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This test consists of 15 multiple choice questions and 5 short answer questions.
Multiple Choice Questions
1. At the end of Act 2, where does Anya go to avoid being found in the garden?
(a) Into the nursery.
(b) Into the woods.
(c) To the river.
(d) Into the orchard.
2. What effect comes from having the railway closer to the estate?
(a) It means that Lyubov can marry the stationmaster.
(b) It means that Gaev can travel to and from work.
(c) It will be easier to lease out summer cottages.
(d) It will make selling the cherries more convenient.
3. What does Firs say happened just before "the troubles?"
(a) The train arrived in the station.
(b) A black carriage pulled up to the estate.
(c) The slaves rioted.
(d) An owl hooted and the samovar hissed constantly.
4. Who comes to the orchard to look for Anya at the end of Act 2?
5. Who arrives at the estate near the end of Act 2?
(a) The Countess.
(d) A beggar asking for money.
6. Which character is in love with Trofimov?
7. Why did Lyubov buy a villa?
(a) To give her daughter on her wedding day.
(b) To replace the estate.
(c) To take care of her lover who was ill.
(d) To rent it out for profit.
8. What do Charlotta's parents do for a living?
(a) They were merchants.
(b) Traveled and performed shows at fairs.
(c) They were serfs.
(d) Taught at a small school house.
9. To whom does Lyubov want Lopakhin to marry?
10. On what date is the estate to go up for auction?
(a) August 22.
(b) September 1.
(c) July 7.
(d) May 14.
11. Who speaks of "The Proud Man?"
12. Who speaks to the bookshelf and to nature?
13. How old is Lyubov's son when he dies?
14. What does Lyubov say her husband died from?
15. Who wears white throughout the play?
Short Answer Questions
1. To whom does Dunyasha profess her love in Act 2?
2. Who says, "My father was a peasant, an idiot?"
3. Which character appears to be "man-crazy?"
4. Who dreams of entering a convent?
5. Which character wears all black?
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