Interesting Questions, Facts and Information
- There are a total of 10 general entries.
Interesting Questions, Facts, and Information
eight years. Sofya Ivanovna was the mother of both Ivan and Alexei. She perished after only eight years of marriage to Fyodor Pavlovich. (Mitya had a different mother.)
|That's enough for Kolya and friends.
Now for questions about the rest of the novel:
How many kopecks did Fyodor Pavlovich have in the envelope meant for Grushenka?||Kolya and Friends: Another "B.K." Quiz
300,000. It was three thousand roubles, and there are a hundred kopecks to a rouble. Therefore, it was 300,000 kopecks.
Lay down beneath the train tracks as a locomotive passed over him. He won two roubles for this feat. The other boys ran away when the train came, and were afraid that Kolya had been smothered and died.
Nowhere in the novel is there mention of a Ramos Kuzhov.
It was Pheidippides who ran 26 miles from Marathon to Athens. He died afterward.
Latin. Kolya believes that the classical languages "stupefy the intellect." He's first in his class in Latin, but he still thinks it beneath him. He loves studying mathematics and natural science the most. Kolya's not too fond of history, but he doesn't think it's nearly as insignificant as the classical languages.
Sabaneyev. Kolya walked away brusquely as if it was imbecilic to not know who Sabaneyev was. The young man had impudently stopped Kolya to ask him if he was at his pranks again. Kolya tells him that he's on Trifon Nikitich's business, and the young man doesn't need to know about it.
As Kolya leaves, the young man asks the people around him who Sabayenev is. One lady suggests that it must be a man who worked for the Kuzmitchovs, but another contradicts this statement. Somebody says it must be Alexey Ivanitch Tchizhov.
Kolya doesn't really know a Sabaneyev.
He threw the dog a loaf of bread with a pin stuck in it.. Smerdyakov taught Ilyusha this nasty trick. Toss a bread with a pin in it to a dog; it'll eat anything. Ilyusha saw Zhutchka eat his bread and run away. It frightened him so much, and he was very remorseful. His parents bought him a mastiff pup, but it didn't comfort him.
Finally, Kolya, a former friend of his, brought his dog Perezvon to his house. As it turned out, Perezvon was really Zhutchka. Kolya had taught it a few tricks, and Ilyusha was grateful to see Zhutchka again. The dog must've spit out the bread, because it certainly would've died with the pin in its belly.
Zhutchka. Zhutchka is a "rough-haired dog, of medium size," whose coat is lilac-grey. He's blind in his right eye, and his left ear was torn.
Perezvon is the name Kolya gives Zhutchka so that he can surprise Ilyusha.
Teucer, Dardanus, Ilius, and Tros. A boy, Kartashov, looked in Smaragdov and found the answer. However, when he told the rest of his schoolfellows, Kolya asked him, "In what sense did they found it? What is meant by founding a city or state? What do they do? Did they go and each lay a brick, do you suppose?"
Belgrade is the capital of Yugoslavia.
Mary is the Wife of William of Orange, who ruled England under a constitutional monarchy after the Glorious Revolution in 1688.
No one knows how Alexander the Great died, but poisoning is one theory.
Who founded Troy?. Dardanelov was the teacher who couldn't answer the question about the founders of Troy. Kolya Krassotkin had read it in Smaragdov, a historian whose books his dead father had owned.