1 How many times did Bulgakov marry? 1 2 3 4 2 Why was Bulgakov prevented from leaving Russia with other members of his family? The government's desire to keep famous writers within Soviet borders The government's desire to retain all doctors within the country His Menshevik sympathies His contraction of typhus 3 Which of Bulgakov's early works was adapted into a highly popular stage play in 1926? The Red Crown The Master and Margarita Heart of a Dog The White Guard 4 Which work earned Bulgakov the favor and protection of Joseph Stalin? Cabal of the Hypocrites The Fatal Eggs The Master and Margarita The Days of the Turbins 5 Which of Bulgakov's works was only shared during his lifetime in a 1939 private reading with friends? The Master and Margarita The White Guard The Life of Monsieur de Moliere Heart of a Dog 6 What ultimately killed Mikhail Bulgakov? A brutal attack by the Soviet secret police Suicide by poisoning A knife wound delivered in a bar duel An inherited kidney disorder 7 Which special character(s) attended the private reading of "Heart of a Dog" given in 1925? Bulgakov's brothers, who were smuggled in from Paris The scientist who was the inspiration for Philip Philippovich An informant for the Russian state Bulgakov's ex-wife, current wife, and future wife 8 How was "Heart of a Dog" read widely before its official release in 1987? Bulgakov's widow spent her life printing and distributing the book. Stalin enjoyed the book and secretly distributed it himself. Through the use of informal samizdat channels Bulgakov secretly printing of a thousand copies that were spread around Moscow. 9 How many years after Bulgakov's death was "Heart of a Dog" officially published? 28 51 35 47 10 What was science fiction like in Russia prior to the 1917 Revolution? It was dominated by authors from the eastern portion of Russia. It was intensely focused on relaying political messages. It was focused on new technologies like underwater exploration. It was largely Romantic and subsumed by genre fiction and utopian fiction. 11 All of the following are now considered important early writers of Soviet science fiction EXCEPT: Alexey Tolstoy Maxim Gorky Alexander Belyaev Yevgeny Zamyatin 12 Which of the following was NOT an element of early Soviet science fiction? Fascination with new technologies developed in the late 1910s and early 1920s Heavy reliance on Western fantastical fictions like Gulliver's Travels and Frankenstein The promotion of a socialist political agenda Strong concern for logic and scientific rigor 13 Why was Bulgakov excluded from the tradition of Soviet science fiction during his life? His general anti-Bolshevik tendencies His own dislike for the emerging genre His greater renown for drama and satirical fiction His treatment of the grotesque 14 The genre of "Heart of a Dog" can best be described as: Pure satire Pure science fiction A mix of satire and science ficiton A mix of horror and satire 15 What injury did Sharik sustain at the beginning of the novel? He deafened himself to cope with his anger over "Celeste Aida" being sung in public. He ate bad meat given to him by a kind stranger. He was mauled by another stray dog over food. His left side was burned with hot water by a cook. 16 Which of the following elements from the first chapter does NOT foreshadow a later event in the book? The "IS REJUVENATION POSSIBLE?" sign The references to Verdi's "Aida" Sharik's initial dislike for Fyodor The woman who passes Sharik in the gateway 17 Why is Sharik's critique of public cafeterias so striking? Sharik was once a dedicated servant of the Soviet state, before being turned into a dog by Professor Preobrazhensky. Sharik is familiar with the woman in the gate, who he knows gets sick from cafeteria food. Sharik lingers around kitchens often and knows good food. Sharik is a homeless animal, but even he feels that the food served in such places is inedible. 18 What does Professor Preobrazhensky offer Sharik when he first encounters him? Krakow sausage Scraps from a butcher Aged ham A piece of fruit 19 How does Sharik first describe Fyodor? As a "weak-willed servant" As a "well-dressed veterinarian" As a "mongrel of a different kind" As a "murderer in gold braid" 20 What does Sharik do to show his loyalty to Professor Preobrazhensky in Chapter 1? He does not eat all of the sausage he is given, lest he appear too greedy. He hisses "like a torn hose" at anyone who gets too close to the professor. He allows the professor to constantly rub him. He aggressively snaps his teeth at a stray tom that crosses their path. 21 What announcement does Fyodor make at the end of Chapter 1? The new housing committee has vocalized a dislike for the professor. Zina has been seen out with strange men. New tenants will be moved into all of the units in the building. The professor's galoshes have been stolen from the hall. 22 How did Sharik first learn how to read? By associating colors with certain kinds of stores By the help of a patient master By associating smells with certain kinds of stores With the help of another stray dog that taught him 23 What is most likely the strange word that Sharik sees on the Philip Philippovich's business card in Chapter 2? Producer Property Manager Proctologist Professor 24 What does Sharik assume when first being taken to the examination room by Zina and the Professor? He is about to be euthanized. He is being led to quarters reserved specially for him. He is about to be the subject of an experiment. He has been tricked into a dog hospital. 25 How is Sharik initially subdued after trying to flee the examination room in Chapter 2? The professor is able to give Sharik a tranquilizer shot. He is anesthetized by Dr. Bormenthal. He calms himself after a while. Zina is able to grab him by the leg and calm him.