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Maus: A Survivor's Tale

Maus: A Survivor's Tale


by Art Spiegelman

Maus: A Survivor's Tale: Mice, Rats, and Cats, Oh, My! Quiz

Think you’ve got your head wrapped around Maus: A Survivor's Tale? Put your knowledge to the test. Good luck — the Stickman is counting on you!
Q. Why is Anja transferred to Auschwitz?

Because the call came down from Munich
Because they ran out of room at Birkenau
Because Vladek arranged for her transfer
Because there has been a new Nazi order given to keep Jewish families together
Q. Why don’t the German soldiers execute the Jews that they take into the woods?

Because the Germans develop a conscience
Because a bird falls from the sky and the Germans take it as a sign
Because a force of charging beasts comes charging towards the Germans
Because the Germans are afraid of repercussions by the American soldiers
Q. What happens when Vladek tries to become reunited with his wife?

He is successful
He discovers that she has been killed in one of the camps
He cannot find her
He sends a carrier pigeon to find her, but the pigeon is shot down over the Swiss border
Q. What does Vladek tell Art that angers him?

That he has friends whose fathers were Nazis
That he destroyed Anja’s diaries
That there is no such thing as Chanukah Charlie
That he loves his second wife, Mala, more than he ever loved Anja
Q. Why does Art fly to Florida?

To meet with his publisher
To get away from his family
To visit his ailing father
Because there’s no way he’s going to pass up the chance to check out The Wizarding World of Harry Potter