Pnin Quiz | Eight Week Quiz B

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This quiz consists of 5 multiple choice and 5 short answer questions through Chapter Two.

Multiple Choice Questions

1. What does Pnin use in Chapter 1 that is five years old and, therefore, obsolete?
(a) A map.
(b) A schedule.
(c) A book.
(d) A list.

2. What does Pnin miss while getting something to eat in Chapter 1?
(a) His taxi.
(b) His bus.
(c) His connecting train.
(d) His connecting flight.

3. After showing his students a film, what does Pnin's student, Betty Bliss, remark that he looks like from the film?
(a) Buddha.
(b) George Washington.
(c) Hitler.
(d) Moses.

4. What does Pnin have because the man will not give him his bag back in Chapter 1?
(a) A heart attack.
(b) A stroke.
(c) A nervous break down.
(d) A seizure.

5. What abstract field does Pnin have no interest of getting into teaching?
(a) Linguistics.
(b) Phonetics.
(c) History.
(d) Mathematics.

Short Answer Questions

1. Like many people from his home country, with what does Pnin have a fascination?

2. How does Pnin finally end up getting to the town in Chapter 1?

3. Mrs. Clements was in the same city as Pnin in 1919, what was she doing there?

4. How would Pnin be described when he is drunk?

5. What does Pnin like to put in the Clementses' washing machine?

(see the answer key)

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