1. With a discussion
of what topic does Anna Pavlovna Scherer open the novel?
2. What is Vasili
Kuragin interested in obtaining for his son Anatole?
3. Who is Helene’s
4. In what century
is War and Peace set?
5. What is Pierre’s
most noticeable physical feature?
6. Who is the owner
of the estate called Bald Hills?
7. Who is Mademoiselle
8. Who is severely
wounded at the Battle of Austerlitz?
9. Who is Pierre’s
10. With which man
is it rumored Pierre’s wife is having an affair?
11. What topic does
the mysterious stranger Pierre encounters at the Torzhok station
12. For what misdeed
is Nicholas’s friend Denisov in danger of being court-martialed?
13. How does Nicholas
14. What does Pierre
madly and briefly imagine his mission in life to be?
15. How does Helene
attempt to marry another man while still wedded to Pierre?
16. Why do the Rostovs
unload the carts containing their possessions during the evacuation
17. According to
the narrator of War and Peace, which of the following best describes
the Battle of Borodino?
18. In what public
place does Natasha become interested in Anatole?
19. For what does
the dying Count Rostov beg forgiveness?
20. Who is Mary’s
21. What good deed
ends up getting Pierre captured by the French?
22. What causes Petya’s
23. Through what
Russian city, occupied by the French, does Pierre wander?
24. How does Platon
25. What does Natasha
do when Andrew rejects her?