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This test consists of 15 multiple choice questions and 5 short answer questions.
Multiple Choice Questions
1. What comment does Mr. Martin make about Mary's poem?
(a) There was a certain warmth in the lines.
(b) It sent chills up his spine.
(c) It was marvelous.
(d) It was timid, dull, and exciting.
2. What conclusion do Mr. and Mrs. Martin reach at the end of their discussion?
(a) They are married.
(b) They do not know each other.
(c) They are siblings.
(d) They are cousins.
3. Why does the Fire Chief refuse to visit the Vicar of Wakefield?
(a) His doorbell is broken.
(b) He does not have any tea.
(c) The Vicar is already insured against fires.
(d) He doesn't have the right to extinguish clergymen's fires.
4. What is Mrs. Watson's first name?
5. Who is Mary?
(a) The Smith's cook and maid.
(b) The Smith's daughter.
(c) The next door neighbor.
(d) The Martin's cook and maid.
6. How did Mary spend her afternoon?
(a) She recited poetry in the foyer, drank rum, and slept on the divan.
(b) She went to the cinema, drank brandy and milk, and read the paper.
(c) She slept in the park and was arrested for loitering.
(d) She sang in the park, drank sherry, and danced in the kitchen.
7. To what does Mr. Smith compare doctors and their patients?
(a) Dogs and cats.
(b) Cats and mice.
(c) The sun and the moon.
(d) Captains and their ships.
8. According to Mr. Martin, what is below the ceiling?
(a) The lamp.
(b) The chair.
(d) The floor.
9. According to Mr. Martin, what other job might a maid like Mary be able to perform?
10. What inconsistencies exist about Bobby Watson's demise?
(a) The date of his death.
(b) The cause of his death.
(c) The time of his death.
(d) The manner of his death.
11. What food does the Smith's daughter prefer?
(a) Milk and porridge.
(b) Eggs and ham.
(c) Tea and scones.
(d) Bacon and eggs.
12. What inconsistencies exist about Mr. and Mrs. Watson's children?
(a) Whether any children actually exist.
(b) Their appearances.
(c) Their names.
(d) If they are really brother and sister.
13. According to Mr. Martin, what improves social progress?
14. Why did the Fire Chief stand outside by the door for a long time before ringing the bell?
(a) He was thinking.
(b) He was looking for a fire.
(c) He was talking to Mary.
(d) He was humming.
15. Who might pay for the Watson children's schooling?
(a) Mr. and Mrs. Martin.
(b) Mr. and Mrs. Holmes.
(c) Aunt and Uncle Watson.
(d) Mr. and Mrs. Smith.
Short Answer Questions
1. According to Mrs. Smith, what did the Smith's son want to drink at dinner?
2. What excuse does Mrs. Smith give for Mr. Smith's ill temper?
3. Whom does Mary embrace after the stories have been told?
4. Which part of the alphabet does Mrs Martin quote in the last scene?
5. Who missed dinner with the Smiths?
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