The Devil's Arithmetic Story Quiz

14 Questions | Total Attempts: 107

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This quiz will make you really think about the the story and you will see how good you did!


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    Why do you think Gitl does not marry Yitzchak?
  • 2. 
    Why is the author's use of badchan effective in conveying the danger the villagers face?
  • 3. 
    How does the experience of being hungry and being in camp affect Hannah's memory?
  • 4. 
    How does Fayge and Shmuel get killed?
  • 5. 
    Why do you think Hannah sacraficed her life for Rivka?
  • 6. 
    What is the theme of the story?
  • 7. 
    What does the title the Devil's Arithmetic mean?
  • 8. 
    Where does Hannah live?
    • A. 

      Poland

    • B. 

      Germany

    • C. 

      New York

    • D. 

      Sweden

    • E. 

      Canada

  • 9. 
    Who does Hannah open the door to?
    • A. 

      Messaih

    • B. 

      Elijah

    • C. 

      Yithchak

    • D. 

      Tzipporah

    • E. 

      Shmuel

  • 10. 
    What does Shmuel mean to Chaya?
    • A. 

      Funny, cheerful

    • B. 

      Is mean

    • C. 

      Gives great hugs

    • D. 

      Is so ugly

  • 11. 
    Who is the person who that "chose" the people to get killed?
  • 12. 
    Who are the three girls Hannah meets at the wedding?
  • 13. 
    What type of food are they given in the camp?
  • 14. 
    Who is apart of the making the plan to escape?
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