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Multiple Choice Questions

1. What is the reason Mr. Verloc offers for Stevie accompanying him on a little country vacation?
(a) That Stevie is due for time alone, man-to-man with Mr. Verloc, as he is making the transition into adulthood.
(b) That Stevie needs an opportunity to learn about life.
(c) It is time for Stevie to get out of the city and away from the shop for a change of pace and a chance to explore.
(d) The scenery change will aid Stevie in getting past his mother's absence.

2. How does Mr. Verloc feel upon returning from his trip taken shortly after his mother-in-law moved into a charity home?
(a) He has set his troubles completely aside and out of his mind.
(b) He can now handle new and old matters without a problem.
(c) He remains preoccupied by his troubles as he was before.
(d) While not forgotten, he is no longer preoccupied by his troubles.

3. What does the assistant commissioner observe at the restaurant he has dinner at on the evening of the Greenwich Park explosion?
(a) All the customers appear lacking a nationality.
(b) Many patrons are speaking the language of the restaurant's nationality.
(c) It is crowded, so he is able to blend in.
(d) There are few customers and he will be able to finish quickly.

4. How does Mrs. Verloc feel about her mother's decision to move out?
(a) She feels slighted and is unhappy.
(b) She is upset, but understands.
(c) She feels slighted and so readily agrees.
(d) She is happy her mother has a place to live.

5. When the assistant commissioner speaks with him early in the evening of the Greenwich Park blast, the secretary of state is in what condition?
(a) Exhausted, having worked throughout the entire day.
(b) Fine, as a secretary handled many administrative matters.
(c) Well-rested, having taken a nap in the afternoon.
(d) Acceptable, as it had been an easy workday.

6. Why does Mrs. Verloc's mother wish to move into a charity home?
(a) She dislikes how Mr. Verloc treats Stevie and feels compelled to live elsewhere, but cannot afford to.
(b) She feels in the way at the Verloc residence and believes relations between her children and Mr. Verloc will run more smoothly with her living elsewhere.
(c) To ensure while she is still alive that Stevie will be taken care of for the remainder of his life, rather than encounter the issue on her deathbed.
(d) She is nearing the end of her life and no longer wants to be a drain on her children.

7. What is the secretary of state's response to the assistant commissioner's request to have Heat removed from the investigation of the Greenwich Park explosion?
(a) He dismisses Heat and directs the Assistant Commissioner to assign other investigators under his direct supervision to the case.
(b) He retains Heat on the case and directs the assistant commissioner to participate in the investigation personally as well.
(c) He dismisses Heat and directs the assistant commissioner to report back to him that same night.
(d) He dismisses Heat and directs the assistant commissioner to report back to him within forty-eight hours.

8. When briefed, what is the secretary of state told was the intended bombing target?
(a) The Greenwich tram station.
(b) The main square in Greenwich.
(c) The Greenwich Observatory.
(d) The area bombed in Greenwich Park.

9. Once the Assistant Commissioner arrives at the reported center of the empire, there are several constables who do what upon seeing him departing the vehicle?
(a) Announce a good evening to him.
(b) Challenge him for identification.
(c) Salute him.
(d) Turn away from him.

10. What is Stevie's reaction when the cab driver starts whipping the horse during the ride to his mother's charity home?
(a) Stevie climbs down and refuses to get back on the cab.
(b) Stevie covers his eyes and screams for the driver to stop.
(c) Stevie becomes upset and attempts to climb down and walk.
(d) Stevie attempts to pry the whip from the cab driver's hand

11. Following a verbal confrontation between Winnie and Mr. Verloc on the evening she learns of Stevie's death, what does her Mr. Verloc presume?
(a) He is convinced he will be going to court soon, and Winnie will need to operate the shop.
(b) She needs to make herself ready so they may depart at a moment's notice.
(c) He will be arrested soon if they do not sell the shop quickly and leave the country.
(d) He is convinced he will be going to prison soon, and Winnie will need to operate the shop.

12. When Mr. Verloc confronts Winnie on the night of Stevies death, what does he say about the death?
(a) Stevie insisted on carrying the bomb and Mr.Verloc was not able to convince him otherwise.
(b) Winnie was as responsible for Stevie's death as Mr. Verloc was, since she made him take Stevie for the walk.
(c) It was Stevie who managed to trip and detonate the blast.
(d) It was just as well Stevie was dead for his own sake, and with her mother now gone Winnie could be totally attentive to him.

13. What is Stevie's reaction when he later talks to the cab driver and learns of his plight in caring for four children and wife while having to do cab work at night?
(a) He becomes quite troubled about the poor, initially stating the police should help the poor, but later appears to have his mind on other things and to have forgotten the matter.
(b) He becomes quite troubled about the poor and their difficulties, and while awaiting a hansom tells Winnie the police should take care of it.
(c) He becomes quite troubled about the poor and their difficulties, and when going to the bus stop tells Winnie the police should take care of it.
(d) He becomes quite upset about the poor and their difficulties, and enroute to the train tells Winnie it is a matter the police should take care of.

14. Winnie imagines herself being put to death for her husband's murder and falling how many feet from the gallows with a rope around her neck?
(a) Eighteen.
(b) Fourteen.
(c) Ten.
(d) Six.

15. Who does the assistant commissioner find outside the Verloc pornography shop on the evening of the Greenwich Park bombing?
(a) A stocky, middle-aged male just leaving
(b) Bright streetlamps offering little place to hide.
(c) An individual closing the shop up.
(d) A police officer walking past on his beat.

Short Answer Questions

1. In Chapter 10, what is the initial destination the Assistant Commissioner goes to for the second time that evening?

2. After stabbing Mr Verloc, Winnie's reaction is to what?

3. On which road is Mr. Verloc's shop and residence located?

4. 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?

5. To whom does Winnie's mother entrust what she views as her most valuable asset, her son Stevie?

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