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Crime and Punishment

Crime and Punishment


by Fyodor Dostoevsky

Crime and Punishment: Don’t Do the Crime If You Can’t Do the Time Quiz

Think you’ve got your head wrapped around Crime and Punishment? Put your knowledge to the test. Good luck — the Stickman is counting on you!
Q. What item does Raskolnikov pawn with the pawnbroker?

A watch
A kitten
A wedding ring
A crown of gold
Q. What does Raskolnikov learn from the letter his mother sent?

That his brother has run away with the circus
That his sister, Dounia, has accepted a proposal of marriage in the hopes that her intended will be able to help Raskolnikov with his career
That the family dog has died
That his sister has been accepted as a contestant on So You Think You Can Dance
Q. What is the “awful deed” that Raskolnikov is contemplating?

He is planning to steal his items back from the pawnbroker
He is planning to kill the pawnbroker
He is planning to mug a wealthy pedestrian to gain money for his rent
He is planning to join his former classmates for some karaoke
Q. What weapon does Raskolnikov use to carry out his awful deed?

His voice (he can’t carry a tune)
An axe
A briefcase loaded with bricks
A handgun
A wet noodle
Q. Why is Raskolnikov called to the police station?

He has been tied to his awful deed
He has won an award for good citizenship
He has some unpaid parking tickets
His landlady reported him as a debtor