Part I: Chapters I and II
1. In Part I, Chapter 1, what does the writer say about himself?
(a) He is fictional.
(b) He is a real person.
(c) He is a person of great wealth.
(d) He is a highly educated person.
2. As Dostoevsky develops the writer, what does the reader learn about his physical condition?
(a) He is sickly.
(b) He is a large man.
(c) He is fit and well.
(d) He is short and thin.
3. When the writer states that there is something wrong with his liver, why does he refuse to go to a doctor?
(a) He does not trust doctors.
(b) His illness is imaginary.
(c) He can not afford it.
(d) Out of spite.
4. In Part 1, what does the writer state is his profession?
(c) Civil Servant.
5. How does the writer describe his personality in his previous profession?
6. What is the reason given for the writer's attitude and behavior in this profession?
(a) No job satisfaction.
(b) No need for the job.
(c) Too much power.
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