The Unbearable Lightness of Being: Of Being What? Being What??? Quiz
Think you’ve got your head wrapped around The Unbearable Lightness of Being? Put your knowledge to
the test. Good luck — the Stickman is counting on you!
Q. What is the gist of Nietzche’s idea of eternal return?
What we send out into the universe comes back to us
Everything we experience happens an infinite number of times
Every library book you ever borrow will eventually have to be brought back
We keep being reincarnated into the lives of our loved ones
Q. After whom is Tereza’s dog named?
Her uncle, Slobber McGee
A character from Anna Karenina
Q. Why do Tomas and Tereza leave Prague?
Because the Russian army invades the city
Because they feel that they need a change of pace
Because Tereza’s sister opens up her home to them in Zurich
Because they can now Czech it off their list of places to live
Q. Why does Sabina leave Franz?
Because he won’t leave his wife for her
Because he tells his wife about the affair and wants only her
Because his friend, Hans, keeps insinuating that he wants to “pump her up”
Q. What quality does the narrator say defines Sabina?
Uncertainty. No - confidence. Wait, no... uncertainty.