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

Multiple Choice Questions

1. What is the maximum penalty for the crimes with which Ginzburg is charged?
(a) Death.
(b) 20 years.
(c) Life imprisonment.
(d) 10 to 30 years.

2. What do Ginzburg, Rimma, Ira and Julia discover?
(a) They are the only women transferred to Moscow.
(b) They are all unwilling to compromise their beliefs.
(c) They are bonding over the stress of prison.
(d) They have one thing in common that may have led to their arrests.

3. How does Pitkovskaya commit suicide?
(a) She drinks acid.
(b) She hangs herself.
(c) She shoots herself.
(d) She sets herself on fire.

4. What does Ginzburg's husband advise against her doing?
(a) Defending her initial statements.
(b) Publicly saying goodbye to her children.
(c) Fighting the charges.
(d) Stopping to tell her mother goodbye.

5. How long after her hearing is Ginzburg arrested?
(a) One day.
(b) Eight days.
(c) Three weeks.
(d) Several months.

6. Why is Elvov apologizing to Ginzburg?
(a) Her association with him may be costly to her.
(b) He misunderstood one of her articles and cut it from the series.
(c) He is unable to help her identify two anonymous Stalin spies.
(d) He is inaccurate in a quote from her.

7. What happens when the Chinese prisoner laughs?
(a) She is put in solitary confinement.
(b) She is shot.
(c) The entire cell block erupts in laughter.
(d) She is whipped.

8. What is the so-called method when Ginzburg is harshly interrogated by uninterrupted interrogation with different interrogators?
(a) Waterboarding.
(b) The gauntlet.
(c) The Conveyor Belt.
(d) The Stream.

9. Where is Ginzburg put after her initial interrogations?
(a) In a dormitory with other political offenders.
(b) In a cellar.
(c) In a bleak prison with stone walls.
(d) In a courtyard with tents for shelter.

10. What eventually stops this first round of the new type of interrogations?
(a) A new prisoner takes their attention away from her.
(b) Ginzburg asks to speak to Elvov.
(c) Ginzburg blacks out.
(d) Ginzburg confesses and signs what they want her to sign.

11. What does Yaroslavsky do concening Ginzburg?
(a) Tries to help her to flee the country.
(b) Trumps up evidence against her.
(c) Hides evidence against her.
(d) Denounces her.

12. Where is Ginzburg taken?
(a) The Warden's office.
(b) The offices of the Moscow Secret Police.
(c) The Crimean Prison.
(d) Lefortovo prison.

13. Who is Comrade Beylin?
(a) A doctor who gives Ginzburg a slip saying she was ill.
(b) The head of the local GPU.
(c) The new Chariman of the Bureau of Party Political Control.
(d) Stalin's son-in-law and head of the Foreign Propaganda office.

14. How long does Ginzburg's trial last?
(a) Several days.
(b) 18 hours.
(c) 10 hours.
(d) 7 minutes.

15. How long does the second round of interrogations last?
(a) 5 days.
(b) Six weeks.
(c) Three hours.
(d) 1 day.

Short Answer Questions

1. What is Ginzburg told in the meeting?

2. What do the wardens do for counting prisoners?

3. What does Ginzburg consider as she is traveling back to Moscow?

4. What does Milda encourage Ginzburg to do?

5. What does Natasha reveal about the Gestapo?

(see the answer keys)

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