Chapters 1-2, pgs. 1-68
1. How many years does "Russka" cover?
2. What village is at the heart of the novel?
3. Where is this village located?
(a) On the border of Europe.
(b) The Russian far east.
(c) Near Scandinavia.
(d) The Russian heartland.
4. What does Kiy ask his Uncle Mal?
(a) Whether he captured a bear cub.
(b) When he can go on the warpath.
(c) When they will move to the hunting grounds.
(d) What is for dinner.
5. What does Mal tell him in answer to his question?
(a) That they will go soon.
(b) The cub is still in the forest.
(c) That there is venison.
(d) That he is still to young.
6. How old is Kiy in the beginning of "Russka"?
7. Where does Lebed find Kiy after he wanders off?
(a) In the forest.
(b) In the neighboring village.
(c) At the camp of the horsemen.
(d) At the stream.
8. Who are the Alans?
(a) The greatest of the Sarmatian tribes.
(b) Traveling merchants.
(c) Peaceful agriculturalists.
(d) The least successful of the Sarmatian tribes.
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