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This test consists of 15 multiple choice questions and 5 short answer questions.
Multiple Choice Questions
1. What reason does the writer give for his behavior at work?
(a) That is how educated men act.
(b) He is superior to the others.
(c) Out of spite.
(d) He is a coward.
2. How does the writer feel after leaving Liza?
3. In Part 2, Chapter 8, who delivers the writer's letter?
(c) The writer.
4. After leaving his friend's home, how much does the writer pay for a cab ride?
(a) 75 copecks.
(b) 25 copecks.
(c) 50 copecks.
(d) 100 copecks.
5. In Part 2, Chapter 2, the writer discusses dreaming. How long does the writer dream in his corner?
(a) 3 days.
(b) 3 years.
(c) 3 months.
(d) 3 hours.
6. As the writer goes on a tirade about his circumstances, what is Liza's reaction in this section?
7. Which of the diners states that he almost got married two days before?
(b) The writer.
8. What would the writer have to do to buy a pistol?
(a) Buy them on the black market.
(b) Get to the bank before the duel.
(c) Get a salary advance.
(d) Sell some belongings.
9. At the beginning of Part 2, Chapter 5, the writer has left the dinner and is outside. How does he describe the snow?
(a) Almost warm.
10. The previous night, the writer gives Liza his address, but by the next day, how does the writer feel about this action?
(a) He forgets about giving Liza his address.
(b) Worried she may show up at his home.
(d) He anticipates her arrival.
11. At the beginning of Part 2, Chapter 9, what is the writer's general feeling?
12. What does Liza give the writer just before he leavesher?
(a) A flower.
(b) A love letter.
(c) A cross.
(d) His money back.
13. What does the writer admit regarding his poverty?
(a) He is ashamed.
(b) He is unashamed.
(c) He is not truly poor.
(d) He chooses this life.
14. What effect does the writer's speech about Liza's life have on Liza?
(a) She knows she must change her life.
(b) She hates the writer.
(c) She become svery upset.
(d) She realizes that her life has meaning.
15. In Part 2, a number of event happen to the writer, including going to a dinner party with old friends and meeting a prostitute. How does the writer feel about the events that happen that day?
(a) They happen in the past.
(b) It is only a dream.
(c) They have not yet happened.
(d) They just happen.
Short Answer Questions
1. How does the writer feel about the time of his arrival at the dinner party?
2. What does the writer write to Simonov as an excuse for his dinner behavior?
3. What human condition does the writer state he cannot express?
4. Why is the writer often dissatisfied with himself?
5. Why would the writer lower his eyes when he comes in contact with the office clerks?
This section contains 500 words
(approx. 2 pages at 300 words per page)