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This test consists of 15 multiple choice questions and 5 short answer questions.
Multiple Choice Questions
1. How does Mr. Verloc feel upon returning from his trip taken shortly after his mother-in-law moved into a charity home?
(a) He can now handle new and old matters without a problem.
(b) While not forgotten, he is no longer preoccupied by his troubles.
(c) He has set his troubles completely aside and out of his mind.
(d) He remains preoccupied by his troubles as he was before.
2. What does Private Secretary Toodles initially assume when the assistant sommissioner arrives unexpectedly soon at the office of the secretary of state?
(a) That the assistant commissioner has arrived to report that something has gone wrong to the secretary of state.
(b) That Chief Inspector Heat has arrived to report problems to the secretary of state.
(c) That Chief Inspector Heat has arrived to report his findings and that things have gone smoothly thus far.
(d) That the assistant commissioner has come to report his findings and that things have gone smoothly thus far.
3. When Ossipon encounters Winnie in the street not far from her shop on the evening of Mr. Verloc's death, he subsequently accompanies her to the Verloc parlor and he believes what?
(a) That Mr. Verloc was killed during a bank robbery attempt.
(b) That Mr. Verloc had blown himself up earlier that day.
(c) That Mr. Verloc had killed a police officer and was caught.
(d) That Mr. Verloc had killed a foreign political figure and fled.
4. What is Winnie concerned about while Mr. Verloc is on his trip in Chapter 9?
(a) Stevie's depression due to his encounter with the cab driver.
(b) Stevie's depression due to Mr. Verloc's return.
(c) Stevie's depression due to the police not providing for the poor.
(d) Stevie's depression due to his mother suddenly leaving.
5. What is the assistant commissioner's response to the secretary of state's decision to have Heat removed from the investigation of the Greenwich Park explosion?
(a) It pleases the assistant commissioner who promptly departs without further discussion on the matter except to assure the secretary of state he will return as directed.
(b) It displeases the assistant commissioner who, nevertheless, outlines his plan of action before departing.
(c) The assistant commissioner is excited and more pleased to share a high-quality brandy and Cuban cigar with the secretary of state while discussing international issues.
(d) It pleases the assistant commissioner who then outlines his plan of action before departing.
6. On the afternoon he returns from his trip, why does Mr. Verloc decides he will go outside?
(a) To take a walk.
(b) To go to the neighborhood park for some fresh air.
(c) To get a copy of the afternoon newspaper at a cafe.
(d) To take a carriage ride.
7. On which road is Mr. Verloc's shop and residence located?
(a) Brett Street
(b) Burke Avenue.
(c) Bartlett Street.
(d) Soho Street.
8. Who does the assistant commissioner send a note to before he departs his office for the second time on the evening of the Greenwich Park explosion?
(a) Michaelis's patroness.
(c) The police commissioner.
(d) His wife.
9. What does Winnie think about Mr. Verloc and Stevie when she last saw them together?
(a) How much they appeared like her husband and one of his peculiar friends together.
(b) How much they appeared like a father and his son together.
(c) How much they appeared like an older and a younger brother together.
(d) How much they appeared like a grandfather and his grandson together.
10. On the evening of Stevie's death after Winnie has gone upstairs, what happens when Mr. Verloc enters his parlor and finds the meal his wife prepared earlier laid out?
(a) Mr. Verloc sees the meal, becomes upset at the sight, and carries it into the kitchen, leaving the carving knife behind on a plate.
(b) Mr. Verloc skips the meal, goes upstairs, and continues attempting to convince Winnie he deeply loves her.
(c) Mr. Verloc suddenly becomes very hungry and eats quickly, leaving the arving knife on a plate.
(d) Mr. Verloc is not at all hungry given the death of Stevie, and the sight of the meal disturbs him.
11. On the evening of Mr. Verloc's death, Ossipon suggests they take a midnight train away, however, Winnie insists on returning to the shop saying she recalls what?
(a) She left the lights on in the shop.
(b) She failed to lock the shop vault.
(c) She left behind a large sum of money.
(d) She failed to lock the shop door.
12. How did Mrs. Verloc's mother convince officials to allow her a place in a charity home when she had family to take care of her?
(a) She had her simple-minded son along when she was interviewed to stress her family's plight.
(b) She agreed to work in the kitchen or help with other disabled residents if she were allowed in.
(c) She flirted with the main official who interviewed her and he was attracted to her.
(d) She cried each time she was pushed for answers and charmed her way with the officials.
13. What does Winnie explain to Stevie about the purpose of the police when he states they should do something for the poor?
(a) They aid people not merely because they are poor, but to ensure they do not steal things from rich people.
(b) They aid people not merely because they are poor, but to ensure the rich do not steal from them.
(c) The poor do not pay their taxes, so the police do not help them.
(d) They aid people not merely because they are poor, but to keep everyone safe.
14. How do Winnie and Ossipon plan to make their way to the point of departure in their escape from London?
(b) Separately, with Winnie wearing her veil and Ossipon wearing his hat down low.
(c) Together, with Winnie wearing her hood over her head.
15. Which type of fish does the assistant commissioner eventually tell Private Secretary Toodles he is pursuing in connection with the Greenwich Park bombing case on the evening of that incident?
(a) A whale.
(b) A minnow.
(c) A dog-fish.
(d) A sardine.
Short Answer Questions
1. What is Winnie's response to Mr. Verloc immediately after Heat leaves their home?
2. Following a verbal confrontation between Winnie and Mr. Verloc on the evening she learns of Stevie's death, what does her Mr. Verloc presume?
3. What does Mr. Verloc attempt to convince his wife of concerning their relationship in their conversation after Heat departs their home?
4. After stabbing Mr Verloc, Winnie's reaction is to what?
5. In Chapter 9, when does Mr. Verloc return from his trip?
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