Number The Stars: Chapter One

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Number The Stars Quizzes & Trivia

This is a literacy quiz over the first chapter of Number the Stars by Lois Lowry. It checks student's comprehension of the first chapter book as well as beginning of the underlying themes.  


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    Who stopped the girls on their way home from school?
    • A. 

      Their Parents

    • B. 

      Soldiers

    • C. 

      The store clerk

    • D. 

      The police

  • 2. 
    What is the Resistance? 
    • A. 

      Christians

    • B. 

      Soldiers

    • C. 

      Danish people who tried to harm the Nazis

    • D. 

      The name the Jewish people gave themselves

  • 3. 
    At this point in the story how had the war affected the people? 
    • A. 

      The people of Copenhagen could not get certain foods, such as butter, sugar, and coffee

    • B. 

      There has been no affect on the people

    • C. 

      Children were not allowed to go to school

    • D. 

      Many people had lost their jobs

  • 4. 
    The major conflict in this story is about? 
    • A. 

      Lise's death

    • B. 

      The German occupation

    • C. 

      Food rationing

    • D. 

      Christian X falling from his horse

  • 5. 
    Describe in your own words, what the people of Copenhagen feel as the war begins to affect more of the town.