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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. When Ludvik sits down to have a shave, what does he do?
(a) Start a conversation with the man in the chair next to him.
(b) Talk to the girl shaving him right away.
(c) Check his appearance in the mirror.
(d) Avoid the mirror and look at the ceiling.
2. Moravia reminds the narrator of what city?
3. How long did the wedding festivities last between Zemanek and Helena?
(a) Two days.
(b) Ten hours.
(c) Twenty-four hours.
(d) Three hours.
4. Who is Ludvik's first friend, or the person that sticks out most to him, in his group of black-insignias?
5. How did Helena meet Zemanek?
(a) In class at University.
(b) In Old Town Square.
(c) At the Fucik Song and Dance Ensemble.
(d) On St. John's Bridge.
Short Answer Questions
1. What floor does Kostka live on?
2. How did Helena meet Ludvik?
3. According to Helena, what does Zemanek live on?
4. What was Helena doing at the age of eighteen?
5. Who at Helena's work station likes her?
Short Essay Questions
1. How is Ludvik's attitude immediately following his move to Ostrava?
2. How does Ludvik describe Kostka?
3. What is Helena's credo?
4. What were the common criticisms given to students at University in the Party? Ludvik describes them as "seeds" that all the students carried with them, to be used against themselves at a moment's notice.
5. After their second meeting, Ludvik tells Helena that he is going to pick her up in front of the station the following day. What did they do on this outing?
6. Why did Ludvik send Marketa the postcard?
7. After Marketa and Ludvik speak candidly about the postcard, Ludvik suggests he could win Marketa despite everything. How, and what, does he do?
8. What were the early days of Helena and Zemanek's relationship like?
9. How does Helena feel about younger women?
10. How does Ludvik take the first part of his shave?
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