Night Chapter 3 Quiz

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  • 1. 

    Who is Elie separated from in Birkenau?

    • A.

      All the adults

    • B.

      His entire family

    • C.

      His mother and sister

    • D.

      His father

    Correct Answer
    C. His mother and sister
    Explanation
    Elie is separated from his mother and sister in Birkenau. This separation highlights the cruelty and inhumanity of the Nazi concentration camps, where families were torn apart and individuals were stripped of their dignity and basic human rights. Elie's separation from his mother and sister also represents the loss of familial support and the devastating emotional impact of the Holocaust on survivors.

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  • 2. 

    How old does Elie pretend to be?

    • A.

      18

    • B.

      21

    • C.

      16

    • D.

      13

    Correct Answer
    A. 18
    Explanation
    Elie pretends to be 18 years old.

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  • 3. 

    What was Elie told about the crematory?

    • A.

      That is where bad children go

    • B.

      The was to be Elie's grave

    • C.

      That is where food is cooked

    • D.

      None of the above

    Correct Answer
    B. The was to be Elie's grave
    Explanation
    Elie was told that the crematory was to be his grave. This suggests that Elie was informed that he would be killed and burned in the crematory, indicating the horrifying reality of the Holocaust and the fate that awaited many victims in the concentration camps. This answer highlights the grave and deadly nature of the crematory, emphasizing the brutality and inhumanity of the Nazi regime during World War II.

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  • 4. 

    How did Dr. Mengele separate the men?

    • A.

      By economic status

    • B.

      By age

    • C.

      By who could work and who could not

    • D.

      By eye and hair color

    Correct Answer
    C. By who could work and who could not
    Explanation
    Dr. Mengele separated the men based on their ability to work. This suggests that he categorized them into two groups - those who were deemed fit for labor and those who were not. This separation based on work capability could have been used to determine the fate of the individuals, as those who were unable to work may have been subjected to harsher conditions or even eliminated.

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  • 5. 

    Who was Dr. Mengele?

    • A.

      An SS officer

    • B.

      A Jewish allie

    • C.

      Hitler's brother

    • D.

      A low-ranking American officer

    Correct Answer
    A. An SS officer
    Explanation
    Dr. Mengele was an SS officer during World War II. He is infamous for his role as a physician in Auschwitz concentration camp, where he conducted cruel and inhumane experiments on prisoners, particularly focusing on twins. Mengele's actions earned him the nickname "Angel of Death." He was responsible for the suffering and deaths of countless individuals and his actions epitomize the atrocities committed during the Holocaust.

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  • 6. 

    What did the Jews see as they marched to the barracks?

    • A.

      Kids running and screaming

    • B.

      Babies being thrown into burning ditches

    • C.

      People hanging

    • D.

      Older women working

    Correct Answer
    B. Babies being thrown into burning ditches
    Explanation
    The Jews saw babies being thrown into burning ditches as they marched to the barracks. This suggests that they witnessed a horrific act of violence and cruelty, further highlighting the atrocities committed against them during this time. The image of innocent babies being killed in such a brutal manner adds to the gravity of the situation and the inhumanity of the perpetrators. This answer underscores the unimaginable horrors that the Jews endured during the Holocaust.

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  • 7. 

    After what they saw, what did they begin to do? (Look back at #6)

    • A.

      Fall to the ground

    • B.

      Cry

    • C.

      Pray

    • D.

      Run away

    Correct Answer
    C. Pray
    Explanation
    After witnessing something, the individuals in question started praying. This suggests that they turned to prayer as a response to whatever they had seen, possibly seeking comfort, guidance, or help in the face of the situation.

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  • 8. 

    What did the SS officer say would happen to them if they were not fit to work?

    • A.

      They would be killed

    • B.

      The would go to the crematory

    • C.

      They would be hung

    • D.

      They would be sent home

    Correct Answer
    B. The would go to the crematory
    Explanation
    The SS officer stated that if the individuals were not fit to work, they would be sent to the crematory. This suggests that those who were deemed unfit were likely to be killed and their bodies disposed of through cremation. This highlights the harsh and brutal conditions that existed during this time, where individuals who were unable to contribute to the labor force were often seen as disposable and were subjected to inhumane treatment.

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  • 9. 

    What is the best explanation for why Elie lied to Stein of Antwerp about hearing good news about his wife and children?

    • A.

      To make the man happy

    • B.

      To be mean

    • C.

      To save himself

    • D.

      None of the above

    Correct Answer
    A. To make the man happy
    Explanation
    Elie lied to Stein of Antwerp about hearing good news about his wife and children in order to make the man happy. By providing false hope and positive information, Elie wanted to bring some temporary joy and relief to Stein, who was likely experiencing immense anxiety and worry about his family. This act of kindness and compassion demonstrates Elie's empathy and understanding of the emotional turmoil that Stein was going through during their time in the concentration camp.

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  • 10. 

    How long do the prisoners stay in Auschwitz?

    • A.

      One year

    • B.

      Ten days

    • C.

      One month

    • D.

      Three weeks

    Correct Answer
    D. Three weeks
    Explanation
    The correct answer is three weeks. This is the duration that prisoners typically stayed in Auschwitz before being either sent to other concentration camps or killed. Auschwitz was a Nazi concentration and extermination camp during World War II, where millions of people, mostly Jews, were imprisoned and murdered. The short duration of three weeks suggests the horrific conditions and high mortality rate in the camp.

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