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This test consists of 5 multiple choice questions, 5 short answer questions, and 10 short essay questions.

Multiple Choice Questions

1. Mollie laments that it is getting dark, even though it's what time?
(a) 4:00 PM
(b) 5:10 PM
(c) 6:30 PM
(d) 7:15 PM

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

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

4. What poem does Christopher recite?
(a) Lady of Shallott
(b) The North Wind Doth Blow
(c) Hyla Brook
(d) I Know Why the Caged Bird Sings

5. How does Christopher react when the phone goes dead?
(a) Does nothing
(b) Tries to fix it
(c) Laughs hysterically
(d) Screams

Short Answer Questions

1. Giles is afraid that they will run out of what item?

2. Christopher hides behind what object?

3. In which room is Mrs. Boyle placed?

4. What is the surname of Mollie and Giles?

5. What is the name of the old house?

Short Essay Questions

1. What do the Ralstons and other guests find unusual about Miss Casewell?

2. Why is Christopher Wren so upset when it is suggested that he might be the oldest Corrigan child? What is Wren's confession to Mollie?

3. Miss Caswell makes a joke about the reason the police want to visit the manor. What is it?

4. What are the two main concerns of Giles and Mollie regarding the central heating in the house?

5. Why is Metcalf so eager to go down into the cellar? What does Metcalf find down there? What are Metcalf's theories regarding the name of the house?

6. Why does Giles accuse Mollie of having an affair with Christopher Wren? How does Mollie react?

7. What is Wren's opinion on Englishwomen and compliments?

8. Why did Georgie Corrigan assume the role of a police officer? Why not simply visit Monkswell Manor and kill Mrs. Boyle and Mollie?

9. What warning is issued to the radio listeners?

10. Christopher Wren tells Mollie that she is not at all what he had pictured. What had Christopher expected of Mollie?

(see the answer keys)

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