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Wartime Diaries- Anne Frank and Zlata Filipović

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What is ethnic cleansing?

A. the practice of removing members of an ethnic group from a region by force or intimidation
B. a group of people bound by cultural markers such as race, nationality, tribe, religion, language, custom, and historical origins
C. the state-sponsored and systematic persecution and murder of 6 million Jews during World War II
D. the internment of an ethnic group, usually lasting the duration of war

A.

How old was Zlata Filipovic when she observed war firsthand?

A. fifteen
B. five
C. twenty
D. eleven

D.

Which phrase refers to a group of people bound by cultural markers such as race, nationality, tribe, religion, language, custom, and/or historical origins?

A. ethnic cleansing
B. Holocaust
C. ethnic group
D. community

C.

What is Sarajevo?

A. the capital of the Netherlands
B. the capital of Nigeria
C. the capital of Germany
D. the capital of Bosnia

D.

Why does Zlata Filipovic decide to stop writing about herself in her own diary?

A. She wants to publish her diary and thinks readers will want to hear about the war.
B. She has seen so much destruction that it has overshadowed her own life.
C. She runs out of ink after the local office supply store is bombed.
D. She wants to become a journalist when she grows up.

B.

How does The Diary of a Young Girl by Anne Frank portray German soldiers?

A. as divided about Hitler and willing to start wars
B. as loyal to Hitler, but not willing to fight in combat
C. as undecided about the future of Germany
D. as hateful, brainless automatons

A.

Where did Zlata live during the Bosnian War?

A. in the city of Sarajevo
B. at a small republic located in northern Europe
C. throughout Europe, especially Germany, France, and Italy
D. in the United States

A.

Which phrase describes the author’s perspective in Zlata’s Diary best?

A. unbiased observer
B. persecuted victim
C. firsthand observer
D. wartime journalist

C.

How does Zlata Filipovic portray the people in her town?

A. as emotionally weak and whiny
B. as utterly destroyed emotionally and physically
C. as emotionally resilient and powerful
D. as angry and wanting revenge

C.

Who were the aggressors in the war that is discussed in Zlata’s Diary?

A. Bosnian Muslims
B. Bosnian Croats
C. Bosnian Serbs
D. Bosnians of mixed heritage

C.

Which statement describes Zlata Filipovic’s perspective on war best?

A. War is a necessary evil.
B. War will never go extinct.
C. Everything will change for the better despite war.
D. People are more powerful than war.

D.

Which phrase describes the author’s perspective in writing The Diary of a Young Girl best?

A. wartime journalist
B. persecuted victim
C. unbiased observer
D. Nazi soldier

B.

Which statement describes Anne Frank’s perspective on war best?

A. Peace will return once again.
B. Peace will destroy the world.
C. War is a necessary evil.
D. War will never go extinct.

A.

Why is Anne Frank determined to believe the best of others?

A. She refuses to view the world as a cruel place.
B. She has never known a person who wasn’t kind at heart.
C. She thinks the world has improved since she was born.
D. She recently read in the news that Hitler died.

A.

What is Amsterdam?

A. the capital of the Netherlands
B. the capital of Bosnia
C. the largest German city
D. the name of a concentration camp

A.

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