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. How old is Pudgy Webster described as being when he arrives in Moscow in Book 5: "1954: Applause and Acclaim"?
(a) 49.
(b) 29.
(c) 36.
(d) 52.

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

3. The director of what theatre lured Anna Ubanova back to the stage in 1948?
(a) The Lortel Theatre.
(b) The Maly Theatre.
(c) The Alton Theatre.
(d) The Kiev Theatre.

4. How many soldiers were deployed from Odessa to the Baltic in Operaton Barbarossa?
(a) About 1 million.
(b) Over 3 million.
(c) About 2 million.
(d) Over 4 million.

5. When did the Germans launch Operation Barbarossa?
(a) March 12, 1941.
(b) May 3, 1940.
(c) June 22, 1941.
(d) June 19, 1942.

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) "Ha-ha!"
(b) "Woohoo!"
(c) "Hurray!"
(d) "Congratulations!"

7. In the hiding game that the Count plays with Sofia in Book 3: "Ascending, Alighting," what item does he hide?
(a) A thimble.
(b) A necklace.
(c) A pocket watch.
(d) A needle.

8. At what time does the Count say the performance was scheduled to end in the beginning of Book 4: "1953: Apostles and Apostates"?
(a) 9:00.
(b) 12:00.
(c) 10:00.
(d) 11:00.

9. At what time does the Count make his nightly rounds of the Boyarsky with his waiters at their stations in Book 3: "An Alliance"?
(a) 6:15.
(b) 5:45.
(c) 6:30.
(d) 7:00.

10. Where does the Count presume the stranger in the separate dining room is from in Book 3: "An Alliance"?
(a) Eastern Georgia.
(b) Kiev.
(c) Ukraine.
(d) Western Georgia.

11. What is described in Book 5: "An Announcement" as "one of the most intricate and purposeful constructions ever manufactured by man"?
(a) The Communist Party.
(b) The Republican Party.
(c) Propaganda.
(d) The Whig Party.

12. What month is it when the Count revisits the Metropol's basement for the first time in years in Book 5: "Achilles Agonistes"?
(a) June.
(b) March.
(c) July.
(d) May.

13. Where is the American general described as being from in Book 3: "Antics, Antitheses, an Accident"?
(a) California.
(b) Nevada.
(c) Arkansas.
(d) Texas.

14. What kind of wine is served to the Count and the stranger in the separate dining room prior to dinner in Book 3: "An Alliance"?
(a) Riesling.
(b) Rkatsiteli.
(c) Gewurztraminer.
(d) Cabernet Sauvignon.

15. By what name does the colonel introduce himself in Book 3: "An Alliance"?
(a) Andrey Duras.
(b) Osip Ivanovich Glebnikov.
(c) Viktor Stepanovich Skadovsky.
(d) Mikhail Fyodorovich Mindich.

Short Answer Questions

1. In what month does Book 5: "Arrivederci" begin?

2. In what month does Book 4: "1952: America" begin?

3. How old was the Count when his father sat him down to explain Darwin's theory of natural selection?

4. Who wrote the essay on cannibalism that Sofia is reading in Book 3: "Antics, Antitheses, an Accident"?

5. What is Emile's newest specialty that is served to the Count and Sofia in Book 5: "Anecdotes"?

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