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Questions and Answers
  • 1. 

    How old is Bruno?

    • A.

      12 years old

    • B.

      9 years old

    • C.

      6 years old

    • D.

      14 years old

    Correct Answer
    B. 9 years old
    Explanation
    Based on the given options, the correct answer is 9 years old. This implies that Bruno's age is 9 years.

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  • 2. 

    What is Bruno's sister's name?

    • A.

      Natalie

    • B.

      Marah

    • C.

      Gretel

    • D.

      Katie

    Correct Answer
    C. Gretel
    Explanation
    The question asks for Bruno's sister's name, and the given answer is "Gretel". This implies that the correct answer is Gretel.

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  • 3. 

    What is Ralph?

    • A.

      Nazi

    • B.

      Baker

    • C.

      Fence Builder

    • D.

      Jew

    Correct Answer
    A. Nazi
    Explanation
    The question asks for the identity of Ralph, and the correct answer given is "Nazi." This suggests that Ralph is associated with or a member of the Nazi party.

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  • 4. 

    Who is the author?

    • A.

      John Wilkins

    • B.

      Harold Sheen

    • C.

      Matthew Dunagon

    • D.

      John Boyne

    Correct Answer
    D. John Boyne
    Explanation
    John Boyne is the author of the given text.

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  • 5. 

    What kind of camp does Bruno move to?

    • A.

      Boy Scouts

    • B.

      Concentration Camp

    • C.

      Summer

    • D.

      Boot

    Correct Answer
    B. Concentration Camp
    Explanation
    Bruno moves to a concentration camp. This is evident from the context of the question, which suggests that Bruno is relocating to a specific type of camp. The term "concentration camp" refers to a place where large numbers of people, often prisoners or individuals deemed undesirable by a governing authority, are confined under harsh conditions.

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  • 6. 

    How do Bruno and Shmuel pass away?

    • A.

      Gas Chamber

    • B.

      Starvation

    • C.

      Shot

    Correct Answer
    A. Gas Chamber
    Explanation
    Bruno and Shmuel pass away in a gas chamber. This implies that they were the victims of the Holocaust during World War II, where millions of people, including children, were systematically killed in gas chambers by the Nazis. The use of gas chambers was a cruel and inhumane method of mass murder, and unfortunately, many innocent lives were lost in this horrific manner.

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  • 7. 

    What does Bruno's mother take credit for even though she didn't do it?

    • A.

      Helping the Jews

    • B.

      Breaking the glass cup

    • C.

      Murder of a Nazi

    • D.

      Fixing Bruno's hurt knee

    Correct Answer
    D. Fixing Bruno's hurt knee
    Explanation
    Bruno's mother takes credit for fixing his hurt knee even though she didn't do it. This suggests that she wants to be seen as caring and nurturing, even if she is not actively involved in providing physical care for her son. It could also imply that she wants to maintain the appearance of being a responsible and attentive mother, even if she is not always present or involved in her son's life.

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  • 8. 

    What does Bruno call Gretel?

    • A.

      Nazi

    • B.

      Hopeless Case

    • C.

      Jew

    Correct Answer
    B. Hopeless Case
  • 9. 

    How does Bruno's grandmother, feel about the Holocaust?

    • A.

      She wants to be apart of it & is proud of her son.

    • B.

      She likes it & is a strong supporter of Germany.

    • C.

      She doesn't believe in this & refuses to be proud of her son.

    Correct Answer
    C. She doesn't believe in this & refuses to be proud of her son.
  • 10. 

    What is the name of "the boy in the striped pajamas?"

    • A.

      Bruno

    • B.

      Gretel

    • C.

      Shmuel

    • D.

      Barbara

    Correct Answer
    C. Shmuel
    Explanation
    The correct answer is Shmuel. This is the name of the boy in the striped pajamas.

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  • 11. 

    What do people have to call Ralf?

    • A.

      Sir

    • B.

      Chief

    • C.

      Sargent

    • D.

      Commandant

    Correct Answer
    D. Commandant
    Explanation
    People have to call Ralf "Commandant" because it is the title or position that he holds. The options provided are all titles or ranks that people can use to address someone in a position of authority. Out of the given options, "Commandant" is the most appropriate title for Ralf.

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  • 12. 

    Why is Bruno angry about the move to Out-With?

    • A.

      It only has 3 floors

    • B.

      There's no one to play with.

    • C.

      He had to leave his three best friends behind.

    • D.

      All of the above.

    Correct Answer
    D. All of the above.
    Explanation
    Bruno is angry about the move to Out-With because it only has 3 floors, which suggests that it is a downgrade from his previous home. Additionally, there is no one to play with in Out-With, leaving Bruno feeling lonely and isolated. Lastly, Bruno had to leave his three best friends behind, which adds to his anger and sadness about the move. All of these factors contribute to Bruno's overall dissatisfaction and anger.

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  • 13. 

    What horrible thing does Bruno do to Shmuel?

    • A.

      He refuses to bring him food to the fence.

    • B.

      He leaves Out-With without saying goodbye.

    • C.

      He doesn't claim to know him, which leads to Lieutenant Kotler punishing Shmuel.

    • D.

      He makes fun of Shmuel for being on the other side of the fence.

    Correct Answer
    C. He doesn't claim to know him, which leads to Lieutenant Kotler punishing Shmuel.
    Explanation
    Bruno's horrible action towards Shmuel is that he doesn't claim to know him, which ultimately leads to Lieutenant Kotler punishing Shmuel. This implies that Bruno denies his friendship with Shmuel, possibly out of fear or to protect himself. However, this betrayal results in Shmuel facing the consequences of Lieutenant Kotler's punishment.

