|Name: _________________________||Period: ___________________|
This test consists of 15 multiple choice questions and 5 short answer questions.
Multiple Choice Questions
1. What does Rutledge threaten when Rutledge tells him of the evidence mounting against him?
(a) To fight to have him fired from Scotland Yard.
(b) To have his friends beat him up.
(c) To fight him in court.
(d) To have him arrested for defamation of character.
2. Who does Rutledge tell Lettice Wood he plans to arrest at the end of Chapter 16?
3. What question does Rutledge repeatedly ask Lettice Wood that she refuses to answer?
(a) What did Wilton know about Harris' business deals?
(b) Why would Harris call off her wedding?
(c) Who murdered Harris?
(d) What did Harris think of Wilton?
4. How does Lizzie Pinter react to the sight of her father in Chapter 14?
(a) She screams.
(b) She is frightened.
(c) She is joyful.
(d) She is excited.
5. What does Rutledge ask Lettice Wood to go over with him one last time in Chapter 12?
(a) Mavers' motive for murder.
(b) Catherine Tarrant's grudge against herself and her guardian.
(c) Her final evening with her guardian.
(d) Wilton's motive for murder.
6. Who does Rutledge think about as he studies a portrait of Rolf Linden by Catherine Tarrant?
(a) His sister.
(b) Lettice Wood.
(d) Helena Sommers.
7. Who does Rutledge go to check on in the beginning of Chapter 13?
(c) Lizzie Pinter.
(d) Lettice Wood.
8. What does Hamish tell Rutledge about his ability to finish this case with his reputation intact?
(a) He will need more help.
(b) He should be able to solve the case easily.
(c) It will never happen.
(d) He should resign rather than fail.
9. What does Mrs. Davenant say about Wilton's choice in women?
(a) He could not have chosen a more devoted woman than Lettice Wood.
(b) He always chooses the wrong woman.
(c) He fatalistically falls for women he cannot have.
(d) He has lovely taste in women.
10. Who does Rutledge learn in Chapter 14 features prominently in Mavers' speeches?
(a) The King of England.
(b) The American President.
(c) The German Dictator.
(d) The Russian Czar.
11. Who does Lizzie Pinter look like, as pointed out by Hamish at the end of Chapter 18?
(a) Lettice Wood.
(b) Maggie Sommers.
(d) Catherine Tarrant.
12. What does Rutledge realize is the only evidence against Mark Wilton at the end of Chapter 14?
(a) A child, a cut tire, and a drunk.
(c) A spurned woman, a child, and a drunk.
(d) A child, a doll, and a drunk.
13. Who remains Rutledge's prime suspect in the investigation as Chapter 12 draws to a close?
14. What is split personality?
(a) When a person suffers a disfiguring trauma that changes their outlook on life.
(b) When a person has such emotional trauma that his personality changes dramatically.
(c) When a person shows one personality to the public and one at home.
(d) When an emotionally traumatized person creates a separate personality to deal with pain.
15. Why does Royston tell Rutledge Sally Davenant chose to become a nurse during the war?
(a) To help her fellow villagers.
(b) To help her country.
(c) To find a new husband.
(d) To keep busy while waiting for word on her cousin.
Short Answer Questions
1. Where does Maggie tell Rutledge Helena is when he confronts her in Chapter 20?
2. How does Hamish McLeod respond to the portrait of Rolf Linden by Catherine Tarrant?
3. Where does Rutledge hide out in Chapter 16 in order to review the evidence in the case one more time?
4. Who does Rutledge think he sees in the garden at the Inn while preparing for lunch in Chapter 16?
5. Why does Rutledge often go to church while investigating a murder?
This section contains 622 words
(approx. 3 pages at 300 words per page)