Surviving Hitler: A Boy In The Nazi Death Camps

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Surviving Hitler:  A Boy In The Nazi  Death Camps

Chapters Two and Three


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    Who was the leader of Nazi Germany?
    • A. 

      Putin

    • B. 

      Hitler

    • C. 

      Bush

    • D. 

      Castro

  • 2. 
    Before the Jews were sent to the concentration camps they were forced to live in?
    • A. 

      Ghettos

    • B. 

      Apartments

    • C. 

      Other Count

    • D. 

      Under German arrest

  • 3. 
    Why did it seem like everyone was leaving Gdynia to go to the countryside?
    • A. 

      Roads were jammed with automobiles, horse-drawn wagons

    • B. 

      Everyone was running to the border

    • C. 

      The military was killing innocent people

    • D. 

      They were not it just seemed that way

  • 4. 
    Which class did Jack's family travel on the train?
    • A. 

      First class

    • B. 

      Lower class

    • C. 

      Middle class

    • D. 

      Coach class

  • 5. 
    How long was the train ride?
    • A. 

      12 hour

    • B. 

      6 hour

    • C. 

      3 hour

    • D. 

      1 hour

  • 6. 
    In the following sentence, what does primitive means? "Compared to the cities, villages in Poland were somewhat primitive."  p.21  Surviving Hitler
    • A. 

      Simple

    • B. 

      Ignorant

    • C. 

      Uneducated

    • D. 

      Stupid

  • 7. 
    Who did the Polish army fight?
    • A. 

      Nazis

    • B. 

      Polish armies in the courntry side

    • C. 

      Americans

    • D. 

      Jews

  • 8. 
    A widower is a person who has lost his wife in death.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 9. 
    What did the deeply religious Jews wear to signify their faith?
    • A. 

      Skull cap and a hat

    • B. 

      Scarf

    • C. 

      None of the above

    • D. 

      Both of the above

  • 10. 
    What language did the countryside Jewish people speak?
    • A. 

      Yiddish

    • B. 

      German

    • C. 

      Polish

    • D. 

      English

  • 11. 
    Why was Jack's grandfather so confident of the safety of his fellow 10,000 Jews in his village?
    • A. 

      He is friends with everyone in the community.

    • B. 

      The German army was smaller than the Polish army.

    • C. 

      None of the Jewish people in the community caried weapons.

    • D. 

      The non-Jewish people were willing to leave the Polish army in defeat.

  • 12. 
    What business did the two deaf-mute brothers operate/run in the village?
    • A. 

      Sign painting

    • B. 

      Ammunition (bullets)

    • C. 

      Fish cannery

    • D. 

      Barbershop

  • 13. 
    What was Jack's grandfather's occupation?
    • A. 

      Soldier

    • B. 

      Fish cannery

    • C. 

      Barbershop

    • D. 

      Sign painter

  • 14. 
    Which of the following sentences best describes the definition of anti-semitism?
    • A. 

      They might have a common enemy in the Germans.

    • B. 

      Jack had to learn which parts of town it was safe for him to be in without risk of being beaten up by a non-Jewish gang.

    • C. 

      The Jewish girls constantly taunted and picked on the Jewish boys.

    • D. 

      Jack cheered the Polish soldiers riding horse back through the streets on their way to the border to protect Poland.

  • 15. 
    Which of the following battles began when England and France declared war on Germany?
    • A. 

      Vietnam

    • B. 

      French English War of 1938

    • C. 

      World War I

    • D. 

      World War II

  • 16. 
    What types of citizens were not arrested and murdered first after the war began?
    • A. 

      Prominent citizens

    • B. 

      Non-Jewish and Jewish citizens

    • C. 

      Soldiers

    • D. 

      Catholic priest

  • 17. 
    Several townspeople were shot when they disobeyed orders.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 18. 
    Gdynia--which was bombed.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 19. 
    Jews were ordered to wear the Star of David.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 20. 
    The Star of David was shaped like a star.  The color was depended upon the village the Jew was placed in during the war.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 21. 
    Nazis respected Jews in public, but humiliated them in private.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 22. 
    Jewish friends had assumed that if the Nazis made any move against them, their non-Jewish neighbors would defend them.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 23. 
    Jack's grandfather read prayers at the synagogue.  After the Jews were deported, Polish residents of the town looted the synagogue.  What is a synagogue?
    • A. 

      Jewish gym

    • B. 

      City office for Jewish citizens

    • C. 

      Jewish place of worship

    • D. 

      Jewish classroom

  • 24. 
    Jack's grandfather read prayers at this synagogue.  After the Jews were deported, Polish residents of the town looted the once-magnificent  structure and allowed it to fall into ruins.  What does the word looted mean?
    • A. 

      Ignored

    • B. 

      Destroyed

    • C. 

      Repaired

    • D. 

      Robbed

  • 25. 
    Which of the following was a concern of the Polish people (Poles) and the Jewish people (Jews)?
    • A. 

      Entertainment

    • B. 

      Clothes

    • C. 

      Food shortages

    • D. 

      Public humiliation

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