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

Multiple Choice Questions

1. What profession did the police informant on the mafia previously have before selling out?
(a) A waiter.
(b) A sheep rustler.
(c) A police officer.
(d) A barber.

2. Which of the following men do the police not arrest after getting Little Priest's letter?
(a) Diego Marchica.
(b) Saro Pizzuco.
(c) Ciccio La Rosa.
(d) Don Arena.

3. What does the note Little Priest includes with a piece of paper for the police say?
(a) "I'm dead."
(b) "I'm done."
(c) "Nevermore."
(d) "It's over."

4. What is the title of the man of honor shown at the beginning of Section 2?
(a) Minister.
(b) Honourable Member.
(c) His Excellency.
(d) Mighty Minister.

5. Who does the sergeant major find to be given a nickname due to his love of gambling?
(a) Diego Marchica.
(b) Ciccio La Rosa.
(c) Guiseppe Colasberna.
(d) Paolo Nicolosi.

6. What does the old man say a man should do if he finds out his wife is cheating on him in Section 4?
(a) Do nothing.
(b) Beat up the man.
(c) Get mad and raise a ruckus.
(d) Kill his wife.

7. Who does the old man say should take a vacation at the end of Section 4?
(a) Passerello.
(b) Ciccio La Rosa.
(c) Diego Marchica.
(d) Saro Pizzuco.

8. What does the old man believe a certain spy to be setting himself up against in Section 4?
(a) The Mother Church.
(b) The police.
(c) The mafia.
(d) The government.

9. What does the old man in Section 4 believe a certain spy does not act with enough of?
(a) Intelligence.
(b) Discretion.
(c) Happiness.
(d) Aggressiveness.

10. What city is the beginning of Section 2 set in?
(a) Parma.
(b) Rome.
(c) Venice.
(d) Genoa.

11. At what time do the police believe the murderer would have been running down the street after the shooting?
(a) 8:00 a.m.
(b) 6:30 a.m.
(c) 7:00 a.m.
(d) 8:00 p.m.

12. How many anonymous letters do the police have with ideas of who killed the man at the beginning of the book?
(a) 2.
(b) 3.
(c) 5.
(d) 13.

13. What is the nickname that Mrs. Nicolosi gives to the police in regards to the shooting?
(a) Lupara.
(b) Little Priest.
(c) Zicchinetta.
(d) Brescianelli.

14. What religion are all mafia members associated with?
(a) Catholicism.
(b) Protestantism.
(c) Muslim.
(d) Judaism.

15. How long had the man of honor shown at the beginning of Section 2 held out on paying his workers?
(a) 2 weeks.
(b) 1 month.
(c) 3 months.
(d) 2 months.

Short Answer Questions

1. Why does an officer angrily intervene at the house of the man of honor shown at the beginning of Section 2 despite not wanting to?

2. Who does the old man shown in Section 4 believe make a fool of most of the men in the city?

3. What are the two high-ranking ministers shown at the beginning of Section 3 known as?

4. What is the name of the brother of the man who was killed at the beginning of the book, who talks to police about his death?

5. Who does a man come to the police to talk to them about in Section 5?

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