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The Laptoppers Boy-in-the-striped-pajamas Quiz! - Quiz

This quiz is designed around the book called the Laptoppers-Boy in the Stripped Pajamas by John Boyne. If you have read it take a shot at the quiz, and see how much you actually comprehended.


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 

    What is the boy's name in the film?

    • A.

      Brian

    • B.

      Bruno

    • C.

      Brayden

    • D.

      Maria

    Correct Answer
    B. Bruno
    Explanation
    In the film, the boy's name is Bruno.

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  • 2. 

    Which city did the boy live in before moving to the new house?

    • A.

      Berlin

    • B.

      Frankfurt

    • C.

      Paris

    • D.

      Hamburg

    Correct Answer
    A. Berlin
    Explanation
    The boy lived in Berlin before moving to the new house.

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  • 3. 

    What is the maid's name?

    • A.

      Gabrielle

    • B.

      Stephanie

    • C.

      Maria

    • D.

      Marcella

    Correct Answer
    C. Maria
    Explanation
    The correct answer is Maria. This suggests that the maid's name is Maria.

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  • 4. 

    Which family member was angry at Bruno's father during the farewell party?

    • A.

      Grandma

    • B.

      Grandpa

    • C.

      Uncle Frank

    • D.

      Aunt Sue

    Correct Answer
    A. Grandma
    Explanation
    During the farewell party, Bruno's father must have done something to upset Grandma, resulting in her being angry at him.

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  • 5. 

    What is one of the first things that Bruno notices about the servants in the house and those he sees through the windows?

    • A.

      They have no hair

    • B.

      They wear pajamas

    • C.

      They speak differently

    • D.

      They smile all the time

    Correct Answer
    B. They wear pajamas
    Explanation
    Bruno notices that one of the first things about the servants in the house and those he sees through the windows is that they wear pajamas.

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  • 6. 

    What does Bruno ask the young handsome soldier while he cleans the car?

    • A.

      He wants to know whether there is a swingset

    • B.

      He wants a car to play with

    • C.

      He wants some crayons

    • D.

      He wants an old car tire

    Correct Answer
    D. He wants an old car tire
  • 7. 

    During the conversation with the young soldier, Bruno's sister reveals he is eight years old. How old is she?

    • A.

      11

    • B.

      13

    • C.

      26

    • D.

      12

    Correct Answer
    D. 12
    Explanation
    Based on the information given, Bruno's sister reveals that he is eight years old. Since they are siblings, it can be assumed that they are relatively close in age. Therefore, it is reasonable to conclude that Bruno's sister is 12 years old.

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  • 8. 

    What is Bruno's sister's name?

    • A.

      Gretel

    • B.

      Gertrude

    • C.

      Germaine

    • D.

      Gisela

    Correct Answer
    A. Gretel
    Explanation
    The correct answer is Gretel because the question is asking for Bruno's sister's name, and out of the given options, Gretel is the only name that matches this criteria.

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  • 9. 

    What was the male servant's name?

    • A.

      Paul

    • B.

      Parker

    • C.

      Pavel

    • D.

      Bob

    Correct Answer
    C. Pavel
    Explanation
    The correct answer is Pavel.

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  • 10. 

    The old tutor asks Bruno what books he has been reading and doesn't seem happy with his answer of old knights tales and adventure stories. He gives him another book to read, but what is it?

    • A.

      A book on German history called the 'Deutscher Almanac'

    • B.

      German military uniforms

    • C.

      German automobiles

    • D.

      German planes and submarines

    Correct Answer
    A. A book on German history called the 'Deutscher Almanac'
    Explanation
    The old tutor is not happy with Bruno's answer of old knights tales and adventure stories because he wants him to read something more educational and informative. Therefore, he gives him a book on German history called the 'Deutscher Almanac'. This suggests that the tutor wants Bruno to broaden his knowledge and learn about a specific topic, in this case, German history.

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  • 11. 

    When Bruno meets the boy in the striped pajamas he finds his name strange, even funny. What is it?

    • A.

      Shmolly

    • B.

      Shmuel

    • C.

      Shane

    • D.

      Shin

    Correct Answer
    B. Shmuel
    Explanation
    Bruno finds the name of the boy in the striped pajamas strange and funny. The correct answer is Shmuel, which is a name that may sound unfamiliar or unusual to Bruno.

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  • 12. 

    What is the number on the boy's pajamas?

    • A.

