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This test consists of 15 multiple choice questions and 5 short answer questions.
Multiple Choice Questions
1. 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 several more cigars and they exchange a few brief comments on a national sporting team before he departs.
(c) They exchange a few brief comments on the case and a current bill concerning fisheries before the assistant commissioner departs.
(d) He accepts his hat and outer coat that he took off upon arrival, and utters only a quick word of thanks before departing.
2. What does Mr. Verloc give his wife to hide on the evening of the bombing, and where does she place it?
(a) A briefcase containing papers that she hides behind a tall, grandfather clock.
(b) A pigskin pocketbook containing a large quantity of money that she secures under her bodice.
(c) A leather purse containing banknotes that she places under the mattress of their bed.
(d) A locked satchel containing bomb components that she places in the attic.
3. 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.
4. What concern does the secretary of state express when briefed by the assistant commissioner regarding his suspect of the Greenwich Park explosion?
(a) That Mr. Vladimir was not arrested and interrogated.
(b) That Mr. Vladimir was not put in prison.
(c) That Mrs. Verloc was not questioned and placed under house arrest.
(d) That Mr. Verloc was not put in prison.
5. On the evening of Mr. Verloc's death, Ossipon suggests they take a midnight train away, however, Winnie insists on returning to the shop saying she recalls what?
(a) She left the lights on in the shop.
(b) She failed to lock the shop vault.
(c) She failed to lock the shop door.
(d) She left behind a large sum of money.
6. How do Winnie and Ossipon plan to make their way to the point of departure in their escape from London?
(a) Separately, with Winnie wearing her veil and Ossipon wearing his hat down low.
(b) Together, with Winnie wearing her hood over her head.
7. At the start of Chapter 11, right after Heat departs, how does Mr. Verloc find Winnie?
(a) Getting dressed to leave.
(b) Holding a knife.
(c) With her face in her hands.
(d) With her head on the table.
8. When confronting Mr. Vladimir on the evening of the Greenwich Park explosion, the assistant commissioner is virtually quoting Heat when he says what?
(a) "There is always someone willing to talk in exchange for a reduced sentence."
(b) "We can locate any terrorist within a day."
(c) "We can put our finger on every anarchist here."
(d) "We were able to pinpoint the perpetrator of this incident in under twenty-four hours."
9. When briefed, what is the secretary of state told was the intended bombing target?
(a) The main square in Greenwich.
(b) The Greenwich tram station.
(c) The area bombed in Greenwich Park.
(d) The Greenwich Observatory.
10. 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 arrived to report that something has gone wrong to the secretary of state.
(b) That Chief Inspector Heat has arrived to report his findings and that things have gone smoothly thus far.
(c) That Chief Inspector Heat has arrived to report problems to the secretary of state.
(d) That the assistant commissioner has come to report his findings and that things have gone smoothly thus far.
11. 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) All the customers appear lacking a nationality.
(c) There are few customers and he will be able to finish quickly.
(d) It is crowded, so he is able to blend in.
12. Comrade Ossipon appears in the vicinity of the Verloc residence on the night of Mr. Verloc's death and finds Mrs. Verloc appearing in what condition to him?
13. After assuring Winnie that things will turn out all right in their escape, what does Ossipon do?
(a) He jumps, but takes only a relatively small amount of money along with him.
(b) He jumps, fearing being caught aiding Winnie, and leaves the money with her.
(c) He jumps, taking all of Mr. Verloc's money along with him and leaving Winnie behind.
(d) As Winnie is exhausted, he allows her to fall asleep while he watches over her.
14. 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 go with him, as her brother is not allowed out unaccompanied.
(b) That he let Stevie accompany him along.
(c) That he let both Winnie and Stevie accompany him as a family.
(d) That he let Winnie and Stevie visit their mother.
15. What sort of restaurant does the assistant commissioner eat dinner at on the evening of the Greenwich Park blast?
Short Answer Questions
1. How does Mrs. Verloc feel about her mother's decision to move out?
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?
3. To whom does Winnie's mother entrust what she views as her most valuable asset, her son Stevie?
4. How does the assistant commissioner feel in regard to his conversation with Mr. Verloc on the evening of the Greenwich Park explosion?
5. Regarding Stevie wandering away, what does Mrs. Verloc assure her husband?
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