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Multiple Choice Questions

1. In chapter 22, what does Poirot find interesting in Linnet Doyle's cabin?
(a) Her collection of literature.
(b) The contents of her closet.
(c) Her bed.
(d) Her nail polish bottles.

2. In chapter 28, what does Cornelia say when she learns that Mr. Ferguson is really a high born man?
(a) She thinks he is playing games with everyone.
(b) She decides to rethink his proposal.
(c) She plans to avoid him in the future.
(d) She thinks he is crazy.

3. In chapter 18, Mr. Pennington suggests who might be the murderer?
(a) Jacqueline de Bellefort.
(b) Mr. Fanthrop.
(c) Cornelia Robson.
(d) Simon Doyle.

4. In chapter 26, why does Pennington say he had not motive to kill Linnet?
(a) He loses a good friend with her death.
(b) He loses a client with her death.
(c) Nothing changes for him as he will continue to manage her money for Simon Doyle.
(d) He gets nothing from her estate.

5. In chapter 27, who does Poirot suggest Rosalie Otterbourne saw leaving Linnet's cabin and has been trying to protect?
(a) Tim Allerton.
(b) Jackie de Bellefort.
(c) Simon Doyle.
(d) Cornelia Robson.

6. In chapter 25, who takes charge over Miss Otterbourne?
(a) Mrs. Allerton.
(b) Miss Bowers.
(c) Miss van Schuyler.
(d) Cornelia Robson.

7. In chapter 25, why does Ferguson claim Cornelia had a motive to kill Linnet Ridgeway Doyle?
(a) Linnet's father caused the ruination of Cornelia's father.
(b) Linnet stole a lover from Cornelia.
(c) Linnet made fun of Cornelia for her appearance.
(d) Linnet's father fired Cornelia's father without cause.

8. In chapter 29, who does Poirot suggest was drugged the night Linnet was murdered?
(a) Simon.
(b) Linnet.
(c) Himself.
(d) Race.

9. In chapter 25, what does Mr. Ferguson claim is wrong about the education Cornelia claims to be recieving?
(a) It is not difficult enough.
(b) It focuses on men rather than women.
(c) It is too difficult for a woman.
(d) It focuses on the past and should focus on the future.

10. In chapter 23, how has Linnet's maid been murdered?
(a) Strangulation.
(b) Poisoned.
(c) Stabbed with a knife.
(d) Shot in the head.

11. In chapter 20, what is the main bit of gossip as the passengers gather for lunch?
(a) Rosalie's lies to Poirot.
(b) Jackie de Bellefort.
(c) Simon's decision to forgive Jackie.
(d) Linnet Doyle.

12. In chapter 28, for what reason does Poirot give Race for why he has not admitted that he already knows who the real killer is?
(a) He is teasing Race.
(b) He wants to be sure he is correct.
(c) He is trying to tie up loose ends.
(d) He enjoys prolonging the investigation.

13. In chapter 31, who is to be escorted off the ship first?
(a) Simon Doyle.
(b) The innocent passengers.
(c) Jackie.
(d) Richetti.

14. In chapter 31, what does Poirot say about Cornelia when Ferguson calls her mad for marrying Dr. Bessner?
(a) She has an original mind.
(b) She is madly in love.
(c) She is very intelligent.
(d) She is truly mad.

15. In chapter 26, what is it about Mr. Fanthrop's tie that Poirot thinks points to a certain level of behavior?
(a) His tie is Old School, therefore Fanthrop should behave by a certain rule of behavior.
(b) The tie tells Poirot that Fanthrop grew up in a certain class of people.
(c) The tie suggests Fanthrop's profession is of a medical nature.
(d) The tie suggests membership in a special, secret society.

Short Answer Questions

1. In chapter 24, why do Poirot and Race go to speak to Simon Doyle?

2. In chapter 28, who assures Cornelia that everything outside of the actual evidence against the killer is being concealed?

3. In chapter 21, where were the pearls discovered the morning after Linnet's murder?

4. Where does Mr. Pennington say in chapter 18 that Linnet was raised?

5. In chapter 17, who told some of the passengers that Linnet Doyle was one of the richest women in England?

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