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Elie Wiesel's Night: Summary, History & Quotes

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Which of the following terms would best describe the main character of Night before he was imprisoned?

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1. Which of these most accurately describes Elie Wiesel's current philosophy?

2. Before he was imprisoned, Eliezer was forced to live in a part of the city with other Jews. What is the term for this crowded, forced living arrangement?

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About This Quiz & Worksheet

This quiz/worksheet combo will teach you about the plot of Elie Wiesel's book Night, and how it paralleled his own experiences as a Holocaust survivor. You'll be tested on key terms, including Holocaust and ghetto.

Quiz & Worksheet Goals

In these assessments, you'll be tested on:

  • The characterization of the protagonist in Night, and how he resembles the author
  • Elie Wiesel's current philosophy
  • The definitions of ghetto and Holocaust
  • Key plot points in Night

Skills Practiced

This quiz and worksheet allow students to test the following skills:

  • Reading comprehension - ensure that you draw the most important information from a summary and history of Elie Wiesel's Night
  • Distinguishing differences - compare and contrast the meaning of the word 'holocaust' as a proper versus improper noun
  • Interpreting information - verify that you can read information regarding the characterization of Eliezer in Night and interpret it correctly

Additional Learning

To learn more about Night, review the accompanying lesson on the Summary and History of Wiesel's Night. This lesson covers the following objectives:

  • Understand the plot of Night
  • Draw parallels between the plot of Night and Elie Wiesel's experience as a Holocaust survivor
  • Interpret the meaning behind famous Elie Wiesel quotes
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