Test 21. Name:                                                                                          Date:                                         Period:
Interview Questions: ___/15  SAWs: ___/10   *S/CD/CX: ___/10
Vocab H/W: ___20   Vocab Practices: ___/12  ___/12  ___/12   Vladek Quiz:  ___/8
KBARR: ___/40
Other Extra Credit:

Mental Floss.

  1. It would be ______ of a dishwasher to tell the master chef  how to do things.   a) ambivalent  b) subsist  c) frugal  d) presumptuous  e) NOTA
  2. All her emotions were released in a ______ moment on the stage as 20,000 people cheered.  a) frugal  b) cathartic  c) avant-garde  d) futile  e) NOTA
  3. Much of the agriculture in the rest of the world is made up of ______(ence) farms, that barely grow enough food for the family working on it.  a) subsist  b) dissemble  c) reproach  d) frugal  e) NOTA
  4. MacGyver could _____ together almost anything from a bomb to a hang-glider from bits of trash he found lying around.  a) subsist  b) cobble  c) dissemble  d) succumb  e) NOTA
  5. Though he came from a very religious family, he was still ______ about organized religion. a) avant-garde  b) dissemble  c) reproach  d) succumb  e) NOTA
  6. Artie says Richieu’s picture on the wall of his parents’ room was a sort of ______ to him, implying that Richieu would have been a better son than he is. a) avant-garde  b) dissemble  c) reproach  d) succumb  e) NOTA
  7. She tried to stay awake during math, but it was ________ ...  a) cathartic  b) futile  c) reproach  d) frugal  e) NOTA
  8. ... and she finally _______(ed) to the boredom and nodded off.   a) subsist  b) futile  c) reproach  d) succumb  e) NOTA
  9.  During the TV marathon, we _____(ed) for two days on chips and pizza.  a) subsist  b) futile  c) reproach  d) frugal  e) NOTA
  10. In The Outsiders, when we referred to a facade, we would be saying that the person was ______(ing) about their true feelings.     a) avant-garde  b) dissemble  c) reproach  d) succumb  e) NOTA
  11. On the train, Vladek ______(ed) and “didn’t let on” he was a Jew. Spiegelman represents this by having Vladek wear a pig mask.    a) ambivalent  b) subsist  c) frugal  d) presumptuous  e) NOTA
  12. The root of this word means “to clean out.” _____   a) cathartic  b) presumptuous  c) reproachful  d) frugal  e) NOTA
  13. “I never knew a person more _____ than myself. The fact that I say that shows that what I say is true.”    a) futile  b) presumptuous  c) reproachful  d) frugal  e) NOTA
  14. As part of his occupation, Ziggy had a llama with a leather jacket that anyone could see was fake.  a) S  b) CD  c) CX
  15. The cheese is on the table with little toothpicks in it.  a) S  b) CD  c) CX
  16. Claudio ate several hotdogs, went on a ride, and ate several more.  a) S  b) CD  c) CX
  17. You must say, “Sir” when you say, “Mr. Coward.”  a) S  b) CD  c) CX
  18. Rudolpho was upset, so his mom ate the last of the cheeselog. a) S  b) CD  c) CX
  19. When Zoltan lost his wallet, even the llama helped him look for it.   a) S  b) CD  c) CX
  20. Words like although, because, since, and if at the beginning of a clause make that clause...  a) dependent  b) independent  c) a sentence  d) complex  e) NOTA
  21. That means that sentences that begin with those words are always...   a) S  b) CD  c) CX
    Husker Du?
  22. We can wait here until Carlos calls us.  a) S  b) CD  c) CX
  23. A _____ is a type of _____ remark.  a) stereotype/slur  b) slur/stereotype  c) slur/derogatory  d) derogatory/connotation  e) connotation/derogatory
  24. Artie very often shows Vladek telling his story as he pedals his exercise bike. What does this probably symbolize?  a) How important exercise is to Vladek.  b) Vladek always running from the Nazis, but never escaping.  c) How he and Mala don't get along.  d) How much he misses Anja.  e) How he has too much energy.
  25. What is one reason Artie says he became an artist?  a) It was something he studied.  b) He always read comics as a kid.  c) So he wouldn't have to compete with Vladek.  d) It paid well.  e) NOTA.

  26. What is a kombinator?  a) a type of bunker  b) someone who works in the black market  c) a crook  d) one of the Jews who worked with the Nazis  e) NOTA
  27. What saved Vladek's life on p120?  a) The fact that he spoke German.  b) That he was Haskel's cousin.  c) That he had the right fake papers.  d) That he was Pesach's cousin.  e) NOTA
  28. What happens to Pesach?  a) He bribes the Germans and gets out.  b) He stays with Vladek and the rest in his bunker until the Germans leave.  c) He pays someone to smuggle him out of the ghetto.  d) He bribes the Germans, but they shoot him anyway.  e) NOTA
  29. Why are the roads on p127 in the shape of a swastika?  a) In that part of Poland, the Nazis had paved some roads that way as propaganda.  b) No matter where Vladek and Anja go, they will not be safe from the Nazis.  c) It looks cool.  d) It wasn't really intended that way, but the angle of the picture makes it look like a swastika.  e) NOTA
  30. Vladek thinks Mala cares only about... a) comfort  b) money  c) her family  d) Artie  e) NOTA
  31. What frustrates Mala so much about Vladek?  a) He treats her like a maid.   b) He treats her like a nurse.  c) He is such a skinflint.  d) All of the above.  e) NOTA
  32. Mala and Artie think his experiences in the war made him how he is today.  a) True  b) False
  33. Why is Artie worried about portraying Vladek as he really is?  a) He doesn't want to further the stereotype of the greedy Jew.  b) He thinks Vladek will be offended.  c) Vladek isn't really the way Artie shows him.  d) He thinks it might be disrespectful to Anja.  e) NOTA
  34. Why is Anja's tail showing on p138?  a) Her disguise isn't as good as Vladek's.  b) It's a printing mistake.  c) It shows how scared she is.  d) It shows that she can't pass for a non-Jew like Vladek.  e) NOTA