The Murder of Roger Ackroyd Test | Final Test - Easy

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

Multiple Choice Questions

1. Miss Ganett thinks who might be guilty of the crime?
(a) Mrs. Ackroyd
(b) Parker
(c) Flora
(d) Ralph

2. Caroline tells James that which person stopped in looking for Poirot?
(a) Blunt
(b) Mrs. Ackroyd
(c) Raymond
(d) Flora

3. Why does Poirot think the chair was pulled out?
(a) To block the window
(b) To block the door
(c) To cover a blood stain
(d) To keep whatever was on the table from view

4. Poirot thinks that the killer used the chair to conceal what item on the table?
(a) The will
(b) A dictaphone
(c) A letter
(d) A wine glass

5. Poirot suggests that, rather than be arrested, James does what?
(a) Hide in Poirot's attic
(b) Hide at the inn
(c) Leave town
(d) Overdose on sleeping pills

6. Half an hour before Mr. Ackroyd's death, Ursula met whom in the summer house?
(a) Flora
(b) Mrs. Ackroyd
(c) Mr. Ackroyd
(d) Ralph

7. Ralph wanted to conceal his marriage to Ursula until he could do what?
(a) Break up with Flora gently.
(b) Move away.
(c) Get out of financial trouble.
(d) Slowly get his uncle used to the idea.

8. Poirot reminisces about his old friend, whose name is?
(a) Hastings
(b) Hardy
(c) Hanaford
(d) Hallowell

9. Who summons James to his/her bedside?
(a) Mrs. Ackroyd
(b) Caroline
(c) Flora
(d) Poirot

10. Who do the police say is a drug user?
(a) Flora
(b) Ralph
(c) Mrs. Ackroyd
(d) Charles Kent

11. What was discovered about Parker when James and Poirot questioned him?
(a) He blackmailed Mr. Ackroyd.
(b) He knew the owner of the ring.
(c) He stole the money.
(d) He blackmailed his former employer.

12. Who is not going to the meeting?
(a) Ursula
(b) James
(c) Caroline
(d) Poirot

13. Mrs. Ackroyd says that Mr. Ackroyd was what, regarding money?
(a) Greedy and tightfisted
(b) A good investor
(c) Generous
(d) A poor investor

14. What major discovery do James and Poirot make about Charles Kent?
(a) He is Miss Russell's son.
(b) He is Mr. and Mrs. Ferrars' son.
(c) He is Mrs. Ackroyd's son.
(d) He is Mr. Ackroyd's son.

15. The next morning, what happens?
(a) Caroline goes missing.
(b) Someone else is found dead.
(c) The funerals take place.
(d) Ralph returns.

Short Answer Questions

1. Everyone enjoys guessing the meaning of what?

2. When they return from their walk, whom do Poirot and James find in James' house?

3. When they visit Flora, they find her with whom?

4. Poirot says that which person could not be the killer because they had no motive to make the phone call.

5. Poirot agrees with James about what regarding the murder?

(see the answer keys)

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