WOMAN WHO HELPS ANNE FRANK DIES AT 100
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  • Question 1
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    Which of the following is NOT a reason why Gies is an admired person?

    answer choices

    She helped to protect the Frank family during the Holocaust.

    She recovered and protected Anne’s diary.

    She risked her life as a leader of the Dutch Resistance.

    She showed great courage and compassion when she decided to help the Franks.

  • Question 2
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    How did Otto Frank end up with his daughter's diary?

    answer choices

    Otto found the diary in the annex after the war ended.

    Miep gave Anne the diary and before she died, Anne gave it to her father.

    Anne left the diary in a hiding place for Miep to find after the Holocaust was over.

    Miep preserved the diary before giving it to Otto after the war ended.

  • Question 3
    30 seconds
    Q.

    Which of the following best describes Anne Frank's diary?

    answer choices

    the cause of most of the sadness in Gies' life

    a personal possession that should never have been published

    a very valuable book about kindness and humanity

    a sad story about a young girl losing her friend

  • Question 4
    120 seconds
    Q.

    Reread paragraphs 13 & 14.


    TERI SCHULTZ: Miep Gies said she did not like being called a hero. Yet, she risked her life many times over to help the Frank family during the two years they hid from the Nazis in a secret annex4 built into the Trading Company office in Amsterdam where she’d worked for Otto Frank almost a decade.


    Providing refuge5 to Jews, she noted later, carried a punishment of at least six months in a concentration camp.6 Still, the Austrian-born Dutch woman, knighted by the governments of Germany and the Netherlands, recipient of a medal from Yad Vashem Holocaust Museum, always insisted she had done nothing extraordinary.


    PART A: Which of the following best explains the purpose of the details provided in paragraph 13 and paragraph 14?

    answer choices

    To provide readers with details of why Schultz conducted the interview with Gies in the first place.

    To illustrate the great risks Gies was willing to take to help Jews seek refuge during the Holocaust.

    To explain the location of the events of the Holocaust and Frank’s family.

    To contrast the heroism of Gies with the cruelty of the Nazi forces.

  • Question 5
    60 seconds
    Q.

    Reread paragraph 16.


    SCHULTZ: Gies explained another motivation for emphasizing her modesty. She said if people are allowed to think it takes remarkable qualities to act boldly on behalf of others, few will attempt it.


    PART A: What does the word “modesty” most likely mean as it is used in paragraph 16?

    answer choices

    heroism

    success

    remorse

    humbleness

  • Question 6
    30 seconds
    Q.

    PART B: Which of the following TWO phrases best proves your answer above?

    answer choices

    …nothing extraordinary…” (paragraph 14)

    “…a very common person” (paragraph 15)

    “…remarkable qualities…” (paragraph 16)

    “…act boldly…” (paragraph 16)

    “…hadn’t been destroyed or taken.” (paragraph 18)

  • Question 7
    60 seconds
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    Which of the following is the main reason Gies preserved Frank’s diary?

    answer choices

    Gies wished to return the diary to Anne’s father, Otto, the only surviving member of the family.

    Gies knew that the diary would be of great importance to the world and therefore decided to preserve it.

    Gies wanted to prove to the Nazi soliders that the Frank family would never be forgotten.

    Gies sought to return it to Anne in order to bring her joy.

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