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This test consists of 15 multiple choice questions and 5 short answer questions.
Multiple Choice Questions
1. Who does Rutledge go to check on in the beginning of Chapter 13?
(c) Lizzie Pinter.
(d) Lettice Wood.
2. Who is the one character Rutledge most wants to interrogate in the murder investigation?
3. What does Rutledge realize he is lacking in Chapter 13 as to his list of suspects?
(b) A motive.
(c) A murder weapon.
4. What does Rutledge realize is the only evidence against Mark Wilton at the end of Chapter 14?
(a) A spurned woman, a child, and a drunk.
(c) A child, a cut tire, and a drunk.
(d) A child, a doll, and a drunk.
5. What questions cause Lizzie Pinter to begin screaming in her grandmother's arms at the end of Chapter 18?
(a) About a woman with a shotgun.
(b) About a dead body lying in a meadow.
(c) About a man with a shotgun.
(d) About a man on a horse.
6. With whom is Rutledge arguing at the beginning of Chapter 17?
(a) Laurence Royston.
(b) Mark Wilton.
(c) Lettice Wood.
(d) Hamish McLeod.
7. How does Mavers react to the conversation he has in the church yard after services in Chapter 15?
(a) He is joyous and filled with laughter.
(b) He is content enough to watch the interaction of the villagers for a brief time.
(c) He becomes angry and insults everyone.
(d) He becomes distraught and quickly leaves.
8. What motive does Wilton have for murdering Harris?
(a) A title.
(d) Lettice Wood.
9. How did Harris reveal unrequited feelings for Lettice Wood on the Tuesday before his death?
(a) He wrote her a letter.
(b) He kissed her.
(c) He announced them.
(d) He told a servant.
10. How does Lizzie Pinter react to the sight of her father in Chapter 14?
(a) She is frightened.
(b) She is excited.
(c) She screams.
(d) She is joyful.
11. What is an inquest?
(a) A murder investigation.
(b) A judicial investigation into cause of death.
(c) A naming of susects in a murder investigation.
(d) A court hearing such as an arraignment.
12. What is the primary thought on Lettice Wood's mind in the end of Chapter 17?
(a) A wish that she had killed Harris in a different style.
(b) A hope that Mark will come see her.
(c) A wish to turn back time.
(d) A hope that the investigation will be over soon.
13. What does Lettice Wood claim was taken from her by the refusal to allow her to see her guardian's body one last time?
(a) A chance to lay a rose with his body.
(b) A chance to bury him with the rosary he held so dear.
(c) A chance to say goodbye.
(d) A chance to give him one last kiss.
14. Where does Rutledge go in the middle of the night to try to figure out the logistics of the murder?
(a) The meadow.
(b) The town square.
(c) The Inn.
(d) The Haldane property.
15. What does Lettice Wood say about Rutledge's progress with the investigation in chapter 12?
(a) That he is slow in solving it.
(b) That he should look closely at Wilton.
(c) That he is progressing faster than expected.
(d) That he should look elsewhere for the killer.
Short Answer Questions
1. What does Mark Wilton think will best serve him in what he must do next, as described in Chapter 17?
2. What does Rutledge realize about Maggie Sommers as he approaches her home the day of the funeral?
3. What is the weather like as the villagers gather for the funeral of Colonel Harris?
4. Who seems to be the main topic of conversation in the beginning of Chapter 17?
5. Redfern did not want who treating him when he was in hospital during the war?
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