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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 attempt to convince his wife of concerning their relationship in their conversation after Heat departs their home?
(a) How deeply in love he is with her and will do anything to make Winnie's loss up to her.
(b) 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.
(c) That he has done everything he could to support her and her family and that should be sufficient.
(d) How deeply in love he is with her and that should be sufficient for now.
2. On which road is Mr. Verloc's shop and residence located?
(a) Burke Avenue.
(b) Soho Street.
(c) Bartlett Street.
(d) Brett Street
3. 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.
4. 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?
5. 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 Winnie and Stevie visit their mother.
(b) That he let Stevie go with him, as her brother is not allowed out unaccompanied.
(c) That he let Stevie accompany him along.
(d) That he let both Winnie and Stevie accompany him as a family.
6. 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) 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.
(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) It displeases the assistant commissioner who, nevertheless, outlines his plan of action before departing.
7. 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 when going to the bus stop tells Winnie the police should take care of it.
(c) He becomes quite troubled about the poor and their difficulties, and while awaiting a hansom 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.
8. To which neighborhood does the Assistant Commissioner travel quickly by hansom from Soho on the evening of the Greenwich Park blast?
(c) Greenwich Park.
9. What is Stevie's reaction when the cab driver starts whipping the horse during the ride to his mother's charity home?
(a) Stevie attempts to pry the whip from the cab driver's hand
(b) Stevie climbs down and refuses to get back on the cab.
(c) Stevie covers his eyes and screams for the driver to stop.
(d) Stevie becomes upset and attempts to climb down and walk.
10. How does Mrs. Verloc feel about her mother's decision to move out?
(a) She feels slighted and is unhappy.
(b) She feels slighted and so readily agrees.
(c) She is upset, but understands.
(d) She is happy her mother has a place to live.
11. In Chapter 9, when does Mr. Verloc return from his trip?
(a) Two weeks later.
(b) Ten days later.
(c) A week later.
(d) A month later.
12. On the afternoon he returns from his trip, why does Mr. Verloc decides he will go outside?
(a) To take a walk.
(b) To get a copy of the afternoon newspaper at a cafe.
(c) To go to the neighborhood park for some fresh air.
(d) To take a carriage ride.
13. In chapter 7, what does the assistant commissioner ensure when he returns to his office following his evening meeting with the secretary of state?
(a) That no one can observe the assistant commissioner executing his plan.
(b) That surveillance is placed on the Verloc shop.
(c) That Heat has already departed for his home.
(d) That an investigator is assigned to follow Heat.
14. 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?
(a) A whale.
(b) A sardine.
(c) A minnow.
(d) A dog-fish.
15. 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?
Short Answer Questions
1. What kind of transportation have Winnie and Ossipon chosen to take on the evening of Mr. Verloc's death?
2. What is Mr. Verloc's initial response to his wife's request concerning Stevie, in Chapter 9?
3. What does Winnie explain to Stevie about the purpose of the police when he states they should do something for the poor?
4. How long before the bombing does Winnie's mother move from the Verloc residence into the charity home?
5. Regarding Stevie wandering away, what does Mrs. Verloc assure her husband?
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