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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 Lopakhin call Gaev when storming out from the garden in Act 2, following their dispute about the estate?
(a) A miser.
(b) A scoundrel.
(c) An old woman.
(d) A cheapskate.
2. What does Gaev constantly eat?
(b) Dried herring.
(d) Sunflower seeds.
3. Who keeps sending telegrams to Lyubov?
(a) Her husband.
(b) Her son.
(c) Her lover.
(d) Her aunt.
4. At the end of Act 2, where does Anya go to avoid being found in the garden?
(a) To the river.
(b) Into the woods.
(c) Into the nursery.
(d) Into the orchard.
5. How does Lyubov's son die?
(a) He jumps off the roof.
(b) He dies from Tuberculosis.
(c) He falls from a cherry tree.
(d) He drowns in the river.
Short Answer Questions
1. Who wears white throughout the play?
2. Who speaks of "The Proud Man?"
3. What does Lyubov give to the stranger who passes through in Act 2?
4. What is the setting for Act 2?
5. Who arrives at the estate near the end of Act 2?
Short Essay Questions
1. Describe the setting in Act 4. Is the setting the same as any other Act? How so? How is it different?
2. Where will Gaev go in Act 4? Why?
3. Who is Charlotta? What is her position in the household? How is she described physically?
4. Who is the comic relief in the play? How does this play out?
5. Describe the setting of Act 2. What characters are in the opening of the scene, and what are they doing?
6. What is the emotional state of Firs at the end of Act 4?
7. What is the emotional state of Varya in Act 4? Why?
8. Describe the symbolism of the cherry orchard within the play.
9. Trofimov is a character who speaks about philosophical ideals throughout the play. What are the concepts and ideals that he speaks about? What is his level of education? What does he feel about the other characters in The Cherry Orchard?
10. What is the emotional state of Lopakhim in Act 3?
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