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  • 14. 

    Who rescues Bruno from the tyre swing?

    • A.

      His mother

    • B.

      Pavel

    • C.

      Schmuel

    • D.

      Gretel

    Correct Answer
    B. Pavel
    Explanation
    Pavel rescues Bruno from the tyre swing.

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  • 15. 

    What is the camp's name that Bruno moves to?

    • A.

      In-With

    • B.

      Over-With

    • C.

      Out-With

    • D.

      It didn't have a name.

    Correct Answer
    C. Out-With
    Explanation
    Bruno moves to a camp called "Out-With".

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  • 16. 

    How does Bruno's mother, Elsa, feel about the Holocaust?

    • A.

      She believes it is the right thing to do for Germany.

    • B.

      She does not believe in it & it troubles her.

    • C.

      She wants her son to grow up & be a solider like his father.

    • D.

      Option 4

    Correct Answer
    B. She does not believe in it & it troubles her.
  • 17. 

    What happens to Ralph after he realizes what has happened to his son?

    • A.

      He doesn't care what happens to him anymore.

    • B.

      He gets transferred.

    • C.

      He thinks of Bruno every day.

    • D.

      All of the above

    Correct Answer
    D. All of the above
    Explanation
    After Ralph realizes what has happened to his son, he becomes emotionally detached and indifferent about his own fate. He no longer cares about what happens to him anymore. Additionally, he gets transferred, possibly as a result of the emotional impact of the incident. Despite this, he continues to think of Bruno every day, indicating that he is deeply affected by the tragedy. Therefore, the correct answer is "all of the above".

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  • 18. 

    Who is Ralph's boss?

    • A.

      A German Lieutenant

    • B.

      The Nazis

    • C.

      The Fury

    • D.

      Option 4

    Correct Answer
    C. The Fury
    Explanation
    Ralph's boss is The Fury.

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  • 19. 

    What does Bruno tell Shmuel at the end of the story?

    • A.

      The Shmuel is his best friend forever.

    • B.

      He wishes he would have returned home sooner.

    • C.

      That he is scared and unsure of what is going on.

    • D.

      Option 4

    Correct Answer
    A. The Shmuel is his best friend forever.
  • 20. 

    This book has a sad ending, but what is an underlying positive message found within it?

    • A.

      The importance of family

    • B.

      Honesty

    • C.

      The importance of friendship

    • D.

      Bravery

    Correct Answer
    C. The importance of friendship
    Explanation
    The correct answer suggests that the underlying positive message found within the book is the importance of friendship. This implies that despite the sad ending, the book highlights the value and significance of having strong and supportive friendships in one's life. The story might showcase how friends can provide comfort, support, and companionship during difficult times, emphasizing the positive impact that friendships can have on individuals.

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  • 21. 

    The Boy in the Striped Pajamas is what type of book?

    • A.

      Fiction

    • B.

      Historical fiction

    • C.

      Fantasy

    • D.

      Informational

    Correct Answer
    B. Historical fiction
    Explanation
    The Boy in the Striped Pajamas is a historical fiction book because it is set during World War II and tells the story of a young boy named Bruno who befriends a Jewish boy in a concentration camp. Although the characters and events are fictional, they are set within a historically accurate context, making it a work of historical fiction.

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  • 22. 

    During which war did this story take place?

    • A.

      WWI

    • B.

      American Revolutionary War

    • C.

      WWII

    • D.

      Option 4

    Correct Answer
    C. WWII
    Explanation
    This story takes place during WWII, which stands for World War II. WWII was a global conflict that lasted from 1939 to 1945 and involved many countries around the world. It was a war fought between the Allies (including the United States, United Kingdom, and Soviet Union) and the Axis powers (including Germany, Italy, and Japan). The story likely revolves around events, characters, or themes related to this specific time period and conflict.

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  • 23. 

    What is one of Bruno's favorite activities?

    • A.

      Playing soccer

    • B.

      Exploring

    • C.

      Reading in the garden

    • D.

      Option 4

    Correct Answer
    B. Exploring
    Explanation
    Bruno's favorite activity is exploring. This means that he enjoys going on adventures, discovering new places, and learning about the world around him. It suggests that he has a curious and adventurous nature, and enjoys the thrill of exploring new environments and experiences.

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  • 24. 

    When Bruno crosses the fence, who are two boys looking for?

    • A.

      Pavel

    • B.

      Bruno's father

    • C.

      Shmuel's father

    • D.

      Option 4

    Correct Answer
    C. Shmuel's father
    Explanation
    When Bruno crosses the fence, the two boys who are looking for Shmuel's father. This can be inferred from the context that Shmuel mentions his father being missing and how the boys are searching for him.

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  • 25. 

    Why was Shmuel brought into Bruno's house & why does he get punished?

    • A.

      The weather is cold & he gets punished for not bringing a coat.

    • B.

      To clean glasses for Ralph's party & he gets caught eating food.

    • C.

      To peel potatoes for dinner & he gets punished for stealing.

    • D.

      Option 4

    Correct Answer
    B. To clean glasses for Ralph's party & he gets caught eating food.
    Explanation
    Shmuel was brought into Bruno's house to clean glasses for Ralph's party. However, he gets punished because he is caught eating food.

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