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

Multiple Choice Questions

1. On whose behalf is Cairo acting?
(a) The French government
(b) The statuette's owner
(c) Himself
(d) The German government

2. Why does Cairo pull out his gun?
(a) To search Spade's office
(b) For a joke
(c) To kill Spade
(d) To kill himself

3. What does Spade make for Brigid to eat?
(a) Cheese toasties
(b) Beans on toast
(c) Sandwiches
(d) An omelette

4. What does Cairo do when Spade returns his gun?
(a) Shoots the office windows
(b) Points it at spade
(c) Puts on the safety
(d) Puts it in his pocket

5. Who tells Spade what happened to Archer?
(a) Effie Perine
(b) Iva Archer
(c) Tom Polhaus
(d) Floyd Thursby

6. What is Cairo trying to find in Spade office?
(a) Information on Brigid's case
(b) Brigid
(c) The statuette
(d) Money

7. Which hotel has Miss Wonderly left a forwarding address?
(a) The Four Seasons
(b) The Washington Hotel
(c) The Griffiths Hotel
(d) The Ambassador Hotel

8. What two policeman are at the door?
(a) Jackson and Polhaus
(b) Dundy and Jackson
(c) Polhaus and Jones
(d) Polhaus and Dundy

9. What is the name of Spade's partner?
(a) Frank Spade
(b) Philip Marlowe
(c) Davis Archer
(d) Miles Archer

10. What is the young doing?
(a) Talking on the phone
(b) Loading his gun
(c) Staring at Spade
(d) Reading the newspaper

11. What is Miss Wonderly's first name?
(a) Lucy
(b) Delia
(c) Brigid
(d) Jane

12. Who does Spade say Miles Archer was trailing?
(a) Effie Perine
(b) Miss Wonderly
(c) Iva Archer
(d) Floyd Thursby

13. What is Brigid's excuse for not telling Spade about the Falcon?
(a) She wants to cook dinner
(b) She doesn't know anything
(c) She has to have a bath
(d) It is late

14. Why does Spade say he urged Cairo and Brigid to play along with his joke?
(a) He was tired of answering questions
(b) He wanted to see Dundy smile
(c) He wanted to make them look stupid
(d) He wanted to divert their attention

15. In what city does the story take place?
(a) San Francisco
(b) London
(c) Los Angeles
(d) New York

Short Answer Questions

1. Where is Cairo from?

2. Why does Spade think that Miss Wonderly returned to her hotel?

3. What city is the man from in Spade's story?

4. Where did the man find a new family?

5. How money does Spade accept as a retainer?

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