The Diary Of A Young Girl

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The Diary Of A Young Girl - Quiz

This quiz will text your comprehension of the issues surrounding the writing and publication of The Diary of a Young Girl by Anne Frank.


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    Focusing on why and how Otto Frank and the Dutch and American publishing houses chose to edit Anne's manuscript, discuss the controversy surrounding the publication of The Diary of a Young Girl. How did their editorial decisions influence the finished book and the Anne Frank legacy? Do you agree or disagree with their decisions?
  • 2. 
    In what language was The Diary of a Young Girl written?
    • A. 

      English

    • B. 

      GermanGerman

    • C. 

      Dutch

    • D. 

      Hebrew

  • 3. 
    Based on Anne's description of the Annex, what is the most likely explanation for the papers hanging on the wall in this room?
    • A. 

      They are Anne and Margot's homeschooling assignments.

    • B. 

      They are maps of the German forces.

    • C. 

      They are letters from Anne's friends at school.

    • D. 

      They are pictures of Anne's favorite celebrities.

  • 4. 
    Why might publishers of The Diary of a Young Girl select this picture for the cover of the book?
    • A. 

      Because Anne Frank appears very young and international audiences are very sympathetic to children.

    • B. 

      Because Anne's smiling face mirrors the optimistic message of the book that the publishers wanted to focus on.

    • C. 

      Because Anne's very normal appearance forced international readers to recognize that the Jews being killed were regular people.

    • D. 

      All of the above.

  • 5. 
    Anne Frank wrote her diary with the intention that it would be published someday.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 6. 
    What is the importance of the bookcase in this video taken at the Annex?
    • A. 

      Anne and her family often went downstairs to help with office work and filing after hours.

    • B. 

      The bookcase hid the door to the hiding spot from the day workers.

    • C. 

      Anne frequently wrote about how much she loved to read, but never had enough books.

  • 7. 
    Based on the following picture, which of the following is LEAST LIKELY to be a danger faced by those living in the Annex?
    • A. 

      A fire could start in the neighboring buildings and spread to the Annex.

    • B. 

      Thieves would break into the Annex and discover the family after hours

    • C. 

      The neighbors might overhear them on the weekends.

    • D. 

      Any light or movement in the upstairs windows would give away their hiding space.

    • E. 

      The industrial neighborhood might be targeted by German bombers.

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