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This test consists of 5 multiple choice questions, 5 short answer questions, and 10 short essay questions.

Multiple Choice Questions

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

2. Yelena says the reason she and Vanya are friends is because they are both very ________.
(a) Dull.
(b) Angry.
(c) Educated.
(d) Ignorant.

3. Yelena promises Sonya she really did marry the Professor for __________, in conflict with Sonya's suspicions.
(a) Partnership.
(b) Love.
(c) Companionship.
(d) Money.

4. Sonya says that it's a shame that she's not __________ as she is so in love with Astrov.
(a) Married.
(b) Beautiful.
(c) Independent.
(d) Single.

5. ____________ says that even though his wife ran off and left him, he is still faithful to her and to their children.
(a) Astrov.
(b) Vanya.
(c) The Professor.
(d) Telegin.

Short Answer Questions

1. Who tells the others to go to bed because he has come to sit with the Professor for a while?

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

3. Who asks Telegin to begin playing music, though he is quickly told not to by another character?

4. When Astrov is pacing by Marina, what does Marina first offer to him in order to calm him?

5. What does Astrov joke about during this opening scene, saying that it is oversized?

Short Essay Questions

1. What does Vanya announce to everyone else in the room at the beginning of this scene?

2. What does Yelena do when the Professor wakes up from his nap on the chair?

3. What does Vanya go out to do in order to make Yelena feel better?

4. What is Telegin helping Marina to do at the opening of this scene?

5. When Marina asks Telegin where the gun is, what does Telegin reply to her?

6. What does the Professor think is the reason for his sudden shortness of breath as he is asking for a book?

7. Why doesn't Astrov leave the scene when Vanya asks him to leave?

8. What does the Professor say about the medicine he wants Sonya to pass to him?

9. What happens when the Professor wakes up from his nap at the start of this scene?

10. What does Yelena tell Vanya he should do after he begins to complain that he's had just about enough of himself?

(see the answer keys)

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