.

      They are patriotic and heroic.

    • B.

      They are physically fit and strong.

    • C.

      They are young and impressionable.

    • D.

      They are made of metal.

    Correct Answer
    A. They are patriotic and heroic.
    Explanation
    The phrase "Iron Youth" is often used to describe a group of young people who are patriotic and heroic. It implies that Paul and his friends possess qualities such as bravery, loyalty, and a strong sense of duty towards their country. This term does not refer to their physical fitness or strength, nor does it suggest that they are made of metal. Instead, it emphasizes their admirable qualities as young individuals who are willing to sacrifice for their nation.

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  • 14. 

    The characters who are all the same age are:

    • A.

      Leer, Kropp, Muller, Kemmerich, Westhaus

    • B.

      Kantorek, Kropp, Muller, Kemmerich, Westhaus

    • C.

      Leer, Kropp, Muller, Kantorek, Westhaus

    • D.

      Tjaden, Krausse, Muller, Kemmerich, Westhaus

    Correct Answer
    A. Leer, Kropp, Muller, Kemmerich, Westhaus
  • 15. 

    The character who is a farmer with a wife at home is:

    • A.

      Detering

    • B.

      Westhaus

    • C.

      Kemmerich

    • D.

      Tjaden

    Correct Answer
    A. Detering
    Explanation
    Detering is the character who is a farmer with a wife at home. This information is not provided for the other characters mentioned in the options (Westhaus, Kemmerich, and Tjaden).

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  • 16. 

    The character who was a peat-digger and has large hands is:

    • A.

      Detering

    • B.

      Westhaus

    • C.

      Kemmerich

    • D.

      Tjaden

    Correct Answer
    B. Westhaus
  • 17. 

    Paul is _____ years old.

    • A.

      18

    • B.

      19

    • C.

      20

    • D.

      17

    Correct Answer
    B. 19
    Explanation
    The given answer, 19, suggests that Paul is 19 years old.

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  • 18. 

    Out of a company originally comprised of 150 men, only _____ returned after a heavy attack on the last day.

    • A.

      50

    • B.

      60

    • C.

      70

    • D.

      80

    Correct Answer
    D. 80
    Explanation
    After a heavy attack on the last day, only 80 men returned out of the original 150 men in the company. This means that 70 men did not return after the attack.

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  • 19. 

    Which character has a knack for finding food?

    • A.

      Kemmerich

    • B.

      Katczinsky

    • C.

      Kropp

    • D.

      Katzenjammer

    Correct Answer
    B. Katczinsky
    Explanation
    Katczinsky is the character who has a knack for finding food. This is evident throughout the novel as he is often seen scavenging for food or finding creative ways to procure it. His ability to locate and acquire food becomes a valuable asset for the group, especially during times of scarcity.

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  • 20. 

    Who is the first of Paul's classmates to die during the war?

    • A.

      Kemmerich

    • B.

      Behm

    • C.

      Muller

    • D.

      Leer

    Correct Answer
    B. Behm
    Explanation
    Behm is the first of Paul's classmates to die during the war. This information can be inferred from the given options. The question asks for the first classmate to die, and Behm is the only classmate mentioned in the options. Therefore, it can be concluded that Behm is the correct answer.

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  • 21. 

    Paul and his friends were encouraged to enlist by:

    • A.

      Kantorek

    • B.

      Katczinsky

    • C.

      Kropp

    • D.

      Krowell

    Correct Answer
    A. Kantorek
    Explanation
    Paul and his friends were encouraged to enlist by Kantorek.

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  • 22. 

    How long have the soldiers been in the trenches?

    • A.

      14 days

    • B.

      4 days

    • C.

      7 days

    • D.

      10 days

    Correct Answer
    A. 14 days
    Explanation
    The correct answer is 14 days. This suggests that the soldiers have been in the trenches for a longer period compared to the other options provided. The length of time spent in the trenches is an important factor as it can greatly impact the soldiers' physical and mental well-being. Being in the trenches for 14 days indicates a significant duration of exposure to the harsh conditions and challenges faced in warfare.

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  • 23. 

    When Paul says, "One could sit like this forever," he is talking about:

    • A.

      Looking up at the clouds

    • B.

      Eating his fill of beef and beans

    • C.

      Dreaming of home and family

    • D.

      The bathroom

    Correct Answer
    D. The bathroom
    Explanation
    The given question asks about what Paul is referring to when he says, "One could sit like this forever." The correct answer is "the bathroom." This suggests that Paul finds sitting in the bathroom to be a comfortable and relaxing experience, implying that he enjoys spending time there and could do so indefinitely.

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  • 24. 

    Paul recalls whose mother crying endlessly when her son departed for the war, embarrassing her son?

    • A.

      Baumer

    • B.

      Kemmerich

    • C.

      Behm

    • D.

      Kropp

    Correct Answer
    B. Kemmerich
    Explanation
    Paul recalls Kemmerich's mother crying endlessly when her son departed for the war, embarrassing Kemmerich. This suggests that Kemmerich's departure had a significant emotional impact on his mother, causing her to publicly display her distress, which in turn embarrassed Kemmerich.

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  • 25. 

    Wooden boxes with handles are used for"

    • A.

      Transporting weapons

    • B.

      Hiding from the enemy

    • C.

      Collecting bodies

    • D.

      Group poop

    Correct Answer
    D. Group poop
    Explanation
    Wooden boxes with handles are commonly used for transporting goods or items. In this case, the answer "group poop" does not make logical sense and seems to be a humorous or nonsensical option. It is likely a distractor or an incorrect answer inserted to add humor or confusion to the question.

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