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This test is based on the Holocaust and how the jews were treated by the Germans.


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 

    1.      What is the name of the main character of the book?

    • A.

      David

    • B.

      Hannah

    • C.

      William

    Correct Answer
    B. Hannah
    Explanation
    The main character of the book is named Hannah.

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  • 2. 

    What is the name of the worst concentration camp in Poland?

    • A.

      Berziwetz

    • B.

      Auschiwts

    • C.

      Dublin

    • D.

      Finzwetz

    Correct Answer
    B. Auschiwts
    Explanation
    Auschwitz is the correct answer because it was one of the most notorious concentration camps during World War II, located in Poland. It was known for its brutal conditions, mass killings, and the systematic extermination of millions of Jews and other prisoners by the Nazis. The name "Auschwitz" has become synonymous with the Holocaust and represents the horrors and atrocities committed during that time.

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  • 3. 

    What is the correct name for places that the Nazi's imprisioned soldiers?

    • A.

      Ghetto camps

    • B.

      Concentration camps

    • C.

      Genocide camps

    Correct Answer
    B. Concentration camps
    Explanation
    During World War II, the Nazis established concentration camps as places to imprison soldiers and civilians who were considered enemies of the state. These camps were characterized by harsh living conditions, forced labor, and systematic persecution. The purpose of concentration camps was to detain, control, and ultimately exterminate individuals based on their race, religion, political beliefs, or other perceived threats to the Nazi regime. The term "concentration camps" accurately describes these places of imprisonment and serves as a reminder of the atrocities committed by the Nazis during the Holocaust.

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  • 4. 

    What city is Hannah Stern from?

    • A.

      Trenton, New Jersey

    • B.

      Berlin, Germany

    • C.

      New Rochelle, New York

    Correct Answer
    C. New Rochelle, New York
    Explanation
    Hannah Stern is from New Rochelle, New York.

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  • 5. 

    While the Seder Dinner were did Aaron hide?

    • A.

      Under the bed

    • B.

      Behind the couch

    • C.

      In the bathroom

    Correct Answer
    C. In the bathroom
  • 6. 

    At thw Seder Dinner what did Hannah get to do?

    • A.

      Talk with the parents

    • B.

      Drink wine

    • C.

      Stay up late

    Correct Answer
    B. Drink wine
    Explanation
    Hannah got to drink wine at the Seder Dinner.

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  • 7. 

    Chaya form were does that city come from?

    • A.

      Berlin

    • B.

      Lublin

    • C.

      Viosk

    Correct Answer
    B. Lublin
    Explanation
    The question is asking about the origin of the city mentioned in the "Chaya form". Out of the given options, Lublin is the correct answer as it is a city that exists in real life. Berlin is also a city, but it is not mentioned in the question. Viosk is not a recognized city, so it is not a valid answer. Therefore, Lublin is the correct answer.

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  • 8. 

    What does Chaya mean?

    • A.

      Love

    • B.

      Remember

    • C.

      Life

    Correct Answer
    C. Life
    Explanation
    Chaya means "life". This word is often used in various cultures to refer to the essence of being alive, the vitality and energy that sustains us. It represents the concept of living and all the experiences and emotions that come with it.

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  • 9. 

    Who was supposed to get married?

    • A.

      Shmuel and Fayge

    • B.

      Shife and Esther

    • C.

      Reuven and Tzipporah

    Correct Answer
    A. Shmuel and Fayge
    Explanation
    Shmuel and Fayge were supposed to get married based on the given options.

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  • 10. 

    What happened to the Jews get once they got to the camps?

    • A.

      Shower, hair cut, tatooed

    • B.

      Shower, food, shelter

    • C.

      Punished, jailed, gased

    Correct Answer
    A. Shower, hair cut, tatooed
    Explanation
    Once the Jews arrived at the camps, they were subjected to a dehumanizing process. They were forced to take showers, which were actually gas chambers where they were killed. Additionally, their heads were shaved to strip them of their identity, and they were tattooed with identification numbers as a means of further degrading and marking them. This process was part of the systematic extermination and persecution of the Jews during the Holocaust.

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  • 11. 

    If the Jews got something to eat what did they get to eat at the camps?

    • A.

      Beans and rice

    • B.

      Potato soup and hard dry bread

    • C.

