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This test consists of 15 multiple choice questions and 5 short answer questions.
Multiple Choice Questions
1. What does Mr. Verloc tell his wife when he finds her right after Heat leaves their home?
(a) He says how sorry he is that Stevie died.
(b) He begins to describe his second life as a secret agent, and explains all that has transpired so far, except how Stevie was killed.
(c) He begins to describe his second life as a secret agent. but in thinking how he must describe Stevie's death to Winnie begins to cry.
(d) He begins to describe his second life as a secret agent, and he explains all that has transpired so far.
2. Regarding Stevie wandering away, what does Mrs. Verloc assure her husband?
(a) She knows Stevie shall stick by Mr. Verloc very closely.
(b) She knows Stevie has never gotten lost before.
(c) She knows Stevie shall ask a police officer for assistance if necessary.
(d) She knows Stevie shall find his way back by himself if necessary.
3. 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) 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.
(c) Winnie was as responsible for Stevie's death as Mr. Verloc was, since she made him take Stevie for the walk.
(d) It was Stevie who managed to trip and detonate the blast.
4. 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 upset about the poor and their difficulties, and enroute to the train tells Winnie it is a matter the police should take care of.
(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 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.
5. Who does the assistant commissioner find outside the Verloc pornography shop on the evening of the Greenwich Park bombing?
(a) Bright streetlamps offering little place to hide.
(b) An individual closing the shop up.
(c) A stocky, middle-aged male just leaving
(d) A police officer walking past on his beat.
6. What concern does the secretary of state express when briefed by the assistant commissioner regarding his suspect of the Greenwich Park explosion?
(a) That Mrs. Verloc was not questioned and placed under house arrest.
(b) That Mr. Verloc was not put in prison.
(c) That Mr. Vladimir was not put in prison.
(d) That Mr. Vladimir was not arrested and interrogated.
7. Once having interviewed Mr. Verloc, what is it that the assistant commissioner quickly stresses to the secretary of state that he learned during his investigation regarding the Greenwich Park bombing?
(a) That Michaelis is cleared of any involvement.
(b) He does not feel Mr. Verloc will leave the country, but he has had an officer assigned to follow him.
(c) That Mrs. Verloc's testimony easily implicates the first secretary of the French embassy.
(d) That Mr. Verloc should be offered immunity in exchange for his testimony.
8. 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) Well-rested, having taken a nap in the afternoon.
(c) Fine, as a secretary handled many administrative matters.
(d) Acceptable, as it had been an easy workday.
9. 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?
10. What is the assistant commissioner's action with the secretary of state's private secretary early in the evening of the Greenwich Park bombing?
(a) He accepts his hat and outer coat that he took off upon arrival, and utters only a quick word of thanks before departing.
(b) He arranges a note be sent to his wife regarding his inability that evening to accompany her to the home of her friend for dinner.
(c) They exchange a few brief comments on the case and a current bill concerning fisheries before the assistant commissioner departs.
(d) He accepts several more cigars and they exchange a few brief comments on a national sporting team before he departs.
11. What does Winnie request of her husband in response to his decision to go outside on the afternoon of his first day back from his trip?
(a) That he let Stevie accompany him along.
(b) That he let Winnie and Stevie visit their mother.
(c) That he let Stevie go with him, as her brother is not allowed out unaccompanied.
(d) That he let both Winnie and Stevie accompany him as a family.
12. How does Winnie learn Stevie was killed in the bombing earlier that day at Greenwich Park?
(a) Winnie listened through the keyhole between the parlor and the kitchen when Heat interviewed her husband.
(b) Heat shows her Stevie's overcoat name tag and she reads the newspaper article about the bombing.
(c) Winnie determines herself it was Stevie as her husband returned late without him and was acting strangely.
(d) When Heat figures out it was Winnie's brother who was killed, he then delivers this news to her in person.
13. What agitates Stevie at breakfast on the morning Mr. Verloc returns from his trip?
(a) When a neighbor woman starts complaining about the difficulties in raising children with little money.
(b) When a neighbor man starts complaining about the poor not being granted basic health care, and education and occupational training opportunities.
(c) When a neighbor woman starts complaining about the difficulties in raising children with little governmental support.
(d) When a neighbor woman starts complaining about the discrimination in not allowing woman an equal vote.
14. 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) Salute him.
(b) Announce a good evening to him.
(c) Turn away from him.
(d) Challenge him for identification.
15. What sort of restaurant does the assistant commissioner eat dinner at on the evening of the Greenwich Park blast?
Short Answer Questions
1. What does Winnie explain to Stevie about the purpose of the police when he states they should do something for the poor?
2. On the evening she learns of Stevies' death, what happens when Winnie comes downstairs dressed in black, including a veil and small purse as though she is going out?
3. What is the reason Mr. Verloc offers for Stevie accompanying him on a little country vacation?
4. When he does arrive at the home of his wife's friend on the evening of the Greenwich Park blast, whom does the assistant commissioner find is a guest?
5. How long before the bombing does Winnie's mother move from the Verloc residence into the charity home?
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