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Spring in Fialta

Spring in Fialta


by Vladimir Nabokov

Spring in Fialta: But I Asked Where You Were Last Summer Quiz

Think you’ve got your head wrapped around Spring in Fialta? Put your knowledge to the test. Good luck — the Stickman is counting on you!
Q. Which sea does Fialta border?

The Caspian Sea
The Mediterranean Sea
The Bering Sea
The Sea of Tranquility. For when you really want to get away.
Q. How long before the events of this story had Victor met Nina?

Five years
Ten years
Fifteen years
Just about twenty minutes, so they had enough time to rehearse beforehand
Q. What was Nina when Victor met her for the first time?

So young that a date was just something you put on your cereal
Q. Since their first meeting, how many times have Victor and Nina had romantic encounters?

A gentleman doesn’t keep track. Publicly.
Many times
Q. How does Nina feel about Victor?

She wants nothing to do with him
She is in love with him
She has fun with him, but doesn’t want anything serious
She only hangs around with him because she thinks it’s fun to say his name in a Romanian accent