Notes from Underground

by: Fyodor Dostoevsky

Part 1, Chapters 5–8 Quiz

Further study Part 1, Chapters 5–8 Quiz

1 of 5
What does the Underground Man identify as the source of all the emotional torment he has experienced?

2 of 5
The Underground Man has never been able to start or finish anything, which according to him demonstrates his ___.

3 of 5
What quality does the Underground Man identify as positive and distinct from inertia, despite their similarities?

4 of 5
What does the Underground Man imagine himself happily doing in his imagined life as a “lazybones”?

5 of 5
Which English historian does the Underground Man rebut with generalizations about war casualties in the 19th century?