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The Nose

The Nose


by Nikolai Gogol

The Nose: Quotes (What Was Said) Quiz

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Q. Who threatens to turn Ivan Yakovlevitch in to the police?

His wife
The carriage driver
Madame Podtochina
Q. The barber responds how when Kovalev complains that his hands smell bad?

Wondering what would make them smelly.
Explaining that it's just the shaving cream.
Getting offended and insulting Kovalev's hygiene.
Blaming it on his wife who totally hogs the shower every morning.
Q. What title does Kovalev like to use for himself?

Collegiate Assessor
State Councilor
His Royal Eminence
Q. Why does the Nose deny being Kovalev's nose?

It's way too big to fit on his face.
It's way too high-ranking to be the nose of anyone other than the Tsar.
Kovalev looks pretty good without a nose.
It says that it is its own person.
Q. Why does the clerk not want to put Kovalev's ad in the paper?

It's too scandalous.
They don't run classified ads.
Kovalev can't afford it.
The clerk wants that nose all for himself.