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This test consists of 15 multiple choice questions and 5 short answer questions.
Multiple Choice Questions
1. With the fear of the gallows looming ahead of her, what is it Winnie initially decides to do on the night of Mr. Verloc's death?
(a) Poison herself.
(b) Jump from a bridge.
(c) Jump in front of a tram.
(d) Slit her wrists.
2. 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) He accepts several more cigars and they exchange a few brief comments on a national sporting team before he departs.
(d) They exchange a few brief comments on the case and a current bill concerning fisheries before the assistant commissioner departs.
3. Regarding Stevie wandering away, what does Mrs. Verloc assure her husband?
(a) She knows Stevie has never gotten lost before.
(b) She knows Stevie shall ask a police officer for assistance if necessary.
(c) She knows Stevie shall find his way back by himself if necessary.
(d) She knows Stevie shall stick by Mr. Verloc very closely.
4. 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) When Heat figures out it was Winnie's brother who was killed, he then delivers this news to her in person.
(d) Winnie determines herself it was Stevie as her husband returned late without him and was acting strangely.
5. What is the reason Mr. Verloc offers for Stevie accompanying him on a little country vacation?
(a) The scenery change will aid Stevie in getting past his mother's absence.
(b) That Stevie is due for time alone, man-to-man with Mr. Verloc, as he is making the transition into adulthood.
(c) That Stevie needs an opportunity to learn about life.
(d) 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.
6. What does Winnie silently promise herself after Stevie's encounter with the cab driver?
(a) That she will somehow come up with enough money so her mother can leave the charity home.
(b) That once her mother returns her entire family will never want for anything or be poor.
(c) That she will ensure her brother never moves from her home.
(d) That her brother will never want for anything he needs or be poor.
7. 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 the assistant commissioner, but he forgives her.
(b) He might not have been caught if not for Winnie having spoken with Chief Inspector Heat, but he forgives her.
(c) He might not have been caught if not for Winnie having sewn the name label into her brother's coat, but he forgives her.
(d) He might not have been caught if not for Winnie having sewn the name label into her brother's cap, but he forgives her.
8. What does Mr. Verloc give his wife to hide on the evening of the bombing, and where does she place it?
(a) A pigskin pocketbook containing a large quantity of money that she secures under her bodice.
(b) A locked satchel containing bomb components that she places in the attic.
(c) A briefcase containing papers that she hides behind a tall, grandfather clock.
(d) A leather purse containing banknotes that she places under the mattress of their bed.
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 Chief Inspector Heat has arrived 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 the assistant commissioner has come to report his findings and that things have gone smoothly thus far.
(d) That Chief Inspector Heat has arrived to report problems to the secretary of state.
10. 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.
11. 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?
(a) Privy Councillor Wurmt.
(b) The secretary of state.
(c) Chief Inspector Heat.
(d) Mr. Vladimir.
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 then outlines his plan of action before departing.
(b) It displeases the assistant commissioner who, nevertheless, outlines his plan of action before departing.
(c) 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.
(d) 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.
13. Having returned to her residence with Ossipon on the evening she murdered Mr. Verloc, where does Winnie see that the light remains on?
(a) In the kitchen.
(b) In the shop.
(c) In her bedroom.
(d) In the parlor.
14. When confronting Mr. Vladimir on the evening of the Greenwich Park explosion, the assistant commissioner is virtually quoting Heat when he says what?
(a) "We were able to pinpoint the perpetrator of this incident in under twenty-four hours."
(b) "We can put our finger on every anarchist here."
(c) "There is always someone willing to talk in exchange for a reduced sentence."
(d) "We can locate any terrorist within a day."
15. 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 will be arrested soon if they do not sell the shop quickly and leave the country.
(b) He is convinced he will be going to court soon, and Winnie will need to operate the shop.
(c) He is convinced he will be going to prison soon, and Winnie will need to operate the shop.
(d) She needs to make herself ready so they may depart at a moment's notice.
Short Answer Questions
1. In chapter 7, what does the assistant commissioner ensure when he returns to his office following his evening meeting with the secretary of state?
2. What sort of restaurant does the assistant commissioner eat dinner at on the evening of the Greenwich Park blast?
3. What does Mr. Verloc tell his wife when he finds her right after Heat leaves their home?
4. How do Winnie and Ossipon plan to make their way to the point of departure in their escape from London?
5. 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?
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