|Name: _________________________||Period: ___________________|
This test consists of 15 multiple choice questions and 5 short answer questions.
Multiple Choice Questions
1. In Part 2, Chapter 9, the writer begins a speech about why he goes to see Liza. What does the writer say Liza's thought's for his visit are?
(a) To take revenge.
(b) To find love.
(c) To redeem himself.
(d) To save her.
2. What does the writer want from Liza?
(a) For her to disappear.
(b) For her to love him.
(c) For her to find an honorable profession.
(d) For her to leave his home.
3. How many days pass between the writer's first meeting with Liza and the second?
(a) 1 day.
(b) 4 days.
(c) 2 days.
(d) 3 days.
4. Why would the writer lower his eyes when he comes in contact with the office clerks?
(a) He feels ashamed.
(b) He feels they re superior to him.
(c) Out of respect.
(d) He finds them hideous.
5. What human condition does the writer state he cannot express?
6. What does the writer say happens to women for Liza's profession?
(a) They suceed.
(b) The are beaten.
(c) They are happy.
(d) They are honored.
7. Who is Anton Atonych Setchkin?
(a) The writer's only regular acquaintance.
(b) The writer's brother.
(c) The writer's rival.
(d) The writer's neighbor.
8. Who sits to the left of the writer at the dinner party?
9. How does the writer feel about being with Liza in this section?
10. Who does the writer wake up next to at the beginning of Part 2, Chapter 6?
(a) No one.
(c) A barmaid.
11. As the dinner proceeds, how is the writer feeling?
(b) A part of the group.
(c) Crushed and broken.
12. What day does Anton allow visitors?
13. What is Liza's profession?
14. What do the writer's dreams sometimes cause him to do?
(a) Commit crimes.
(b) Seclude himself.
(c) Fall in love.
(d) Embrace people.
15. What justification does the writer give for his behavior?
(a) His status in society.
(b) His age.
(c) His education.
(d) It is a nautral law.
Short Answer Questions
1. When the others arrive for the dinner party, Zverkov is in the lead and appears to be in charge. How does he respond when he learns the time of the writer's arrival?
2. What contrasting feelings does the writer have toward Liza after his breakdown?
3. As the diner conversation begins, how does the writer feel?
4. What do the writer's old schoolmates think about him?
5. What does the writer say consumption is?
This section contains 424 words
(approx. 2 pages at 300 words per page)