Multicultural Awareness Quiz

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Students read an excerpt on Hidden Children and practice PSSA preparation skills.


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    This passage was most likely written to
    • A. 

      Inform the reader of a topic

    • B. 

      Help the reader make a decision

    • C. 

      Entertain the reader with a story

    • D. 

      Persuade the reader to buy something

  • 2. 
    According to the passage, "parasitic vermin" referred to
    • A. 

      Jews

    • B. 

      Nazis

    • C. 

      Gypsies

    • D. 

      Catholics

  • 3. 
    Which statement best states the main idea of this passage?
    • A. 

      WWII began as a battle over religion that eventually involved the entire world.

    • B. 

      Hitler's childhood was challenging which influenced his leadership and future.

    • C. 

      One way only a few children survived the Holocaust was by hiding both physically and spiritually

    • D. 

      The Holocaust Museum in Washington D.C. is a great place for schools to have field trips.

  • 4. 
    Children were removed from photographs because they
    • A. 

      Did not smile in the photographs

    • B. 

      It was believed to be bad luck to have children in photos in the 1940s.

    • C. 

      Were thought to be lesser people than adults.

    • D. 

      "looked too Jewish" and were hidden

  • 5. 
    After reading about the Plight of the Hidden Children, Imagine that you were no longer safe with your family and were sent to live with Nuns. Name three ways you would have to change and why.