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Moishe the Beadle was deported from Sighet because he was:

Jewish

A Foreigner

Homosexual

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  • 1. 
    Moishe the Beadle was deported from Sighet because he was:
    • A. 

      Jewish

    • B. 

      A Foreigner

    • C. 

      Homosexual

    • D. 

      A Social Democrat

  • 2. 
    • A. 

      To always remember his own faults even though those of his persecutors may seem far worse in comparison.

    • B. 

      To strive to love God unconditionally.

    • C. 

      To try to ask God the right questions, not to try to find the right answers.

    • D. 

      To live through persecution by focusing on future revenge.

  • 3. 
    What emotion best describes the attitude of the Jewish community in Sighet towards the Germans during the first five years of World War II?
    • A. 

      Indifference

    • B. 

      Terror

    • C. 

      Enthusiasm

    • D. 

      Resentment

  • 4. 
    How did Eliezer learn that the Jews were to be deported?
    • A. 

      German soldiers forcibly drove families out of their homes.

    • B. 

      An official notice was sent to all the families in the community.

    • C. 

      He was stopped in the streets by a messenger from Budapest.

    • D. 

      His father heard from the Jewish Council.

  • 5. 
    Which of the following people did not try to warn Eliezer's family to try to escape?
    • A. 

      Moishe the Beadle

    • B. 

      A member of teh Hungarian Police

    • C. 

      An old family servant

    • D. 

      Eliezer's uncle living in America

  • 6. 
    What initial event caused Madame Schachter to lose her mind?
    • A. 

      She was separated from her husband and two sons.

    • B. 

      She was beaten by the Germans for trying to escape deportation by passing as an Aryan.

    • C. 

      Her possessions were confiscated by the Hungarian Police.

    • D. 

      Her mother was shot before her eyes by the Germans.

  • 7. 
    Which concentration camp does Eliezer arrive at first?
    • A. 

      Treblinka

    • B. 

      Auschwitz/Birkenau

    • C. 

      Buna

    • D. 

      Buchenwald

  • 8. 
    How old does Eliezer tell Dr. Mengele he is when he arrives at Birkenau?
    • A. 

      Twelve

    • B. 

      Twenty

    • C. 

      Eighteen

    • D. 

      Fourteen

  • 9. 
    What happens to the prisoners every time they enter a new camp?
    • A. 

      They must submit to body searches.

    • B. 

      They must strip and shower.

    • C. 

      The must go through the gauntlet of prisoners who beat them butally.

    • D. 

      They must go through selection.

  • 10. 
    What is the identification number tattooed on Eliezer's arm?
    • A. 

      X-11091

    • B. 

      B-103

    • C. 

      J-1106

    • D. 

      A-7713

  • 11. 
    Which Jewish holiday is called the Day of Atonement?
    • A. 

      Rosh Hashana

    • B. 

      Ramadan

    • C. 

      Yom Kippur

  • 12. 
    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

  • 13. 
    Moshe and Eli studied the
    • A. 

      Bible

    • B. 

      Koran

    • C. 

      Kabbalah

  • 14. 
    Who was the "angel of death?"
    • A. 

      Hitler

    • B. 

      Himmler

    • C. 

      Mengele

  • 15. 
    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

  • 16. 
    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

  • 17. 
    What town do Elie and his family come from?
    • A. 

      Berlin

    • B. 

      Sighet

    • C. 

      Paris

  • 18. 
    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

    • D. 

      Teach religion

  • 19. 
    • A. 

      "Live free or die hard"

    • B. 

      “Work is Liberty”

    • C. 

      "Work for food"

    • D. 

      Slavery is freedom

  • 20. 
    The most important thing Eli wanted to do was to stay with his father through the whole ordeal.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 21. 
    The crematorium was a place to pray
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 22. 
    How many people rode on each train car?
    • A. 

      50

    • B. 

      100

    • C. 

      80

    • D. 

      10

  • 23. 
    What does Madame Schachter imagine she sees during the train ride?
    • A. 

      Dead babies

    • B. 

      Gas chambers

    • C. 

      Fire

    • D. 

      Hell

  • 24. 
    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

    • D. 

      The Red Coats are coming!

  • 25. 
    Why did Elie Wiesel tell the Germans he was 18?
    • A. 

      So that he could stay with his father

    • B. 

      So that he would have to do less work

    • C. 

      So he could get more food rations

    • D. 

      So that he would be able to stay with his mother

  • 26. 
    • A. 

      Auschwitz-Birkenau

    • B. 

      Lepoglava

    • C. 

      Ahmednagar

    • D. 

      Bereza Kartuska

    • E. 

      Urbisaglia

  • 27. 
    The Jews were transported in what type of vehicle?
    • A. 

      Planes

    • B. 

      Trucks

    • C. 

      Cattle cars

    • D. 

      Wagons

  • 28. 
    When the Jews left the ghetto, what were they allowed to bring?
    • A. 

      Only educational items

    • B. 

      Religous items

    • C. 

      As many bags as necessary

    • D. 

      A backpack, some food, and a few items of clothing

  • 29. 
    The Jews were transported from the ghetto to the_________
    • A. 

      Houses they originally lived in

    • B. 

      Concentration camps

    • C. 

      City of New York

    • D. 

      Houses of burlappinow

  • 30. 
    Elie Wiesel was the______child in his family
    • A. 

      Eldest

    • B. 

      Youngest

    • C. 

      Third

    • D. 

      Second

  • 31. 
    Acts against Jewish people are called
    • A. 

      Racist

    • B. 

      Anti-Semitic

    • C. 

      Gazpacho

    • D. 

      Achtung

  • 32. 
    What did the dentist want from Elie?
    • A. 

      His braces

    • B. 

      His molers

    • C. 

      His golden cap

    • D. 

      Money as a bribe