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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 Olga think of Vladimir Lensky's poetry about her?
(a) She makes him read it to her in front of everyone.
(b) She loves being the muse of his inspiration.
(c) She doesn't read poetry.
(d) She thinks his poems are trite and mundane.
2. How does Tatyana imagine herself and Eugene Onegin?
(a) As the leaders of opposing troops on the battle field.
(b) As representing the best of the city life and country life.
(c) As engaged.
(d) As the hero and heroine of the romance novels she reads.
3. What does Tatyana do after she is rejected by Eugene?
(a) She spreads rumors about him.
(b) She throws herself into studies for escape.
(c) She decides to go to the city for distraction.
(d) She becomes depressed and ill.
4. What reason does the narrator give for detailing how differently he and Eugene Onegin feel about the country?
(a) To make it clear Onegin is not a self portrait.
(b) To offer two perspectives on beauty.
(c) None of the above.
(d) Everyone loves reading poetry about the countryside.
5. Who does Eugene Onegin befriend while he is depressed?
(a) The narrator.
(c) A wealthy Frenchman.
(d) His uncle.
Short Answer Questions
1. What verdict did the neighbor's scrutiny have when it turned to Vladimir Lensky?
2. What does Vladimir Lensky tell the Larin household when he arrives?
3. What does Vladimir Lensky adore most about Olga?
4. On a typical day, the young Eugene Onegin would....
5. What did Eugene Onegin do that angered his new neighbors in the countryside?
Short Essay Questions
1. Who is Tatyana? What is she like?
2. How do Eugene and the narrator differ about how they feel about the country? Why do you think the narrator tells us this?
3. In chapter one the narrator is briefly a character in his own story. What interaction does the narrator have with Eugene?
4. Who is Vladimir in love with? What is she like?
5. At the end of chapter two, the narrator introduces one of the topics that relates back to his theme of cycles. What is it, and what event in the story brings it up?
6. What chastisement does Eugene Onegin give Tatyana at the end of his response to her letter?
7. What is Eugene Onegin's first impression of both of the Larin sisters?
8. What does the nurse tell Tatyana of her own youth and marriage?
9. What does the gossip say about Eugene Onegin shortly after his first visit to the Larin household, and what result does it have?
10. How does Eugene get along with his neighbors in the country?
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