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Multiple Choice Questions

1. What does Mr. Grayle interrupt Marlowe and Mrs. Grayle doing in Chapter 18?
(a) Loading bullets into Mrs. Grayle's gun.
(b) Talking with Anne Riordan about Lindsay Marriott.
(c) Kissing each other.
(d) Phoning Lieutenant Randall about the Marriott murder.

2. As the novel opens, who is Marlowe trying to find?
(a) A missing schoolteacher named Leigh Jordan.
(b) A missing barber named Dimitrios Aleidis.
(c) His secretary, Cassandra.
(d) His bookie, Louis.

3. What does Marlowe find hidden in the mouthpieces of Lindsay Marriott's Russian cigarettes?
(a) His own business card.
(b) Coded messages.
(c) Diamonds.
(d) Business cards for Jules Amthor, a psychic consultant.

4. In Chapter 4, who tells Marlowe that Mike Florian's widow Jessie is still alive?
(a) Florian's bouncer.
(b) The front desk clerk at the Hotel Sans Souci.
(c) Lieutenant Nulty.
(d) Moose Malloy.

5. Who is Moose Malloy, the man Marlowe meets outside Florian's night club?
(a) A professional basketball player.
(b) A recently released convict.
(c) A criminal defense attorney.
(d) A police captain.

6. Who does Jessie Florian claim has died of a chest cold in Dalhart, Texas?
(a) Mike Florian.
(b) The new owner of Florian's.
(c) Moose Malloy.
(d) Little Velma.

7. What word does Jessie Florian use when she refers to a policeman?
(a) Officer.
(b) Patrolman.
(c) Copper.
(d) Flatfoot.

8. From what job has Anne Riordan's father been fired?
(a) Butler at the Grayle mansion.
(b) Chief of the Bay City police.
(c) Editor of The Chronicle.
(d) Manager of the local bank.

9. Who employs the person waiting for Marlowe upon his return to his office in Chapter 20?
(a) Anne Riordan.
(b) Lieutenant Nulty.
(c) Jules Amthor, the psychic consultant.
(d) Mr. Grayle.

10. When Mrs. Morrison describes a recent male visitor to Jessie Florian's home, Marlowe thinks the visitor is ___________.
(a) Laird Burnett.
(b) Moose Malloy.
(c) Lieutenant Nulty.
(d) Lindsay Marriott.

11. What does Marlowe bathe his sore head with at the beginning of Chapter 13?
(a) Iced water.
(b) Iced tea.
(c) Whiskey.
(d) Rubbing alcohol.

12. Which of the following statements does not describe Lindsay Marriott?
(a) A fat man with curly hair.
(b) Wearing a cornflower in the lapel of his coat.
(c) A tall blond man.
(d) Wearing a white flannet suit and violet satin scarf.

13. Who is Giddy Gertie?
(a) Jessie Florian's neighbor.
(b) Moose Malloy's new girlfriend.
(c) The society editor of The Chronicle.
(d) Lindsay Marriott's ex-wife.

14. According to Lieutenant Nulty in Chapter 7, who has been to visit Jessie Florian after Marlowe's visit to her?
(a) Velma's sister.
(b) Nulty himself.
(c) Moose Malloy.
(d) Velma Valento.

15. Why does Lindsay Marriott want to hire Philip Marlowe?
(a) To find out who is trying to kill him.
(b) To spy on his neighbors for him.
(c) To accompany him to the meeting with the jewel thieves.
(d) To return the stolen jewels to the bank vault.

Short Answer Questions

1. What does Anne Riordan suspect about the three mysterious Russian cigarettes?

2. What happens to Marlowe at the end of Chapter 9 once he tells Marriott it looks like the thieves aren't coming?

3. To which policeman does Marlowe give his account of what happened to Marriott in Chapter 12?

4. What does Mrs. Morrison say that Jessie Florian receives at the first of every month?

5. What does Jessie Florian say her relationship is to Lindsay Marriott?

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