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

Multiple Choice Questions

1. Christopher seems to be fixated with:
(a) Big band music
(b) Nursery rhymes
(c) Mrs. Boyle
(d) Socks

2. Where is Christopher left by himself?
(a) Great hall
(b) Train station
(c) Kitchen
(d) Guest cottage

3. Who makes rude comments about Christopher?
(a) Giles
(b) Mollie
(c) Miss Casewell
(d) Colonel Mustard

4. What business are Giles and Mollie trying to establish?
(a) Orchard
(b) Guest house
(c) Chicken farm
(d) Airline charter

5. The police telephone from what region?
(a) Kensington
(b) Berkshire
(c) Paddington
(d) Leicester

6. During what season does the story take place?
(a) Winter
(b) Autumn
(c) Spring
(d) Summer

7. What clue was found at the crime scene?
(a) Glove
(b) Notebook
(c) Knife
(d) Hat

8. Who cooks lunch for the group?
(a) Miss Casewell
(b) Mollie
(c) Mrs. Boyle
(d) Giles

9. Who is the first character to appear?
(a) Giles
(b) Mollie
(c) Mrs. Boyle
(d) Christopher

10. What kind of hat does the murderer wear?
(a) Felt
(b) Beret
(c) Fedora
(d) Denim

11. What item does Mollie carry down the hallway?
(a) Skis
(b) Luggage
(c) Fireplace poker
(d) Sweeper

12. Who is the third guest to arrive?
(a) Mr. Paravicini
(b) Mrs. Boyle
(c) Major Metcalf
(d) Christopher Wren

13. What delays Trotter?
(a) Snow
(b) Had to work late
(c) Fell and broke his ankle
(d) Car accident

14. How is the murderer's overcoat described?
(a) New
(b) Tattered
(c) Dark
(d) Beige

15. What kind of look does Mrs. Boyle give to Christopher?
(a) Provocative
(b) Smile
(c) Frown
(d) Glare

Short Answer Questions

1. Mrs. Boyle is annoyed by the house's lack of:

2. How old are Giles and Mollie?

3. Who complains about the music being too loud?

4. What is Detective Trotter's rank?

5. On what street did the murder occur?

(see the answer keys)

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