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The Cherry Orchard

The Cherry Orchard


by Anton Chekhov

The Cherry Orchard: This Play is the Pits Quiz

Think you’ve got your head wrapped around The Cherry Orchard? Put your knowledge to the test. Good luck — the Stickman is counting on you!
Q. Who is Dunyasha?

A businessman
A maid
The owner of the estate
One of the trees in the orchard that looks especially person-like
Q. What is Varya’s relation to Lubov?

She is his adopted daughter
She is his client
She is his pet cymbal-playing monkey
She is his mother-in-law
Q. How did Lubov lose all her money?

She was robbed at knifepoint
All of her various investments fell through
She forgot to write her name on it
She financially supported a scamp
Q. How does the family intend to pay for their debts?

They don’t - they’re just going to raise the debt ceiling
They are going to sell the house
They are going to sell the orchard
They are going to sell their horses
Q. What does Lopakhin want to do to save the house?

Remove it from the railroad tracks before that train arrives
Take up a collection around town
Employ every member of the family in his factory
Lease the land for summer homes
Burn part of it down to collect on the insurance