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This test consists of 5 short answer questions and 1 (of 3) essay topics.
Short Answer Questions
1. Where does Caroline think Ralph is?
2. Poirot agrees with James about what regarding the murder?
3. Who suddenly appears at the meeting?
4. When they return from their walk, whom do Poirot and James find in James' house?
5. James gives Poirot what?
Write an essay for ONE of the following topics:
Essay Topic 1
Choose either of the following clues from the story and describe its significance to both throwing off the investigation at first and eventually cracking the case.
1. The phone call
2. The moved chair
Essay Topic 2
Compare and contrast Poirot with Inspector Raglan. How are their investigative techniques similar and how are they different? Use examples from the story.
Essay Topic 3
Describe why certain people were considered suspects, due to the ring Poirot found. Who turned out to be the ring's owner and what bearing did it have on the case, if any?
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