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

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

3. What color is Sofia's hair described as in Book 4: "1950: Adagio, Andante, Allegro"?
(a) Blond.
(b) Auburn.
(c) Red.
(d) Black.

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

5. 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) Andrey Duras.
(b) Marina Samarova.
(c) Jozef Halecki.
(d) Viktor Stepanovich.

6. How is Mishka's attire described when he appears in Book 3: "Antics, Antitheses, an Accident"?
(a) He is dressed like a beggar.
(b) He is dressed like a prince.
(c) He is dressed in a military uniform.
(d) He is dressed in a suit.

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

8. 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 rabbit."
(b) "A Trappist."
(c) "A squirrel."
(d) A mouse."

9. When did the Count's father have his clock commissioned?
(a) 1826.
(b) 1882.
(c) 1856.
(d) 1899.

10. With whom is Sofia said to be meeting in the ballroom in Book 4: "1950: Adagio, Andante, Allegro"?
(a) Viktor Stepanovich.
(b) Katerina Litvinova.
(c) Nina Kulikova.
(d) Mikhail Fyodorovich Mindich.

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

12. Whose work will Sofia be performing with the orchestra of the Moscow Conservatory in Paris in Book 5: "1954: Applause and Acclaim"?
(a) Mozart's.
(b) Beethoven's.
(c) Bach's.
(d) Rachmaninov's.

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

14. 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 wheeling of the stars."
(b) "Like the blooming of lilies."
(c) "Like the turning of the planets."
(d) "Like the passing of clouds."

15. Who is the friend that the Count toasts to over Sofia's piano success in Book 4: "1950: Adagio, Andante, Allegro"?
(a) Richard Vanderwhile.
(b) Osip Ivanovich Glebnikov.
(c) Anna Urbanova.
(d) Nina Kulikova.

Short Answer Questions

1. At what time does the Count make his nightly rounds of the Boyarsky with his waiters at their stations in Book 3: "An Alliance"?

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

3. How long did it take Hitler's troops to march from the Russian frontier to the outskirts of Moscow in Operation Barbarossa?

4. Where will Sofia be performing with the orchestra of the Moscow Conservatory in Paris in Book 5: "1954: Applause and Acclaim"?

5. What does the interior artist surmise "a room is the summation of" in Book 4: "1950: Adagio, Andante, Allegro"?

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