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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 Luzhin dream when he finally falls asleep?
(a) He dreams he's in the snow, digging up a chess set from frozen ground.
(b) He dreams of being a boy playing chess with his father.
(c) He dreams he is the world champion chess master.
(d) He dreams he's a piece on a chess board.
2. Who does Kurt think Luzhin is at first?
3. What item does Luzhin find in the lining of his pocket?
(a) A notebook.
(b) A wooden pawn.
(c) A ring.
(d) A chess board.
4. What else seems odd about Luzhin's old jacket, when Luzhin is trying it on?
(a) One sleeve is slightly longer than the other.
(b) There seems to be something in the pocket, but the pocket is empty.
(c) The color of the jacket seems different than Luzhin remembers.
(d) The jacket is longer in back than in front.
5. What is Luzhin's fiancee eating when her parents tackle her about giving up Luzhin at the beginning of Chapter 10?
(a) Steak and gravy.
(c) Hot cereal.
Short Answer Questions
1. What does Mrs. Luzhin show her husband, in a painting of the Last Supper?
2. When Mrs. Luzhin's intellectual guests gather at the tea table, what is the immediate response?
3. On what floor is the apartment Luzhin's in-laws have rented for the newlyweds?
4. What does Mrs. Luzhin hope to interest her husband in?
5. What does Mrs. Luzhin wear on her wedding night?
Short Essay Questions
1. What does Luzhin's future mother-in-law feel as the wedding approaches?
2. What does Luzhin's psychiatrist ask him about?
3. How does Luzhin's fiancee feel about their new apartment as she furnishes it?
4. What does Luzhin think when the lights come on again after Ivan has knocked over the lamp?
5. Why doesn't Luzhin's fiancee ask him about his tuxedo?
6. What are Mrs. Luzhin's political opinions about the Soviet Union?
7. Why does Mrs. Luzhin find it difficult to locate her husband at the ball?
8. What letter does Luzhin send to a stranger?
9. How does Luzhin's fiancee's mother react to the idea that Luzhin is drunk?
10. What memory of his father does Luzhin recall when he stops to buy fruit?
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