The Hound of the Baskervilles Test | Final Test - Easy

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

Multiple Choice Questions

1. Who is the man that was killed on the moor?
(a) Barrymore.
(b) Dr. Mortimer.
(c) Stapleton.
(d) Selden.

2. Who approaches Watson and Holmes after the discovery of the body on the moor?
(a) Selden.
(b) Stapleton.
(c) Dr. Mortimer.
(d) Barrymore.

3. Why is Watson glad to see Holmes after going to the stone hut?
(a) He is scared to walk back to Baskerville Hall alone.
(b) He believes he is being followed.
(c) He was worried for Holmes's safety.
(d) The case is beginning to overwhelm Watson.

4. Why did Holmes lie about being in London to Watson?
(a) He did not want Watson to inadvertently reveal to the enemy that he was there.
(b) He knew Watson would tell Sir Henry.
(c) He did not trust Watson.
(d) He was afraid for Watson's safety.

5. To what does Stapleton seem opposed?
(a) He appears to be opposed to walking on the moor alone.
(b) He appears to be opposed to all the constables in the area.
(c) He appears to be opposed to Sir Henry's Americanisms.
(d) He appears to disapprove of the growing affection between his sister and Sir Henry.

6. What does Stapleton do when he visits Baskerville Hall after Watson has followed Sir Henry?
(a) Stapleton strikes Sir Henry for talking to his sister.
(b) Stapleton apologizes for his rudeness to Sir Henry in regards to his sister.
(c) Stapleton attempts to pay Sir Henry to leave for London.
(d) Stapleton tries to hire the Barrymores away from Sir Henry.

7. What does Frankland show Watson on his telescope?
(a) Watson sees the man on the moor.
(b) Watson sees the hound.
(c) Watson sees the young boy delivering food to the man on the moor.
(d) Watson sees Sir Henry out by himself.

8. What does Watson find in the stone hut that pertains to him?
(a) He finds a note that details his whereabouts for the day.
(b) He finds his brand of cigarettes.
(c) He finds his old overcoat.
(d) He finds his letters to Holmes.

9. What does Mrs. Barrymore confess?
(a) Her husband is cheating on her.
(b) She is cheating on her husband.
(c) The escaped convict is her brother.
(d) They inadvertently led Sir Charles to his death.

10. Who is the man on the moor?
(a) Sir Charles.
(b) Sherlock Holmes.
(c) Stapleton.
(d) Dr. Mortimer.

11. Why does Sir Henry decide that they must go capture Selden?
(a) Selden is a dangerous, violent murderer.
(b) He believes that the Stapletons are in danger from Selden.
(c) He wants to get back at the Barrymores.
(d) He wants the reward money.

12. What manner of narration is used in Chapter 10?
(a) Dr. Watson's journal entries.
(b) Letters to Dr. Mortimer.
(c) Dr. Mortimer's journal entries.
(d) Letters to Holmes.

13. What does Watson deduce about the candle?
(a) He realizes that Barrymore is using it to burn letters.
(b) He realizes that Barrymore is merely trying to write in secret at night.
(c) He realizes that Barrymore is plotting to burn down Baskerville Hall.
(d) He realizes it is a signal.

14. What sort of business did the people on the moor help L.L. set up?
(a) A typewriting business.
(b) A dogbreeding business.
(c) A branch of a legislative firm.
(d) A veterinarian clinic.

15. Why is the woman who wrote the letter to Sir Charles estranged from her family?
(a) She had a child out of wedlock.
(b) She divorced her husband.
(c) She did not wish to be a traditional housewife.
(d) She married without her father's consent.

Short Answer Questions

1. What instructions does Holmes give Cartwright?

2. On the moor, what does Watson find himself unable to do?

3. What does Mrs. Lyons credit to Sir Charles?

4. While searching for Selden on the moor, what frightens both Sir Henry and Watson?

5. What has excited Dr. Mortimer?

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