Poor Folk by Fyodor Dostoevsky Quiz: 12 Trivia Questions and Answers

Poor Folk by Fyodor Dostoevsky Quiz: 12 Trivia Questions and Answers
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The novel Poor Folk was written by Dostoevsky in the period from 1844 to 1845. It was the first original printed work of the great Russian writer, whose works were highly praised throughout the world.

The Poor Folk by Fyodor Dostoevsky Quiz consists of 12 multiple choice trivia questions on the plot of the novel. If you have read it, you will easily answer each of them. Test your memory and knowledge!

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1. Dostoevsky's novel Poor Folk is a series of letters exchanged between Makar Devushkin and Varvara Dobroselova. How many were there?

2. Who was Makar Alekseevich Devushkin?

3. On the outskirts of which city does Makar Devushkin live in a cheap rented apartment?

4. In which city does a young single girl Varvara Dobroselova live?

5. What does Makar Devushkin convince Varenka, sending her sweets and flowers in pots?

6. What does Varenka send with her letter at the beginning of June?

7. The name of the student who lived with Varenka's distant relative, the landowner Anna Fyodorovna, with whom the girl develops a friendship.

8. In which month does Varenka learn that Devushkin has been spending his last money on her?

9. With whom does Devushkin compare himself while reading Pushkin's The Station Ranger?

10. Who in August, drawing attention to Devushkin's deplorable appearance, gives him a hundred rubles?

11. Why does Bykov, who is wooing Varenka, need an heir?

12. In what year was Dostoevsky's novel The Poor People first published?