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This test consists of 5 short answer questions and 1 (of 3) essay topics.
Short Answer Questions
1. What item is Giles wearing when he enters the house?
2. What is the condition of the roads?
3. Trotter is attempting to prevent what act?
4. How does Major Metcalf rate breakfast?
5. Miss Casewell says she has no use for which profession?
Write an essay for ONE of the following topics:
Essay Topic 1
Mollie and Giles Ralston do not employ staff at Monkswell Manor, a fact that thoroughly annoys Mrs. Boyle. Does anyone work for the Ralstons? If so, who? If not, why haven't the Ralstons hired anyone? Who handles the maintenance of the house? Who is the cook? Who is the cleaner?
Essay Topic 2
When police discover the body of Maureen Lyon there is no way to know that the body would be connected to such a convoluted tale. What is the true identity of Mrs. Lyon? Why is Mrs. Lyon connected to Monkswell Manor? How do the police uncover the connection? What can be done about the ties between Monkswell Manor and the victim?
Essay Topic 3
Christopher Wren is obsessed with nursery rhymes. What is the obsession? What is Wren's explanation of why he enjoys nursery rhymes? Which is Wren's favorite? Which is your favorite? "Three Blind Mice" is rumored to be about what famous execution? Who was responsible for the execution?
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