Test 18. Name:                                                                       Date:                                    Period:
Vocab Homework: ___/20   Vocab Practices: ___/14  ___/11   ___/10
Other Extra Credit:

Mental Floss.

Vocabulary. a) fastidious  b) insinuate  c) improvise  d) shrewd  e) allegory  f) absolution  g) consign  h) agitate  i) sanction
  1. We ran out of the ingredients for the recipe, so we had to ______.  
  2. Some people think that the Narnia series is a religious  _________, with Aslan the lion representing Christ.  
  3. Years of work were needed for the CIA agent to _____ himself into the terrorist organization. 
  4. The protesters _____(ed) for changes in immigration laws.
  5. Jean is very _____ about her silverware; she won’t eat at that restaurant because she thinks the forks aren’t clean enough.  
  6. I didn’t like his ____(ion) that I wasn’t good enough to make the team.
  7. Some people see boxing as legally ______(ed) violence.  
  8. The annoying kids taunted the dog over the fence until he was _____(ed) enough to jump it. 
  9. Which one is the allegory? (Be careful!)  a) Mickey Mouse acting like a human.  b) "Motto"  c) You can't teach an old dog new tricks.  d) Mind your own business.  e) C and D.  f) NOTA

    SAWs.  a) reverse  b) release  c) prohibit  d) advocate  e) contrary
  10. ______ to popular belief, one human year does not equal seven “dog years.”
  11. The root of this word means “voice.” _____

  12. Why did Vladek think it was safe to go with the smugglers?  a) They spoke Yiddish.  b) Mrs. Motonowa trusted them.  c) His friend Mandelbaum trusted them.  d) Vladek got a letter back from someone who said they got through safely.  e) Anja trusted them.  f) NOTA
  13. What is ironic about Vladek’s decision to try to go to Hungary and give their spot at Mrs. Motonowa’s to Miloch and his family?  a) Because Mrs. Motonowa turned in Miloch.  b) Because Miloch was caught also.  c) Because Miloch waited out the war safely with Mrs. Motnowa.  d) Because Anja told him not to.   e) NOTA
  14. Why does Artie call Vladek a murderer in the last panel on p161?  He killed somebody in the war.  b) He wasn't able to save Mandelbaum.  c) He destroyed all of Anja's diaries and memories.  d)Artie blames him for Anja's death.  e) NOTA
  15. Why did Vladek ask Artie and Francoise to come stay with him?  a) He had a heart attack.  b) He got injured.  c) He needs money.  d) Mala left him.   e) NOTA
  16. An example from Book II of Vladek’s ridiculous skinflint behavior is complaining about Mala opening another container of salt.  a) True  b) False
  17. Why does Artie say it's so hard to tell Vladek's story in comic form?  a) "Somehow I wish I had been in Auschwitz with my parents..."  b)"Maybe everyone has to feel guilty." c) "If it wasn't so pathetic, it's be kinda funny..."  d) "It's so presumptuous of me..."  e) "...so much has to be left out or distorted..."  f) NOTA 
  18. What does Artie mean when he says he had a "sibling rivalry with a snapshot"?   a) "Somehow I wish I had been in Auschwitz with my parents..."  b) "...so much has to be left out or distorted..."  c) "If it wasn't so pathetic, it's be kinda funny..."  d) "It's so presumptuous of me..."  e) NOTA
  19. What gave Vladek hope when he first got to Auschwitz?  a) Seeing Mandelbaum.  b) Knowing the Poles who sold him out got sent there too.  c) Talking to Mandelbaum's nephew.  d) The priest's explanation of his number.  e) NOTA
  20. What got Vladek special treatment from the kapo?  a) Vladek gave him a bribe.  b) Vladek turned in someone who was hiding.  c) Because he was such a hard worker.  d) Teaching the kapo English.  e) NOTA