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This test consists of 15 multiple choice questions and 5 short answer questions.

Multiple Choice Questions

1. In what does the writer find pleasure?
(a) Confrontation.
(b) The wall.
(c) A toothache.
(d) The agony of others.

2. What does the writer say man is in the eyes of nature?
(a) Pawns.
(b) The enemy.
(c) Innocent bystanders.
(d) Piano keys.

3. In Part 1, what does the writer state is his profession?
(a) Civil Servant.
(b) Thief.
(c) Doctor.
(d) Accountant.

4. In Part 1, Chapter 2, the writer describes the attitudes men have toward their own illness. What does the writer say about his own and others' attitudes toward their illnesses?
(a) They take pride in them.
(b) They flaunt their illnesses.
(c) They are ashamed of their illnesses.
(d) They keep their illness a secret.

5. How many times has the writer fallen in love?
(a) Three times.
(b) He is always in love.
(c) Twice.
(d) Never.

6. Why would the writer confess to wrongdoing when he is innocent?
(a) He is always at fault.
(b) To save a friend.
(c) Out of spite.
(d) Just to apologize.

7. What type of person does the writer think could not desire something that is to his disadvantage?
(a) Uneducated.
(b) The gentleman.
(c) Man of action.
(d) Educated.

8. How does the writer describe his apartment?
(a) Middle-class.
(b) Squalid.
(c) Fancy.
(d) Seedy.

9. What does the writer state is a privilege of man that no other animal has?
(a) The ability to swear.
(b) The ability to defy laws of nature.
(c) The ability to do good deeds.
(d) Revenge.

10. What does the writer state would be his primary cause for any action?
(a) Spite.
(b) Pain.
(c) Glory.
(d) Honor.

11. How does the writer describe St. Petersburg?
(a) Like hell on earth.
(b) A beautiful city.
(c) Abstract and premeditated.
(d) Paradise.

12. How does the writer describe his personality in his previous profession?
(a) Aloof.
(b) Nice.
(c) Indifferent.
(d) Mean.

13. What does the writer say is the result of consciousness?
(a) Inertia.
(b) Pain.
(c) Happiness.
(d) Loathing.

14. What is a troglodyte?
(a) A man in pain.
(b) Hermit.
(c) Gentleman.
(d) The will of man.

15. The writer describes himself in many ways. By the end of Part 1, Chapter 2, he compares himself to a hunchback, and gives himself what character trait?
(a) Disabled.
(b) Unpleasent looking.
(c) Honorable.
(d) Quick to take offense.

Short Answer Questions

1. Who does the writer say would not understand the feelings of men about their decisions?

2. The writer discusses a pleasure that comes from his illness. From where does the pleasure stem?

3. What is the only thing that can stop a vengeful man?

4. What does the writer say about the man who groans from a toothache for more than three or four days?

5. What would happen to a man who tries to assert himself?

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