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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 does the writer want from Liza?
(a) For her to leave his home.
(b) For her to disappear.
(c) For her to love him.
(d) For her to find an honorable profession.
2. 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?
(a) By killing the visitor.
(b) By not speaking.
(c) By kicking the visitor out.
(d) By forcing the visitor to listen to his meaningless ramblings.
3. Where is Liza from?
(c) The writer's hometown.
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 become svery upset.
(c) She hates the writer.
(d) She realizes that her life has meaning.
5. How do the others feel about the toast the writer gives at the end of the dinner party?
Short Answer Questions
1. What does the writer state happens to stupid Russian romantics?
2. Who comes to the writer's home that causes these feelings?
3. 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?
4. What do the writer's old schoolmates think about him?
5. At the beginning of Part 2, Chapter 5, the writer has left the dinner and is outside. How does he describe the snow?
Short Essay Questions
1. 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?
2. What does the writer want to do when the others arrive and what does he actually do?
3. What is Zverkov's reaction to the writer's complaint about not being informed of the change in time for the dinner party?
4. In Part 2, Chapter 1, the writer discusses his feelings about his job. What are these feelings?
5. 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?
6. Why does the writer state that in his life he often takes insignificant roles?
7. Why does the writer think Liza comes to his apartment?
8. Why is the writer surprised that Liza does not leave after being lied to and yelled at?
9. After the writer has finished his speech to Liza, he turns to leave. Before he goes, she gives him a letter to read. Who was the letter from and what did it say?
10. How does the writer describe the room he finds himself in after being drunk at the dinner party?
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