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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 reason does the narrator give for detailing how differently he and Eugene Onegin feel about the country?
(a) None of the above.
(b) To make it clear Onegin is not a self portrait.
(c) Everyone loves reading poetry about the countryside.
(d) To offer two perspectives on beauty.
2. Why does Eugene Onegin decide to go with Vladimir Lensky to dinner at the Larin household?
(a) To meet the object of Vladimir's affection.
(b) To escape boredome at home.
(c) He has heard of Tatyana's charms.
(d) To support Vladimir Lensky.
3. What do the neighbors say after Eugene had dinner at the Larin estate?
(a) That the Larins had betrayed the community.
(b) That he and Tatyana are engaged.
(c) None of the above.
(d) That perhaps he wasn't so bad after all.
4. Why does Tatyana send the nurse away at night?
(a) She needs to rest quietly.
(b) She has decided to write a letter.
(c) None of the above.
(d) The old woman's stories are dull.
5. What change came about Eugene Onegin as a young man?
(a) He grew apart from his father.
(b) He grew bored with his social routine.
(c) He became addicted to gambling.
(d) He felt the need to marry.
Short Answer Questions
1. What does Eugene Onegin assume dinner at the Larin household will be like?
2. What was Eugene Onegin and Vladimir Lensky's favorite topic of discussion?
3. What happens after Eugene Onegin is done responding to Tatyana's letter?
4. What is the narrator fond of writing in?
5. How does Vladimir Lensky feel about Olga?
Short Essay Questions
1. What does the narrator think about Russian women who speak primarily French and only poor Russian and the movement to teach them better Russian?
2. Even while Tatyana is recovering from her rejection, how are Olga and Vladimir doing?
3. How do the neighbors views of Eugene's refusal of Tatyana vary from the narrator's?
4. How is Tatyana after being rejected by Eugene Onegin?
5. How does Eugene get along with his neighbors in the country?
6. What does the nurse tell Tatyana of her own youth and marriage?
7. Vladimir writes his poetry inspired by Olga, but rarely gets to read it to her because she doesn't read poetry. Who does the narrator confess he reads his poetry to?
8. What happens when Eugene arrives at his uncle's house?
9. How do Tatyana's and her nurse's diagnosis of her sleeplessness and distraction differ?
10. There are two sets of literary foils, or opposites, that the reader is introduced to in the country. Who are the two sets and how are they opposites?
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