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This test consists of 15 multiple choice questions and 5 short answer questions.
Multiple Choice Questions
1. 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 had her simple-minded son along when she was interviewed to stress her family's plight.
(d) She flirted with the main official who interviewed her and he was attracted to her.
2. 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?
(a) The police commissioner.
(b) His wife.
(c) Michaelis's patroness.
3. 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.
4. Why does Mrs. Verloc's mother wish to move into a charity home?
(a) She is nearing the end of her life and no longer wants to be a drain on her children.
(b) To ensure while she is still alive that Stevie will be taken care of for the remainder of his life, rather than encounter the issue on her deathbed.
(c) She feels in the way at the Verloc residence and believes relations between her children and Mr. Verloc will run more smoothly with her living elsewhere.
(d) She dislikes how Mr. Verloc treats Stevie and feels compelled to live elsewhere, but cannot afford to.
5. How does Mr. Verloc feel upon returning from his trip taken shortly after his mother-in-law moved into a charity home?
(a) While not forgotten, he is no longer preoccupied by his troubles.
(b) He has set his troubles completely aside and out of his mind.
(c) He can now handle new and old matters without a problem.
(d) He remains preoccupied by his troubles as he was before.
6. 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) Fine, as a secretary handled many administrative matters.
(b) Acceptable, as it had been an easy workday.
(c) Well-rested, having taken a nap in the afternoon.
(d) Exhausted, having worked throughout the entire day.
7. 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 suddenly becomes very hungry and eats quickly, leaving the arving knife on a plate.
(d) Mr. Verloc is not at all hungry given the death of Stevie, and the sight of the meal disturbs him.
8. Following a verbal confrontation between Winnie and Mr. Verloc on the evening she learns of Stevie's death, what does her Mr. Verloc presume?
(a) He will be arrested soon if they do not sell the shop quickly and leave the country.
(b) She needs to make herself ready so they may depart at a moment's notice.
(c) He is convinced he will be going to prison soon, and Winnie will need to operate the shop.
(d) He is convinced he will be going to court soon, and Winnie will need to operate the shop.
9. How does the assistant commissioner feel in regard to his conversation with Mr. Verloc on the evening of the Greenwich Park explosion?
(a) He has only partial confidence in Mr. Verloc's honesty.
(b) He is quite satisfied.
(c) He is not absolutely confident.
(d) He is not at all satisfied.
10. What concern does the secretary of state express when briefed by the assistant commissioner regarding his suspect of the Greenwich Park explosion?
(a) That Mrs. Verloc was not questioned and placed under house arrest.
(b) That Mr. Verloc was not put in prison.
(c) That Mr. Vladimir was not arrested and interrogated.
(d) That Mr. Vladimir was not put in prison.
11. Where does the Assistant Commissioner go after leaving his office early in the evening of the Greenwich Park blast?
(a) Before he confers with the secretary of state, he takes a tram to Greenwich Park to observe the bomb scene prior to sunset.
(b) