Pnin Quiz | Eight Week Quiz D

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

Multiple Choice Questions

1. In Chapter 2, Pnin comes downstairs to complain about some annoyances. What does he see a fellow professor doing at the party?
(a) Kissing Mrs. Clements.
(b) Stealing silverware.
(c) Drinking.
(d) Impersonating him.

2. Before leaving the library in Chapter 3, what word does Pnin look up in the dictionary for its proper pronunciation?
(a) Interested.
(b) Attracted.
(c) Involved.
(d) Concerned.

3. What is the name of the college where Pnin is a professor?
(a) Washington.
(b) Walden.
(c) Waindell.
(d) Wagner.

4. What was Liza's profession when she met Pnin?
(a) A teacher.
(b) A waitress.
(c) A writer and medical student.
(d) A nurse.

5. How would Pnin's English be described?
(a) Perfectly fluent.
(b) Very poor.
(c) Greatly improved.
(d) Okay.

Short Answer Questions

1. What is the name of the librarian at Pnin's college?

2. Why doesn't Laurence want Pnin to stay in his house?

3. Why does Pnin decide to track down a certain professor in Chapter 3?

4. What is Laurence Clements, a fellow professor of Pnin's, most popular course at college?

5. What does Pnin miss while getting something to eat in Chapter 1?

(see the answer key)

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