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This test consists of 15 multiple choice questions and 5 short answer questions.
Multiple Choice Questions
1. What is Mr. Verloc's reaction to his mother-in-law's decision to move out?
(a) He is troubled only because Winnie has made it clear she is very concerned.
(b) It does not actually matter much to him, and he is relatively unaffected.
(c) He is grateful there is but one of his wife's family he now must be concerned.
(d) While there is one less mouth to feed, it bothers him that there is also one less to aid in Stevie's care.
2. 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 is not at all hungry given the death of Stevie, and the sight of the meal disturbs him.
(c) Mr. Verloc suddenly becomes very hungry and eats quickly, leaving the arving knife on a plate.
(d) Mr. Verloc skips the meal, goes upstairs, and continues attempting to convince Winnie he deeply loves her.
3. When briefed, what is the secretary of state told was the intended bombing target?
(a) The area bombed in Greenwich Park.
(b) The Greenwich tram station.
(c) The main square in Greenwich.
(d) The Greenwich Observatory.
4. 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 Mrs. Verloc's testimony easily implicates the first secretary of the French embassy.
(b) He does not feel Mr. Verloc will leave the country, but he has had an officer assigned to follow him.
(c) That Mr. Verloc should be offered immunity in exchange for his testimony.
(d) That Michaelis is cleared of any involvement.
5. 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 cried each time she was pushed for answers and charmed her way with the officials.
(d) She flirted with the main official who interviewed her and he was attracted to her.
6. What does Mr. Verloc attempt to convince his wife of concerning their relationship in their conversation after Heat departs their home?
(a) That he has done everything he could to support her and her family and that should be sufficient.
(b) How deeply in love he is with her and will do anything to make Winnie's loss up to her.
(c) How deeply in love he is with her and that should be sufficient for now.
(d) How they will be able to sell the shop and live freely in the country without further troubles as he has been granted immunity for his testimony.
7. What does Winnie think about Mr. Verloc and Stevie when she last saw them together?
(a) How much they appeared like a father and his son together.
(b) How much they appeared like her husband and one of his peculiar friends 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.
8. 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) She needs to make herself ready so they may depart at a moment's notice.
(b) He will be arrested soon if they do not sell the shop quickly and leave the country.
(c) He is convinced he will be going to court soon, and Winnie will need to operate the shop.
(d) He is convinced he will be going to prison soon, and Winnie will need to operate the shop.
9. 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 come to report his findings and that things have gone smoothly thus far.
(b) That the assistant commissioner has arrived to report that something has gone wrong to the secretary of state.
(c) That Chief Inspector Heat has arrived to report problems to the secretary of state.
(d) That Chief Inspector Heat has arrived to report his findings and that things have gone smoothly thus far.
10. When it becomes apparent during their confrontation that Winnie wants to leave him, what does Mr. Verloc say to get a response from her?
(a) He might not have been caught if not for Winnie having spoken with Chief Inspector Heat, but he forgives her.
(b) He might not have been caught if not for Winnie having sewn the name label into her brother's cap, but he forgives her.
(c) He might not have been caught if not for Winnie having spoken with the assistant commissioner, but he forgives her.
(d) He might not have been caught if not for Winnie having sewn the name label into her brother's coat, but he forgives her.
11. 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) Turn away from him.
(c) Announce a good evening to him.
(d) Challenge him for identification.
12. 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 pleases the assistant commissioner who then 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 displeases the assistant commissioner who, nevertheless, outlines his plan of action before departing.
13. 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 arranges a note be sent to his wife regarding his inability that evening to accompany her to the home of her friend for dinner.
(b) He accepts his hat and outer coat that he took off upon arrival, and utters only a quick word of thanks before departing.
(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.
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.
(d) Together, with Winnie wearing her hood over her head.
15. On the evening of Stevie's death, when Winnie goes upstairs, what does her husband think she is going to do?
(a) Write a note to her mother.
(d) Prepare to leave.
Short Answer Questions
1. Why does Mrs. Verloc's mother wish to move into a charity home?
2. To which neighborhood does the Assistant Commissioner travel quickly by hansom from Soho on the evening of the Greenwich Park blast?
3. What is the reason Mr. Verloc offers for Stevie accompanying him on a little country vacation?
4. 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?
5. How does Mr. Verloc feel upon returning from his trip taken shortly after his mother-in-law moved into a charity home?
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