Night By Elie Wiesel Vocabulary Test

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Night by Elie Wiesel Vocabulary Test


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  • 1. 
    What word means the systematic and planned extermination of an entire national, racial, political, or ethnic group?
    • A. 

      Holocaust

    • B. 

      Genocide

    • C. 

      Pogrom

    • D. 

      Fascism

  • 2. 
    What word means total destruction?
    • A. 

      Annihilation

    • B. 

      Genocide

    • C. 

      Holocaust

    • D. 

      Fascism

  • 3. 
    What word means the state-sponsored systematic persecution of European Jewry by Nazi Germany and its collaborators between 1933 and 1945?
    • A. 

      Annihilation

    • B. 

      genocide

    • C. 

      Holocaust

    • D. 

      Fascism

  • 4. 
    What word means the act of honoring the memory of or serving as a memorial to someone or something?
    • A. 

      fascism

    • B. 

      totalitarianism

    • C. 

      commemoration

    • D. 

      annihilation

  • 5. 
    What word means total control of the country by the government?
    • A. 

      fascism

    • B. 

      Totalitarianism

    • C. 

      commemoration

    • D. 

      Annihilation

  • 6. 
    What word means government-organized attacks on Jewish neighborhoods?
    • A. 

      Holocaust

    • B. 

      genocide

    • C. 

      Pogrom

    • D. 

      totalitarianism

  • 7. 
    What word means a system of government that is marked by stringent social and economic control, a strong centralized government usually headed by a dictator?
    • A. 

      fascism

    • B. 

      Totalitarianism

    • C. 

      Pogrom

    • D. 

      Genocide

  • 8. 
    What word means ill-feeling or hatred toward Jews?
    • A. 

      annihilation

    • B. 

      Prejudice

    • C. 

      Anti-Semitism

    • D. 

      genocide

  • 9. 
    What word means an irrational hatred of a person, group, or race based upon a preconceived opinion or judgment?
    • A. 

      Annihilation

    • B. 

      Prejudice

    • C. 

      anti-Semitism

    • D. 

      genocide

  • 10. 
    What word means a generalization of a person; a person who is regarded, not as an individual, but as a member of a group or nationality? 
    • A. 

      Prejudice

    • B. 

      Scapegoat

    • C. 

      Anti-Semitism

    • D. 

      stereotype

  • 11. 
    Which of the 10 core concepts focuses on what types of prejudice Jews have faced over history?
    • A. 

      Pre-War

    • B. 

      Anti-Semitism

    • C. 

      Persecution

    • D. 

      Final Solution

  • 12. 
    Which of the core concepts described the beginning of the legal subjugation of the rights of the Jews in Europe as with the Nuremburg Laws?
    • A. 

      Anti-Semitism

    • B. 

      Wiemar Republic

    • C. 

      Totalitarian State

    • D. 

      Resistance

  • 13. 
    Which core concept described the White Rose movement, which openly protested Nazism in Germany?
    • A. 

      U.S. and World Response

    • B. 

      Resistance

    • C. 

      Rescue

    • D. 

      Aftermath

  • 14. 
    Which core concept described the problems that displaced persons faced?
    • A. 

      U.S. and World Response

    • B. 

      Resistance

    • C. 

      Rescue

    • D. 

      Aftermath

  • 15. 
    Which core concept described the fact that there were approximately nine million Jews living in all the countries of Europe prior to 1933?
    • A. 

      Pre-war B

    • B. 

      Anti-Semitism

    • C. 

      Weimar Republic

    • D. 

      Totalitarian State

  • 16. 
    Which core concept describes the fact that anti-Semitic attitudes played a role in the failure of others to help Jewish refugees?
    • A. 

      Anti-Semitism

    • B. 

      Persecution

    • C. 

      U.S. and World Response

    • D. 

      Final Solution

  • 17. 
    Which core concept described Hitler’s three-fold plan for ridding Europe of Jews?
    • A. 

      Anti-Semitism

    • B. 

      Persecution

    • C. 

      U.S. and World Response

    • D. 

      Final Solution

  • 18. 
    Which core concept described a decision being made by an elite group of 15 high-ranking officials at a mansion called the Wannsee Conference?
    • A. 

      Anti-Semitism

    • B. 

      Persecution

    • C. 

      U.S. and World Response

    • D. 

      Final Solution

  • 19. 
    Which core concept proved that widespread support for Jews could save lives?
    • A. 

      U.S. and World Response

    • B. 

      Resistance

    • C. 

      Rescue

    • D. 

      Aftermath

  • 20. 
    Which core concept describes the difficult time Germany had between WWI and WWII?
    • A. 

      Pre-War

    • B. 

      Anti-Semitism

    • C. 

      Weimar Republic

    • D. 

      Totalitarian State

  • 21. 
    Which of the following was NOT part of Hitler’s three-fold plan to rid Europe of Jews?
    • A. 

      Expulsion

    • B. 

      Ghettos

    • C. 

      Transportation

    • D. 

      Annihilation

  • 22. 
    What was the Night of Broken Glass?
    • A. 

      Einsatzgruppen

    • B. 

      Kristallnacht

    • C. 

      Nuremburg Laws

    • D. 

      Auschwitz

  • 23. 
    What was the mass killing of Jews by mobile killing squads called?
    • A. 

      Einsatzgruppen

    • B. 

      Kristallnacht

    • C. 

      Nuremburg Laws

    • D. 

      Auschwitz

  • 24. 
    What took away Jews’ civil rights, including the right to marry non-Jews?
    • A. 

      Einsatzgruppen

    • B. 

      Kristallnacht

    • C. 

      Nuremburg Laws

    • D. 

      Auschwitz

  • 25. 
    Which country was able to save the most Jews?
    • A. 

      Denmark

    • B. 

      Germany

    • C. 

      Poland

    • D. 

      Sweden