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

Multiple Choice Questions

1. Why does Walter begin to get nervous?
(a) Another train is coming
(b) He has sprained his ankle
(c) It starts to rain really hard
(d) Phyllis is late picking him up

2. How does Phyllis react to Walter's coaching her about how to react?
(a) She is mildly irritated about his persistence
(b) She is very annoyed and swears at him
(c) She screams at him to get out of the car
(d) She calmly tells him that she knows what to do

3. Why does Walter insist on listening to the radio?
(a) It is part of his alibi to know the programs
(b) It calms his nerves
(c) He likes to hum
(d) He needs a distraction

4. When does Phyllis return to Walter's house?
(a) Never
(b) Three months
(c) The next night
(d) The next week

5. Who observes as Walter and Mr. Nirdlinger discuss the papers?
(a) The family attorney
(b) Phyllis
(c) The gardener
(d) The maid

6. What does Walter realize now about Phyllis?
(a) He is madly in love with her
(b) She is going to turn him in
(c) She could also have him killed
(d) He never wants to see her again

7. Why does Walter come to the Nirdlinger residence?
(a) To make love to Phyllis
(b) To shoot Mr. Nirdlinger
(c) To advise Phyllis on her will
(d) To have Mr. Nirdlinger sign the accident policy

8. What does Keyes want to talk to Walter about?
(a) A customer who torched a truck
(b) His will
(c) His new girlfriend
(d) His golf game

9. What does Walter tell Phyllis?
(a) He wants her to leave his house
(b) He wants to marry her
(c) He is going to help her kill her husband
(d) He thinks she is the most beautiful woman he has ever seen

10. What is a major issue for Walter and Phyllis?
(a) How to get Walter out of the country
(b) How to get Walter to travel by train
(c) How to get a divorce for Phyllis
(d) How to get Lola to leave the house

11. What does Phyllis do to prevent all the porters from looking too closely at Walter?
(a) Creates a distraction by pulling up her stockings
(b) Rushes ahead to tip one of the porters
(c) Retreats into the station
(d) Dumps the contents of her purse

12. What does Lola caution Walter about?
(a) Not to flirt with her anymore
(b) Not to tell her family about her boyfriend
(c) Not to take the interstate home
(d) Not to get involved with Phyllis

13. Who else does Walter call to ask about his rate book?
(a) His golfing buddy, Jim
(b) His secretary, Nettie
(c) His best friend, Gordon
(d) His cleaning lady, Alice

14. Who has Phyllis selected as a witness?
(a) The family attorney
(b) The gardener
(c) Her stepdaughter, Lola
(d) The maid

15. How does Walter feel for the way he responds to Phyllis?
(a) Emboldened
(b) Young
(c) Foolish
(d) Excited

Short Answer Questions

1. What does Phyllis tell Lola she needs help with?

2. What is Walter's first thought to Phyllis' plea?

3. What do Walter and Phyllis take with them to the train station?

4. Why is Walter nervous with Lola in the room?

5. With what article of clothing does Phyllis flirt with Walter?

(see the answer keys)

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