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This test consists of 15 multiple choice questions and 5 short answer questions.

Multiple Choice Questions

1. What does the Professor think will happen if Vanya sits with him for a while?
(a) He will just talk.
(b) He will kill him.
(c) He will play his guitar.
(d) He will sing.

2. Sonya talks about how Astrov feels that where __________ are well-tended, the people are more artisitic.
(a) Books.
(b) Children.
(c) Museums.
(d) Forests.

3. Where is the beginning of Act Two set as the play opens again?
(a) The office.
(b) Outside.
(c) The bedroom.
(d) The dining room.

4. Astrov and Vanya both comment on the beauty of ___________ as well as on the overcoat of the Professor.
(a) Marina.
(b) Sonya.
(c) Maria.
(d) Yelena.

5. Who doesn't Sonya want involved in the drunken binges of Astrov?
(a) Yelena.
(b) Maria.
(c) Herself.
(d) Vanya.

6. What does Sonya point out has gone cold on them as they were speaking?
(a) Fire.
(b) Dinner.
(c) Evening.
(d) Tea.

7. Astrov talks about whether people of today will be remembered, and Marina says that _______ will remember.
(a) He.
(b) God.
(c) She.
(d) No one.

8. Who tells the others to go to bed because he has come to sit with the Professor for a while?
(a) A worker.
(b) Astrov.
(c) Vanya.
(d) Telegin.

9. Who notes that the Professor is fine as she sips her tea after Astrov points out he came to see the Professor?
(a) Sonya.
(b) Marina.
(c) Yelena.
(d) Maria.

10. Telegin points out that he still has __________ while his wife has nothing in her life and decisions.
(a) Love.
(b) Money.
(c) Pride.
(d) Peace.

11. __________ is dozing in chair by a window as Yelena dozes nearby at the beginning of this scene.
(a) Vanya.
(b) Astrov.
(c) Telegin.
(d) The Professor.

12. _________ complains about how there is nothing else to talk about, nothing new to talk about.
(a) Vanya.
(b) Telegin.
(c) The Professor.
(d) Sonya.

13. Who wants to know when Astrov will be back from the work issue he needs to handle?
(a) Yelena.
(b) Sonya.
(c) Vanya.
(d) Telegin.

14. Vanya says that he is so __________ with himself for not making more of his life.
(a) Angry.
(b) Sad.
(c) Depressed.
(d) Disappointed.

15. Vanya thinks the Professor writes books about _________ without knowing anything about it.
(a) Math.
(b) Politics.
(c) History.
(d) Art.

Short Answer Questions

1. Astrov talks to Sonya and tells her that he sees his life as a dark ___________.

2. Who does Astrov invite to drop in on him at his small estate, and this person says that staying in the trees can not be exciting?

3. Who makes an exclamation which keeps Telegin and Sonya stay outside?

4. Astrov returns, now wearing a __________ and a tie when Sonya tells him to have a drink.

5. Yelena says the reason she and Vanya are friends is because they are both very ________.

(see the answer keys)

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