|Name: _________________________||Period: ___________________|
This test consists of 15 multiple choice questions and 5 short answer questions.
Multiple Choice Questions
1. When Pierre has difficulty getting on a horse to ride with a general, how does the staff react to the sight of him?
(a) They are annoyed at first but when they see his determination to continue, they are impressed.
(b) They are amused at his size but also impressed with the civilian who wants to see the war.
(c) They are derisive and unpleasant about his presence.
(d) They laugh at him.
2. Who stumbles out of the woods to join the Fifth Company before the battle of Krasnoe?
(a) Tikhon, the peasant.
(b) Mlle. Bourienne.
(c) Ramballe, the soldier who went into Bazdeev's house, and his orderly.
(d) The French corporal who had been nice to Pierre in Moscow.
3. Who does Nicholas meet with his squadron when seeking shelter at an inn from the rain?
(b) A pretty young woman who flirts with all the soldiers.
(c) An aunt of Princess Mary's.
(d) The regimental doctor and his pretty wife.
4. How is Pierre feeling the first few days he is in Moscow before the French arrive?
(a) He is agitated and excited almost to the point of insanity.
(b) He is worried about the preservation of his servants.
(c) He admires Napoleon a great deal and wants to see what the great man will do.
(d) He is curious and wants to see what will happen.
5. Why does Boris speed up his courting of Julie Karagina?
(a) His leave is ending and he is having trouble finding time to visit with her as he has so much to do.
(b) He is madly in love with her and sees with each visit that she is increasingly receptive to his attentions.
(c) His mother, Anna Mikhaylovna, tells him that Prince Vasili is trying to arrange a marriage between Julie and Anatole.
(d) He is madly in love with her and fears if he doesn't propose quickly, he will lose the opportunity.
6. Why is Petya forbidden by his general to take part in Denisov's action when he sends Petya with a dispatch for him?
(a) Petya has disgraced himself with his generous but servile behavior with the rest of his regiment.
(b) Count Rostov has requested that Petya not be in action.
(c) Petya disobeys orders and, through his recklessness, disrupts an important skirmish.
(d) During a previous action, instead of staying back Petya rides to the front of the line and fires a pistol twice.
7. Pierre is shown a section of Revelations by one of his fellow Masons which corresponds with Napoleon. What does he find in reading it?
(a) His name in French and Napoleon's both add up to 666.
(b) Knowing that Napoleon's name adds up to 666, he unsuccessfully tries to use the same calculations with his name.
(c) Napoleon's name in Russian and French adds up to 666.
(d) He sees that Napoleon is the beast and decides that he must spread this word to everyone in Russia.
8. When Pierre goes to see Andrew after his return from his cure, who is Andrew talking about and what does he say before and immediately after their greeting?
(a) He is discussing Speranski and how so much of what he did was not really useful.
(b) He is discussing Bagration and that he is extremely valuable in his position.
(c) He is discussing Kutuzov and that he has the interests of Russia foremost in his decisions.
(d) He is discussing Speranski and says that he has done more good for Russia than anyone else.
9. How does Andrew react when he sees Natasha after they leave Moscow?
(a) He is angry that she has intruded on him.
(b) He is very happy to see her.
(c) He is indifferent to her appearance.
(d) He had just awoken when he sees her and is irritated and confused.
10. Boris is at a ball dancing with Helene at Vilna. Who arrives to speak with the tsar?
(b) None of the above.
(d) Prince Bagration.
11. Why does Nicholas go to Voronezh?
(a) To get new horses for his regiment.
(b) To meet with the governor there with information from his commander.
(c) To get fresh ammunition for his regiment.
(d) To find food and other equipment for his regiment.
12. What torments Natasha when she thinks about Andrew after his death?
(a) What could have been and how her own folly ruined that.
(b) Her constantly telling him to sleep.
(c) None of the above.
(d) Her telling him that he would get better.
13. When Andrew goes to visit his family at Bald Hills, he begins to tell little Nicholas the story of Bluebeard and but then stops and begins to brood over something. What is he thinking about?
(a) He is thinking about how he will find Anatole and punish him.
(b) He is thinking about Natasha after a recent conversation with Mary which makes him irritable.
(c) He has no remorse for arguing with his father nor tender feeling for his son.
(d) He is thinking about how sad he is to leave Mary with his father.
14. How does little Nicholas appear at the end of the book?
(a) He is very much like his father in appearance and disposition. Pierre hopes he will lose his bitterness.
(b) He is like his grandfather in intelligence but has superficial tendencies.
(c) He looks exactly like his mother with her same desires for social interaction but also has some deep waters in him.
(d) He looks very much like his father and also like his mother. He is a teenager with ideas of revolution.
15. Who does Alpatych meet when he goes to Smolensk?
(b) Prince Bagration.
(c) Prince Andrew.
Short Answer Questions
1. Who does Maria Dmitrievna warn Natasha against?
2. Why is Mary unsure about meeting Nicholas?
3. What does Julie Drubetskaya gossip about as everyone is preparing to leave Moscow?
4. Who does the countess first begin to talk to just before she begins to weep after Petya's death?
5. How long did the French and Russians not engage in battle after Borodino?
This section contains 1,035 words
(approx. 4 pages at 300 words per page)