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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. Why is Dr. Behrens happy that Joachim's heart is giving out?
(a) Because he hates Joachim.
(b) Because Joachim's death will be more painful.
(c) Because Hans will not witness Joachim's death.
(d) Because Joachim is avoiding unpleasant complications and will have a swift passing.
2. Who praises scientific knowledge and truth?
3. When does Settembrini appear in Chapter 6?
(b) Before Hans arrives.
(c) Before tea begins.
(d) As Hans is leaving.
4. Who does Clavdia return to the Berghof with?
(a) Pieter Peeperkorn.
(b) Hans Castorp.
(c) Joachim Ziemssen.
(d) No one.
5. What question does Hans try to find the answer to in Chapter 5?
(a) "How did the world begin?"
(c) "What is life?"
(d) "Who am I?"
Short Answer Questions
1. Who claims that classicism furthers the human enterprise?
2. Where does Peeperkorn host an excursion to in May?
3. What does Clavdia threaten to do when Hans praises her arms?
4. Who questions Hans about Hans' relationship with Clavdia?
5. What does Joachim think Hans has picked up while lying on his balcony?
Short Essay Questions
1. What happens at the Berghof as spring approaches?
2. What do Hans and Clavdia discuss in the salon in Chapter 7?
3. Describe Naphta's apartment.
4. What does Hans become aware of in Chapter 5, and what do the other patients learn about Hans?
5. As winter arrives, what does Hans study, and why?
6. When Hans and Joachim join Settembrini in his apartment, what does Settembrini say about Naphta?
7. What does Settembrini tell Hans that he plans to do in Chapter 6, and why?
8. What role does the "military life" play in the conversation between Hans, Joachim, Settembrini and Naphta in Chapter 6?
9. In Chapter 6, what occurs with Hans' letters home, and what does he write about?
10. Describe Joachim's death and the illness leading to it.
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