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

Multiple Choice Questions

1. Who gets offended when Yelena calls him by the wrong name, though he's at the table with her each day?
(a) Telegin.
(b) Marina.
(c) Vanya.
(d) Astrov.

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

3. Who plays on the guitar during this scene as Maria reads the piece of paper?
(a) Vanya.
(b) Astrov.
(c) The Professor.
(d) Telegin.

4. When Yelena tells Vanya it's a nice day, what does Vanya say that it is a nice day to do?
(a) Get a job.
(b) Hang one's self.
(c) Go for a walk.
(d) Shoot someone.

5. What does Astrov ask the worker to fetch for him before they head out the door?
(a) A hot dinner.
(b) Coffee.
(c) Tea.
(d) Vodka.

6. What does Yelena notice as Vanya is talking so she sends him off to bed?
(a) He is sick.
(b) He is drunk.
(c) It is very late.
(d) She is not feeling very well.

7. Astrov becomes lost in a memory of the community in which there was an epidemic of ___________.
(a) Ebola.
(b) AIDS.
(c) Flu.
(d) Typhoid.

8. ___________ sees that Vanya is drunk and tells him it's unfitting for someone his age.
(a) Yelena.
(b) Maria.
(c) Marina.
(d) Sonya.

9. Yelena suggests that being with Vanya would ____________ as Vanya just wants to possess her.
(a) Help her.
(b) Lead to children.
(c) Destroy her.
(d) Bore her.

10. When Yelena talks to Vanya about his quarreling ways, he starts talks about her ___________.
(a) Laziness.
(b) Superficiality.
(c) Ignorance.
(d) Feminine wiles.

11. Vanya complains that ever since ___________ and his wife arrived, the schedule has not be right around the house.
(a) Anton.
(b) Astrov.
(c) Telegin.
(d) Professor.

12. ________ tells the Professor to stop being so difficult at this point of the play.
(a) Astrov.
(b) Yelena.
(c) Sonya.
(d) Maria.

13. What does Vanya's mother do as everyone else is talking during the scene after she enters?
(a) Cleans up the table.
(b) Starts making dinner.
(c) Sits in a corner and reads.
(d) Begins to settle the accounts.

14. _________ admits that he is a vile man, even more so when he is drunk.
(a) Astrov.
(b) The Professor.
(c) Telegin.
(d) Vanya.

15. What time does Yelena tell the Professor it is after he wakes up and she wakes up too?
(a) After midnight.
(b) Almost dawn.
(c) Time to eat.
(d) 3:00 a.m.

Short Answer Questions

1. Where does the Professor want Yelena to look for a particular book the following day?

2. Astrov reminds ___________ that he is there to see the Professor, who called for the doctor the day before.

3. Telegin sits next to Marina and talks about how happy he is because of _____________.

4. Sonya says that it's a shame that she's not __________ as she is so in love with Astrov.

5. Astrov says that he drinks because __________ is a dull, stupid, dirty business.

(see the answer keys)

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