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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: Yes, But Could He Handle Survivor: Maldives? Quiz

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Q. What is a gulag?

A torture device
A prison camp
A low-ranking Nazi officer
A dyslexic search engine
Q. Why is Shukhov punished by the warden?

For no reason
Because he physically lashes out
Because he talks back to an officer
Because he doesn’t get up on time
Because while tunneling his way out of the camp, he failed to put up the mandatory Man at Work sign, and was not wearing his hard hat
Q. What does the warden make Shukhov do?

Wash his office floor
Scrub the toilets with his toothbrush
Accompany him to a Miley Cyrus concert
Clean his office windows with his tongue
Q. What does the orderly at the sickbay tell Shukhov?

That he has malaria
That he’s not that sick
That part of his arm will have to be amputated
That they’re running a two-for-one deal on cotton swabs
Q. What is the name of Shukhov’s gang?

Gang Yellow
Gang 104
Gang HL
The Get Along Gang