Jerusalem Inn Test | Final Test - Hard

Martha Grimes
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This test consists of 5 short answer questions, 10 short essay questions, and 1 (of 3) essay topics.

Short Answer Questions

1. Why does Tommy want to go to the Jerusalem Inn with Melrose in Chapter 14?

2. Who is Sir George Assington?

3. What kind of case does Jury question Sir George about?

4. What kind of storm interferes with several characters' plans to get to Charles Seaingham's home?

5. For how long does Charles predict his guests will be snowed in at his home?

Short Essay Questions

1. What is confusing to the guests about Beatrice's murder scene?

2. How is Lady St. Leger described when her character is introduced in Chapter 11?

3. What arrangements was Brown given for her work at Bonaventure?

4. What information do Jury and Grace share about Grace possibly being poisoned?

5. What is going on in the Jerusalem Inn when Melrose, Plant, Vivian, Agatha, and Ruthven arrive during the snowstorm?

6. How does Susan Assington appear to the group when it arrives at Spinney Abbey during the snowstorm?

7. What wry comment does Parmenger make to Jury about how he is dressed the night Beatrice is found?

8. What does Melrose do with Beatrice's murder scene when he realizes that someone has been killed?

9. What does Parmenger say to Jury while being questioned about Beatrice's murder?

10. What information does Melrose offer Jury about Elizabeth St. Leger when they unexpectedly meet up in the Jerusalem Inn?

Essay Topics

Write an essay for ONE of the following topics:

Essay Topic 1

Discuss at least four aspects of "Jerusalem Inn" that can easily be carried over into another novel in the Richard Jury mystery series.

Essay Topic 2

Write a well-reasoned argument discussing whether or not Jury is a good role model for teenage/young adult readers.

Essay Topic 3

Discuss how the Helen Minton murder scene 1) sets the tone for the rest of the novel and 2) introduces at least three key facts about Helen that are important throughout the rest of the text. Make sure to use direct quotations and evidence from the text to support your thesis.

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