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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. How does Lydia respond when Andrei asks her to play the piano?
(a) She tells him no.
(b) She plays the song for him again.
(c) She says she is tired.
(d) She tells him she wants him to play.
2. How do the Argounovas and Petrovnas spend their time?
(a) Catching up and sharing news.
(b) Trying to make money.
(c) Planning a revolution.
(d) Planning a joint business venture.
3. How does Galina react to the new apartment?
(a) She is surprisingly pleased with it.
(b) She says it can be made into a home.
(c) She says she feels overwhelmed.
(d) She does not like the color.
4. What does Kira say she wants to do with her life?
(a) Kira hasn't decided yet.
(b) Go to art school.
(c) Become an engineer.
(d) Become a dancer.
5. Where does the black market form?
(a) The railway station.
(b) The capitol.
(d) Alexander's textile shop.
Short Answer Questions
1. Why does Galina return to their old home?
2. Why does Kira stay away from her and Leo's garden meeting place?
3. What does Kira find to be "ignoble"?
4. Why does Kira's family travel on the "threshold of a box car"?
5. What is the relationship between Victor and Kira?
Short Essay Questions
1. What makes Andrei different from many other Communist supporters?
2. What does Kira pretending to be a prostitute reveal about her?
3. Why does Victor say that Kira's wish to become an engineer is inappropriate?
4. What is contradictory about Kira declaring her devotion to Leo?
5. What does Kira realize, after becoming more comfortable with her living conditions, about Communism?
6. How does Kira feel toward Victor and his advances?
7. What is the purpose of the House of the Peasant?
8. How might Kira's family feel in the first three chapters?
9. How are Sonia and Kira different?
10. Why does Kira think that returning to Petrograd is the start of something wonderful?
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