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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. What happens when Ginzburg exercises in her cell?
(a) She is told it is forbidden.
(b) She gets bad shin splints from the stone floor.
(c) She gets sick from breathing the moldy air.
(d) She slips on the stone.
2. What is the Italian woman doing?
(a) Praying the rosary.
3. With what are Ginzburg and Julia becoming disillusioned?
(a) The Soviet system.
(b) The prospect of better conditions in the prison.
(c) The prospect of vindication.
(d) The prospects of an early release.
4. Who is Vasily Petukhov?
(a) A guard who often whips prisoners.
(b) A lawyer from Moscow.
(c) A doctor from Leningrad.
(d) The new prison camp director.
5. Whom does Ginzburg finally meet face-to-face?
(a) Her mysterious "angel."
(b) Her husband.
Short Answer Questions
1. When is the worse time for Ginzburg at the prison?
2. What is Julia determined to see?
3. What makes Tanya Stankovskaya happy?
4. Where is Ginzburg sent to work?
5. To which hut is Ginzburg assigned after leaving the infirmary?
Short Essay Questions
1. How do Ginzburg and her mother write letters to each other in code and what is an example of one such letter?
2. What gives the prisoners a moment of happiness and how do they share their goods?
3. Why is Ginzburg taken to see Nabob and what happens?
4. Who teaches the new prisoners how to fake their lumber quota?
5. What solution do Julia and Ginzburg find to reading in low light?
6. What small joy do Ginzburg and the other prisoners enjoy when the Black Maria is late?
7. When is Ginzburg freed and what does she persist in believing in despite her life in prison?
8. What is Julia determined to do and what does she save for the day?
9. What happens when Julia and Ginzburg see a flower in the courtyard?
10. What range of sentences are the women whom Ginzburg meets given, and why does Ginzburg consider herself lucky?
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