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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 was the moral of the story of the Sky, the Rat and the Well?
(a) That you must always keep a close watch on your children.
(b) That you must always keep your oaths because God is always your witness.
(c) Neither of these.
(d) Both of these.
2. Why did Yaga take pains to sever the eye at the back of the optic nerve?
(a) She wanted to make sure he felt the extraction.
(b) All of these.
(c) She wanted to make the man suffer as much as possible.
(d) She wanted to get the maximum strength from the eye.
3. What was the bear to Yaga?
(a) Her father.
(b) Her brother.
(c) Her husband.
(d) Her concubine.
4. Which limb did the bear take out?
(a) Ivan's left leg.
(b) Ivan's right arm.
(c) Ivan's right leg.
(d) Ivan's left arm.
5. What did Sergei write that made Ivan fearful?
(a) Modern Cyrillic.
(b) Neither of these.
(c) A symbol that called the power of ancient gods.
(d) Both of these.
Short Answer Questions
1. What language does Ivan switch to?
2. What class did Katerina think Ivan belonged to?
3. What does Ivan ask Brother Sergei to do?
4. What looked merciful compared to what Baba Yaga inflicted upon those who opposed her?
5. What did the merchant beg for?
Short Essay Questions
1. Why couldn't Ivan simply bring the book in his arms into his time?
2. What was Yaga supposed to have felt, but didn't?
3. Why is Ivan troubled with continuing and finishing the last few touches of his dissertation?
4. What prompts Ivan to get the message?
5. How does coupling and pregnancy affect Katerina's ability to utilize her power?
6. What did Vanya's parents fear? What did they decide to do about it?
7. What was Ivan's excuse for not writing home?
8. Why was it unrealistic that Vanya was imagining Abraham in the forest and countryside? Why didn't this stop him from his fantasy?
9. What problems occurred in Taina when Baba Yaga appeared?
10. How did Ivan justify what he had seen and heard in the forest as a child?
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