Rise of the Berlin Wall Comprehension

1)

 quiz created by Michelle Morissette 

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Who built the Berlin Wall?

a.Russia
b.Eastern Europe
c.West Germany
d.East Germany

2) Which of the following  countries did NOT have a zone in Berlin.

a.U.S.A.
b.England
c.Italy
d.France

3) What did the Western powers say about the wall?

a.It was a contradiction of the purposes of peace
b.It was a violation of a four part agreement in 1949 treaty.
c.It was preventing people from being able to see their friends and families
d.It was outrageous to do something like this

4) Why was the wall built? 

a.to prevent people from the West from coming to East Germany
b.to prevent east Germans from escaping to West Germany
c.to prevent East Germans from communicating with their families in the west
d.to separate families and friends

5) What did the wall become a symbol of?

a.a divided world
b.the cold war
c.two points of view
d.communism and capitalism

6) What did the mayor of West Germany say to East Germans?

a.They would be slaves forever
b.They would eventually be free
c.They were welcome in the west
d.They could not be held as slaves forever.

7) LISTEN AGAIN TO HEAR THE FOLLOWING VOCABULARY WORDS IN CONTEXT. 

 

Then,  MATCH the words with their meanings. 

 

Slave          outrage        fleeing        seal off           flagrant           in contravention with

 

WORD                                    MEANING    

         completely close so that no one or nothing can enter or leave it.

            confused about

           powerful and anger and great shock

      shocking because done in an obvious way to break the rules

        against the rules, laws or agreed upon decisions.   

            to escape from, run away from

              person owned by another person or organization


 



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