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This test consists of 15 multiple choice questions and 5 short answer questions.
Multiple Choice Questions
1. Where does Fraülein Bürstner say Frau Grubach’s nephew is sleeping in “A Conversation with Frau Grubach”?
(a) In the living room
(b) In the kitchen
(c) In the basement
(d) In the adjoining bedroom
2. How many flats does the Usher say the student has been kicked out of in this building for sneaking into them to chase women in “In the Empty Conference Hall – The Student – The Offices”?
3. What is the name of the strange guard that opens K.’s door when he rings for his breakfast in the beginning of “The Arrest”?
4. When K. leaves Fräulein Bürstner’s room at the end of “A Conversation with Frau Grubach,” he thinks “for a while about the way he had behaved; he was” what?
(a) Satisfied with it
(b) Uncomfortable but serene
(c) Deeply troubled by it
(d) Worried sick about it
5. One of the guards being thrashed in “The Thrasher” says that he and his partner had prospects of being promoted to what position before getting into trouble?
(a) Court Ushers
(b) Examining Magistrates
(c) Jury Members
6. The young woman in the Court Offices tells K. in “In the Empty Conference Hall – The Student – The Offices,” “We, that is the staff here, decided that the information clerk, who is constantly dealing with the public and is their first contact with the court, ought to be given” what?
(a) A telephone
(b) A nice haircut
(c) Elegant clothes
(d) Good sleeping quarters
7. What woman is accosted in the courtroom in “The First Hearing”?
(b) The Usher’s Wife
(c) The Manufacturer’s Wife
(d) Fraülein Bürstner
8. Who does K. recall having said “that the court was attracted by guilt” in “The First Hearing”?
(c) Dr. Huld
9. The narrator states in the beginning of “The First Hearing” that “K. had been informed by telephone that a short hearing in his affair would take place” when?
(a) The next Sunday
(b) The next Thursday
(c) The next Monday
(d) The next Tuesday
10. What word from “In the Empty Conference Hall – The Student – The Offices” means to break away from constituted authority?
11. When K. is met by scowling children on his way up the stairs to the courtroom in “The First Hearing,” he thinks to himself, “If I have to come here again, I’ll either have to bring some sweets, to win them over, or” what?
(a) My stick to beat them
(b) My pocketbook to pay them
(c) Some teacakes from my house
(d) My steel-toed boots to kick them
12. The supervisor who enters K.’s home after the guards in “The Arrest” tells him, “Think less about us and what is going to happen to you, think more about” what?
(a) Your employees
(b) Yourself instead
(c) Your wife
(d) Your family
13. Which of the guards does the Thrasher say got fat from eating breakfasts at all his arrests in “The Thrasher”?
14. On what street is K.’s courtroom said to be located in “The First Hearing”?
(d) Kopenhagener Strasse
15. The guards at K.’s house tell him that his jacket for the meeting with the supervisor must be what color in the beginning of “The Arrest”?
Short Answer Questions
1. What is K.’s first name in the novel?
2. What does K. drink shots of from his wall cabinet while the guards watch him in the beginning of “The Arrest”?
3. To whom does K. say in “The Thrasher,” “It’s about time you cleared out that lumber-room. We’re drowning in filth”?
4. What is the name of the student that the Usher’s Wife says has been pursuing her for some time in “In the Empty Conference Hall – The Student – The Offices”?
5. The Examining Magistrate asks K. if he is what when he begins questioning him in “The First Hearing”?
This section contains 666 words
(approx. 3 pages at 300 words per page)