Test Your Knowledge About Night Book

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Test Your Knowledge About Night Book

This test will cover the first two chapters of Night


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    What news does Elie's father return with after his late night meeting of the council? 
    • A. 

      They are going to America.

    • B. 

      They are going to Germany

    • C. 

      They are going to be deported

  • 2. 
    How many people rode on each train car?
    • A. 

      50

    • B. 

      100

    • C. 

      80

  • 3. 
    What does Madame Schachter imagine she sees during the train ride?
    • A. 

      Dead babies

    • B. 

      Gas chambers

    • C. 

      Fire

  • 4. 
    What was the purpose of the ghettos?
    • A. 

      Build a jewish community

    • B. 

      Have a place for jews to live and work

    • C. 

      To let them die and prepare them for the camps

  • 5. 
    What advice is Eli and his father given?
    • A. 

      Appear or look sick

    • B. 

      Lie about your hometown

    • C. 

      Lie about your age and profession

  • 6. 
    What town do Elie and his family come from?
    • A. 

      Berlin

    • B. 

      Sighet

    • C. 

      Paris

  • 7. 
    Upon his return to Sighet, what does Moshe the Beadle attempt to do?
    • A. 

      Eat

    • B. 

      Run for mayor

    • C. 

      Try to warn everyone of the coming disaster

  • 8. 
    What is the slogan for Auschwitz?
    • A. 

      "Live free or die hard"

    • B. 

      “Work is Liberty”

    • C. 

      "Work for food"

  • 9. 
    Although Eli is very discouraged with God he will still tell everyone to worship and praise God at all times.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 10. 
    The ultimate goal of the Nazi party was to allow the Jewish people to live
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 11. 
    The crematorium was a place to pray
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 12. 
    The most important thing Eli wanted to do was to stay with his father through the whole ordeal.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 13. 
    Madame Scachters vision was an example of________.
  • 14. 
  • 15. 
    Describe the relationship between Elie and his father. How do the roles in their relationship change towards the end of the novel?
  • 16. 
    Why did Eli recieve 25 lashes?
    • A. 

      He stole some food

    • B. 

      He lied about his age

    • C. 

      He saw Idek and a girl

  • 17. 
    The girl he saw in Buna was actually a Jew
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 18. 
    What was the ultimate purpose of the selection process? 
    • A. 

      To find pretty girls

    • B. 

      To find out if you could work

    • C. 

      To select those who would live and those who would die

  • 19. 
    When does Eli really begin to lose his faith?
    • A. 

      When he hears mrs. Schecter scream about the flames

    • B. 

      When he saw the smoke from the crematorium

    • C. 

      When he was separated from his mother and sister

  • 20. 
    Why was Moshe the Beadle on the first transport?
    • A. 

      He was a foreign jew

    • B. 

      He bought a first class ticket

    • C. 

      He was randomly chosen

  • 21. 
    Which of the following is not a detail of the scene in which the ghetto is evacuated?
    • A. 

      The day was hot

    • B. 

      The Hungarian police did not beat old people, women and children

    • C. 

      The people left many things in the street

  • 22. 
    Moshe and Eli studied the
    • A. 

      Bible

    • B. 

      Koran

    • C. 

      Kabbalah

  • 23. 
    Who was the "angel of death?"
    • A. 

      Hitler

    • B. 

      Himmler

    • C. 

      Mengele

  • 24. 
    Which Jewish holiday is called the Day of Atonement?
    • A. 

      Rosh Hashana

    • B. 

      Ramadan

    • C. 

      Yom Kippur