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This quiz consists of 5 multiple choice and 5 short answer questions through Chapter 10.
Multiple Choice Questions
1. What about the handwriting reveals to Holmes that the object originated at a hotel?
(a) The splatters showed that the ink bottle was running dry, common for hotels but not for personal use.
(b) The handwriting is messy, meaning someone uneducated wrote it.
(c) The handwriting is too neat to not belong to a hotel clerk.
(d) He recognized the ink.
2. How did Barrymore make the discovery of why Sir Charles went to the gate the night he died?
(a) Barrymore overheard a conversation with Sir Charles.
(b) Mrs. Barrymore found the charred remains of a letter.
(c) Mrs. Barrymore made plans to help Sir Charles to the gate.
(d) Barrymore followed Sir Charles to the gate.
3. When questioned by Sir Henry about the strange sound in the night, what lie does Barrymore tell?
(a) He lies about his wife crying the night before.
(b) He lies about having been wandering the halls the night before.
(c) He lies about whether he has heard the hound or not.
(d) He lies about where he was the night Sir Charles died.
4. What newspaper does Holmes find the original newsprint from?
(a) The previous day's Devonshire Times.
(b) The current Devonshire Times.
(c) The current London TImes.
(d) The previous day's London Times.
5. How is Chapter 8 narrated?
(a) The narration is in the form of newspaper articles.
(b) The narration is in the form of letters from Watson to Holmes.
(c) The narration is in the form of Watson's journal.
(d) The narration is in the form of letters between Watson and Dr. Mortimer.
Short Answer Questions
1. How did Dr. Mortimer deduce that Sir Charles had stood at the gate for five to ten minutes?
2. How does Holmes go about his search for the cut-up newspaper?
3. How does Holmes check on Barrymore's location?
4. What about the incident makes Dr. Mortimer most uneasy?
5. In his correspondence with Holmes, what happens the previous night that rouses Watson's suspicion?
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