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This test consists of 15 multiple choice questions and 5 short answer questions.
Multiple Choice Questions
1. 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 is not at all hungry given the death of Stevie, and the sight of the meal disturbs him.
(d) Mr. Verloc suddenly becomes very hungry and eats quickly, leaving the arving knife on a plate.
2. After stabbing Mr Verloc, Winnie's reaction is to what?
(a) To let out a loud scream, faint, and fall to the floor.
(b) To begin sobbing uncontrolably and fall to her knees beside Mr. Verloc's body.
(c) To make no sound at all beyond gathering her purse and walking calmly to the door.
(d) To let out a faint shriek, snatch quickly at her skirts, and run to the door.
3. 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 sewn the name label into her brother's coat, but he forgives her.
(c) He might not have been caught if not for Winnie having sewn the name label into her brother's cap, but he forgives her.
(d) He might not have been caught if not for Winnie having spoken with Chief Inspector Heat, but he forgives her.
4. What is Mr. Verloc's reaction to his mother-in-law's decision to move out?
(a) It does not actually matter much to him, and he is relatively unaffected.
(b) He is grateful there is but one of his wife's family he now must be concerned.
(c) He is troubled only because Winnie has made it clear she is very 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.
5. Where does the Assistant Commissioner go after leaving his office early in the evening of the Greenwich Park blast?
(a) He walks directly to the secretary of state's private rooms to brief him on the explosion earlier that day.
(b) Before he confers with the secretary of state, he grabs a quick bite to eat at a restaurant near the police station.
(c) Before he confers with the secretary of state, he takes a tram to Greenwich Park to observe the bomb scene prior to sunset.
(d) Before he confers with the secretary of state, he goes to the coroner's office to confer regarding the bombing victim.
6. Specifically, what is it Winnie offers in exchange for Ossipon's assistance in escape on the evening of Mr. Verloc's demise?
(b) The shop and residence.
(c) Bomb components.
(d) Her body and her love.
7. What reason does the assistant commissioner give the secretary of state to have Heat removed from the investigation of that explosion?
(a) Heat has expressed his opinion that the case is unimportant since the bomber was killed and is no longer a threat.
(b) Heat's opinion regarding the matter is too jaded to pursue the case satisfactorily.
(c) There are other investigators under his authority with neutral views who would be better suited to pursue the case.
(d) The case is much too sensitive and may explode into a national matter.
8. 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.
9. What does the assistant commissioner observe at the restaurant he has dinner at on the evening of the Greenwich Park explosion?
(a) Many patrons are speaking the language of the restaurant's nationality.
(b) There are few customers and he will be able to finish quickly.
(c) It is crowded, so he is able to blend in.
(d) All the customers appear lacking a nationality.
10. 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 the parlor.
(d) In her bedroom.
11. 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) Well-rested, having taken a nap in the afternoon.
(b) Fine, as a secretary handled many administrative matters.
(c) Acceptable, as it had been an easy workday.
(d) Exhausted, having worked throughout the entire day.
12. 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) Chief Inspector Heat.
(b) Privy Councillor Wurmt.
(c) Mr. Vladimir.
(d) The secretary of state.
13. How does Winnie learn Stevie was killed in the bombing earlier that day at Greenwich Park?
(a) Winnie determines herself it was Stevie as her husband returned late without him and was acting strangely.
(b) Winnie listened through the keyhole between the parlor and the kitchen when Heat interviewed her husband.
(c) When Heat figures out it was Winnie's brother who was killed, he then delivers this news to her in person.
(d) Heat shows her Stevie's overcoat name tag and she reads the newspaper article about the bombing.
14. 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) 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.
(b) It displeases the assistant commissioner who, nevertheless, outlines his plan of action before departing.
(c) It pleases the assistant commissioner who then outlines his plan of action before departing.
(d) 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.
15. 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 Greenwich Observatory.
(d) The main square in Greenwich.
Short Answer 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?
2. What does Winnie silently promise herself after Stevie's encounter with the cab driver?
3. On which road is Mr. Verloc's shop and residence located?
4. On the evening of Stevie's death, when Winnie goes upstairs, what does her husband think she is going to do?
5. When Mr. Verloc confronts Winnie on the night of Stevies death, what does he say about the death?
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