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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. When did Slavenka see Tanja for the last time?
(a) A week before the suicide.
(b) The day of her death.
(c) A year before the suicide.
(d) A day before the suicide.

2. In "Our Little Stasi", what bill did Slavenka struggle to pay?
(a) Electricity.
(b) Credit card.
(c) Heat.
(d) Telephone.

3. When did Croatia become a democracy?
(a) Before World War II.
(b) 1950.
(c) After the fall of the Berlin Wall.
(d) 1978.

4. At the beginning of this book, Yugoslavia celebrated its one-year anniversary of what?
(a) An alliance with England.
(b) Switching to the dollar.
(c) The beginning of Communism.
(d) Free elections.

5. Slavenka was disappointed when she realized she was teaching her daughter what?
(a) Independence.
(b) Communist ideals.
(c) Capitalist ideals.
(d) Self-reliance.

Short Answer Questions

1. Who was forced to abandon Ulrike due to her time in prison?

2. What response did Tanja's article against socialism receive?

3. As a child, what form of transportation did Slavenka take on a visit to Italy?

4. Why did the Croatian government watch Slavenka?

5. What mentality permeated the people of Eastern Europe after the fall of Communism?

Short Essay Questions

1. Why was Slavenka worried about some of the things she taught her daughter?

2. What pained Slavenka in a memory of her grandmother?

3. Under the Communist rule, why did the young people of Eastern Europe have little hope for a better life?

4. Why was Slavenka concerned at the way the Communism era was depicted to tourists in East Berlin?

5. What did the Censor discuss with Slavenka?

6. What did Eastern Europe have to fight for, following the fall of Communism?

7. Why did people trade space in their apartments?

8. After the fall of Communism, what topics were discussed openly at dinner parties?

9. In Communist times, what steps made up the beauty routine of Slavenka's mother?

10. When Eastern European women had problems, who did they blame?

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