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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. Who does Oleg write a note telling them about the zoo and the animal who was abused?
2. Oleg becomes depressed when he realizes that he cannot ________ anything that he wants.
3. Lev points out that birch tree fungus is all the rage in ________, according to the medical world.
4. The Kadmins, Oleg remembers, only found _______ in everything that happened to them.
5. What is the name of one of the ineffective doctors who talks to Lev as if Oleg is not there?
Short Essay Questions
1. What have Pavel and Oleg decided to do at this point of the story instead of argue with each other?
2. What happens as soon as Dontsova goes into the house of Dr. Oreshchenkov?
3. What does Dyomka make Oleg promise to do when he is released from the ward?
4. What happens during a smoke break in a private room after the rounds are completed?
5. What are physicians and nurses not allowed to do with the patients, according to the text?
6. What happened during the amnesty time to the person who led to the exile of the Kadmins?
7. Why does the zoo end up depressing Oleg when he is finally able to go there?
8. What is the situation of the orderly with whom Oleg talks in the halls when he cannot sleep?
9. How did Dr. Oreshchenkov finally begin to have his private practice?
10. What does Dyomka's surgeon have to do immediately after the surgery at the start of this section?
Write an essay for ONE of the following topics:
Essay Topic 1
Pavel is concerned about his daughter becoming a writer, thinking that she might be better off doing something else.
Part 1: Why do you think that Pavel is concerned about his child becoming a writer?
Part 2: How do you think Aviette's life would change if she became a writer?
Part 3: Why do you think parents have troubles with not being able to control the actions of their children?
Essay Topic 2
Pavel and his wife claim to love people, but they do not want to be too close to them.
Part 1: Can you love a person without being close to them?
Part 2: How do you think Pavel and his wife define the idea of love in relation to others?
Part 3: Do you think that you can love people without wanting to be close to them?
Essay Topic 3
Yefrem knows that he is fighting death and that he needs to do all he can while he is still alive.
Part 1: What is the value of life?
Part 2: How do you think you might react if you were given a short period to live?
Part 3: Why do you think people tend to create more personal goals as they come closer to death?
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