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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. What does Ivan begin raving about after hearing voices at the end of Book 11?
(a) The devil.
(b) A demon.
2. Who does Kolya take his dog to go meet that was one of the boys throwing rocks at another boy?
3. What does the prosecutor begin his final speech talking about in Mitya's trial?
(a) Russian society.
(b) The Bible.
(c) The church.
(d) French society.
4. Who is not sympathetic to the prosecuting attorney when he objects the defense's final speech?
(a) The crowd.
(c) The jury.
(d) The judge.
5. How does the author describe Grushenka as being at the beginning of Book 11?
Short Answer Questions
1. What is the name of Kolya's dog?
2. What does the defense attorney tell the jurors they are in charge of deciding in addition to the truth of Mitya's story?
3. Who does the person who killed Fyodor say he did it for?
4. How much do police estimate Mitya spent in Mokroye?
5. What does the prosecutor suggest took over Mitya and caused him to kill his father?
Short Essay Questions
1. Describe Mitya's plea to the court in Part 4, Book 12, Chapter 14.
2. What does Mitya agree to being guilty of at the beginning of his trial?
3. What points of contention does the defense lawyer introduce in Part 4, Book 12, Chapter 11?
4. What is the nature of the voices Ivan hears in Part 4, Book 11, Chapter 9?
5. Why does the court refute the possibility of Smerdyakov killing Fyodor in Part 4, Book 12, Chapter 9?
6. What does Smerdyakov confess to Ivan in Part 4, Book 11, Chapter 8?
7. What is the nature of Ivan's testimony in Mitya's trial?
8. How does Mitya react just after he is arrested for the death of his father?
9. How are the medical experts that are used in Mitya's trial described?
10. What happens to Mitya after the police and prosecutors read his statement in Part 3, Book 9, Chapter 9?
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