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Grade 9 The Book Thief
What was Liesel doing during the final bombing of Himmel Street?
  1. laundry
  2. reading
  3. writing The Book Thief
  4. hiding
Grade 9 The Book Thief
What does Death use as a distraction? Why?
  1. Music, to make him appear kinder
  2. Colors, to distract him from his job
  3. Colors, to make the person dying feel better
  4. Books, to take his mind off things
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What was being celebrated on the day of the book burning?
  1. Hitler Youth convention
  2. The Mayor's birthday
  3. The anniversary of the Nazi Party
  4. Adolf Hitler's birthday
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What is the first book that Liesel steals?
  1. The Shoulder Shrug
  2. The Book Thief
  3. The Grave Digger's Handbook
  4. Mein Kampf
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The death of her brother causes Liesel to:
  1. have severe depression
  2. be put up for adoption
  3. have nightmares
  4. cry all the time
Grade 9 The Book Thief
Why does Hans slap Liesel?
  1. She disrespected Rosa.
  2. She lost some laundry money.
  3. She stole a book.
  4. She stated publicly that she hated Hitler.
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After Liesel steals a book from the bonfire, what does the burning book against her chest symbolize?
  1. Liesel's passion for words
  2. Fear
  3. The threat of fire
  4. The physical effects words can have
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Grade 9 The Book Thief
Why is Hans, Jr. so belligerent with his father?
  1. He's angry that Hans, Sr. is so poor.
  2. He's angry that Hans, Sr. isn't a member of the Nazi party.
  3. He's angry that Hans, Sr. is hiding a Jew.
  4. He's angry that Hans, Sr. plays the accordian.
Grade 9 The Book Thief
What is the name of the book Liesel writes after seeing Max in the parade"
  1. The Standover Man
  2. The Book Thief
  3. The Last Color
  4. The Dream Collector
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Grade 9 The Book Thief
What essential theme is introduced in the beginning of the novel?
  1. Uselessness of words
  2. Importance of war
  3. Liesel's struggle with words
  4. Rudy's lack of pride
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Why wasn't everyone in the basement for the last bombing?
  1. There were too many people to fit.
  2. The sirens didn't sound in time.
  3. The residents decided to "take a chance".
  4. The basement door got jammed.
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The money troubles the Hubermann's experience in Part 2 foreshadow what?
  1. The invention of the washing machine
  2. Rosa getting old
  3. The beginning of World War II
  4. The stock market crash
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