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This test consists of 5 short answer questions, 10 short essay questions, and 1 (of 3) essay topics.
Short Answer Questions
1. How is the local hospital in Moravia set up?
2. After Ludvik's meeting with the board he is prompted by a Communist friend to go see who?
3. How many empty chairs are at the barber where Ludvik goes to get a shave?
4. What did Zemanek start after Togliatti spoke in Old Town Square?
5. What does Helena like about Ludvik?
Short Essay Questions
1. Why don't Helena's coworkers like her?
2. What is a typical day in the life of Ludvik at Ostrava?
3. Describe the story of the dwarfs Ludvik told Marketa.
4. What was Helena's first meeting with Ludvik like, according to Helena?
5. Describe Ludvik's hotel room in Moravia.
6. How is Ludvik received by the dark Slovak NCO who got a first at marksmanship?
7. What is Helena's credo?
8. What were the early days of Helena and Zemanek's relationship like?
9. What happens during Ludvik's shave that changes the experience for him, and how does Ludvik react to the rest of his shave?
10. How does Helena feel about the Party?
Write an essay for ONE of the following topics:
Essay Topic 1
Describe a genuine Moravian wedding. Pick some symbols to describe, compare and contrast.
Essay Topic 2
Describe the time Ludvik spent in Ostrava. How was he as a person before he went? What major events happened there? How did he change?
Essay Topic 3
Why does Ludvik seduce Helena and what goes wrong with his plan?
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