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This test consists of 15 multiple choice questions and 5 short answer questions.
Multiple Choice Questions
1. What does the idea that he hasn't lived a good life stop Ivan from being able to do?
(a) Moving forward.
(b) getting better.
(c) being soothed.
2. What does Ivan's wife want to do when she returns from the theater?
(a) Sit with Ivan.
(b) Have dinner.
(c) Have some wine.
(d) Go to bed.
3. Why does Ivan's wife enter his room in Chapter 11?
(a) To make him comfortabe.
(b) To bring him something to eat.
(c) To keep him company.
(d) To tell Ivan that their daughter's fiance has finally proposed.
4. Where does Ivan live in his thoughts?
(a) With his friends in the residence hall when he was at school.
(b) Happily at home with his family.
(c) In memories of the past.
(d) At his old job, having gotten the promotion he expected.
5. What does Ivan think he was too quick to do?
(a) Yell at his wife.
(b) Suppress his attempts to resist what others considered good.
(c) Get up from his sofa.
(d) Leave his room.
6. How do Ivan's drugs help his wife and doctors?
(a) The drugs make it easier for him to sleep.
(b) The drugs make Ivan easier to be with.
(c) The drugs make them feel better because they ease his pain.
(d) The drugs only serve their convenience in keeping Ivan quiet.
7. What adds to Ivan's suffering?
(a) HIs wife's constant babbling about the house.
(b) The thought that he is dying.
(c) The many tests that the doctor's insist on performing each day.
(d) He is torn between cooperating and resisting.
8. How does Ivan react to what his wife wants to do when she returns from the theater?
(a) He sends her away.
(b) He welcomes her company.
(c) He pretends to be asleep.
(d) He asks her to tell him all about the concert.
9. How much does Ivan sleep?
(a) Four hours a night on good nights.
(b) As little as he eats.
(c) All the time.
(d) All day but not at night.
10. How bad are the affects of these medicines?
(a) Bad, but at least they relieve the pain.
(b) As bad as the pain that they are supposed to relieve.
(c) Not bad at all.
(d) They make him so sick he tries to avoid taking them.
11. What explanation has Ivan for the realizations about his memories?
(a) He has not lived as he ought.
(b) He lived as he should have.
(c) He was raised by good parents.
(d) He raised his own children the way he was raised.
12. Which character is introduced in Chapter 7?
(a) Vladimir Ivanich.
(d) Peter Ivanovich.
13. How does Ivan react to his memories?
(a) He turns to them to help ease his pain.
(b) He thinks more and more about them.
(c) He is glad that he is able to have them.
(d) He tries to avoid them but cannot.
14. His memories of the past lead Ivan specifically to where?
(a) That fateful day he fell off the step ladder.
(b) The day he met his wife.
(d) His childhood.
15. What does Ivan realize in Chapter 7?
(a) That he is not as sick as he has thought.
(b) That everyone is waiting for him to die.
(c) That he misses work terribly.
(d) That his wife doesn't love him.
Short Answer Questions
1. Who is Ivan's family going to see at the end of Chatper 8?
2. How often does Ivan experience physical pain?
3. What does food become to Ivan?
4. Why does Ivan try to hang onto what he does at the end of his life?
5. In Chapter 8, Ivan is angry with whom?
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