Night by Elie Wiesel Quiz

Question 1 of 30

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"Night" is the only written memoir by Elie Wiesel.

Select one of the following:

  • True
  • False

Question 2 of 30

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Where is Eliezer originally from?

Select one of the following:

  • Germany

  • Austria

  • Transylvania

  • France

Question 3 of 30

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What is the name of the character who tries to tell Eliezer's community about the horrors of what happened to the foreign Jews he/she was with on the deportation trains? (Hint: He was said to be a lunatic, and ignored.)

Select one of the following:

  • Eliezer

  • Moshe the Beadle

  • Madame Schächter

  • Rabbi Eliahou

Question 4 of 30

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Which camp is Eliezer housed in throughout the majority of his memoir?

Select one of the following:

  • Auschwitz-Birkenau

  • Chelmno

  • Gleiwitz

  • Buchenwald

Question 5 of 30

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At which camp does Eliezer's father die?

Select one of the following:

  • Auschwitz-Birkenau

  • Chelmno

  • Gleiwitz

  • Buchenwald

Question 6 of 30

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What is the name of the work camp Eliezer and his father are sent to?

Select one of the following:

  • Broma

  • Birkenau

  • Belzec

  • Buna

Question 7 of 30

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What are Eliezer and his family told as they pull into Auschwitz?

Select one of the following:

  • That they are going to be exterminated shortly.

  • That they have arrived at a labor camp where they will be treated well and kept together as families.

  • That they must pay for their sins through hard work and starvation.

  • That they have to separate and give up what's left of their belongings.

Question 8 of 30

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What is the name of the woman who screams that she can see fires in the distance? (Hint: She has a ten-year old son)

Select one of the following:

  • Madame Schächter

  • Béa

  • Hilda

  • Tzipora

Question 9 of 30

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What smell does Eliezer describe upon arriving at Birkenau on the train?

Select one of the following:

  • The smell of dead corpses

  • The smell of poisonous gas

  • The smell of burning flesh

  • The smell of human waste

Question 10 of 30

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On which "block" are Eliezer and his father housed?

Select one of the following:

  • The musicians' block

  • The electricians' block

  • The mechanics' block

  • The farmers' block

Question 11 of 30

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What is the name of the Jewish violinist Eliezer meets upon moving into the musicians' block?

Select one of the following:

  • Franek

  • Juliek

  • Inek

  • We never get his name

Question 12 of 30

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What happens to the dentist that's supposed to extract Eliezer's gold tooth?

Select one of the following:

  • He is found to be a Jew and is executed.

  • He gets into a fight with a Jewish prisoner who kills him.

  • He gets caught stealing food and beat to death.

  • He is condemned to hanging for illegally trading in gold teeth.

Question 13 of 30

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What is a Kapo?

Select one of the following:

  • A head guard at a concentration camp

  • A prisoner conscripted by the Nazis to police other prisoners

  • A caretaker assigned to each block, responsible for getting each prisoner's food for them

  • The soldier responsible for the furnaces

Question 14 of 30

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Who is the Kapo on Eliezer's block at Auschwitz?

Select one of the following:

  • Mier Katz

  • Zalman

  • Stein

  • Idek

Question 15 of 30

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How is Eliezer's gold tooth removed?

Select one of the following:

  • With brass tongs

  • With a rusty spoon

  • With a dull pocket knife

  • It is never removed

Question 16 of 30

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What happens to the man who crawls to the soup that is left alone in an attempt to eat some?

Select one of the following:

  • He is shot as soon as he reaches the bowl and lifts himself to drink from it

  • He knocks the bowl over and faces execution via hanging

  • He is captured and tortured before he is executed

  • He gets soup and safely makes it back

Question 17 of 30

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The prisoners are too jaded to cry when the little boy associated with the resistance is hung.

Select one of the following:

  • True
  • False

Question 18 of 30

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Where does Eliezer say God is during the hanging of the little boy?

Select one of the following:

  • Protecting others

  • No where to be found

  • With the Nazis

  • Hanging with the little boy on the gallows

Question 19 of 30

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Eliezer observes Yom Kippur by fasting with the rest of the Jewish people around him.

Select one of the following:

  • True
  • False

Question 20 of 30

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What happens to the Jews in the infirmary after the rest are evacuated?

Select one of the following:

  • They are executed

  • They are burned alive

  • They are freed by the Russians only days later

  • They are left alone with their conditions, and die before anyone reaches them

Question 21 of 30

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What does Eliezer injure just before he is evacuated to Buna with the rest?

Select one of the following:

  • His knee

  • His foot

  • His neck

  • His wrist

Question 22 of 30

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What happens to Zalman, the boy who was running next to Eliezer?

Select one of the following:

  • He gets ahead of Eliezer and Eliezer never sees him again

  • He begins attacking others in an effort to survive

  • He fights his way next to Eliezer the entire time, and they both survive

  • He cannot take running anymore, stops, and is trampled to death

Question 23 of 30

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What did Rabbi Eliahou's son do to him during their run in the snow to Buna?

Select one of the following:

  • He ran ahead of him when it seemed his father would not make it

  • He kicked him down when his father pleaded for support

  • He let go of his hand, and died in the snow

  • He helped him and they made it to the abandoned village together

Question 24 of 30

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Eliezer gets a chance to sleep when they reach Gleiwitz.

Select one of the following:

  • True
  • False

Question 25 of 30

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What did the German townspeople throw to the Jewish prisoners on the train out of Gleiwitz? (Hint: A son beats his father to death for it, before he is beaten to death himself)

Select one of the following:

  • Water

  • Cake

  • Bread

  • Money

Question 26 of 30

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Eliezer's father dies on the train to Gleiwitz.

Select one of the following:

  • True
  • False

Question 27 of 30

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Of the 100 Jews brought on the train to Gleiwitz, how many survived?

Select one of the following:

  • 98

  • 65

  • 26

  • 12

Question 28 of 30

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Eliezer's father dies from both dysentery and physical abuse.

Select one of the following:

  • True
  • False

Question 29 of 30

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What year is Eliezer finally freed?

Select one of the following:

  • 1944

  • 1945

  • 1946

Question 30 of 30

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Finally, what does Eliezer say he sees when he looks at himself in the mirror after all this time?

Select one of the following:

  • A ghost

  • A corpse

  • A monster

  • An animal

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Night by Elie Wiesel Quiz

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This is a quiz on the book "Night" by Elie Wiesel. It covers basic characters, plot, and context of the memoir/novel written by Wiesel.

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