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This test consists of 15 multiple choice questions and 5 short answer questions.
Multiple Choice Questions
1. 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 let out a faint shriek, snatch quickly at her skirts, and run to the door.
(c) To make no sound at all beyond gathering her purse and walking calmly to the door.
(d) To begin sobbing uncontrolably and fall to her knees beside Mr. Verloc's body.
2. When asked, what is it that the secretary of state is told that makes it unnecessary to incarcerate the person he is concerned about?
(a) The subject has a spouse who will not leave the country.
(b) The subject will not leave their professional responsibilities.
(c) The subject has no place to go to without being found and then incurring further problems.
(d) The subject will not leave in hopes of reducing potential punishment.
3. To whom does Winnie's mother entrust what she views as her most valuable asset, her son Stevie?
(a) Her only son.
(b) Stevie's stepfather.
(c) Her only daughter.
(d) A close neighbor who has a son.
4. 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 stick by Mr. Verloc very closely.
(c) She knows Stevie shall find his way back by himself if necessary.
(d) She knows Stevie shall ask a police officer for assistance if necessary.
5. When Mr. Verloc confronts Winnie on the night of Stevies death, what does he say about the death?
(a) Stevie insisted on carrying the bomb and Mr.Verloc was not able to convince him otherwise.
(b) It was Stevie who managed to trip and detonate the blast.
(c) Winnie was as responsible for Stevie's death as Mr. Verloc was, since she made him take Stevie for the walk.
(d) It was just as well Stevie was dead for his own sake, and with her mother now gone Winnie could be totally attentive to him.
6. To which neighborhood does the Assistant Commissioner travel quickly by hansom from Soho on the evening of the Greenwich Park blast?
(a) Greenwich Park.
7. What is the secretary of state's response to the assistant commissioner's request to have Heat removed from the investigation of the Greenwich Park explosion?
(a) He dismisses Heat and directs the assistant commissioner to report back to him that same night.
(b) He dismisses Heat and directs the Assistant Commissioner to assign other investigators under his direct supervision to the case.
(c) He retains Heat on the case and directs the assistant commissioner to participate in the investigation personally as well.
(d) He dismisses Heat and directs the assistant commissioner to report back to him within forty-eight hours.
8. 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 flirted with the main official who interviewed her and he was attracted to her.
(b) She had her simple-minded son along when she was interviewed to stress her family's plight.
(c) She cried each time she was pushed for answers and charmed her way with the officials.
(d) She agreed to work in the kitchen or help with other disabled residents if she were allowed in.
9. 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 sardine.
(b) A dog-fish.
(c) A whale.
(d) A minnow.
10. How does the assistant commissioner feel in regard to his conversation with Mr. Verloc on the evening of the Greenwich Park explosion?
(a) He is quite satisfied.
(b) He has only partial confidence in Mr. Verloc's honesty.
(c) He is not at all satisfied.
(d) He is not absolutely confident.
11. 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) He is grateful there is but one of his wife's family he now must be concerned.
(c) It does not actually matter much to him, and he is relatively unaffected.
(d) While there is one less mouth to feed, it bothers him that there is also one less to aid in Stevie's care.
12. What is Mr. Verloc's initial response to his wife's request concerning Stevie, in Chapter 9?
(a) While she has made no such request before, his wife's asking now is no surprise given her emotions lately.
(b) Although his wife has not made such a request previously, he is not surprised now that her mother has left.
(c) He is surprised, as his wife has never made such a request previously.
(d) He is not surprised, as his wife has made such requests several times before.
13. What does the assistant commissioner observe at the restaurant he has dinner at on the evening of the Greenwich Park explosion?
(a) All the customers appear lacking a nationality.
(b) There are few customers and he will be able to finish quickly.
(c) Many patrons are speaking the language of the restaurant's nationality.
(d) It is crowded, so he is able to blend in.
14. What is the reason Mr. Verloc offers for Stevie accompanying him on a little country vacation?
(a) 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.
(b) The scenery change will aid Stevie in getting past his mother's absence.
(c) That Stevie is due for time alone, man-to-man with Mr. Verloc, as he is making the transition into adulthood.
(d) That Stevie needs an opportunity to learn about life.
15. 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.
Short Answer Questions
1. 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?
2. Having returned to her residence with Ossipon on the evening she murdered Mr. Verloc, where does Winnie see that the light remains on?
3. What agitates Stevie at breakfast on the morning Mr. Verloc returns from his trip?
4. In chapter 7, what does the assistant commissioner ensure when he returns to his office following his evening meeting with the secretary of state?
5. As they prepare to escape from Lonaon, how much of Mr. Verloc's money does Winnie give to Ossipon, and what does she tell him aids in the use of it?
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