      Bread and water

    Correct Answer
    B. Potato soup and hard dry bread
    Explanation
    During the Holocaust, Jews who were imprisoned in concentration camps were given minimal rations, often consisting of meager and low-quality food. The answer "potato soup and hard dry bread" reflects the harsh reality of their diet. These items were commonly provided, as they were inexpensive and could sustain the prisoners to some extent. The meagerness of the rations highlights the inhumane conditions and deliberate starvation that the Jews endured in the camps.

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  • 12. 

    Who escaped form the camps?

    • A.

      Chaya

    • B.

      Yitzchak

    • C.

      Gitl

    Correct Answer
    B. Yitzchak
    Explanation
    Yitzchak escaped from the camps.

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  • 13. 

    Hannah was tought to remember her number who tought her how to do that?

    • A.

      Rivka

    • B.

      Gitl

    • C.

      Fayge

    Correct Answer
    A. Rivka
  • 14. 

    What does Argeirt Macht Frei mean?

    • A.

      Work makes you free

    • B.

      Jews must work

    • C.

      Jews aren't wanted

    Correct Answer
    A. Work makes you free
    Explanation
    "Argeirt Macht Frei" is a German phrase that translates to "work makes you free." This phrase was famously displayed on the entrance gates of several Nazi concentration camps, including Auschwitz. The Nazis used this phrase as a deceptive slogan to give false hope to the prisoners, implying that if they worked hard, they would eventually be set free. However, it was just a cruel manipulation tactic, as the true intention was to exploit and ultimately exterminate the prisoners.

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  • 15. 

    What is the setting of the story?

    • A.

      A Jewish ghetto

    • B.

      Polish village

    • C.

      German Town

    Correct Answer
    B. Polish village
    Explanation
    The setting of the story is a Polish village.

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  • 16. 

    Who is Gitl?

    • A.

      Hannah's uncle

    • B.

      Hannah's aunt

    • C.

      Chaya's mother

    Correct Answer
    B. Hannah's aunt
    Explanation
    Gitl is Hannah's aunt because the question asks "Who is Gitl?" and the answer states that Gitl is Hannah's aunt.

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  • 17. 

    Who is Shmuel?

    • A.

      Hannah's uncle

    • B.

      Chaya's sister

    • C.

      Chaya's mother

    Correct Answer
    A. Hannah's uncle
    Explanation
    Shmuel is Hannah's uncle because the question states "Who is Shmuel?" and the options provided do not include any other relationship with Hannah. Therefore, the correct answer is Hannah's uncle.

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  • 18. 

    Does Hannah like to go to the Seder Dinner?

    • A.

      True

    • B.

      False

    Correct Answer
    B. False
    Explanation
    Based on the given question, it is stated "Does Hannah like to go to the Seder Dinner?" The answer given is "false". This implies that Hannah does not like to go to the Seder Dinner.

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  • 19. 

    Does Hannah drink alot often?

    • A.

      True

    • B.

      False

    Correct Answer
    A. True
    Explanation
    The answer "true" suggests that Hannah drinks a lot often. This implies that Hannah consumes a large amount of alcohol on a regular basis.

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  • 20. 

    Did Haanah trick the soldiers into not bringing them into the camps?

    • A.

      Truse

    • B.

      False

    Correct Answer
    B. False
    Explanation
    The question asks if Haanah tricked the soldiers into not bringing them into the camps. The correct answer is "false" which means that Haanah did not trick the soldiers. This implies that the soldiers were not deceived or misled by Haanah and therefore, they were not prevented from bringing them into the camps.

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  • 21. 

    No one died in the trains going to the camps?

    • A.

      True

    • B.

      False

    Correct Answer
    B. False
    Explanation
    The statement "No one died in the trains going to the camps" is false. This implies that there were deaths in the trains transporting people to the camps.

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  • 22. 

    What hapened  to Hannah when she got her head shaved?

    • A.

      She gets sad

    • B.

      She started to cry

    • C.

      She loses her memory

    Correct Answer
    C. She loses her memory
    Explanation
    When Hannah got her head shaved, she loses her memory. This suggests that the act of shaving her head has somehow caused her to experience memory loss. The reason behind this connection between shaving her head and memory loss is not provided in the question.

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  • 23. 

    What do the kids run to the dump for?

    • A.

      They want to

    • B.

      So they can hide from the Commandant

    • C.

      There scared

    Correct Answer
    B. So they can hide from the Commandant
    Explanation
    The kids run to the dump in order to hide from the Commandant. It is likely that the Commandant poses a threat or is someone they fear, and hiding in the dump provides them a temporary refuge where they believe they will not be found.

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  • 24. 

    When Haanah wakes up what does she findout?

    • A.

