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This test consists of 5 short answer questions, 10 short essay questions, and 1 (of 3) essay topics.
Short Answer Questions
1. Lady Sedgwick runs the other way when she spots which character?
2. What is Miss Blake's first name?
3. What is the number of Colonel Luscombe's favorite room?
4. What is Pennyfather's title?
5. What type of store is visited by Miss Marple?
Short Essay Questions
1. What does Miss Marple do first thing in the morning?
2. How does Elvira's plan work? What item is taken?
3. How is the matter of the stolen bracelet solved? What is the jeweler's reaction?
4. Colonel Luscombe broaches a delicate subject with Lady Sedgwick. What is the subject? What is Lady Sedgwick's reply?
5. Who does Lady Sedgwick wait for dow the hall? What is the purpose?
6. What is Luscombe's reply? What does Luscombe try to do to ease the situation?
7. Describe the confrontation between Lady Sedgwick and Michael Gorman.
8. What is Elvira's solution to the problem? Does the other party agree?
9. Who does Miss Marple see in the lounge? What topic is discussed?
10. Discuss the interaction between Colonel Luscombe and Miss Gorringe.
Write an essay for ONE of the following topics:
Essay Topic 1
Discuss the relationship between Luscombe and Elvira. Why does Elvira need at guardian if she is nineteen years old? How long will the relationship last? At what age does Elvira receive her inheritance? Are Elvira and Luscombe on good terms? Why, if Luscombe is Elvira's guardian, is he not privy to her financial information through the family lawyer?
Essay Topic 2
Lady Selina Hazy is introduced early on in the narrative. Who is Lady Hazy? What is her purpose in the story? How does she know Miss Marple? What happens to Lady Hazy as the story progresses? How do you think Lady Hazy would view the outcome of the story?
Essay Topic 3
Mr. Humfries is the manager of Bertram's Hotel. Write a biography on Mr. Humfries. Include all you know about him including personality traits. What types of things might Humfries see working at the hotel? How could Humfries benefit from the information? Do you think Humfries was in on the crime syndicate? Explain.
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