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The Unbearable Lightness of Being

The Unbearable Lightness of Being

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The Unbearable Lightness of Being: Milan Kundera - from That 70’s Show? Quiz

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Q. Why does Tomas lose his job at the hospital?


Because he administers an incorrect dosage to a patient
Because he writes an anti-communist article
Because it is discovered that he does not have a medical license
Because his character “Beeyatch Adams” - a clown who attempts to heal patients with a combination of derision and abuse - is not well-received
Because he is caught sneaking Jello
Q. Who tracks down Tomas?


His son
The police
Colombo
His former employer
Q. What happens to Franz at the political protest march?


He gets his foot caught up in a flag and does a face-plant
He is shot and killed
He falls in love
He is mugged and paralyzed
Q. How do Tomas and Tereza die?


They die from too much sex. That’s the unofficial report, anyway.
The narrator doesn’t tell us
They are crushed in a car accident
They are taken as political prisoners and are tortured to death
Q. What does Tereza do on the community farm?


She picks vegetables
She herds cows
She drives a pick-up truck
She tries to educate the animals so that they can transfer to an Ivy League farm
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