A Test of Wills Test | Final Test - Easy

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

Multiple Choice Questions

1. What does Rutledge realize about Maggie Sommers as he approaches her home the day of the funeral?
(a) He underestimated her.
(b) She is related to a distant cousin.
(c) He does not like her.
(d) She is insignificant to the investigation.

2. What does Rutledge have trouble picturing when he returns to the meadow where the murder victim was discovered?
(a) Signs of a struggle.
(b) The sequence of events.
(c) Possible location of a witness.
(d) The marks of the bullet's path.

3. What does Lettice Wood accuse Rutledge of doing during their interview at the end of Chapter 16?
(a) Implying an affair where none existed.
(b) Acting on desperation.
(c) Fishing for information.
(d) Forcing her to admit to something she did not do.

4. How does Mavers react to the conversation he has in the church yard after services in Chapter 15?
(a) He becomes distraught and quickly leaves.
(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 is joyous and filled with laughter.

5. What causes Hickam's testimony to be confusing as Rutledge is finally able to interrogate him in Chapter 15?
(a) References to non-existent people.
(b) References to the war.
(c) Drugs.
(d) Alcohol.

6. What question does Rutledge repeatedly ask Lettice Wood that she refuses to answer?
(a) What did Harris think of Wilton?
(b) Who murdered Harris?
(c) What did Wilton know about Harris' business deals?
(d) Why would Harris call off her wedding?

7. What is Mrs. Davenant's opinion of the relationship between Catherine Tarrant and Rolf Linden?
(a) It was scandalous because of the sentiments during the war.
(b) It was ill fated and would have failed.
(c) It was a tragedy for everyone involved.
(d) It was passionate to have survived.

8. What does Rutledge hear as he approaches the Sommers' cottage in Chapter 20?
(a) A shotgun blast.
(b) The goose and a woman screaming.
(c) A child screaming.
(d) The goose and a man screaming.

9. For whom did Mavers' father work?
(a) Catherine Tarrant.
(b) Mr. Davenant.
(c) Colonel Harris.
(d) The Haldanes.

10. What does the item Rutledge finds in the meadow in Chapter 12 tell Rutledge?
(a) Wilton lied about seeing Helena Sommers the morning of the murder.
(b) Wilton told the truth about who he saw the morning of the murder, but where he saw them.
(c) That Wilton was truthful about his activities that day and there might be another witness.
(d) Wilton lied and he must be the killer.

11. Who does Rutledge learn he saw sitting in the garden while preparing for lunch in Chapter 16?
(a) Lettice Wood.
(b) Catherine Tarrant.
(c) Maggie Sommers.
(d) Helena Sommers.

12. Why does Redfern tell Rutledge he believes a fight between Harris and Refern the Tuesday before the murder could not have been terribly serious?
(a) Lettice Wood told him it was not serious.
(b) Harris walked with her in the garden immediately afterward.
(c) Harris told him it was just a lover's tiff.
(d) Lettice Wood was happy a few days later.

13. Redfern did not want who treating him when he was in hospital during the war?
(a) Sally Davenant.
(b) Catherine Tarrant.
(c) Lettice Wood.
(d) Helena Sommers.

14. Who escorts Lettice Wood to the funeral of Colonel Harris?
(a) Mark Wilton.
(b) Sergeant Davies.
(c) Inspector Forrest.
(d) Dr. Warren.

15. How does Lizzie Pinter react to the sight of her father in Chapter 14?
(a) She is excited.
(b) She is frightened.
(c) She screams.
(d) She is joyful.

Short Answer Questions

1. What does Hamish tell Rutledge about his ability to finish this case with his reputation intact?

2. Who seems to be the main topic of conversation in the beginning of Chapter 17?

3. What is the weather like as the villagers gather for the funeral of Colonel Harris?

4. What is implied by the fight that Harris and Lettice had in the inn before Harris' death?

5. Where does Rutledge go to speak to Wilton in the beginning of Chapter 18?

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