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This test consists of 15 multiple choice questions and 5 short answer questions.
Multiple Choice Questions
1. How many hours a day is Ginzburg confined to her cell?
2. Why do Ginzburg eat bread and a pound of sugar?
(a) They don't want it to burn up in the fire.
(b) They believe they are about to die.
(c) They have not been allowed to eat for several days.
(d) They have been cut to half rations.
3. What is Julia determined to see?
(a) Her grandchildren again.
(b) The New Year.
(c) Her children grow up.
(d) Her husband again.
4. Whom does Ginzburg have in mind as she is writing her memoirs?
(a) Her husband.
(b) Her granddaughter.
(c) Her grandson.
(d) Her mother.
5. For how long is Ginzburg at Yaroslavl?
(a) Her entire prison sentence.
(b) A little over two years.
(c) Just a couple months.
(d) About a year.
6. To whom does Ginzburg write?
(a) Her lawyer.
(b) Her children.
(c) Her mother.
(d) Her mother-in-law.
7. What does Ginzburg write?
(a) A treatise on the abuses of the Soviet system.
(b) A novel about her childhood.
(c) A chapbook of poetry.
(d) An appeal to the head of the Politburo.
8. Why does Ginzburg hide the fact that she is ill?
(a) She is afraid she'll be executed.
(b) She is not ill.
(c) She is afraid of the incompetence of the physicians.
(d) She does not want to be separated from her friends.
9. What is Ginzburg's prison cell number at Yaroslavl?
10. What is done over the next three days?
(a) Indoctrination begins.
(b) Re-trials for some prisoners.
(c) Good food is distributed.
(d) Medical inspections.
11. What does Yaroslavsky open the cell window to give Ginzburg?
(a) A note from the woman in the cell next door.
(b) Words of encouragement.
(c) A letter.
(d) A book.
12. What does Kucherenko demand?
(a) The work quotas be raised.
(b) The women be given lighter duty.
(c) The work quotas be lowered.
(d) The prisoners be given better clothing.
13. In what month and year are Ginzburg and the others transferred?
(a) July, 1936.
(b) May, 1937.
(c) July, 1939.
(d) November, 1939.
14. What does Nabob sentence Ginzburg to do?
(a) To spend three days in the underground punishment cell.
(b) To hand over all her writing materials.
(c) To move to a cell by herself and where talk to no one else.
(d) To not eat for a week.
15. What happens when Ginzburg and Karepova are put in a cell together?
(a) They plot ways to escape.
(b) They ration their speaking so as not to run out of things to say.
(c) They blame each other for being a turncoat.
(d) They talk for hours on end at end.
Short Answer Questions
1. Why does Ginzburg believe she was lucky not to have signed anything?
2. Whom does Ginzburg finally meet face-to-face?
3. To which hut is Ginzburg assigned after leaving the infirmary?
4. What are the women happy to do?
5. What does Ginzburg think they are doing that is causing the screaming?
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