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This test consists of 5 short answer questions, 10 short essay questions, and 1 (of 3) essay topics.
Short Answer Questions
1. What does Oleg learn about Lev during this section of the story? Lev has been __________.
2. Lev says that a woman will keep a man from doing something ______ in his life.
3. How many letters per year was the husband of the worker allowed to have each year?
4. Who has become one of Oleg's adversaries at this point of the story?
5. Out of the five doctors who are receiving pay, how many of them are capable of operating on patients?
Short Essay Questions
1. What are physicians and nurses not allowed to do with the patients, according to the text?
2. What happens as soon as Dontsova goes into the house of Dr. Oreshchenkov?
3. What does Pavel want to do now that he thinks he has been completely cured?
4. What happened when Oleg was assigned to the new place, exiled to live there forever by the government?
5. What happens when Oleg goes to visit Vera at her home once he is released?
6. What is the situation of the orderly with whom Oleg talks in the halls when he cannot sleep?
7. Why has Dr. Oreshchenkov been jailed and punished many times during his medical career?
8. What happens because Dontsova is a doctor who is seeking medical testing and evaluation?
9. What does Oleg believe of exile in general, according to his own admission in this section?
10. What does Lev tell Oleg about women and how they affect men in their lives?
Write an essay for ONE of the following topics:
Essay Topic 1
The doctors and nurses have a no-nonsense attitude toward Pavel and his outbursts about how he is being treated.
Part 1: Why do you think Pavel wanted to report the care of the doctors and nurses?
Part 2: Do you think that Pavel has a case against the doctors and nurses? Why or why not?
Part 3: How do you think a doctor and nurse should treat a patient who might be dying?
Essay Topic 2
Oleg loved being in Ush-Terek when he was exiled before coming to the cancer ward.
Part 1: Why do you think that Oleg was happy with being in exile?
Part 2: How do you think being in exile might impact a person's mental health?
Part 3: Do you think you would enjoy being in exile away from family and friends?
Essay Topic 3
There weren't tracking devices for measuring how much radiation a person has gotten in their lives, causing people like Dontsova to get radiation sickness.
Part 1: Why do you think tracking devices weren't used to track one's exposure to radiation?
Part 2: Do you think that radiation tracking devices were available during the time period of the book?
Part 3: How do you think current hospitals might track the radiation that a person receives?
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