      She findsout that Rivka is really her aunt Eva

    • B.

      She can't remember anything

    • C.

      She isn't at home

    Correct Answer
    A. She findsout that Rivka is really her aunt Eva
    Explanation
    The correct answer is that Haanah finds out that Rivka is really her aunt Eva. This suggests that Haanah had been unaware of Rivka's true identity before waking up. This revelation could potentially have significant implications for Haanah's understanding of her family and personal history.

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  • 25. 

    What happens to Hannah when she dinner?

    • A.

      She drinks to much

    • B.

      She gets to eat at the table with the grown ups

    • C.

      She goes back into the pass during the Holocaust

    Correct Answer
    C. She goes back into the pass during the Holocaust
  • 26. 

    Will lost everyone but your Aunt Eva. A family of eight all but wipped out. What does Hannah's mother mean by that?

    • A.

      Jews killed them all

    • B.

      They all died

    • C.

      No one died except AUnt Eva.

    Correct Answer
    A. Jews killed them all
    Explanation
    The correct answer suggests that the phrase "all but wiped out" means that everyone in the family, except Aunt Eva, died. The statement implies that Jews were responsible for killing the family members.

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  • 27. 

    What does Yeherzeit mean?

    • A.

      To whisper

    • B.

      To fall on something

    • C.

      To pray

    Correct Answer
    B. To fall on something
    Explanation
    Yeherzeit is a term used in Jewish culture to refer to the anniversary of a loved one's death. During this time, it is customary to "fall on" or observe a moment of remembrance for the deceased. This can involve lighting a memorial candle, reciting prayers, or participating in other rituals to honor the memory of the person who has passed away.

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  • 28. 

    What is the name of the process of death with the purpose of getting rid of a group?

    • A.

      Genocide

    • B.

      KAPO

    • C.

      Enuthanasia

    Correct Answer
    C. Enuthanasia
    Explanation
    Euthanasia is the process of intentionally causing the death of a person or a group of individuals who are suffering from a terminal illness or experiencing extreme pain, with the purpose of relieving their suffering. It involves the deliberate act of ending someone's life to alleviate their pain or to prevent further suffering. In the context of the given question, euthanasia is the correct answer as it refers to the process of death with the intention of eliminating a group of people who are perceived as burdensome or unwanted.

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  • 29. 

    What was the name of the city were all the Jews were forced to live?

    • A.

      Seclusion

    • B.

      Penthouse

    • C.

      Ghetto

    Correct Answer
    C. Ghetto
    Explanation
    During the Holocaust, Jews were forced to live in designated areas called ghettos. These were often overcrowded and unsanitary neighborhoods, where Jews were isolated from the rest of society. The purpose of these ghettos was to segregate and control the Jewish population, making it easier for the Nazis to implement their discriminatory policies and ultimately carry out their genocidal plans.

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  • 30. 

    At the Seder dinner they had unleavened bread with potatos. What does unleavened mean?

    • A.

      Old bread

    • B.

      Stall bread

    • C.

      Made without yeast

    Correct Answer
    C. Made without yeast
    Explanation
    Unleavened bread refers to bread that is made without yeast. Yeast is a leavening agent that causes bread to rise and become fluffy. However, during the Seder dinner, unleavened bread is traditionally eaten to commemorate the Jewish holiday of Passover. This is because, according to the Bible, the Israelites did not have enough time to let their bread rise when they were fleeing slavery in Egypt. Therefore, unleavened bread symbolizes the haste and urgency of their escape.

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  • 31. 

    What does uncomprehendingly mean?

    • A.

      Without understanding

    • B.

      Hard to read

    • C.

      Understanding

    Correct Answer
    B. Hard to read
    Explanation
    The term "uncomprehendingly" refers to a state or manner of not understanding something. However, the given answer "hard to read" is not an accurate definition of "uncomprehendingly". "Hard to read" implies difficulty in deciphering written text, whereas "uncomprehendingly" specifically relates to a lack of understanding or comprehension.

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  • 32. 

    The Jews at the camps were vulnerable.

    • A.

      Able to be harmed

    • B.

      Important

    • C.

      Thrown out

    Correct Answer
    A. Able to be harmed
    Explanation
    The statement "The Jews at the camps were vulnerable" means that they were in a position where they could easily be harmed or taken advantage of. This suggests that they were in a state of weakness or defenselessness, making them susceptible to physical, emotional, and psychological harm. Given the context of the question, it is clear that the correct answer is "able to be harmed."

