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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. Who is Lyama Shepel?
(a) One of the interrogators.
(b) Ginzburg's family servant.
(c) Ginzburg's cell mate.
(d) A cook at the prison.
2. What does Ginzburg do when she explodes in anger at this latest charge?
(a) Denounces her husband.
(b) Curses Stalin.
(c) Denounces Yaroslavsky.
(d) Tries to kill herself.
3. What does Ginzburg's husband advise against her doing?
(a) Publicly saying goodbye to her children.
(b) Fighting the charges.
(c) Defending her initial statements.
(d) Stopping to tell her mother goodbye.
4. What does Natasha reveal about the Gestapo?
(a) They are actually more humane than the Communists.
(b) They have the same forms of torture as the Communists.
(c) She worked for the Gestapo before coming to this prison.
(d) They are in league with Stalin's secret police.
5. What is Ginzburg told about her husband?
(a) He is divorcing her.
(b) He has hired a good lawyer.
(c) He has also been arrested.
(d) He has disowned her.
Short Answer Questions
1. What was Julia Karepova's career before imprisonment?
2. What eventually happens to Sagidullin?
3. What does Yaroslavsky do concening Ginzburg?
4. What is the criminal offense of which Ginzburg is now accused?
5. How old is Elvov when he visits Ginzburg?
Short Essay Questions
1. What does Ginzburg discover about the charges against her as she is traveling back to Moscow?
2. What does Alexandra Alexandrovna advise Ginzburg?
3. Describe the situation that occurs concerning Carola Heintschke.
4. Describe the interrogation of Ginzburg by Livanov.
5. How do the prisoners communicate in Krasin, and what disturbing piece of news does Ginzburg receive in one such communication?
6. Where is Ginzburg taken and what does she remember after seeing the place?
7. What does Ira ask Tsarevsky to do as she and others are being transferred and what does his willingness to do so portend?
8. Who are some of Ginzburg's cellmates at Krasin Street Prison?
9. Who is Professor Elvov and how does he have bearing on Ginzburg's life?
10. Describe Captain Vevers' behavior to Ginzburg.
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