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Robert Harris (novelist)
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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. Where does Frau Luther say her husband is?
(a) Out shopping.
(b) Dead.
(c) Missing.
(d) Fishing.

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

3. What was the name of Buhler's wife?
(a) Elizabeth.
(b) Edith.
(c) Julka.
(d) Klara.

4. Where does Artur Nebe live?
(a) Spandau.
(b) Prenzlauer Berg.
(c) Kreuzberg.
(d) Charlottenburg.

5. What colour are the walls of the reception room where Frau Trinkl views the body?
(a) Lime green.
(b) Brown.
(c) Dirty grey.
(d) Black.

Short Answer Questions

1. Where does Xavier try to escape from?

2. What drink does Xavier pour for himself?

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

4. What does Globus show Xavier and Max in the cellar?

5. What trees are at the heart of the Grunewald?

Short Essay Questions

1. What led Jost to finding Buhler's corpse?

2. What is the significance of President Kennedy's visit to Berlin?

3. What is the landlady's opinion of Charlotte Maguire?

4. What did Charlie notice when she first visited Stuckart's apartment?

5. How has the Unter den Linden changed since 1936 in the novel?

6. What are the three possible solutions Xavier poses as solutions to Buhler's death?

7. How are the Reich security forces organized?

8. Why had Nebe blocked the court-martial proceedings against Xavier?

9. What happened to Paul Han and Magda Voss?

10. What was Rudi Halder's professional career?

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