Eng2da - Final Exam 2011 (Part 1 Of 2)

130 Questions | Total Attempts: 42

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Story Quizzes & Trivia

This is Part 1 of Mr. Beland's ENG2DA final examination. Suggestion: Many of the questions here identify the work of literature they involve in one of these ways (Night, Macbeth, Lord of the Flies, etc. ) Pay attention! Good luck! Part 2, requires you to write an essay. See Mr. Beland for the essay prompt once you've completed this online session.


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    (Night) Mosh the Beadle escaped with his life by hiding out behind a brick building.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 2. 
    (Night) The people of Sighet believed that the Fascists would not come to their town.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 3. 
    (Night) When the Jews were moved to the ghettos, Elie’s family stayed in their home.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 4. 
    (Night) At the “selection,” Elie and his father both lied about their ages.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 5. 
    (Night) The cruel Sonder-Kommando guarded the prisoners so they wouldn’t escape.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 6. 
    (Night) None of those in charge of the prisoners ever spoke a kind word to them.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 7. 
    (Night) Elie couldn’t communicate with the French girl, because he knew no French.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 8. 
    (Night) The pipel was shot in front of everyone by the firing squad.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 9. 
    (Night) Elie underwent surgery for an infected foot.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 10. 
    (Night) Elie was afraid to sleep in the shed because he thought he would die there.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 11. 
    (Night) Elie’s father died in the train on the way to Buchenwald.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 12. 
    (Night) Ironically, immediately following liberation, Elie nearly died of pneumonia.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 13. 
    (Night)  As a young man, one of the most important things in Elie’s life was:
    • A. 

      Family

    • B. 

      Education

    • C. 

      Religion

    • D. 

      Community service

  • 14. 
    (Night)  Before the Jews were taken to Auschwitz, they were:
    • A. 

      Pillaged by the Hungarian policemen

    • B. 

      Forced to move into the ghettos

    • C. 

      Shaved, showered, disinfected, and given clean clothes

    • D. 

      Put through their first "selection"

  • 15. 
    (Night)  When the younger men with the knives wanted to revolt, they did not because:
    • A. 

      The older men told them not to lose faith

    • B. 

      They were caught by the guards

    • C. 

      They were afraid

    • D. 

      There was no time left

  • 16. 
    (Night)  As the lorry was brought closer to Elie, he saw that it contained:
    • A. 

      Clothing and other supplies for the prisoners

    • B. 

      Food and water for the prisoners

    • C. 

      Even more soldiers and guards

    • D. 

      Dead babies and children

  • 17. 
    (Night)  One of the officers took a special interest in the children because he:
    • A. 

      Missed his own little ones

    • B. 

      Wanted them for his own pleasure

    • C. 

      Was worried for their safety

    • D. 

      Wanted to kill them himself

  • 18. 
    (Night)  The most appalling thing about the death of the pipel was that:
    • A. 

      He was tortured first

    • B. 

      He had done nothing wrong

    • C. 

      He did not die right away so he suffered

    • D. 

      All of the above

  • 19. 
    (Night)  After a while in the camps, Elie’s thoughts and actions began to show that:
    • A. 

      He had forgotten about his mother

    • B. 

      His friends were more important than family

    • C. 

      Nearly escaped

    • D. 

      Was glad to be free of him

  • 20. 
    (Night)  Because of the conditions on the train to Buchenwald, most of the prisoners:
    • A. 

      Had died during the night

    • B. 

      Had to be taken to the hospital

    • C. 

      Wanted revenge on the SS guards

    • D. 

      Were barely able to walk

  • 21. 
    (Night)  The result of the uprising by the resistance was that:
    • A. 

      They were all executed

    • B. 

      The camp was blown up

    • C. 

      The Nazis left and the resistance took over

    • D. 

      The camp was evacuated

  • 22. 
    (Night) Tried unsuccessfully to warn the Wiesel family to leave:
    • A. 

      The Hungarian policeman

    • B. 

      Rabbi Eliahou

    • C. 

      Moshe, the Beadle

    • D. 

      Both A and B

    • E. 

      Both A and C

    • F. 

      Both B and C

  • 23. 
    (Night) Elie saw him in bed with a young woman so he punished him publicly for it:
    • A. 

      Dr. Mengele

    • B. 

      Juliek

    • C. 

      Franek

    • D. 

      Idek

  • 24. 
    (Night) Chosen for their strength, these people worked in the crematoria:
    • A. 

      Pipel

    • B. 

      Sonder-Kommando

    • C. 

      SS

    • D. 

      Kapos

  • 25. 
    (Night) Played his violin for the prisoners until he was killed:
    • A. 

      Franek

    • B. 

      Idek

    • C. 

      Juliek

    • D. 

      Yossi

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