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This quiz consists of 5 multiple choice and 5 short answer questions through Block, the Corn Merchant – The Dismissal of the Lawyer.
Multiple Choice Questions
1. Which of the guards comes to K. and says, “If you can’t get both of us spared, then at least try to get him to let me go” in “The Thrasher”?
2. How many messengers are said to still be “working in dispatch in the little circle from a lamp” at K.’s offices in the beginning of “The Thrasher” as he leaves work?
3. K. decides when looking for the courtroom in “The First Hearing” to ask around for a carpenter named what?
4. Herr Block says in “Block, the Corn Merchant – The Dismissal of the Lawyer,” “I will remind you of the old axiom: ‘For a suspect, movement is better than staying still, for someone who is still can always, without realizing it, be in the scales and be weighed with’” what?
(a) His innocence
(c) His sins
(d) His truth
5. What does K. find when he opens the door in his office the second time where he’d previously seen the thrasher and the guards in “The Thrasher”?
(a) The courtroom has appeared in the room
(b) There is a judge beating the Thrasher there
(c) There is no sign of the Thrasher or the guards
(d) The Thrasher and the guards are still there
Short Answer Questions
1. Herr Huld tells K. in “Block, the Corn Merchant – The Dismissal of the Lawyer” that his maid finds almost all of whom attractive?
2. Huld’s maid tell K. in “Block, the Corn Merchant – The Dismissal of the Lawyer,” “I neither want nor need any other reward than for you to” what?
3. One of the guards being thrashed in “The Thrasher” tells K. that “it’s a tradition that” what “goes to the guards”?
4. What does K. tell the messengers the sound is from when the guards scream as they’re beaten in “The Thrasher”?
5. What word from “The Thrasher” refers to a dishonest, knavish person?
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