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

Multiple Choice Questions

1. Why did Mr. Richards decide against saving the Reverend Burgess?
(a) He did not have the pluck.
(b) Burgess deserved what he got.
(c) He was too lazy.
(d) He did not want to be unpopular.

2. Who is a puzzled man other than Jack Halliday?
(a) The Mayor Snip.
(b) Mr. Pinkerton.
(c) Murray Goodwin.
(d) The Reverend Burgess.

3. How does the narrator describe the sides of the sack?
(a) Smooth.
(b) Rough.
(c) Ridgy.
(d) Bumby.

4. Who is Mrs. Richards worried will come at any moment?
(a) Her mother.
(b) A burglar.
(c) Her husband.
(d) The stranger.

5. What did Goodson tell Richards to do when he tried to convert him?
(a) Pick on someone who cares.
(b) Marry someone else.
(c) Mind your own business.
(d) Bury your head in the sand.

6. Who is the letter from?
(a) The President.
(b) The mayor.
(c) A distant state.
(d) Another country.

7. What does Mrs. Richards say it is no time for?
(a) Laughter.
(b) Clouds.
(c) Rain.
(d) Sunshine.

8. Which of the following do the reporters make a picture of?
(a) The stranger.
(b) The public square.
(c) The war memorial.
(d) The public monument.

9. Who does Mr. Richards say is not a bad man?
(a) Mayor Jacks.
(b) Barclay Gorgon.
(c) Sheriff Jonson.
(d) The Reverend Burgess.

10. What did the stranger decide he wanted to do to the town?
(a) Corrupt it.
(b) Destroy it.
(c) Islamize it.
(d) Help it.

11. Who do Mr. and Mrs. Richards think gave the stranger $20?
(a) Yosser Hughes.
(b) Hannah Goodwin.
(c) Jack Smits.
(d) Barclay Gordon.

12. What does Mr. Cox's boss say Mr. Cox should not ship until he tells him?
(a) The lunchtime news.
(b) The early mail.
(c) The evening news.
(d) The late mail.

13. What does Jack Halliday say Mrs. Wilcox's cat has had?
(a) Kittens.
(b) A conversion.
(c) A seizure.
(d) Puppies.

14. What does Mrs. Richards say she has been all her life?
(a) A blowbug.
(b) A humbug.
(c) A firebug.
(d) A lightning bug.

15. What does Mr. Richards say it is dreadful to be?
(a) Poor.
(b) Ironic.
(c) Rich.
(d) Ill.

Short Answer Questions

1. From what country has the stranger just arrived?

2. Who does Mr. Richards think that Goodson despised?

3. Who does Mrs. Richards say her husband is free of?

4. Where does Mr. Richards meet Mr. Cox?

5. Why does Mrs. Richards think she and her husband deserve the money?

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