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_____ 1. One sign of the deteriorating conditions in their army was
A. the substitution of crepe paper for cloth bandages
_____ 2. Paul realized that the difference between his first and second leaves was that
A. his family had started to blame the Kaiser
_____ 3. "Forgive me, comrade. We always see it too late" are Paul's words to
A. the dead Frenchman
_____ 4. Paul's mother, father, and teachers
A. attempt to build up his morale when he is on leave
_____ 5. Paul's conclusions about the Russian prisoners of war are that they
A. are inferior to the Germans
_____ 6. Paul is unable to understand
A. how both sides can be fighting for a just cause
_____ 7. Paul wonders what will become of his generation now that
A. "our education has been forever blunted"
_____ 8. Josef Hamacher, the soldier in Paul's hospital ward, said that war is a glorious time for all the
_____ 9. A final irony of the novel is that Paul's death came
A. in a camp accident
_____ 10. On the day that Paul died, the army communique read:
A. All quiet on the Western Front
11. Using examples to support your points, support or refute Paul's statement, "A hospital alone shows what war is."
12. Using several incidents that occurred while Paul was home on leave, explain why he concluded, "I do not belong here any more, it is a foreign world."
13. Although it is not true, Paul tells Kemmerich's mother that Kemmerich died instantly and without pain. Defend, or at least explain, the motives for Paul's actions.
14. Explain why Paul and his friends believe that the war has ruined them for everything.
15. Using several examples, discuss the vital role played by friendship in this novel