The Devil's Arithmetic Quiz Questions

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Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    What does the title, "The Devil's Arithmetic" mean?
  • 2. 
    What city is Hannah Stern from?
    • A. 

      New Rochelle, NY

    • B. 

      Chicago, IL

    • C. 

      Lublin, Poland

    • D. 

      Berlin, Germany

  • 3. 
    Where did Aaron always hide during the Seder dinner?
    • A. 

      In trash can

    • B. 

      Under the bed

    • C. 

      In the bathroom

    • D. 

      Behind the couch

  • 4. 
    What "adult" thing does Hannah get to do at the Seder dinner?
    • A. 

      Talk with the adults

    • B. 

      Drink wine

    • C. 

      Eat everything on her plate

    • D. 

      Stay up late

  • 5. 
    What city was Chaya from?
    • A. 

      Shtetl

    • B. 

      Viosk

    • C. 

      Lublin

    • D. 

      Berlin

  • 6. 
    What does "Chaya" mean?
    • A. 

      Life

    • B. 

      Remember

    • C. 

      Love

    • D. 

      Joy

  • 7. 
    What two characters were supposed to get married?
    • A. 

      Gitl and Shmuel

    • B. 

      Reuven and Tzipporah

    • C. 

      Shifre and Esther

    • D. 

      Shmuel and Fayge

  • 8. 
    List in the correct order of what happened to the Jews when they arrived to the camp.
    • A. 

      Tattoo, shower, hair cut

    • B. 

      Shower, hair cut, tattoo

    • C. 

      Hair cut, shower, tattoo

  • 9. 
    What did the Jews eat everyday at the camp?
    • A. 

      Beans and rice

    • B. 

      Bread and water

    • C. 

      Soup and Salad

    • D. 

      Potato soup and hard, dry bread

  • 10. 
    Who escaped from camp?
    • A. 

      Wolfe

    • B. 

      Gitl

    • C. 

      Yitzchak

    • D. 

      Chaya

  • 11. 
    Who taught Chaya how to remember her number?
    • A. 

      Shifre

    • B. 

      Blokova

    • C. 

      Fayge

    • D. 

      Rivka

  • 12. 
    What does "Argeit Macht Frei" mean?
    • A. 

      Work makes you free

    • B. 

      Long live Germany

    • C. 

      Jews must work

    • D. 

      Heil Hitler