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This test consists of 15 multiple choice questions and 5 short answer questions.
Multiple Choice Questions
1. On the afternoon he returns from his trip, why does Mr. Verloc decides he will go outside?
(a) To take a walk.
(b) To take a carriage ride.
(c) To get a copy of the afternoon newspaper at a cafe.
(d) To go to the neighborhood park for some fresh air.
2. 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 takes a tram to Greenwich Park to observe the bomb scene prior to sunset.
(c) Before he confers with the secretary of state, he goes to the coroner's office to confer regarding the bombing victim.
(d) Before he confers with the secretary of state, he grabs a quick bite to eat at a restaurant near the police station.
3. 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.
4. 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 cried each time she was pushed for answers and charmed her way with the officials.
(b) She agreed to work in the kitchen or help with other disabled residents if she were allowed in.
(c) She flirted with the main official who interviewed her and he was attracted to her.
(d) She had her simple-minded son along when she was interviewed to stress her family's plight.
5. 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 dog-fish.
(d) A minnow.
6. 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 is not at all hungry given the death of Stevie, and the sight of the meal disturbs him.
(c) Mr. Verloc skips the meal, goes upstairs, and continues attempting to convince Winnie he deeply loves her.
(d) Mr. Verloc suddenly becomes very hungry and eats quickly, leaving the arving knife on a plate.
7. 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 parlor.
(b) In the kitchen.
(c) In her bedroom.
(d) In the shop.
8. What concerns Winnie when her brother is outside with Mr. Verloc in Chapter 9?
(a) The things Stevie will hear, and that they will encounter Mr. Verloc's friends.
(b) That her brother will actually get lost and be unable to find his way back home.
(c) That Steve will encounter extremely bad weather and get deathly ill as a result.
(d) That her brother will attempt to run away and get to his mother's charity home at his first chane.
9. What does Winnie think about Mr. Verloc and Stevie when she last saw them together?
(a) How much they appeared like a grandfather and his grandson together.
(b) How much they appeared like her husband and one of his peculiar friends together.
(c) How much they appeared like a father and his son together.
(d) How much they appeared like an older and a younger brother together.
10. 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) They exchange a few brief comments on the case and a current bill concerning fisheries before the assistant commissioner departs.
(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 his hat and outer coat that he took off upon arrival, and utters only a quick word of thanks before departing.
(d) He accepts several more cigars and they exchange a few brief comments on a national sporting team before he departs.
11. How long before the bombing does Winnie's mother move from the Verloc residence into the charity home?
(a) A couple of days.
(b) A few weeks.
(c) Approximately a year.
(d) Several months.
12. What is Winnie concerned about while Mr. Verloc is on his trip in Chapter 9?
(a) Stevie's depression due to the police not providing for the poor.
(b) Stevie's depression due to his mother suddenly leaving.
(c) Stevie's depression due to Mr. Verloc's return.
(d) Stevie's depression due to his encounter with the cab driver.
13. 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?
14. 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 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.
15. How do Winnie and Ossipon plan to make their way to the point of departure in their escape from London?
(a) Together, with Winnie wearing her hood over her head.
(c) Separately, with Winnie wearing her veil and Ossipon wearing his hat down low.
Short Answer Questions
1. 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?
2. At the start of Chapter 11, right after Heat departs, how does Mr. Verloc find Winnie?
3. Who does the assistant commissioner send a note to before he departs his office for the second time on the evening of the Greenwich Park explosion?
4. After Winnie's mother has moved, Mrs. Verloc attempts to convey her concerns that Stevie will soon become depressed. Mr. Verloc tells her to bring in a neighbor woman to assist her because he will be where?
5. What is Stevie's reaction when the cab driver starts whipping the horse during the ride to his mother's charity home?
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