2 During his first night at Birkenau, Elie Witnessed an airplane crashWatched a man escape from a prisonSaw a boy who hung himselfSaw children burning in flames
3 The job Elie was assigned in Buna was… Washing clothes in the camp laundryWorking in an electrical warehouseServing food in the cafeteriaCutting wood for the camp lumberyard
4 At Gliewitz, the SS officers laughed at the men eating snow because…. The officers knew where there was a water wellThere was real food available in the bunksThe men were eating off each other’s backsThe snow contained several types of poison
5 Moshe the Beadle returned to the town of Sighet… To find his hidden treasuresTo retrieve his familyTo find a good jobTo warn the townspeople
6 What advice did Stein give Elie and his father at Auschwitz? He advised them not to eat the soupHe told them to eat all that they couldHe suggested giving half their food to the guardsHe asked them to plan a secret escape route
7 When Elie and his father arrived at Birkenau, an SS officer…. Shot all the childrenKilled all the womenSeparated the men from the womenPut the families together in clay huts.
8 After he saw Elie praying, Moshe the Beadle… Taught him the mysteries of the cabbalaShowed him how to hunt for deerAsked him how to sing Jewish songsDiscussed mathematics and history with him
9 At Birkenau, an officer _________________ to run the furnaces. Selected Elie’s uncleSelected Elie’s fatherDid not need anyoneChose strong men
10 Why didn’t Elie’s father agree to move to Palestine with the housekeeper? Elie did not want to moveHe said he was too old to run awayHe hated the climateHis worst enemy lived there
11 The dentist who is eventually hanged does not pull Elie’s gold tooth because Elie… Punches him in the noseGives it to the foreman before the dentist has a chance to pull itPulls it himselfPretends to be sick
12 After the Hungarian police came to Sighet, Elie’s father….. Gathered a supply of weaponsHid Eliezer’s dog in a shedBuried the family’s valuablesDestroyed his book of secret plans
13 When the American planes bombed Buna… Elie tried to escapeElie’s father was injuredElie was delightedElie felt upset
14 In Sighet, the Jews were forced… To wear yellow starsTo clean the street guttersTo build new houses for Hungarian policeTo farm for the German officers
15 Eliezer went to the hospital because… He had a horrible rashHe was stabbed by a guardHe had pneumoniaHis foot was swollen
16 What did the prisoners do as soon as they were free? They traveled to AmericaThey killed an SS officerThey ate breadThey looked for their families
17 In the railroad car, Madame Schachter…. Worried about the train crashingScreamed about a terrible fireAccused a man of stealing her jewelryThought her baby was sick.
18 When his number was selected, Elie’s father… Told Elie to try to save himGave Elie some gold coinsTold Elie to contact his uncleGave Elie a knife and spoon
19 When arriving at Birkenau, when Dr When arriving at Birkenau, when Dr. Mengele asked Elie his age and occupation….He lied about his ageHe started to sobHe told the truth about his jobHe could not speak
20 The dentist at Buna… Helped some prisoners escape Looked for gold teethWas not really a dentistGave secret information to the Jews
21 When the train stopped at Birkenau, the Jews… Discovered an American tankSaw a tall chimneyLooked for a church steepleRan to a small airport
22 Elie was beaten with a whip after… He tried to protect his father from being beatenHe attempted to steal food from the cafeteriaHe was caught sneaking out of the barracksHe walked in on Idek and a young Polish girl
23 The only time Elie weeps during a hanging is when the victim is…. A womanA rabbi from Elie’s villageA young boyElie’s younger sister
24 Elie’s father and Meir Katz save Elie from being… Shot by a guardBeaten by a KapoThrown from the trainStrangled by a prisoner
25 When the German officer struck Elie’s father for asking where the bathrooms are, Elie Attacked himDid nothingBegan to vomitScreamed at him
26 After Moshe the Beadle escapes from the Germans, most people ignore his warnings.
27 Soup always tastes good to Elie, even after the Oberkapo’s pipel is hanged.
28 Elie’s decision not to remain in the hospital while the camp is being evacuated is a wise one.
29 When entering a concentration camp, the prisoners must take showers.
30 Elie lies when he tells Stein that he recently has seen Stein’s family .
31 The evacuation plans for Buna include those in the hospital.
32 Through the selection and the evacuation, Elie’s principal goal is not to be separated from his father.
36 Match each vocabulary word on the left with its definition on the right petrifiedCompletely lackingconsolesentenced to a punishmentcondemnedStun or paralyze with terrorindifferentSoothe, comfortdevoidHaving no interest or concern
37 reassurance perilous emaciated manacle dangerous crucible To handcuff Container for cooking at high heatreassuranceAbnormal thinness caused by starvation or diseaseperilousemaciatedRestoration of confidencemanacledangerouscrucibleTo handcuff
38 Behaving like an animal ghettoBehaving like an animalrevelationDry, shrunken, wrinkledA section of the city where Jews were forced to livewizenedMaking known or communicating a divine truthqueuebestialWaiting line
39 How old is Elie at the beginning of the book? At the end? Elie is 12 at the beginning of the book. He is 16 at the end.
40 Describe Elie’s reaction to the hanging of the pipel Describe Elie’s reaction to the hanging of the pipel. How did they differ from the reaction to the hanging of the adult prisoners?Elie was upset when the pipel was hanged. When the adult prisoners were hanged, he seemed indifferent.
41 When the prisoners celebrate Yom Kippur, what does Elie choose not to do? Why does he make this decision?Elie chooses not to fast. He makes this decision because his father asks him not to and to rebel against God.
42 How does Elie’s father die? He dies of dysentery. He is also beaten by both prisoners and an officer.
43 How long did the train ride to Buchenwald take? The trip to Buchenwald took 12 days.
44 How have Elie’s feelings about God changed since his captivity began? In the beginning, Elie had great faith in God. He believed that everything would be alright. As the book progressed, Elie lost faith in God and couldn’t understand why he let these horrible things happen to the Jews.