      98765432

    • B.

      66

    • C.

      38451

    • D.

      123456

    Correct Answer
    C. 38451
    Explanation
    The number on the boy's pajamas is 38451.

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  • 13. 

    Shmuel's father used to be a ....

    • A.

      Farmer

    • B.

      Doctor

    • C.

      Watchmaker

    • D.

      Driver

    Correct Answer
    C. Watchmaker
    Explanation
    Based on the given information, it can be inferred that Shmuel's father used to be a watchmaker. This is because the question states "used to be," indicating that he had a previous occupation. Out of the given options, only "Watchmaker" is a profession, while the others (Farmer, Doctor, and Driver) are not related to this occupation. Therefore, the correct answer is Watchmaker.

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  • 14. 

    What kinds of posters does Gretel have on her bedroom wall?

    • A.

      One Direction

    • B.

      Pictures of cars and trains

    • C.

      Paintings of flowers and mountains

    • D.

      Pictures of Hitler and Nazi propaganda

    Correct Answer
    D. Pictures of Hitler and Nazi propaganda
    Explanation
    The given correct answer states that Gretel has pictures of Hitler and Nazi propaganda on her bedroom wall. This suggests that Gretel may have an interest in or admiration for Hitler and his ideologies. However, it is important to note that displaying such images is highly controversial and offensive due to the atrocities committed by the Nazis during World War II.

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  • 15. 

    Bruno brings Shmuel some food. What else does he give him?

    • A.

      A ball

    • B.

      A kite

    • C.

      A toy train

    • D.

      A wheelbarrow

    Correct Answer
    A. A ball
    Explanation
    Bruno brings Shmuel some food and also gives him a ball.

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  • 16. 

    Bruno's mother is shocked to learn that the prisoners are burned in the crematorium. How does her husband defend what he does to the prisoners?

    • A.

      He says he is doing it out of duty to the Fatherland

    • B.

      He says it is a necessary part of war

    • C.

      He says he has no choice because he is following orders

    • D.

      All of the above

    Correct Answer
    D. All of the above
    Explanation
    The husband defends what he does to the prisoners by stating that he is doing it out of duty to the Fatherland, that it is a necessary part of war, and that he has no choice because he is following orders. This implies that he believes his actions are justified and that he is simply fulfilling his obligations as a soldier.

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  • 17. 

    When the young soldier confronts Shmuel, Bruno lies about being his 'friend'. What does the soldier call Shmuel?

    • A.

      A thief

    • B.

      A little rat that steals

    • C.

      Racoons scavenging for food

    • D.

      A liar

    Correct Answer
    C. Racoons scavenging for food
    Explanation
    In the given question, the soldier refers to Shmuel as "Racoons scavenging for food" when the young soldier confronts Shmuel and Bruno lies about being his friend. This suggests that the soldier sees Shmuel and other prisoners as desperate and hungry, comparing them to scavenging raccoons looking for food.

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  • 18. 

    What name does the young soldier call Bruno?

    • A.

      Little Dog

    • B.

      Little Bear

    • C.

      Little Sheep

    • D.

      Little Man

    Correct Answer
    D. Little Man
    Explanation
    The young soldier calls Bruno "Little Man" because it is a term of endearment often used to refer to a young boy or a young man. This nickname suggests a sense of familiarity and affection between the soldier and Bruno, indicating a close bond between them.

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  • 19. 

    Bruno says he saw a film about the camp that made it look nice, but in reality this is a big cover up. What name is given to biased or misleading information like this?

    • A.

      Propaganda

    • B.

      Lies

    • C.

      Documentary drama

    • D.

      Fiction

    Correct Answer
    A. Propaganda
    Explanation
    Propaganda refers to biased or misleading information that is intentionally spread to influence people's opinions or beliefs. In this case, Bruno mentions that the film made the camp look nice, suggesting that it was intentionally portraying a false image. This aligns with the definition of propaganda, making it the correct answer.

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  • 20. 

    Did the film make you want to study history in a little more depth? Answers A-C don't really count.

    • A.

      No, not really.

    • B.

      Not at this time.

    • C.

      Maybe later.

    • D.

      Yes, it was fascinating and I would like to learn more!

    Correct Answer
    D. Yes, it was fascinating and I would like to learn more!
    Explanation
    The correct answer is "Yes, it was fascinating and I would like to learn more!" This answer indicates that the film was engaging and sparked an interest in studying history further.

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