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This test consists of 15 multiple choice questions and 5 short answer questions.
Multiple Choice Questions
1. When the writer goes back to the dinner party after being outside, what does he find?
(a) The others are gone.
(b) Only Zverkov remains.
(c) The others are talking and laughing.
(d) The establishment is closed.
2. What is it about the writer's experience with Liza that astonishes him?
(a) His sentimentality.
(b) His love.
(c) His bruteforce.
(d) His pity for her.
3. What has the writer forgotten about when he wakesup after his night of drinking?
(b) The cabby.
(c) The fight during dinner.
(d) An important meeting.
4. Near the end of the dinner in Part 2, Chapter 4, during the writer's toast, what does he say he hates?
(c) The unintelligent.
5. In the beginning of Part 2, Chapter 6, the writer describes the chiming of the clock. What state of mind does he say he is in at that time?
6. What does Zverkov say he would do if the peasants in his countries protested?
(a) Have them flogged.
(b) Listen to their concerns.
(c) Give up his post.
(d) Change the rules.
7. At the beginning of Part 2, Chapter 4, the writer arrives early to a dinner party. What time is the dinner scheduled to begin?
(a) 6:30 pm.
(b) 6:00 pm.
(c) 5:30 pm.
(d) 5:00 pm.
8. What does the writer tell Apollon will happen if he does not appease his request?
(a) He will be fired.
(b) The writer will be unhappy.
(c) The visitor will leave.
(d) The writer would understand.
9. How does the writer describe the feelings of his visitor in Part 2, Chapter 9?
(c) In love.
10. How does the writer describe Liza's embrace at the end of the book?
11. What does the writer give as his reason for visiting Liza?
(a) He is upset.
(b) He is drunk.
(c) For revenge.
(d) To show his power.
12. What does the writer admit regarding his poverty?
(a) He is not truly poor.
(b) He is unashamed.
(c) He chooses this life.
(d) He is ashamed.
13. What reason does the writer give for his behavior at work?
(a) Out of spite.
(b) He is superior to the others.
(c) He is a coward.
(d) That is how educated men act.
14. How old is the writer when he avoids talking to or associating with others?
(a) 40 years old.
(b) 24 years old.
(c) 32 years old.
(d) 29 years old.
15. The previous night, the writer gives Liza his address, but by the next day, how does the writer feel about this action?
(a) Worried she may show up at his home.
(b) He anticipates her arrival.
(d) He forgets about giving Liza his address.
Short Answer Questions
1. What does the writer ask Apollon to get for him at the tavern?
2. Why would the writer lower his eyes when he comes in contact with the office clerks?
3. Who does the writer wake up next to at the beginning of Part 2, Chapter 6?
4. What does the writer say about those in other countries with regard to romanticism?
5. As the writer goes on a tirade about his circumstances, what is Liza's reaction in this section?
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