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  • 33. 

    The jews were prominent to the Germans.

    • A.

      Most noticable

    • B.

      Hated them

    • C.

      Helped them

    Correct Answer
    A. Most noticable
    Explanation
    The correct answer is "most noticeable." This means that the Jews were easily seen or observed by the Germans. It implies that they stood out in some way, whether it be due to their physical appearance, cultural practices, or any other distinguishing factors.

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  • 34. 

    The jews couldn't be lingering because if the Germans saw then they ould be gased.

    • A.

      Hanging around

    • B.

      Not doing anything

    • C.

      Rebelling against them

    Correct Answer
    A. Hanging around
    Explanation
    The correct answer is "hanging around." The explanation for this answer is that the Jews couldn't be lingering or staying in one place for a long time because if the Germans saw them, they would be gassed. The context suggests that the Jews were in a dangerous situation, and any visible or prolonged presence could have led to their capture and subsequent harm by the Germans. Therefore, "hanging around" implies a sense of caution and the need to avoid drawing attention to themselves.

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  • 35. 

    There would be quartet of jews going in to get gased.

    • A.

      Group of four

    • B.

      Alot of

    • C.

      Grouped

    Correct Answer
    A. Group of four
    Explanation
    The given correct answer refers to the term "quartet" which means a group of four people. In the context of the question, it is mentioned that there would be a quartet of Jews going in to get gassed. This implies that there would be four Jews entering a gas chamber or a similar situation. The term "grouped" mentioned in the question further supports this explanation, indicating that the Jews are being organized or gathered together.

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  • 36. 

    If jews get gruesome food, what kind of food do they get?

    • A.

      Horrble food

    • B.

      Good food

    • C.

      Old food

    Correct Answer
    A. Horrble food
    Explanation
    The question is asking about the kind of food that Jews get if it is gruesome. The correct answer is "horrble food" which implies that if the food is gruesome, Jews receive horrible or unpleasant food.

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  • 37. 

    What does guttural mean?

    • A.

      Throaty, gravelly

    • B.

      Sad

    • C.

      Mean

    Correct Answer
    A. Throaty, gravelly
    Explanation
    Guttural means throaty or gravelly. This term is used to describe sounds or voices that are produced in the throat, often with a rough or harsh quality. It refers to a deep, low-pitched sound that is similar to the growl of an animal. The word "guttural" is derived from the Latin word "guttur," which means throat. Therefore, the correct answer for this question is throaty, gravelly.

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  • 38. 

    Died distorted jews were thron on the streets.

    • A.

      Twisted

    • B.

      Burned

    • C.

      Tortured

    Correct Answer
    A. Twisted
  • 39. 

    The jews were discernible to everyine else.

    • A.

      Recognizable

    • B.

      Can't see

    • C.

      Hated

    Correct Answer
    A. Recognizable
    Explanation
    The correct answer is "recognizable". This means that the Jews were easily identifiable or distinguishable from everyone else. The word "discernible" suggests that their appearance, culture, or beliefs made them stand out or easily recognizable to others.

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  • 40. 

    The bread the jews got was garish.

    • A.

      Tasteless

    • B.

      Old

    • C.

      Rotten

    Correct Answer
    A. Tasteless
    Explanation
    The correct answer is "tasteless" because the statement "The bread the Jews got was garish" suggests that the bread lacked flavor or had a bland taste. The word "garish" typically refers to something that is showy or overly colorful, but in this context, it seems to imply that the bread lacked any enjoyable taste. Therefore, "tasteless" is the most fitting option among the given choices.

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  • 41. 

    All the German were ingrate.

    • A.

      Un pleasent people

    • B.

      Note liked people

    • C.

      Ungrateful person

    Correct Answer
    C. Ungrateful person
    Explanation
    The correct answer is "ungrateful person." This is because the statement "All the German were ingrate" suggests that all Germans were ungrateful, indicating that the word "ungrateful person" is the most suitable option to describe the people in question.

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  • 42. 

    What does ominous mean?

    • A.

      Threating

    • B.

      Ingrate

    • C.

      Discernible

    Correct Answer
    A. Threating
    Explanation
    The word "ominous" refers to something that gives the impression of danger or harm. It suggests that there is a threat or something bad is about to happen. Therefore, the correct answer is "threatening."

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  • 43. 

    What do you think would of happened if Hannah would not have gone to open the door on the Seder Dinner? Do you think things would have gone a diffrent way or do you think they would have still been the same? Explain why in 2 to 3 paragraphs.

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