The Diary Of Anne Frank, Act One, Scenes 4–5

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The Diary Of Anne Frank, Act One, Scenes 45 - Quiz

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  • 1. 

    Which of the following actions shows Anne’s growing sensitivity to other people’s feelings?

    • A.

      Anne sends her mother away after her nightmare.

    • B.

      Anne sings a song for Hanukkah.

    • C.

      Anne defends Peter’s cat to Mr.Van Daan.

    • D.

      Anne explains that her father is the only one she loves.

    Correct Answer
    C. Anne defends Peter’s cat to Mr.Van Daan.
    Explanation
    Anne defending Peter's cat to Mr. Van Daan shows her growing sensitivity to other people's feelings. By standing up for the cat, Anne is showing empathy and compassion towards Peter, who deeply cares for his pet. This action demonstrates Anne's understanding of the importance of valuing and respecting the feelings and attachments that others have towards their loved ones, even if they are animals.

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  • 2. 

    It is important for the characters in the play to celebrate Hanukkah in the Secret Annex because

    • A.

      The young people are eager to get presents from their parents

    • B.

      Mr. Dussel needs to learn more about Jewish holidays and customs

    • C.

      They want to eat latkes and other holiday foods together

    • D.

      It gives them a chance to unite in prayer and to remember their faith

    Correct Answer
    D. It gives them a chance to unite in prayer and to remember their faith
    Explanation
    The correct answer is that celebrating Hanukkah in the Secret Annex gives the characters a chance to unite in prayer and remember their faith. This is important for them because they are in hiding during the Holocaust and facing immense challenges and hardships. Coming together to celebrate Hanukkah allows them to find strength and solace in their shared religious beliefs, providing a sense of hope and connection amidst their difficult circumstances.

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  • 3. 

    Anne gives Hanukkah presents to everyone because she

    • A.

      Wants to give the others pleasure

    • B.

      Has plenty of free time

    • C.

      Has found the presents in a closet

    • D.

      Wants to impress Peter

    Correct Answer
    A. Wants to give the others pleasure
    Explanation
    Anne gives Hanukkah presents to everyone because she wants to bring joy and happiness to others. By giving presents, she is showing her love and care for the people around her, and she derives pleasure from seeing their faces light up with excitement and gratitude. Her motivation is driven by the desire to make others happy and create a positive atmosphere during the holiday season.

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  • 4. 

    In the crisis following the crash of the lampshade,Mr. Frank’s actions show that he is

    • A.

      Unconcerned about his own safety

    • B.

      Worried about the condition of the hiding place

    • C.

      A rash,unthinking person

    • D.

      The most logical thinker in the group

    Correct Answer
    D. The most logical thinker in the group
    Explanation
    Mr. Frank's actions in the crisis following the crash of the lampshade indicate that he is the most logical thinker in the group. This suggests that he is able to remain calm and think rationally in a stressful situation, considering the best course of action for the safety and well-being of everyone involved. His actions may involve assessing the condition of the hiding place, evaluating potential risks, and making strategic decisions based on logical reasoning.

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  • 5. 

    Which of the following is the most likely reason that Mr. Frank urges Anne to continue singing at the end of Act One?

    • A.

      He hopes the thief will mistake her singing for a radio someone has left on.

    • B.

      He wants to lift the spirits of the others and remind them of their faith.

    • C.

      He is afraid Mr. Dussel will make Peter cry if Mr. Dussel continues blaming Peter.

    • D.

      He loves to hear his daughter’s voice raised in song.

    Correct Answer
    B. He wants to lift the spirits of the others and remind them of their faith.
    Explanation
    Mr. Frank urges Anne to continue singing at the end of Act One because he wants to lift the spirits of the others and remind them of their faith. This suggests that he believes music and faith can bring comfort and hope in difficult times. By encouraging Anne to sing, he hopes to create a positive and uplifting atmosphere for everyone in the hiding place.

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  • 6. 

    In Scene 4,Anne calls herself a coward because of her fear.Why is Anne’s image of herself considered dramatic irony?

    • A.

      Mr. Frank sees Anne as a brave teenager.

    • B.

      Mrs. Frank sees Anne as a loving daughter.

    • C.

      Mrs.Van Daan sees Anne as quiet and stubborn.

    • D.

      The reader knows the truth about Anne’s fate and about her bravery.

    Correct Answer
    D. The reader knows the truth about Anne’s fate and about her bravery.
    Explanation
    Anne's image of herself as a coward is considered dramatic irony because the reader knows the truth about Anne's fate and her bravery. While Anne sees herself as a coward because of her fear, the reader knows that she will ultimately face unimaginable challenges and show tremendous courage during her time in hiding. This contrast between Anne's perception of herself and the reader's knowledge creates a sense of irony and adds depth to the story.

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  • 7. 

    Which of the following is not an example of irony?

    • A.

      Anne’s wish list:new clothes, riding a bicycle,taking a hot bath

    • B.

      Mr.Van Daan’s complaint about Peter’s cat eating all the food

    • C.

      The noise made when the lampshade crashes to the floor

    • D.

      The lyrics of the Hanukkah song

    Correct Answer
    C. The noise made when the lampshade crashes to the floor
    Explanation
    The noise made when the lampshade crashes to the floor is not an example of irony because it does not involve any contrast between what is expected and what actually happens. Irony typically involves a situation where the outcome or meaning is different from what is expected or intended. In this case, the noise made when the lampshade crashes to the floor is simply a sound effect and does not involve any ironic twist or contradiction.

