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Robert Harris (novelist)
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This test consists of 15 multiple choice questions and 5 short answer questions.

Multiple Choice Questions

1. What smell do Xavier and the attendant try to cover with their cigarette smoke?
(a) Mould.
(b) Decay.
(c) Disinfectant.
(d) Corruption.

2. How does Pili hold his dagger on the bus?
(a) Like candy.
(b) Like a crucifix.
(c) Like a torch.
(d) Like a sword.

3. What is the name of the lake mentioned at the beginning of the novel?
(a) Lake Havel.
(b) Lake Wandlitz.
(c) Gorinsee.
(d) Tegler See.

4. What does Xavier find by the jetty?
(a) A dead body.
(b) A china doll.
(c) A dead swan.
(d) An artificial foot.

5. What trees are at the heart of the Grunewald?
(a) Linden.
(b) Beech.
(c) Pine.
(d) Chesnut.

6. Who had discovered the bodies of Stuckart and his mistress?
(a) A maid.
(b) A German journalist.
(c) The building manager.
(d) An American journalist.

7. What do the stairs of Xavier's apartment smell of?
(a) Cigarette smoke.
(b) Old meals.
(c) Sweat.
(d) Damp.

8. Which department has Stuckart's file?
(a) Sexual crimes.
(b) The Gestapo.
(c) Foreign affairs.
(d) Homicide.

9. What is in the courtyard of Stuckart's apartment block?
(a) A garage.
(b) Rubbish bins.
(c) Fountains.
(d) A memorial garden.

10. How did Buhler lose his foot?
(a) A landmine.
(b) Gangrene.
(c) Frostbite.
(d) Blood poisoning.

11. Why can Jaeger not escape?
(a) He has a limp.
(b) He is too fat.
(c) He is an informant.
(d) He is too unfit.

12. What does Nebe describe Xavier as?
(a) A willing martyr.
(b) An idiot.
(c) A rat.
(d) A degenerate.

13. Who calls Xavier that evening?
(a) Hermann Jost.
(b) Koth.
(c) Pili.
(d) Max Jaeger.

14. What is inside the parcel?
(a) A manuscript.
(b) A box of chocolates.
(c) Documents.
(d) A letter-bomb.

15. What limb is the corpse missing?
(a) His right hand.
(b) His right foot.
(c) His left hand.
(d) His left foot.

Short Answer Questions

1. Who had been shot while Xavier was out by the Havel?

2. Who does Xavier say Charlie talks like?

3. What do the signs on the U-bahn say to do?

4. What does Xavier compare Karl Krebs' politeness to?

5. Where does Artur Nebe live?

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