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

Multiple Choice Questions

1. What do they discover about Shaitana's set up for the evening?
(a) He was trying to engage Poirot in a heated debate.
(b) He was figuring out a way to eliminate his victims.
(c) He was putting up his collection of murderers on display.
(d) He was determined to set up his own death.

2. What does Poirot think about Dr. Robert's playing?
(a) Fast.
(b) Wishy-washy.
(c) Brilliant.
(d) Over-bids.

3. Who is Mrs. Lorrimer partnered with?
(a) Major Despard.
(b) Miss Meredith.
(c) Hercule Poirot.
(d) Colonel Race.

4. When the four sleuths enter the other room to say goodnight, what do they see?
(a) Shaitana fighting with Major Despard.
(b) Mrs. Lorrimer sewing.
(c) Miss Meredith snoring.
(d) The bridge game in progress.

5. What effect do Poirot's manners have on Mrs. Lorrimer?
(a) Baffles.
(b) Infuriate.
(c) Comfort.
(d) Irritate.

6. What is Mrs. Lorrimer able to describe in minute detail to Poirot?
(a) Maj. Depard.
(b) Bridge game.
(c) Her clothing.
(d) Rug design.

7. What does Poirot say about Shaitana's plan?
(a) It is stupid.
(b) It is exciting.
(c) It is expensive.
(d) It is dangerous.

8. To whom is Anne a companion?
(a) Rhoda Dawes.
(b) Mrs. Oliver.
(c) Mrs. Lorrimer.
(d) Miss Burgess.

9. Where did Miss Meredith meet Shaitana?
(a) Scotland.
(b) England.
(c) South Africa.
(d) Switzerland.

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

11. How does Poirot think Shaitana sealed his fate?
(a) By talking about murder options.
(b) By challenging the murderer to a duel.
(c) By saying he wanted to die.
(d) By making fun of the murderer.

12. Who does Mrs. Oliver immediately think is the murderer in Chapter 4?
(a) Mrs. Lorrimer.
(b) Miss Meredith.
(c) Dr. Roberts.
(d) Major Despard.

13. By Chapter 8, how many people has the murderer killed, according to the sleuths?
(a) 2.
(b) 3.
(c) 1.
(d) 5.

14. In the room where Mrs. Oliver is seated, whom is she partnered with?
(a) Colonel Race.
(b) Hercule Poirot.
(c) Major Despard.
(d) Miss Meredith.

15. What does the doctor give to the sleuth while leaving on his rounds?
(a) His keys.
(b) His lens.
(c) His tape recorder.
(d) His wallet.

Short Answer Questions

1. What does Shaitana say is his preferred method of murder?

2. What does Shaitana call a woman's weapon?

3. Who does Shaitana say he will invite to his event?

4. What kind of relationship does Anne have with her employer?

5. How does the author leave the reader feeling about Poirot and criminals by the end of Chapter 1?

(see the answer keys)

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