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This test consists of 5 multiple choice questions, 5 short answer questions, and 10 short essay questions.
Multiple Choice Questions
1. Why couldn't Mr. Richards have been able to save Goodson from drowning?
(a) There is no lakes in the town.
(b) He would have been at work.
(c) He can't swim.
(d) He is afraid of the water.
2. What does Mr. Richards want to do with the money?
(a) Burn it.
(b) Throw it in the sea.
(c) Bury it.
(d) Put it in the bank.
3. Why does Mr. Richards not want to make the matter private?
(a) It would be no fun.
(b) It would spoil the romance.
(c) It would be dishonest.
(d) The town shares everything.
4. Who does Mr. Stephenson send letters to?
(a) The dishonest citizens.
(b) The principal citizens.
(c) The loyal citizens.
(d) The working class citizens.
5. Who falls down in this chapter?
(a) Mrs. Harkness.
(b) Mr. Harkness.
(c) Mrs. Richards.
(d) Mr. Richard.
Short Answer Questions
1. What does Mrs. Richards say is Mr. Goodson's one vanity?
2. How does the author describe Hadleyburg?
3. What does the sack contain?
4. What kind of honesty does Mrs. Richards say the town has trained them to think?
5. What does the narrator say Hadlyburg is vain beyond?
Short Essay Questions
1. What does Halliday notice about the town's citizens after they have received the letters?
2. How does Mrs. Richards react when she realizes what is in the sack?
3. What does Mrs. Richards say she now thinks about honesty?
4. How does the author describe the town hall on the day of the inquiry?
5. What does Mrs. Richards learn about the stranger?
6. How does Mr. Richards think Burgess is trying to harm him?
7. What rumor does Burgess have to deny?
8. What does Burgess write in his note to Mr. Richards?
9. How does the stranger say he can make the coins worth their face value in gold?
10. What do the Richardses think about during the night?
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