The Devil's Arithmetic Overview Quiz

The Devil's Arithmetic Overview Quiz

Created by Scott Locklear

Twelve-year-old Hannah is not thrilled about having to participate in her family's annual Passover celebration. When she begrudgingly opens the door to symbolically allow the prophet Elijah in for supper, Hannah is mysteriously whisked back to the terrifying days of the Holocaust. Be sure you recall what happens to Hannah, literally and figuratively, by taking the quiz from eNotes about The Devil's Arithmetic by Jane Yolen.

  • Question 1

    What does Hannah do that enrages Grandpa Will?

  • Question 2

    What does Hannah shout out when it is time to eat the bitter herbs?

  • Question 3

    What is Aaron nervous about?

  • Question 4

    Why doesn’t Hannah want to go to her grandparents’ for Seder?

  • Question 5

    Who says God is alive, even in the camps?

  • Question 6

    Who lights the Passover candles?

  • Question 7

    Where does Hannah sit when she “returns”?

  • Question 8

    How old is Hannah?

  • Question 9

    What is Hannah's Hebrew name?

  • Question 10

    What year does the badchan tell Hannah it is?

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