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

Multiple Choice Questions

1. Where is Saint-George the second time Harriet sees him?
(a) A restaurant.
(b) On the river.
(c) His room.
(d) The hospital.

2. Whom does Harriet find lying on the ground drunk in the middle of the night?
(a) Pomfret.
(b) Miss Cattermole.
(c) Miss de Vine.
(d) Miss Flaxman.

3. What does Harriet do for a living?
(a) Writes science textbooks.
(b) Writes for a newspaper.
(c) Writes mysteries.
(d) Writes romance novels.

4. Who is knocked down and bruised while the lights are out?
(a) Miss Barton.
(b) Miss Lydgate.
(c) Harriet.
(d) The Dean.

5. At the New Library ceremony, the maid Annie tells Harriet that the vandalism began after who arrived?
(a) Miss Barton.
(b) Miss de Vine.
(c) Miss Martin.
(d) Miss Hillyard.

6. While having coffee after the Gaudy Dinner, who questions Harriet about the type of books she writes?
(a) The Dean.
(b) Miss Barton.
(c) Miss Mollison.
(d) Miss Winters.

7. How does Peter's April 1st proposal come to Harriet?
(a) In person.
(b) By phone.
(c) By telegram.
(d) By letter.

8. Whom does Harriet find climbing up a wall of the college in the middle of the night?
(a) The porter.
(b) Pomfret.
(c) Miss Millbanks.
(d) Miss Flaxman.

9. How were the notes written?
(a) By typewriter.
(b) By hand.
(c) From book clippings.
(d) From newspaper clippings.

10. Harriet suggests to the Dean that what be installed on the top of the walls?
(a) Alarms.
(b) Cameras.
(c) Barbed wire.
(d) Spikes.

11. What is Harriet daydreaming about in the first paragraph of The Gaudy Night?
(a) Her childhood home.
(b) Dinsdale Elementary School.
(c) Shrewsbury College.
(d) Lord Peter Wimsey.

12. Why is Pomfret at Shrewsbury College the morning after Harriet caught him climbing the wall?
(a) He is attending a lecture.
(b) He is calling on Harriet.
(c) He is calling on Miss Cattermole.
(d) He is meeting with Jukes.

13. Where does Harriet stay at her second visit to Oxford?
(a) The Guest Room.
(b) A hotel.
(c) The Dean's house.
(d) The dormitories.

14. Harriet and the Dean discuss the absence of what in the malevolent notes?
(a) Grammar.
(b) Proper names.
(c) English.
(d) Misspellings.

15. Which student stole Miss Cattermole's fiancé?
(a) Miss Fowler.
(b) Miss Flaxman.
(c) Miss Mollison.
(d) Miss Millbanks.

Short Answer Questions

1. When telling her about the New Library vandalism, what does Harriet smell in Miss Burrow the librarian's room?

2. Who was the last person to handle Miss Lydgate's manuscript?

3. Where had the gowns been burnt?

4. Who is standing in front of the fuse box by the West Staircase?

5. Who approaches Peter while he is reading a letter from Harriet?

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