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

Multiple Choice Questions

1. Christopher hides behind what object?
(a) Piano
(b) Coat rack
(c) Curtain
(d) Sofa

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

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

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

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

6. Which word is used to describe Mrs. Boyle?
(a) Imposing
(b) Solemn
(c) Silly
(d) Provocative

7. What item does Miss Casewell bring?
(a) Walking stick
(b) Puppy
(c) Newspaper
(d) MP3 player

8. Mr. Parvicini jokes that he could be, which of the following?
(a) Circus clown
(b) Arsonist
(c) Undercover detective
(d) Fugitive

9. Giles and Mollie live near a:
(a) Coat factory
(b) Sea
(c) Nuclear power plant
(d) Country village

10. Christopher says that he always finds policemen to be:
(a) Rude
(b) Arrogance
(c) Polite
(d) Attractive

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

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

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

14. What is the last name of the superintendent of the police?
(a) Hogpen
(b) Hathaway
(c) Hogan
(d) Hogben

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

Short Answer Questions

1. What delays Trotter?

2. What song is being whistled in the beginning of Act 1?

3. In which room is Mrs. Boyle placed?

4. Who is the first character to appear?

5. What business are Giles and Mollie trying to establish?

(see the answer keys)

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