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One Day in the Life of Ivan Denisovich

One Day in the Life of Ivan Denisovich

by Aleksandr Solzhenitsyn

One Day in the Life of Ivan Denisovich: Themes (For the Most Part) Quiz

Think you’ve got your head wrapped around One Day in the Life of Ivan Denisovich? Put your knowledge to the test. Good luck — the Stickman is counting on you!
Q. Gang 104 spends most of their day working at an incomplete _______.


Television station
Power station
Radio station
Steel mill
Farm
Q. ____ is always shifting in the camps and is highly fluid – anytime someone has the upper hand they can quickly lose it, and vice versa.


Power
Fate
Fear
Family
Love
Q. There's an excess of ____ which no one really follows.


Readings
Jobs
Rules
Assignments
Books
Q. Having the will to survive, maintaining a sense of self and a sense of pride, refusing to let go of the past entirely, and refusing to give up hope are all key elements to successfully _______.


Winning
Running
Eating
Persevering
Sleeping
Q. Life in the prison camps is all about survival of the fittest at its most brutal. Which theme is this?


Rules
Fear
Man and Natural World
Perseverance
Competition
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