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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. What reason does the writer give for his behavior at work?
(a) He is a coward.
(b) That is how educated men act.
(c) He is superior to the others.
(d) Out of spite.
2. What does the writer admit regarding his poverty?
(a) He is unashamed.
(b) He is not truly poor.
(c) He chooses this life.
(d) He is ashamed.
3. After leaving his friend's home, how much does the writer pay for a cab ride?
(a) 100 copecks.
(b) 25 copecks.
(c) 50 copecks.
(d) 75 copecks.
4. What contrasting feelings does the writer have toward Liza after his breakdown?
5. What does Ferfichkin say he would have done if he was early for the dinner?
(b) Waited patiently.
(c) Ordered something.
(d) Filed a complaint with the establishment.
Short Answer Questions
1. In Part 2, Liza visits the writer at his home. Upset by this, how does the writer say he would take revenge on his visitor?
2. What does the writer want from Liza?
3. In Part 2, Chapter 8, who delivers the writer's letter?
4. What does the writer say about trying to rationalize situations?
5. Despite what the writer wants to do during the dinner, what does he do?
Short Essay Questions
1. Why does the writer state that in his life he often takes insignificant roles?
2. How does the writer describe the room he finds himself in after being drunk at the dinner party?
3. What is Zverkov's attitude toward the writer?
4. 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?
5. In Part 2, Chapter 1, the writer discusses his feelings about his job. What are these feelings?
6. What is Apollon's reaction to the writer when he is asked to go to the tavern for tea and biscuits?
7. What does the writer compare Liza to and how does he explain that even this is better than being a prostitute?
8. What does the writer find when he arrives at the dinner party and how does he feel about it?
9. What reasons does the writer give for loathing his old classmate Zverkov?
10. Why does the writer think Liza comes to his apartment?
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