The Book Night Story Quiz: Pages 47-84

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The Book Night Story Quiz: Pages 47-84

After reading pages 47-84 of the book Night, you will complete this quiz. It is designed to help you evaluate what you have read and make sure you understand key plot, character, setting, and examples of figurative language in the story. You may use the book, but no other sources (no help from other people). Good luck!


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    Akiba Drumer volunteered for selection (death) because he found out his family was dead.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 2. 
    All patients left in the infirmary during the evacuation were killed by the SS before the Russians arrived.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 3. 
    The first job for Elie (in Buna) was counting bolts and bulbs in an electrical parts factory.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 4. 
    Rabbi Eliahou lost his son during the train ride to Gleiwietz.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 5. 
    During their wait for a train to Buchenwald, the prisoners ate snow off each others' backs.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 6. 
    Elie's father died on the trainride to Glieweitz and was tossed off with other corpses.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 7. 
    The other prisoners were kind to Elie's father, because he was ill.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 8. 
    After Idek beats Elie, the French girl soothes him by...
    • A. 

      Putting bandages on him

    • B. 

      Speaking words of encouragement to him

    • C. 

      Telling Elie that she, too, is Jewish and asking him to keep it a secret

  • 9. 
    One desperate prisoner tries to crawl out into the middle of camp to steal soup when...
    • A. 

      The SS were busy hanging another prisoner and not watching

    • B. 

      The camp was under attack by American planes

    • C. 

      Everyone else was sleeping during the night

  • 10. 
    The Jewish New Year is called...
    • A. 

      Kaddish

    • B. 

      Tamuld

    • C. 

      Rosh Hashanah

  • 11. 
    Elie did NOT observe the traditions of Yom Kipppur (Day of Atonement) by...
    • A. 

      Refusing to pray

    • B. 

      Cursing God

    • C. 

      Eating bread

  • 12. 
    Juliek, the Pole with eyeglasses and a cynical smile in a pale face, was a...
    • A. 

      Musician who worked in the factory

    • B. 

      Kapo in the block where Elie stayed

    • C. 

      Foreman at the factory

  • 13. 
    The "inheritance" given to Elie by his father in camp was...
    • A. 

      A bowl of soup

    • B. 

      A watch

    • C. 

      A knife and spoon

  • 14. 
    Kaddish is...
    • A. 

      Prayer for the dead

    • B. 

      Name of the young Pipel in camp

    • C. 

      Jewish book

  • 15. 
    "Two lambs with hundreds of wolves lying in wait for them" is figurative language used to describe...
    • A. 

      The prisoners hung for plots against the camp

    • B. 

      Two brothers from Czechoslavakia who befriended Elie

    • C. 

      Cauldrons of soup left out during a raid on the camp

  • 16. 
    • A. 

      The start of the evacuation from camp (at the end of chapter 5)

    • B. 

      The hanging of the young Pipel in camp

    • C. 

      The march to Buna when the prisoners were sent to work

  • 17. 
    The "sad eyed angel" was used to describe...
    • A. 

      The Polish foreman who wanted Elie's gold tooth, and eventually got it

    • B. 

      The young boy who was hanged for sabotage and took longer to die

    • C. 

      The name of any young boy in camp who worked for a Kapo

  • 18. 
    Explain this quote, including WHO said it and WHY (what does it mean?): "I've got more faith in Hitler than anyone else. He is the only one who has kept his promises, all his promises, to the Jewish people."  (Chapter 5, pp 81)