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

Multiple Choice Questions

1. Poirot thinks what is a crucial clue in the case?
(a) Missing money
(b) The phone call
(c) The dagger
(d) The footprints

2. How has Mr. Ackroyd been killed?
(a) With a gun
(b) With a dagger
(c) With a pillow
(d) With a rope

3. Even though Ralph always wanted money, who sticks up for him and says he is happy that Poirot is acting on Ralph's behalf?
(a) Blunt
(b) Parker
(c) Hammond
(d) James

4. Blunt notices something glimmering where?
(a) The path
(b) The pond
(c) Up a tree
(d) The bushes

5. Who died a year ago?
(a) The Ferrars' daughter
(b) The Ferrars' son
(c) Mrs. Ferrars
(d) Mr. Ferrars

6. Chapter 11 opens with Mr. Poirot interviewing whom?
(a) Mrs. Ferguson
(b) Mrs. Fielding
(c) Mrs. Folliott
(d) Mrs. Ferdinand

7. John's last name is?
(a) Sanford
(b) Samson
(c) Sheppard
(d) Sherwood

8. Who does James live with?
(a) His wife
(b) His sister
(c) His friend
(d) His parents

9. What was the unusual stranger there for?
(a) To sell something
(b) To visit someone
(c) To ask directions
(d) Nobody knows

10. Mrs. Ackroyd asks James to discuss what with Mr. Ackroyd?
(a) Ralph's will
(b) Flora's settlement
(c) Caroline's gossiping
(d) Mr. Ackroyd's illness

11. Who tells James that Ralph is in town?
(a) Caroline
(b) Miss Russell
(c) Miss Flora
(d) Mr. Poirot

12. Who is waiting for James when he returns from rounds?
(a) Mr. Poirot
(b) Caroline
(c) Parker
(d) Flora

13. What is the name of the house that Mr. Ferrars left to his wife?
(a) Fernly Park
(b) Royal Pond
(c) King's Paddock
(d) Queen's Palace

14. Mr. Ackroyd says that Ralph is where?
(a) Paris
(b) Dublin
(c) New York
(d) London

15. What does Poirot think of James' theory about Ursula?
(a) It is the same as Poirot's theory.
(b) It is interesting.
(c) It is correct.
(d) It is flawed.

Short Answer Questions

1. Who becomes an immediate suspect due to his/her strange behavior?

2. What is James told about inquiries at the train station?

3. Who tells Mr. Ackroyd that they are being blackmailed?

4. What is discovered about the footprints?

5. Based on the initial inscribed on the ring, who might be a suspect?

(see the answer keys)

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