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Crime and Punishment

Fyodor Dostoevsky

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Full-Book Quiz

Full-Book Quiz

Full-Book Quiz

Full-Book Quiz

1. From whom does Raskolnikov get the ax that he uses to kill Alyona Ivanovna and Lizaveta?

2. Why is Raskolnikov immediately opposed to the marriage of his sister to Luzhin?

3. When Raskolnikov first meets him, why is Marmeladov afraid to return to his home?

4. Why does Raskolnikov kill Lizaveta?

5. What does Sonya do to support her family?

6. What is Porfiry Petrovich’s first clue that Raskolnikov might be the killer?

7. Crime and Punishment was initially published in

8. Where does Raskolnikov meet the drunk civil official Marmeladov?

9. What event tarnished Dunya’s reputation in her hometown?

10. What does Raskolnikov overhear in the Haymarket that clinches his resolve to kill Alyona?

11. Where does Raskolnikov ultimately hide the goods that he steals from Alyona?

12. Which nightmare does Raskolnikov mistake for reality, even after waking up?

13. Who takes care of Raskolnikov during his sickness after the murder?

14. What is the name of the café in which Raskolnikov jokes with Zamyotov about having murdered Alyona and Lizaveta?

15. How does Marmeladov die?

16. What is the main reason that Sonya first visits Raskolnikov in his apartment?

17. During their first conversation, what question does Porfiry Petrovich ask Raskolnikov that he thinks is a trap?

18. What event at the end of Part III makes Raskolnikov think that someone has evidence that he is the murderer?

19. What does Svidrigailov say during their first conversation that convinces Raskolnikov that Svidrigailov is losing his mind?

20. Why does Dunya break her engagement with Luzhin?

21. What business does Razumikhin propose that he, Dunya, and Raskolnikov go into?

22. What biblical story does Raskolnikov order Sonya to read to him?

23. What is the name of the painter who confesses to the murders just as Raskolnikov is about to break under Porfiry Petrovich’s pressure?

24. How does Luzhin try to discredit Sonya and, by association, Raskolnikov?

25. Why does Svidrigailov allow Dunya to escape from his apartment after attempting to rape her?

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