A Gentleman in Moscow Quiz | Eight Week Quiz B

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This quiz consists of 5 multiple choice and 5 short answer questions through Book 1: "An Assembly" - "Advent".

Multiple Choice Questions

1. At what time does the narrator describe Count Rostov being escorted through the gates of the Kremlin onto Red Square in Book 1: "1922: An Ambassador"?
(a) 8:30.
(b) 7:30.
(c) 6:30.
(d) 5:30.

2. For what time is the Count's appointment with Nina Kulikova set in the opening of Book 1: "Anyway..."?
(a) 1:00.
(b) 4:00.
(c) 2:00.
(d) 3:00.

3. When was Count Alexander Ilyich Rostov born?
(a) October 24, 1889.
(b) March 12, 1902.
(c) September, 20, 1885.
(d) June 12, 1887.

4. How old is Nina when she befriends the Count?
(a) 9.
(b) 13.
(c) 6.
(d) 12.

5. Of the ballroom, the narrator says in Book 1: "An Assembly," "Of course, there is now much more canvas than cashmere in the room, more gray than gold. But is the patch on the elbow really that much different from" what?
(a) "The crown on the head?"
(b) "The suit and tie?"
(c) "The sceptor and the crown?"
(d) "The epaulette on the shoulder?"

Short Answer Questions

1. Whose magical ball of thread led Theseas safely from the lair of the Minotaur, according to the narrator in Book 1: "Around and About"?

2. Why does Mr. Halecki call the Count to his office in Book 1: "An Assembly"?

3. Where is the Count to meet Nina for his appointment in Book 1: "Anyway..."?

4. Where did the old blind woman tell Princess Golitsyn she was going to see her son in the Count's story in Book 1: "Anyway..."?

5. What Shakespearean play does the author allude to when describing the Count's appointment in Book 1: "An Appointment"?

(see the answer key)

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