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1 Night Student Night By Elie Wiesel Student WASL Practice Page 1 of 13

2 Night Student 1 What is most likely the reason that Moshe returned to the village? Provide two details from the story in your answer. riginal EMC What is the meaning of the phrase officers were billeted in private homes? A. fficers were provided meals in private homes. B. fficers were assigned to search in private homes. C. fficers were provided living space in private homes. D. fficers were assigned to guard valuables in private homes. Page, Paragraph riginal 7, ,8 EMC 7 Page 2 of 13

3 Night Student 3 Why does Father bury their savings? A. Jews lost the right to travel and spend savings. B. Father wanted to hide their savings from the police. C. Moishe the Beadle warned Father to hide their savings. D. Burying savings was a tradition for the Jewish Passover. Page riginal EMC 8 4 What is the author s purpose for writing the section? A. To show the people swarming the streets within the ghetto B. To show how life returned to normal within the ghetto C. To show the government machinery within the ghetto D. To show the false sense of freedom within the ghetto riginal 9,5-10, ,8-12,4 EMC 8,1-9,5 5 Which sentence best summarizes the section? A. The people march away, thinking anything would be better than standing in the blazing sun. B. The author watches his community tearfully march from their homes, leaving their possessions behind. C. The people march away without a backward glance, envious of those left behind. D. The author watches his Rabbi march away, hunched over with a bag on his back. riginal 14,6-15, ,11-17,7 EMC 13,6-14,6 Page 3 of 13

4 Night Student 6 What is the main idea of the section? A. The Jews boarded the trains. B. The Jews marched to the station. C. The Jews waited to pillage houses. D. The Jews gathered around the table. riginal 19, ,8-22 EMC 18, Based on the information in the selection, what inference can the reader make about Madame Schachter? A. Madame wanted people to listen to what she had to say. B. Madame screamed because she was a madwoman. C. Madame was tired and hallucinated about a fire. D. Madame predicted the burning of the Jews. riginal EMC Which two objects does the author compare using a simile? A. Wind and revolt B. Cattle and people C. Monocle and baton D. Sword and teaching Page riginal EMC 29 Page 4 of 13

5 Night Student 9 What is the author s purpose for writing the section Never? Provide one detail from the story to support your answer. Page, paragraph riginal 32,1-32, ,4-34,11 EMC 32,4-32,6 Page 5 of 13

6 Night Student 10 What are two differences between Birkenau and Auschwitz? Include information from the story in your answer. riginal 38,3-40 (top) ,1-42,8 EMC 37,12-39,6 11 Which phrase could the author have used instead of Kapos? A. rchestra musicians B. German employees C. Inmate leaders D. SS officers riginal EMC 44 Page 6 of 13

7 Night Student 12 ne conclusion that a reader can draw from the selection is that Elie begins to think of his own survival, rather than his father s. Provide two details from the selection to support this conclusion. riginal 52, ,4-7 EMC 48, Which two objects does the author compare using a metaphor? A. Lambs and a shepherd B. Lambs and cauldrons C. Lambs and wolves D. Lambs and a feast riginal EMC 52 Page 7 of 13

8 Night Student 14 Write a summary of this section. Include three events from the section in your summary. riginal 58,8-60, ,5-63,2 EMC 54,3-55,15 15 How do the other inmates feelings about Rosh Hashanah compared to Elie s feelings about Rosh Hashanah? A. Elie feels alone and terrified, while the inmates feel powerful. B. Elie feels dominated by the Almighty, while the inmates feel blessed. C. Elie feels saddened by the new year, while the inmates feel happy for the holiday. D. Elie feels defiant toward God, while the inmates feel He is still worthy of praise. riginal EMC Page 8 of 13

9 Night Student 16 What problem does Elie experience in this section of Night? What are three events that happen as a result of the problem? Include information from the story in your answer. riginal EMC Page 9 of 13

10 Night Student 17 What is the author s purpose for writing the section? Provide three details from the section to support your answer. and Paragraphs riginal 86,3-87, ,9-92,2 EMC 81,6-82,10 Page 10 of 13

11 Night Student 18 According to the story, what happens when the German workers throw bread to the men on the train? A. Fathers and sons battle one another for the bread. B. Fathers and sons aid one another to get the bread. C. Men on the train feel grateful others feed them. D. Men on the train worry others will hurt them. riginal EMC What is the meaning of the word dregs as it is used in the story? A. Bodies B. Scraps C. Nights D. Fears Page riginal EMC How does Elie feel about his father dying? A. Free B. Angry C. Respectful D. verwhelmed Page riginal EMC 97 Page 11 of 13

12 Night Student 21 ne conclusion that a reader could draw is that the men were numb to anything other than satisfying their basic needs. Provide two details from the selection to support this conclusion. s riginal 109, , 5-10 EMC 99, Which statement is the most important conclusion the reader can draw from the novel, Night? A. Elie s experience molded his perception of the world and teaches readers about man s capacity for cruelty. B. Elie feels guilt with his father s death and records his experience to honor is father s memory. C. Elie s experience shows his strong faith can help in extreme situations even with man s capacity for cruelty. D. Elie feels a desire for revenge after his father s death that keeps him focused on survival. riginal Whole memoir 2006 Whole memoir EMC Whole memoir Page 12 of 13

13 Night Student 23 Based on the information in the story, what inference can you make about what Elie sees in the mirror? Include information from the story to support your inference. riginal Whole memoir 2006 Whole memoir EMC Whole memoir Page 13 of 13

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