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Multiple Choice Questions

1. What do the two high-ranking ministers shown at the beginning of Section 3 say they do not believe in?
(a) The economy.
(b) God.
(c) The police.
(d) The mafia.

2. How many shots does the wife of he man whose house is located on the street the police believe the murderer to have run down after the shooting say her husband heard?
(a) 1.
(b) 4.
(c) 2.
(d) 3.

3. Who is the author of the book "Il Giorno Della Civetta"?
(a) Tommaso Sciasi.
(b) Leonardo Sciascia.
(c) Silvio Pellico.
(d) Giovanni Leonardo.

4. What item does a man sell near the shooting that the police look for in Section 1?
(a) Ice cream.
(b) Fritters.
(c) Pizza.
(d) Drinks.

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

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

7. What does the captain suggest is the reason for the man being shot during his interview with the informant on the mafia?
(a) For being poor.
(b) For being too rich.
(c) For not paying their taxes.
(d) For not submitting to the mafia.

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

9. What does the captain ask the dead man's workers and relatives to do before leaving the police station?
(a) Write down their names and addresses.
(b) Write down names of other witnesses.
(c) Make a second meeting.
(d) Give him their cards.

10. What is the actual name of the informer the police use to gain information on the mafia?
(a) Guiseppe Colasberna.
(b) Calogero Dibella.
(c) Rosario Pizzuco.
(d) Paolo Nicolosi.

11. What is the name of the man's house that is located on the street the police believe the murderer to have run down after the shooting?
(a) Guiseppe Colasberna.
(b) Saro Pizzuco.
(c) Diego Marchica.
(d) Paolo Nicolosi.

12. How does the old man say a man is not supposed to react if he suspects his wife of cheating in Section 4?
(a) Sit back and do nothing.
(b) Beat up someone.
(c) Kill someone.
(d) Get aggressive.

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

14. What term does the old man use to describe a man whose wife cheats on him behind his back in Section 4?
(a) Cheater.
(b) Idiot.
(c) Saint.
(d) Cuckold.

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

Short Answer Questions

1. What did the individual shown at the beginning of Section 5 give to the police that he is unsure of?

2. What is the nickname of the informer the police use to gain information on the mafia?

3. What is the name of the spy the old man expresses regret at in Section 4?

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

5. What does the old man shown at the beginning of Section 4 known to have?

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