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 Mark Wilton spend the end of Chapter 17 doing?
(a) Saying goodbye to good friends.
(b) Putting his affairs in order.
(c) Preparing to run away.
(d) Writing a suicide note.

2. What motive does Wilton have for murdering Harris?
(a) Reputation.
(b) A title.
(c) Lettice Wood.
(d) Money.

3. What does Rutledge dream of doing when this case is over as discussed in Chapter 13?
(a) Go on a long vacation.
(b) Train a sergeant to help with his case load.
(c) Visit a hypnotist to help rid him of Hamish McLeod.
(d) Take early retirement.

4. To whom does a witness claim Catherine Tarrant gave money after the murder?
(a) Wilton.
(b) Hickam.
(c) Helena Sommers.
(d) Lettice Wood.

5. Who does Rutledge go to check on in the beginning of Chapter 13?
(a) Hickam.
(b) Lizzie Pinter.
(c) Warren.
(d) Lettice Wood.

6. Who does Forrest believe is the source of Mavers' pension?
(a) Mr. Davenant.
(b) Catherine Tarrant.
(c) Wilton.
(d) Lettice Wood.

7. Who seems to be the main topic of conversation in the beginning of Chapter 17?
(a) Helena Sommers.
(b) Mavers.
(c) Wilton.
(d) Lettice Wood.

8. Where does Maggie tell Rutledge Helena is when he confronts her in Chapter 20?
(a) The bedroom.
(b) The hospital.
(c) The funeral.
(d) The Inn.

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

10. Why does Rutledge wake Lettice in the middle of the night in the beginning of Chapter 19?
(a) He knows who killed Harris and wants to test his theory.
(b) He needs Lettice to confirm what Harris was wearing the morning he died.
(c) He is in need of comfort and information.
(d) He wants Lettice to tell him what kind of guns Wilton knows how to use.

11. What gossip does Rutledge hear in Chapter 14 as he questions the villagers about Mavers?
(a) That Mark Wilton only wanted to marry Lettice Wood for her money.
(b) That Catherine Tarrant has a new lover.
(c) That it is inappropriate for the Sommers sisters to live so far in the country alone.
(d) That Lettice Wood was having an affair with the murder victim.

12. Why does Rutledge often go to church while investigating a murder?
(a) He is a highly religious man.
(b) It helps him deal with Hamish.
(c) It helps him get a feel for the villagers and suspects.
(d) He enjoys ritual.

13. What questions cause Lizzie Pinter to begin screaming in her grandmother's arms at the end of Chapter 18?
(a) About a dead body lying in a meadow.
(b) About a man with a shotgun.
(c) About a woman with a shotgun.
(d) About a man on a horse.

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

15. How does Rutledge calm Lettice Wood after insulting her by implying she had a hand in the murder?
(a) He tells her he will get a new investigator.
(b) He promises to give her justice one way or another.
(c) He tells her he loves her.
(d) He begs her to help him solve the case.

Short Answer Questions

1. Who does Rutledge think about as he studies a portrait of Rolf Linden by Catherine Tarrant?

2. What question does Lettice Wood ask Rutledge in Chapter 19?

3. What does Lettice Wood claim was taken from her by the refusal to allow her to see her guardian's body one last time?

4. What is the primary thought on Lettice Wood's mind in the end of Chapter 17?

5. What does Rutledge want to know about Mavers' actions the morning of the murder?

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