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This test consists of 5 multiple choice questions, 5 short answer questions, and 10 short essay questions.
Multiple Choice Questions
1. Who is Anton Atonych Setchkin?
(a) The writer's rival.
(b) The writer's only regular acquaintance.
(c) The writer's neighbor.
(d) The writer's brother.
2. What does Ferfichkin say he would have done if he was early for the dinner?
(a) Filed a complaint with the establishment.
(b) Waited patiently.
(d) Ordered something.
3. Why would the writer lower his eyes when he comes in contact with the office clerks?
(a) He finds them hideous.
(b) Out of respect.
(c) He feels ashamed.
(d) He feels they re superior to him.
4. 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.
5. During this time in the writer's life, he states that he is tormented. Why is he tormented?
(a) He is just like everyone else.
(b) No one is like him.
(c) He despises working.
(d) He loses his love.
Short Answer Questions
1. What is the purpose of the dinner party?
2. What does the writer want from Liza?
3. What has the writer forgotten about when he wakesup after his night of drinking?
4. Who comes to the writer's home that causes these feelings?
5. In what is Zverkov an expert?
Short Essay Questions
1. The writer continues to ridicule Liza and her work and describes a rather somber death. What does the writer say a prostitute's death will be?
2. In Part 2, Chapter 6, the writer wakes up to a clock chiming. How does he describe the clock?
3. Describe the characteristics of a romantic, according to the writer.
4. The writer describes some office clerks that repulse him. Discuss these characters.
5. In Part 2, Chapter 7 the writer is having a conversation with Liza and describes her duties to men. What does he say she must do if he whistles at her?
6. In Part 2, Chapter 1, the writer discusses his feelings about his job. What are these feelings?
7. Why does the writer state that in his life he often takes insignificant roles?
8. At the end of Part 2, Chapter 5, the writer is in the room with the prostitute and glances in the mirror. What does he see and how does he feel about it?
9. When the writer goes to visit Anton Antonych, there are other men also visiting. What do the men discuss and how does the writer feel about this conversation?
10. In Part 2, Chapter 8, the writer decides to borrow money from his friend Anton Antonych in order to repay Simonov. Why does Anton Antonych so readily lend the money?
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