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This test consists of 15 multiple choice questions and 5 short answer questions.
Multiple Choice Questions
1. Who was Major Despard hired to accompany to the Amazon jungle?
(a) Anne Meredith.
(b) Col. Race.
(c) Professor Luxmore.
(d) Mrs. Lorrimer.
2. What is the name of Anne's former employer that died?
(a) Mrs. Benson.
(b) Miss Burgess.
(c) Claire Forlaine.
(d) Lara Hastings.
3. What does Shaitana do to women after learning their secrets?
(a) Takes advantage.
(b) Runs away.
(c) Steals their money.
(d) Publicly humiliates them.
4. Where do Rhoda and Anne go in Chapter 17?
5. Who does Poirot think that Maj. Despard is referring to as being spiritually blackmailed?
(a) Col. Race.
(b) Miss Meredith.
(c) Miss Burgess.
(d) A woman of his past.
6. Where does Poirot rush to in Chapter 29?
(d) Isle of Dogs.
7. When Poirot talks to the staff, how many letters does he learn that Mrs. Lorrimer sent out?
8. What is the kind of bottle in question regarding the death of Anne's employer?
(a) Peruvian cocoa.
(b) Syrup of Figs.
(c) Bohemian glass.
(d) Indian blue glass.
9. What mystery surrounds Major Despard's employer's death?
(a) Whether he drowned or burned alive.
(b) Whether he died in battle or committed suicide.
(c) Whether he was shot or died of fever.
(d) Whether he was killed by natives or eaten by snakes.
10. What does Rhoda tell the sleuth about Anne's former employer?
(a) That she was killed in cold murder.
(b) That she took poison and died.
(c) That she was vicious and cruel.
(d) That she was actually Anne's mother.
11. Where does Poirot have a meeting with Maj. Despard?
(a) Underground tavern.
(b) Double-decker bus.
(c) Hotel suite.
12. What does Poirot hope to do by having an unexpected meeting with Maj. Despard?
(a) Defeat him.
(b) Catch him.
(c) Take him off-guard.
(d) Trick him.
13. Who is romantically involved by the end of Chapter 29?
(a) Oliver and Claudia.
(b) Despard and Anne.
(c) Despard and Rhoda.
(d) Burgess and Hastings.
14. What is the story that the widow tells Poirot?
(a) Forbidden love.
15. What does Poirot tell Battle they must do quickly?
(a) Close in on Anne.
(b) Find the fugitive.
(c) Round up the suspects.
(d) Steal the map.
Short Answer Questions
1. Who has information about Major Despard concerning an event in his past?
2. Who does Poirot find out was visiting Mrs. Lorrimer prior to her death?
3. How does Poirot think Meredith could be capable of murder?
4. What does Poirot notice on Mrs. Lorrimer's arm?
5. What is the name of the parlor maid?
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