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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 is Jaroslav's secret nickname for Ludvik?
(a) Mary, quite contrary.
(b) The Pied Piper.
(c) Little Jack Horner.
2. Why did Kostka's fellow Christians dislike Communism?
(a) It makes people work for a living.
(b) It fosters greed and dishonesty.
(c) It is an atheistic system of government.
(d) It is immoral.
3. What does Kostka decide to do when he resigns from University?
(a) Become a journalist.
(b) Work at a mine.
(c) Work at a state farm.
(d) Take a year off.
4. What was Lucie caught stealing before she left Ostrava?
(a) Food from children.
(b) Flowers from a graveyard.
(c) Clothes from a laundry.
(d) Milk from a shepherd.
5. How long was Lucie in reform school?
(a) Six months.
(b) Three years.
(c) Five years.
(d) One year.
Short Answer Questions
1. What did the director of the state-farm call Lucie?
2. Jaroslav states, "It's not your __________ that condemn you to to solitude, it's your __________."
3. What helped spread the resurgence of folk music in Jaroslav's university years?
4. What do Ludvik and Helena drink while waiting for lunch?
5. Who looks after Lucie after she starts at the state-farm?
Short Essay Questions
1. How did Kostka feel about Ludvik defending him to the University?
2. How does Ludvik's memory of Helena differ from Helena in reality, upon their meeting in Moravia?
3. Describe the Helena Ludvik is finally attracted to.
4. Describe the way Ludvik is successful in his seduction of Helena.
5. Describe Jaroslav's dream at the beginning of part four.
6. How does Kostka justify leaving his wife and child?
7. Describe Jaroslav's house.
8. How does Ludvik describe his first meeting with Helena?
9. What makes Kostka afraid of women?
10. What happened to the historical music and literature of Czech nation in the nineteenth century?
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