The Brothers Karamazov

by: Fyodor Dostoevsky

Author’s Note & Book 1: A Nice Little Family, Chapters 1–5 Quiz

Further study Author’s Note & Book 1: A Nice Little Family, Chapters 1–5 Quiz

1 of 5
In the introduction, the author claims that the novel is a biography of whom?

2 of 5
What does the narrator say about the two different versions of the story about Fyodor’s reaction to news that Adelaida had died?

3 of 5
After the death of his mother, who raises Dmitri to adulthood?

4 of 5
After marrying 16 year-old Sofia, Fyodor holds what types of gatherings in their home?

5 of 5
After Alyosha moves to his father’s town, what kind of a relationship does he have with Fyodor?