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This test consists of 5 multiple choice questions, 5 short answer questions, and 10 short essay questions.
Multiple Choice Questions
1. Who is the handyman that the Count occasionally shares cups of coffee with on the roof of the Hotel Metropole?
2. What does the Count do in order to stop the actress's dogs from chasing the cat in Book 2: "1923: An Actress, an Apparition, an Apiary"?
(a) He shouts.
(b) He claps.
(c) He rings a bell.
(d) He whistles.
3. What verb is called into question in the charter by the members of the meeting in the ballroom in Book 1: "An Assembly"?
4. By what affectionate name does the Count refer to the grand dining room off the lobby at the Hotel Metropole?
(a) The Shalyapin.
(b) The Idlehour.
(c) The Boyarsky.
(d) The Piazza.
5. What activity does the narrator describe the Count doing in detail in Book 3: "1930"?
(a) Taking a shower.
(b) Making coffee.
(c) Reading a newspaper.
Short Answer Questions
1. Who is the fruit seller that Count Rostov calls out to when he is escorted from the Kremlin onto Red Square in Book 1: "1922: An Ambassador"?
2. Where is Katerina Litvinova from?
3. What bridge does the Count describe Princess Golitsyn's carriage crossing in his story to Nina in Book 1: "Anyway..."?
4. Why does Mr. Halecki call the Count to his office in Book 1: "An Assembly"?
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?
Short Essay Questions
1. Why does Mr. Halecki call the Count to his office in Book 1: “An Assembly”?
2. How does the narrator describe Anna's mindset in Book 2: "Addendum"?
3. How does the Count alter his living quarters in Book 1: “Around and About”?
4. Who does the Count encounter on the Metropol roof in Book 2: “1923: An Actress, an Apparition, an Apiary”? What is their exchange like?
5. Why does the Count visit Marina's work room in Book 1: “An Assembly”?
6. What does the Count do with Anna's blouse before leaving her suite in Book 2: “1923: An Actress, an Apparition, an Apiary”? Why?
7. Whose meeting do the Count and Nina eavesdrop on in Book 1: “An Assembly”? Where is the meeting held?
8. What does the Count discover when he is alone in Mr. Halecki's office in Book 1: “An Assembly”?
9. How does the narrator describe the changes in the past decade in Book 3: “Arachne's Art”?
10. How is the Piazza described? Where is it located?
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