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

Multiple Choice Questions

1. Which of the Clutter children did the town believe to be a genius?
(a) Eveanna.
(b) Beverly.
(c) Kenyon.
(d) Nancy.

2. What was one of the former jobs of Alvin Dewey?
(a) Sheriff of Kansas City.
(b) Sheriff of Finney County.
(c) Mayor of Finney County.
(d) Sheriff of Olathe Kansas.

3. Where did Smith and Hickock meet Otto?
(a) Texas.
(b) Kansas.
(c) Oklahoma.
(d) Acapulco.

4. Smith had a premonition that what awaited both he and Hickock?
(a) A yellow parrot.
(b) A treasure.
(c) A funeral.
(d) A trap.

5. What do the locals describe Herb's wife as suffering from?
(a) Seizures.
(b) Spells.
(c) Drug addiction.
(d) Alcoholism.

6. Which individual in In Cold Blood was an English Teacher?
(a) Sheriff Robinson.
(b) Susan Kidwell.
(c) Charles Ewalt.
(d) Larry Jendricks.

7. Who claimed Smith is a good person who had not gotten any breaks?
(a) Hickock.
(b) His father.
(c) Dewey.
(d) Barbara.

8. Which individual is shown to be primarily a schemer and a con man?
(a) Nancy Clutter.
(b) Perry Smith.
(c) Perry Hickock.
(d) Richard Hickock.

9. Who was the prime suspect for the murders at the end of Part 1 of In Cold Blood?
(a) Bobby Rupp.
(b) Susan Kidwell.
(c) Richard Hickock.
(d) Larry Hendricks.

10. Which individual was in a car accident that left his face crooked?
(a) Perry Smith.
(b) Herb Clutter.
(c) Perry Hickock.
(d) Richard Hickock.

11. How did Hickock and Smith meet?
(a) At the drugstore.
(b) At the Clutters' house.
(c) As inmates at the Texas State Penitentiary.
(d) As inmates at the Kansas State Penitentiary.

12. River Valley Farm did not contain which of the following?
(a) Grains.
(b) Livestock.
(c) Wheat.
(d) Strawberries.

13. Where did the bus drop Smith and Hickock off after they sold their car in Mexico?
(a) Olathe.
(b) Las Vegas.
(c) Acapulco.
(d) Barstow.

14. Why was Agent Dewey unable to sleep while working on the Clutter case?
(a) His mind was always on the Clutter case.
(b) His agents needed his attention at night.
(c) He was hunting for Smith and Hickock.
(d) His wife complained about how much time he was working.

15. Where did Smith and Hickock first hear about their crime after it was commited?
(a) From a premonition.
(b) From town gossips.
(c) In the newspaper.
(d) On the radio.

Short Answer Questions

1. Who was Nancy's boyfriend?

2. Which of the following was not one of the good qualities Willie Jay saw in Smith?

3. What pact did Smith and Hickock make after the murders?

4. When Hickock and Smith went out on the boat, who did not go into the water?

5. Which two individual met at the drugstore the night of the murder?

(see the answer keys)

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