The Mousetrap Test | Mid-Book Test - Easy

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

Multiple Choice Questions

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

2. Which place is not among those dismissed by Miss Casewell as home?
(a) France
(b) England
(c) Italy
(d) Germany

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

4. How old is Major Metcalf?
(a) Middle aged
(b) Early twenties
(c) Senior citizen
(d) Mid thirties

5. What is wrong with the sign for the house?
(a) Wrong color
(b) Misspelled
(c) Too small
(d) Too large

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

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

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

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

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

11. In which room is Mrs. Boyle placed?
(a) Oak Room
(b) Rose Room
(c) Spinning Room
(d) Blue Room

12. Who complains about the music being too loud?
(a) Mrs. Boyle
(b) Christopher Wren
(c) Major Metcalf
(d) Miss Casewell

13. On what street did the murder occur?
(a) Maple
(b) Harrington
(c) Whitson
(d) Culver

14. Giles asks Mollie for what kind of tool?
(a) Spade
(b) Hammer
(c) Screwdriver
(d) Drill

15. How much are the guests paying to stay at the house?
(a) 7 guineas
(b) 64 pence
(c) 4 dollars
(d) 12 quid

Short Answer Questions

1. What is Detective Trotter's rank?

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

3. What poem does Christopher recite?

4. What was the last name of the foster children?

5. In what section of the city did the crime take place?

(see the answer keys)

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