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  • 8. 

    Match the definition on the left with the Word to Own on the right.Write the letter of the Word to Own on the line provided. __________________ = carefully

    • A.

      Tyranny

    • B.

      Gingerly

    • C.

      Ostentatiously

    • D.

      Zeal

    • E.

      Appalled

    Correct Answer
    B. Gingerly
    Explanation
    The word "gingerly" means to do something carefully or cautiously. This matches the definition given in the question. The other words in the list do not have the same meaning as "gingerly", so they are not the correct answer.

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  • 9. 

    Match the definition on the left with the Word to Own on the right.Write the letter of the Word to Own on the line provided. ______________________ = great enthusiasm

    • A.

      Tyranny

    • B.

      Gingerly

    • C.

      Ostentatiously

    • D.

      Zeal

    • E.

      Appalled

    Correct Answer
    D. Zeal
    Explanation
    The word "zeal" means great enthusiasm.

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  • 10. 

    Match the definition on the left with the Word to Own on the right.Write the letter of the Word to Own on the line provided.____________________________________ = unjust use of power

    • A.

      Tyranny

    • B.

      Gingerly

    • C.

      Ostentatiously

    • D.

      Zeal

    • E.

      Appalled

    Correct Answer
    A. Tyranny
    Explanation
    The correct answer for the definition "unjust use of power" is "tyranny". Tyranny refers to a situation where someone in a position of power exercises their authority oppressively and unjustly. It involves the abuse of power and often results in the violation of rights and freedoms of others.

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  • 11. 

    Match the definition on the left with the Word to Own on the right.Write the letter of the Word to Own on the line provided. ______________________________ = in a showy way

    • A.

      Tyranny

    • B.

      Gingerly

    • C.

      Ostentatiously

    • D.

      Zeal

    • E.

      Appalled

    Correct Answer
    C. Ostentatiously
    Explanation
    Ostentatiously means in a showy or flashy way. It is used to describe someone who is trying to attract attention or impress others by their actions or appearance.

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  • 12. 

    Match the definition on the left with the Word to Own on the right.Write the letter of the Word to Own on the line provided._____________________________________ = horrified

    • A.

      Tyranny

    • B.

      Gingerly

    • C.

      Ostentatiously

    • D.

      Zeal

    • E.

      Appalled

    Correct Answer
    E. Appalled
    Explanation
    The correct answer is "appalled." "Appalled" means to be horrified or shocked by something. It matches the definition on the left, which is "horrified." The other words in the list, such as "tyranny," "gingerly," "ostentatiously," and "zeal," do not have the same meaning as "appalled."

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  • 13. 

    Written Response (20 points) On the lines provided,discuss the mood of the play at the close of the first act.Provide at leasttwo examples of how the playwrights have created the mood.

  • 14. 

    In the play, many characters are associated with possessions that have a special importance to them.Match the objects with the character for whom the object has a special significance. ____________________________ = fur coat

    • A.

      Mr. Dussel

    • B.

      Mrs.Van Daan

    • C.

      Anne Frank

    • D.

      Peter Van Daan

    Correct Answer
    B. Mrs.Van Daan
    Explanation
    In the play, the character Mrs. Van Daan is associated with a fur coat that holds a special significance to her. This can be inferred from the given options, where the fur coat is only mentioned next to Mrs. Van Daan's name. It is likely that the fur coat represents a symbol of luxury or comfort for Mrs. Van Daan, making it an object of special importance to her.

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  • 15. 

    In the play, many characters are associated with possessions that have a special importance to them.Match the objects with the character for whom the object has a special significance. ______________________________ = medical bag

    • A.

      Mr. Dussel

    • B.

      Mrs.Van Daan

    • C.

      Anne Frank

    • D.

      Peter Van Daan

    Correct Answer
    A. Mr. Dussel
    Explanation
    Mr. Dussel is associated with the medical bag because he is a dentist and uses the bag to carry his dental tools. The medical bag is significant to him because it represents his profession and his ability to provide dental care to others.

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  • 16. 

    In the play, many characters are associated with possessions that have a special importance to them.Match the objects with the character for whom the object has a special significance. ________________________________ = cat

    • A.

      Mr. Dussel

    • B.

      Mrs.Van Daan

    • C.

      Anne Frank

    • D.

      Peter Van Daan

    Correct Answer
    D. Peter Van Daan
    Explanation
    Peter Van Daan is associated with the cat.

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  • 17. 

    In the play, many characters are associated with possessions that have a special importance to them.Match the objects with the character for whom the object has a special significance. ____________________________________ = pictures of movie stars

    • A.

      Mr. Dussel

    • B.

      Mrs.Van Daan

    • C.

      Anne Frank

    • D.

      Peter Van Daan

    Correct Answer
    C. Anne Frank
    Explanation
    Anne Frank has a special significance for pictures of movie stars. This could be because Anne is a young girl who is confined to a small space for a long period of time during the Holocaust. The pictures of movie stars could serve as a form of escapism and provide her with a sense of connection to the outside world. They could also represent her dreams and aspirations, offering a glimpse of a different life beyond the confines of the annex.

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