The Boy In The Striped Pajamas Question Preview (ID: 30711)

Test On Chps. 5-10.

Which character is named after Adolf Hitler?
a) Ralf
b) The Fury
c) Out-With
d) Lt. Kotler

Which character is described as a Hopeless Case?
a) Maria
b) Elsa
c) Eva
d) Gretel

Which character is Bruno and Gretel's tutor?
a) Maria
b) The Fury
c) Herr Liszt
d) Pavel

Which character is the maid?
a) Ralf
b) Eva
c) Maria
d) Elsa

Which character is an innocent nine-year-old boy?
a) Ralf
b) Lt. Kotler
c) Bruno
d) Pavel

Which character is a young boy from Poland?
a) Bruno
b) Pavel
c) Gretel
d) Shmuel

What does Father remind Bruno to do before he leaves the office?
a) tie his shoes
b) bow
c) salute
d) thank his mother

What does Father tell Bruno about the people on the other side of the fence?
a) They are not people at all.
b) We must kill them immediately.
c) They don't exist.
d) They all have done something horrible.

What war is going on during the novel?
a) World War I
b) World War II
c) The American Revolution
d) The Vietnam War

Bruno becomes uncomfortable telling Shmuel that
a) he would like to wear an armband
b) things were nicer before they changed
c) Germany is the greatest of all countries
d) he has not brought any bread with him

Grandmother is shamed of Father because he
a) looks foolish in his uniform
b) does terrible things at his job
c) is concerned only with appearances
d) became a soldier instead of an actor

Which character used to be a doctor?
a) Pavel
b) Bruno
c) Ralf
d) Herr Liszt

Pavel cleans Bruno's wound because
a) he is a doctor
b) Kotler orders him to
c) taking care of Bruno is part of his job
d) Mother has promised to take credit for it

After talking to Maria, Bruno realizes she is
a) a Hopeless Case
b) employed to tun Gretel a bath
c) a person with a life of her own
d) mistaken about Father being a good man

Father expects Bruno to
a) learn only about the Fatherland
b) accept that the move is for the best
c) become successful by questioning orders
d) respect his decisions without questioning him

The new house is
a) close to Berlin
b) big and beautiful
c) in the center of town
d) in an empty, desolate place

Bruno's family moves to Out-With because
a) Father's special job requires it
b) they think it might help Gretel
c) Father argues with Grandmother
d) Bruno and his friends cause too much chaos

Herr Liszt thinks that things that never happened are unimportant.
a) True
b) False

Pavel is a prisoner.
a) True
b) False

Mother tells Father that Pavel helped Bruno.
a) True
b) False

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