Answer all of the following questions on the answer sheet. Each question is worth 2 points. Total points: 90
Multiple Choice: Select the best answer for each of the following.
Elie Weisel spent his childhood in (a) Sighet; (b) Madrid; (c) London; (d) Vienna.
The Jews of Sighet underestimated the approaching danger because (a) the German soldiers have been polite and reasonable; (b) the Russian army was making gigantic strides against the Germans; (c) they reasoned that it was merely a plot to steal jewelry; (d) all of the above.
Who cried “Fire!” I can see fire!”? (a) Elie’s mom; (b) Madam Schachter; (c) Moshe; (d) Mengele.
When Elie and his father first arrived at their destination, they were told not to tell their real ages because of fear and death. What ages were they told to use? (a) 14 and 60; (b) 16 and 45; (c) 18 and 45; (d) 18 and 40.
The prayer for the dead is (a) Sonder-Kommando; (b) Kaddish; (c) Oberkapo; (d) Cabbala.
“Men to the left! Women to the right!” were the words which separate Elie and his (a) Mother; (b) sister; (c) Mother and sister; (d) grandmother.
Why was A-7713 ordered to go to the dentist? (a) Toothache; (b) removal of a gold crown; (c) he was the dentist’s assistant; (d) he was sick.
Elie learned that if he and his father had remained in Auschwitz hospital (a) they would have been shot with the other prisoners; (b) they would have been liberated by the Russians; (c) they would have started to death.
Elie had an operation to (a) drain swelling in his foot; (b) amputate his foot; (c) remove his gall bladder.
The men cleaned the block before evacuation in an attempt to (a) show the liberating army that humans lived there; (b) search for food; (c) pass inspection.
Which statement is true of Akiba Drumer? (a) friends forgot to say the Kaddish for him; (b) his faith in God inspired Elie; (c) he was a much-despised kapo.
Rabbi Eliahou was (a) cremated; (b) left in the hospital; (c) looking for his son; (d) killed by his son.
Idek was (a) a friend of Elie’s; (b) Juliek’s dad; (c) a cruel doctor; (d) a kapo in charge of Elie’s barrack.
Who was taken for dead and almost thrown from the train? (a) Elie’s father; (b) Elie; (c) Moshe; (d) Madame Schacter.
On what day did Elie’s father die? (a) January 29; (b) April 20; (c) November 1; (d) December 11.
When the prisoners were liberated, their first act as free men was (a) revenge on their captor; (b) burning their barracks; (c) throw themselves on the food and other provisions; (d) bathing.
When Elie looked at himself in the mirror, he saw a (a) corpse; (b) vision of his father; (c) a gap where his crown had been.
Night is (a) fiction; (b) nonfiction; (c) science fiction.
The little French girl that Elie later met in Paris was actually (a) Jewish; (b) German; (c) Aryan; (d) American.
Who was not a source of cruelty to Elie or his father? (a) Idek; (b) the gypsies; (c) the doctor who operated on Elie.
Madame Schacter’s hallucinations foreshadow (a) the crematories; (b) Elie’s eventual release; (c) the enslavement of the Jews.
A Jewish scholar and leader of Jewish congregations is called a (a) Beadle; (b) Talmud; (c) Kaddish; (d) Rabbi.
Elie was punished for (a) walking in on Idek with a young Polish girl; (b) seeing babies killed; (c) stealing food; (d) running during selection.
As punishment, Elie (a) had his rations taken away; (b) had his foot amputated; (c) was beaten with a whip; (d) was given extra work.
True/False: Choose “A” for true and “B” for false.
Moshe the Beadle attempts to warn the Jews of Sighet.
Elie’s father helps him survive Auschwitz.
A synagogue is a Jewish place of worship.
The hanging of the Pipel made little impression on Elie and the other prisoners.
Elie is eighteen when the story begins.
The dentist removed Elie’s crown with a rusty spoon.
Selections are made to find prisoners in need of medical care.
Elie’s hospital stay was as miserable as life in the barrack.
Matching Characters: Match the name of the character by his or her description: (a) Moshe the Beadle, (b) Elie Wiesel, (c) Chlomo Wiesel, (d) Stein of Antwerp, (e) Madame Schachter
a 50 year old woman whose hysterical cries of fire torture the whole cattle car of Jews.
the father in Night, who is a leader in the Jewish community