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This test consists of 15 multiple choice questions and 5 short answer questions.

Multiple Choice Questions

1. Where are Tony and Milly going?
(a) To a seedy motel in Essex.
(b) To the seashore in Brighton.
(c) To Paris.
(d) To the Riviera.

2. What would Brenda's increased demands mean?
(a) Tony would have to give up his estate at Hetton.
(b) Brenda could support her mother.
(c) Brenda could pay for a annulment instead of divorce.
(d) Tony would have to go back to working as a lawyer.

3. How does Tony feel during his travels upstream in a small boat.
(a) Quite uncomfortable.
(b) Dejected.
(c) Exhilerated.
(d) Apprehensive.

4. Who calls a family meeting of Brenda's family?
(a) Reggie.
(b) No one.
(c) Brenda's mother.
(d) Marjorie.

5. What does Messinger decide to do?
(a) Start a large fire to try to find someone.
(b) Give Tony a merciful death.
(c) Leave Tony on the shore and go for help.
(d) Desert Tony.

6. How many trips has Tony made in his life?
(a) 3.
(b) 10 or so.
(c) 33.
(d) None.

7. What annoys Tony the most when Milly arrives?
(a) She has brought along her daughter.
(b) She flirts with the detectives.
(c) She lites up a cigarette.
(d) She calls Tony by his wrong name.

8. Where is Tony and Messinger's second base camp?
(a) Deep into Pie-Wie territory.
(b) Near the mouth of the Wausau River.
(c) Near a huge waterfall.
(d) At the border of the Pie-Wie country.

9. Where is Milly going to meet Tony?
(a) At a place called Victoria.
(b) In New York.
(c) In Amsterdam.
(d) In Paris.

10. With whom does Tony stay for a few weeks?
(a) Jock.
(b) His sister.
(c) Allan.
(d) No one.

11. About what does Mr. Todd become evasive?
(a) Why he is there.
(b) Who Mr. Todd really is.
(c) Helping Tony leave.
(d) How Messinger dies.

12. How does Tony's weekend farce turn out?
(a) Successful.
(b) Not quite as successful as they had hoped, so he has to do it again.
(c) A total failure.
(d) Tony gets interested in Milly and actually hopes to date her.

13. What does Tony miss while he is drugged?
(a) The marriage of Mr. Todd and a village woman.
(b) Nothing.
(c) A letter from Brenda.
(d) The arrival and departure of a search party.

14. Who is Tony's new partner?
(a) Dr. Mezmerizer.
(b) Dr. Messinger.
(c) Dr. Upland.
(d) Jock.

15. What does a Pie Wie tribal member tell Mr. Todd?
(a) That there is a ceremony later that day.
(b) That a strange man is wandering through the forest.
(c) That Messinger is lying on the river bank.
(d) That a search party is looking for Mr. Todd.

Short Answer Questions

1. Who is Rosa?

2. What is Brenda trying to get?

3. What does John Beaver ask his mother?

4. Why is Jock appalled at Brenda's response?

5. How much is Brenda now requesting as a settlement?

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