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This test consists of 15 multiple choice questions and 5 short answer questions.
Multiple Choice Questions
1. According to the Fire Chief, what is the reason for a ringing doorbell?
(a) To play a merry tune.
(b) The tea is ready but the scones are not always done.
(c) To tell the homeowner the fire is out.
(d) Sometimes, someone is there and sometimes, no one is there.
2. According to Mrs. Smith, what is the reason for a ringing doorbell?
(a) No one is at the door.
(b) The fire is out.
(c) The tea is ready.
(d) Someone is at the door waiting to be admitted.
3. Which character admits to reading poetry before a mirror?
(a) Mr. Smith.
(b) Mrs. Martin.
(c) Mr. Martin.
4. What does Mrs. Smith ask the Fire Chief to do?
(a) Take off his helmet and sit down.
(b) Stand behind the divan.
(c) Answer the door.
(d) Pour the tea.
5. What is the Fire Chief's verbal answer to Mrs. Smith's request?
(a) He says he will sit on the divan.
(b) He says he will take off his helmet, but cannot sit.
(c) He agress to pour the tea.
(d) He denies knowing how to answer a door properly.
6. Why did Mrs. Smith find no one at the door the third time the doorbell rang?
(a) The Fire Chief was already in the kitchen.
(b) Mr. Smith was in the kitchen.
(c) Mr. Smith was hiding.
(d) The Fire Chief was hiding.
7. To what does Mr. Smith compare doctors and their patients?
(a) Cats and mice.
(b) Dogs and cats.
(c) Captains and their ships.
(d) The sun and the moon.
8. How does Mary contradict Mr. and Mrs. Martin's conclusion?
(a) She sighs and says, "Just like last week."
(b) She applauds.
(c) She says they are not who they claim to be.
(d) She reprimands them for being foolish.
9. Why does Mrs. Smith kiss the Fire Chief?
(a) He claims to have saved her life.
(b) He pretends to be Mr. Smith.
(c) He is collecting kisses.
(d) She finds him charming.
10. What does Mary want to tell the rest of the cast after all the stories have been told?
(a) They are ridiculous people.
(b) Her own story.
(c) She wants to quit.
(d) It is time for bed.
11. According to the Fire Chief, who is insured against fires?
(a) The fire department.
(b) The match dealer.
(c) The Vicar of Wakefield
(d) The mayor.
12. What train does Mrs. Martin take to London?
(a) The same train as Mr. Martin.
(b) The 9:30 train.
(c) The same train as Mrs. Smith.
(d) She takes a cab.
13. What does Mrs. Martin offer to trade for a coffin?
(a) A silver salver.
(b) A gold ring.
(c) Her mother-in-law's slippers.
(d) Mr. Martin.
14. In Mrs. Smith's story, "The Bouquet", why does the fiancé take back the bouquet of flowers?
(a) To get a refund.
(b) To paint them yellow.
(c) To give them to his mother.
(d) To teach his fiancée a lesson.
15. According to Mr. Smith, if a schoolmaster teaches his pupils to read, what does a cat do for its young?
(a) Sends them away.
(b) Suckle them when they are small.
(c) Teach them to hunt.
Short Answer Questions
1. What city do the Martin's have in common?
2. Why does Mrs. Smith believe the Martins must have interesting stories to tell?
3. What is Mrs. Martin's first name?
4. According to Mr. Martin, what improves social progress?
5. Whom does Mr. Smith believe is honest?
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