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This test consists of 15 multiple choice questions and 5 short answer questions.
Multiple Choice Questions
1. For how long is Ginzburg at Yaroslavl?
(a) A little over two years.
(b) About a year.
(c) Just a couple months.
(d) Her entire prison sentence.
2. To which hut is Ginzburg assigned after leaving the infirmary?
3. Why does Ginzburg believe she was lucky not to have signed anything?
(a) A woman who did so is executed.
(b) She might have been sent to a worse prison.
(c) When Stalin is out of power, she might have been ostracized.
(d) She might have received a longer sentence.
4. What does Nabob sentence Ginzburg to do?
(a) To hand over all her writing materials.
(b) To not eat for a week.
(c) To move to a cell by herself and where talk to no one else.
(d) To spend three days in the underground punishment cell.
5. Why does Ginzburg consider herself lucky as far as her sentence?
(a) She received less than her husband.
(b) The communists had not started the mandatory twenty-five year sentences.
(c) The terrorist aspect of the charge was dropped or she might have received life.
(d) She could have been given as much as "Grandma" Nastya received.
6. What is done over the next three days?
(a) Medical inspections.
(b) Good food is distributed.
(c) Indoctrination begins.
(d) Re-trials for some prisoners.
7. What do the two women do at night instead of sleeping?
(a) Have philosophical discussions.
(b) Play cards.
(c) Create games to play.
8. Who is Zinaida Tulub?
(a) An historical novelist.
(b) A physicist.
(c) A physician.
(d) A biologist.
9. How are the sections divided up at the transfer camp?
(a) By region.
(b) By crimes.
(c) By age.
(d) By gender.
10. Why are Julia and Ginzburg put outside for an hour and a half?
(a) So the other prisoners do not hear them complain.
(b) So the guards can contain the fire.
(c) So the guards can hose down the cells.
(d) So they can get some Vitamin D from the sunshine.
11. When is the worse time for Ginzburg at the prison?
(a) As she is told to go back inside after being out.
(b) The house after supper before sleep.
(c) Upon waking.
(d) When it is pitch black at night.
12. How old is Ginzburg when she is writing this book?
13. Why does Ginzburg hide the fact that she is ill?
(a) She is not ill.
(b) She is afraid she'll be executed.
(c) She is afraid of the incompetence of the physicians.
(d) She does not want to be separated from her friends.
14. Who surrounds the women as they march to the camp?
(a) Guards and dogs.
(b) Male prisoners.
(c) The countryside.
(d) Peasant farmers.
15. What happens when Ginzburg and Karepova are put in a cell together?
(a) They talk for hours on end at end.
(b) They blame each other for being a turncoat.
(c) They plot ways to escape.
(d) They ration their speaking so as not to run out of things to say.
Short Answer Questions
1. What happens when Ginzburg exercises in her cell?
2. Why are the window fans in the cells shut off?
3. What do Ginzburg and Julia see in the courtyard where they are walking?
4. What happens to what they see?
5. Who puts on a show for the camp?
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