A Gentleman in Moscow Test | Final Test - Easy

Amor Towles
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This test consists of 15 multiple choice questions and 5 short answer questions.

Multiple Choice Questions

1. In Book 3: "Adjustments" the narrator uses a simile in describing Sofia, saying, "When the Count served breakfast, she nibbled her biscuits like" what?
(a) "A Trappist."
(b) "A squirrel."
(c) A mouse."
(d) "A rabbit."

2. To whom does the Count take Sofia to see if she will watch over her in Book 3: "Ascending, Alighting"?
(a) Marina.
(b) Anna.
(c) Sarah.
(d) Maria.

3. Who wrote the essay on cannibalism that Sofia is reading in Book 3: "Antics, Antitheses, an Accident"?
(a) Mikhail Fyodorovich Mindich.
(b) Michel de Montaigne.
(c) Leo Tolstoy.
(d) Alexander Warren.

4. In Book 5: "Anecdotes," the Count shares to pieces of parental advice with Sofia, including "Montaigne's maxim that the surest sign of wisdom is constant" what?
(a) "Cheerfulness."
(b) "Ignorance."
(c) "Structure."
(d) "Curiosity."

5. What is the name of the Count's sister whose portrait hangs in his study?
(a) Anna.
(b) Sofia.
(c) Marina.
(d) Helena.

6. In Book 4: "1953: Apostles and Apostates," when the Count learns that Sofia won, the narrator says, "For the first time in twenty years, the Count let out a shout." What does the Count shout out?
(a) "Woohoo!"
(b) "Ha-ha!"
(c) "Hurray!"
(d) "Congratulations!"

7. Where is Pudgy Webster's father's company headquartered?
(a) Los Angeles, CA.
(b) New York, NY.
(c) Hazelwood, PA.
(d) Montclair, NJ.

8. In what month does Book 4: "1952: America" begin?
(a) May.
(b) June.
(c) March.
(d) July.

9. To what does the Count compare "how time passes when one is left waiting unaccountably" in the opening of Book 4: "1953: Apostles and Apostates"?
(a) "Like the turning of the planets."
(b) "Like the blooming of lilies."
(c) "Like the wheeling of the stars."
(d) "Like the passing of clouds."

10. What is the name of the "Goliath" that tends to the solitary man in the separate dining room in Book 3: "An Alliance"?
(a) Fyodor.
(b) Emile.
(c) Vladimir.
(d) Osip.

11. How old is the Count when Sofia comes into his care?
(a) 36.
(b) 59.
(c) 48.
(d) 39.

12. How much is Sofia described as weighing in Book 3: "Adjustments"?
(a) 40 pounds.
(b) 30 pounds.
(c) 60 pounds.
(d) 50 pounds.

13. What name does Sofia give to her doll in Book 3: "Adjustments"?
(a) Sarah.
(b) Emily.
(c) Mabel.
(d) Dolly.

14. Who rushes up to the Count and tells him that he must convince Sofia to perform overseas in Book 5: "1954: Applause and Acclaim"?
(a) Viktor Stepanovich.
(b) Jozef Halecki.
(c) Marina Samarova.
(d) Andrey Duras.

15. In what month does Book 5: "Arrivederci" begin?
(a) September.
(b) June.
(c) March.
(d) May.

Short Answer Questions

1. Whose musical composition does Sofia play in the competition in Book 4: "1953: Apostles and Apostates"?

2. Where was Sofia's musical competition held, according to the narrator in Book 4: "1953: Apostles and Apostates"?

3. When did the Germans launch Operation Barbarossa?

4. Sofia plays the music of what composer when the Count enters the ballroom in Book 4: "1950: Adagio, Andante, Allegro"?

5. On what date does Book 5: "An Announcement" begin?

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