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

Multiple Choice Questions

1. What is the mystery writer prone to do with facts?
(a) Elaborate on them.
(b) Forget them.
(c) Confuse them.
(d) Mix them with fiction.

2. Who asks Dr. Roberts how well he knew his host and his companions?
(a) Mrs. Lorrimer.
(b) Miss Meredith.
(c) Battle.
(d) Poirot.

3. How do Shaitana's remarks affect some of his guests?
(a) Makes them uncomfortable.
(b) Makes them sleepy.
(c) Makes them comfortable.
(d) Makes them giddy.

4. Where is the Wessex House located?
(a) Westfield.
(b) Edinburgh.
(c) London.
(d) Madison.

5. Who does Lorrimer think is a good player?
(a) Ariadne Oliver.
(b) Major Despard.
(c) Miss Meredith.
(d) Dr. Roberts.

6. How is Despard's interview different from that of other suspects?
(a) Quick and efficient.
(b) Confusing and wishy-washy.
(c) Long and laborious.
(d) Contentious and difficult.

7. Who thought she was poisoned by her family, according to Dr. Roberts' secretary?
(a) Miss Burgess.
(b) Miss Graves.
(c) Miss Meredith.
(d) Mrs. Oliver.

8. What kind of relationship does Anne have with her employer?
(a) They are strained.
(b) They are enemies.
(c) They are cold.
(d) They are friends.

9. Who is Superintendent Battle partnered with?
(a) Hercule Poirot.
(b) Major Despard.
(c) Colonel Race.
(d) Miss Meredith.

10. Whose testimony does Mrs. Lorrimer confirm?
(a) Miss Meredith.
(b) Col. Race.
(c) Poirot.
(d) Dr. Roberts.

11. What does Hercule Poirot do for a living?
(a) He is an opera guide.
(b) He is a policeman.
(c) He is a detective.
(d) He is retired.

12. Where does Poirot meet Shaitana?
(a) A restaurant.
(b) A bar.
(c) An opera show.
(d) A snuff box exhibition.

13. What is Poirot's theory for identifying the suspect?
(a) Lock them up.
(b) Psychological study.
(c) Interrogate them till dawn.
(d) Deprive them of food and water.

14. Who does the first sleuth tell that Anne and her employer are guilty of the murder?
(a) Col. Race.
(b) Poirot.
(c) Maj. Despard.
(d) Dr. Roberts.

15. What surprising knowledge does the doctor have about the bridge game that only he possesses?
(a) All the things people said.
(b) All the objects in the room.
(c) All the cards everyone held.
(d) All the food everyone ate.

Short Answer Questions

1. What does the doctor give to the sleuth while leaving on his rounds?

2. Who seems to have a lively and adventurous spirit and likes to talk to Colonel Race?

3. When asked who he suspects, who does Dr. Roberts think is the murderer?

4. Who tells Mrs. Oliver that in real life they must approach the process differently instead of going on instinct?

5. What do the men do during the bridge game that is different from the women?

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