The Book Thief Semester Test Review

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From where does the shadow witness Liesel stealing a book from the bonfire?

From an alleyway.

What ailment afflicts Tommy Muller?

He is deaf.

Why are men trolling the neighborhood where Liesel lives during her soccer game?

They are looking for space for bomb shelters.

What school subjects does Liesel practice regularly with Max?

Writing and Reading.

What activity does Hans Hubermann convince Liesel to do after she has been in the house for a few weeks?

To read.

What book does Liesel read over and over in Frau Hermann's library?

The Whistler.

What does Liesel bring into Max's room on Christmas Eve?


To which German city is Liesel being relocated by the foster care system?


Why was young Hans Hubermann asked to stay behind during his fight of WWI?

Because he had good handwriting.

Why does Liesel struggle in school?

She cannot read or write.

What excuse does Rudy give the shopkeeper when he is caught stealing apples from the market?

His family is starving.

Who places Liesel Meminger in foster care?

Her mother.

What does Rudy use to darken his body in the hopes of emulating Jesse Owens?


Why does Liesel steal money from Rosa?

To pay for books.

How does Liesel describe the sensation of being burned at the book burning?

As painful.

Where does Liesel sit and wait for Hans to come and pick her up from the book burning?

At the church.

Who sees Liesel steal the book from the bonfire?

The mayor's wife.

At which holiday does Liesel finish reading "The Gravedigger's Handbook"?


Which political party does Liesel think her mother belonged to?


What does Hans offer to the starving Jewish soldier he sees being marched through the streets?


Who is Rudy most terrified of seeing him fail?

His Hitler Youth division leader.

Why is the Nazi party interested in giving Rudy a full scholarship to their school?

Because of his athletic prowess.

What confession does Rudy make to Liesel when they run away from home together?

That he hates Hitler.

Where are Liesel and her family expected to hide out during the air raid drills?

In their neighbor's basement.

With what weapon are both Hans and the starving prisoner beaten by the guard?

A whip.

What color do Hans' neighbors ask him to paint their windows?


What is Hans' major responsibility during the war?

Clean up air raids and find dead bodies.

How does Frau Hermann react when she realizes that Liesel is stealing from her?

She is saddened.

Why does Rudy pack a toolbox?

To break into houses.

What sport does Liesel regularly play with the neighborhood kids?


What does Rosa do for a living?

She is a laundress.

How does Liesel feel about the scheduled book burning?


How are Liesel and her brother traveling to the foster care system?

By train.

Outside which building do Rudy and Liesel ice the sidewalk so they can steal a basket of food?

The church.

Why type of soup does Rosa Hubermann make once a week to feed her family?

Pea soup.

What type of fruit do Rudy and Liesel steal from local farmers?


How does Hans react when he finds out that Liesel stole a book from the bonfire?

He understands why she stole it, and does not punish her.

What does Liesel purchace with a coin she finds on the street outside Frau Dillard's house?


Which of the following mysterious characters is described as living in the dark shadows of Stuttgart?

A young man.

What book does Liesel spend all of her time reading during the first summer with the Hubermann family?

The Gravedigger's Handbook.

When the mysterious character living in the shadows is brought food and keys, which character is the mystery character urged to locate?

Hans Hubermann.

Why was Mac Vandenberg bullied as a child.

Because he was Jewish.

What did Hans give to Erik Vandenberg's widow with the hopes of being able to help her family one day?

His address.

As a child, who saved Max from the Gestapo when they were removing Jews from the neighborhood?

Walter Kugler.

How did Erik Vandenberg's widow react when Hans brought her husband's instrument home to her?

She doesn't want it.

What inanimate object does Max credit with saving his life?

Mein Kampf.

What does Max give to Liesel for her birthday?

The Standover Man.

Which sport does Max regularly dream he is participating in with Adolf Hitler?


Why doesn't Viktor Chemmel like, or respect, Liesel?

Because of her gender.

What does Liesel shout to Frau Hermann when the Frau fires Rosa from her laundry service?

That the Frau is pathetic.

What emotion does Max feel comfortable expressing only in his journal?


How does Liesel react when she catches a glimpse into Max's journal?

She is shocked.

How does Liesel feel after her outburst against Frau Hermann?


What thing does Liesel describe for Max using the most colorful language she can think of?

The sky.

Which of the following tools does max use to keep records of his emotions in the journal?


Which of the following acts does Max request from Liesel?

A haircut.

What object does Liesel regularly fish out of the trash bins to bring home to Max?


What does Frau Holtzsapfel offer to trade Liesel in exhange for reading sessions?


What character does NOT get up in the middle of the night during the air raid sirens?


What belonging does Liesel bring into the bomb shelter with her during air raids?

The Whistler.

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