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

Multiple Choice Questions

1. On what holiday does Mr. Davidson plan to return to the chapel?
(a) Christmas.
(b) St. Jude's Day.
(c) St. Mark's Day.
(d) Halloween.

2. Who did Mr. Humphrey receive his inheritance from?
(a) His father.
(b) His mother.
(c) His uncle.
(d) His aunt.

3. Who followed John Harrington prior to his death?
(a) A cop.
(b) The secretary.
(c) His wife.
(d) Mr. Karswell.

4. In "A Warning to the Curious," who does Mr. Paxton claim is following him?
(a) A man.
(b) A small child.
(c) A dog.
(d) A woman.

5. What does Mr. Humphrey see in the hole in the paper?
(a) A letter.
(b) A face.
(c) A monkey.
(d) A fire.

6. What is described as being a parable, in "Mr. Humphrey's Inheritance"?
(a) The doll.
(b) The police officer.
(c) The passage.
(d) The donkey.

7. What is actually in the strange room Mr. Thomson goes into?
(a) A spellbook.
(b) A leg.
(c) A skeleton.
(d) A child.

8. What does Mr. Cooper try to find a key to?
(a) The gate.
(b) The suitcase.
(c) The house.
(d) The car.

9. What color is the stone Mr. Thomson finds in the road?
(a) Pink.
(b) Brown.
(c) White.
(d) Black.

10. Why did it take John Haynes a long time to obtain his job?
(a) The economy was bad.
(b) He needed more skills.
(c) The priest would not retire.
(d) He was lazy.

11. Whose paper did the society deny, in "Casting the Runes"?
(a) Mr. Karswell.
(b) Mrs. Franga.
(c) Mrs. Steed.
(d) Mr. Joel.

12. What does Miss Denton decide to make curtains from, in "The Diary of Mr. Poynter"?
(a) Wool.
(b) A pattern in the diary.
(c) After the sunset.
(d) Bamboo.

13. Who is Lady Ivy?
(a) A queen.
(b) A ghost.
(c) A teacher.
(d) A maid.

14. What happens to the man, in "A Neighbour's Landmark," when he enters the forest?
(a) He dies.
(b) He meets an old witch.
(c) Nothing.
(d) Something shrieks in his ear.

15. Who does Mr. Davidson meet on his walk home, in "The Uncommon Prayer-Book"?
(a) An old friend.
(b) An old man.
(c) His niece.
(d) An old woman.

Short Answer Questions

1. In "Casting the Runes," what does Mr. Karswell show the children?

2. What makes the narrator nervous, in "A Vignette"?

3. What happens to John Haynes' wood carvings after his death?

4. In what month will a person die if he or she touches the carvings, in the story "The Stalls of Barchester Cathedral"?

5. In "An Episode of Cathedral History," what did the last dean do, according to Mr. Worby?

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