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

Multiple Choice Questions

1. Why does Brigid want to get rid of the statuette?
(a) She fears for her safety
(b) She thinks it is ugly
(c) She wants to help Cairo
(d) She wants to marry Spade

2. What does Spade take out of Cairo's pocket when he is unconscious?
(a) His lighter
(b) His gun
(c) His cigarettes
(d) His wallet

3. How long does Brigid say it will take for her to produce the statue?
(a) Two days
(b) A month
(c) Two weeks
(d) A week

4. What does Cairo want Spade to help him find?
(a) A black statuette of a bird
(b) The ark
(c) A rare coin
(d) His mother

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

6. What building does Miss Wonderly want Spade to meet her at?
(a) The Locksmith building
(b) Coronet building
(c) The Chaplin building
(d) The Harper building

7. How is Iva related to Miles?
(a) His sister
(b) His daughter
(c) His wife
(d) His mother

8. How does Spade get to the murder site?
(a) Takes a cab
(b) Walks
(c) Drives
(d) Takes a bus

9. Who does Effie say has tried to contact Spade?
(a) Polhaus
(b) Cairo
(c) G
(d) Iva

10. What is the name of Sam's lawyer?
(a) Sid Wise
(b) Larry Dunce
(c) Fred Clever
(d) Johnny Quick

11. Who does Spade tell the young man to get in contact with him?
(a) C
(b) G
(c) His parents
(d) Cairo

12. Who does Spade spot in the hotel?
(a) The young man trailing him
(b) Dundy
(c) Brigid
(d) Thursby

13. What is the undersized shadow?
(a) Spade's ego
(b) The man following Spade
(c) Spade's gun
(d) Joel Cairo

14. Why does Spade think that Miss Wonderly returned to her hotel?
(a) To meet Thursby
(b) to meet her lover
(c) To make a phonecall
(d) To pay her bill

15. Who is the next person to arrive at Spade's office?
(a) Iva Archer
(b) Joel Cairo
(c) Effie Perin
(d) Floyd Thursby

Short Answer Questions

1. What does Spade drink when he is back at his apartment?

2. What did Brigid take to San Francisco with her?

3. Who does Spade hope to see at the theater?

4. Who does Spade say is still outside?

5. When was Thursby found dead?

(see the answer keys)

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