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This test consists of 15 multiple choice questions and 5 short answer questions.

Multiple Choice Questions

1. What is the name of Schpies's daughter?
(a) Marie.
(b) Tinchen.
(c) Murin.
(d) Katerina.

2. What confuses Schpies about Ordynov?
(a) He has no direction in life.
(b) He does not come back after paying rent.
(c) He pursues his engaged daughter.
(d) He does not care for his daughter.

3. Where is Schpies from?
(a) England.
(b) America.
(c) Russia.
(d) Germany.

4. How is the atmosphere described at the beginning of 'A Little Hero'?
(a) Confused.
(b) Festive.
(c) Chaotic.
(d) Merry.

5. How does the boy express his affections to an older woman?
(a) He writes a letter.
(b) He tells her in person.
(c) He sings a song.
(d) He has her daughter tell her.

6. Who inappropriately tries to court Katerina?
(a) Her godfather.
(b) Her stepfather.
(c) Her father.
(d) Her uncle.

7. What talent does the Rag have?
(a) Writing.
(b) Singing.
(c) Acting.
(d) Telling stories.

8. What did Emelyanoushka request often from his friend at the pub?
(a) A listening ear.
(b) A story.
(c) A place to stay.
(d) An extra drink.

9. Who did Mr. Prohartchin take advantage of in hiding so much money?
(a) The bank.
(b) His housemates.
(c) The landlady.
(d) His sister-in-law.

10. What does a man who is called a Rag do?
(a) Beg on the street.
(b) Anything for other men.
(c) Clean chimneys.
(d) Shine boots.

11. What does Shumkov say he did in spite of himself?
(a) Fell in love.
(b) Got married.
(c) Entered the military.
(d) Got old.

12. Who is Katerina with at the beginning of the second part of 'The Landlady'?
(a) The young man.
(b) The older man.
(c) Her uncle.
(d) Her boarder.

13. What kind of disposition does Shumkov have?
(a) Animated.
(b) Happy.
(c) Serious.
(d) Nervous.

14. What does the Rag compare his timidity to?
(a) A bird's.
(b) A bunny's.
(c) A turtle's.
(d) A kitten's.

15. What is the name of Shumkov's fiance?
(a) Galtanka.
(b) Lizanka.
(c) Katrinka.
(d) Trinka.

Short Answer Questions

1. How long was 'Polzunkov'?

2. How did Katerina's mother describe her real father?

3. Why did Emelyanoushka return after going missing?

4. When did Katerina fall in love with Ordynov?

5. How long has Mr. Prohartchin lived in his lodging?

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