Nts Chapter 3 And 4

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Nts Chapter 3 And 4 - Quiz

Number the Stars basically talks about a Jewish family that was escaping from Copenhagen during World War II. The unfolding leaves you with curiosity to yearn for more. Test what you grasped from chapters 3 and 4. All the best.


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 

    What time of year was it?  

    • A.

      Spring

    • B.

      Summer

    • C.

      Fall

    • D.

      Winter

    Correct Answer
    C. Fall
    Explanation
    The question asks about the time of year, and the correct answer is "Fall". Fall is a season that typically occurs between summer and winter, characterized by cooler temperatures, changing leaves, and harvest time.

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  • 2. 

    What errand did Mama send Annemarie and Kirsten on?

    • A.

      To buy a button

    • B.

      To deliver the newspaper

    • C.

      To take "coffee" to Mrs. Rosen

    • D.

      To buy milk

    Correct Answer
    A. To buy a button
    Explanation
    Mama sent Annemarie and Kirsten on an errand to buy a button. This suggests that Mama needed a button for something, possibly to fix or replace a button on a piece of clothing. Sending the girls specifically to buy a button indicates that it was a priority and needed to be done as soon as possible.

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  • 3. 

    How did Mama react to the news that Mrs. Hirsch's button shop was closed?  

    • A.

      Excited

    • B.

      Happy

    • C.

      Sad

    • D.

      Worried

    Correct Answer
    D. Worried
    Explanation
    Mama reacted to the news of Mrs. Hirsch's button shop being closed with worry. This suggests that Mama was concerned about the situation, possibly because she knew Mrs. Hirsch relied on the shop for income or because she valued Mrs. Hirsch's presence in the community. Mama's worry indicates that the closure of the button shop had a negative impact, causing her to feel uneasy or anxious about the situation.

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  • 4. 

    What curfew did the people of Copenhagen have?  

    • A.

      8:00PM

    • B.

      Midnight

    • C.

      10:00PM

    • D.

      5:00AM

    Correct Answer
    A. 8:00PM
    Explanation
    The people of Copenhagen had a curfew at 8:00PM.

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  • 5. 

    What present did Peter bring Annemarie?

    • A.

      Cola

    • B.

      Chocolate

    • C.

      A seashell

    • D.

      A button

    Correct Answer
    C. A seashell
    Explanation
    Peter brought Annemarie a seashell as a present.

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  • 6. 

    Why did the Nazis make the Hirschs close their shop?

    • A.

      They owed the Nazis money

    • B.

      They were Jewish

    • C.

      The were in the Resistance

    • D.

      They were Germans

    Correct Answer
    B. They were Jewish
    Explanation
    The Nazis made the Hirschs close their shop because they were Jewish. During the Nazi regime, Jews were subjected to widespread discrimination and persecution. Their businesses were often confiscated or forced to shut down as part of the Nazi's anti-Semitic policies. This action was part of the larger efforts to marginalize and oppress the Jewish population during that time.

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  • 7. 

    What concern did Annemarie have after learning the Germans were closing shops?

    • A.

      Her father might lose his job

    • B.

      Her friend Ellen was Jewish

    • C.

      They would not be able to buy food

    • D.

      The Jews would move into their home

    Correct Answer
    B. Her friend Ellen was Jewish
    Explanation
    Annemarie's concern after learning that the Germans were closing shops was that her friend Ellen was Jewish. This suggests that Annemarie was worried about the safety and well-being of her friend, as the Germans were known to target and discriminate against Jewish people during that time. The closure of shops could be seen as a precursor to further restrictions and persecution against the Jewish community, which would directly affect Ellen.

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  • 8. 

    What was Mama's favorite book?

    • A.

      Romeo and Juliet

    • B.

      Gone with the Wind

    • C.

      Hans Christian Anderson's Fairy Tales

    • D.

      Harry Potter and the Sorcerer's Stone

    Correct Answer
    B. Gone with the Wind
    Explanation
    Mama's favorite book is "Gone with the Wind" because it is the only option that is a book title. The other options are either a play (Romeo and Juliet), a collection of stories (Hans Christian Anderson's Fairy Tales), or a specific book in a series (Harry Potter and the Sorcerer's Stone).

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  • 9. 

    Why did Kirsten not want to wear the new shoes?

    • A.

      They were red

    • B.

      They were too little

    • C.

      They were made from stiff brown leather

    • D.

      They were made of fish skin

    Correct Answer
    D. They were made of fish skin
    Explanation
    Kirsten did not want to wear the new shoes because they were made of fish skin.

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  • 10. 

    What did the girls like to play with?

    • A.

      Jacks

    • B.

      Checkers

    • C.

      Paper dolls

    • D.

      Jump rope

    Correct Answer
    C. Paper dolls
    Explanation
    The correct answer is "Paper dolls". This suggests that the girls enjoyed playing with paper dolls as their preferred toy.

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  • 11. 

    What did the Danes do when the Germans were approaching their naval fleet?  

    • A.

      Blew up their ships

    • B.

      Fought the Germans

    • C.

      Ran away

    • D.

      Surrendered

    Correct Answer
    A. Blew up their ships
    Explanation
    During World War II, when the Germans were approaching their naval fleet, the Danes made the decision to blow up their ships. This action was taken to prevent the Germans from seizing control of the Danish navy and using it against them. By destroying their own fleet, the Danes effectively eliminated any potential threat that the Germans could pose with their ships. This decision was a strategic move to protect their own interests and deny the enemy any advantage.

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  • 12. 

    What is this symbol?

    • A.

      The Holy Cross

    • B.

      The symbol for Denmark

    • C.

      A German peace sign

    • D.

      A Swastika

    Correct Answer
    D. A Swastika
    Explanation
    The symbol depicted in the question is a swastika. The swastika is a symbol that has been used in various cultures and religions throughout history. However, it is most commonly associated with Nazi Germany and Adolf Hitler, who adopted it as the emblem of the Nazi Party. The swastika is now widely recognized as a symbol of hate, racism, and genocide due to its association with the atrocities committed during World War II.

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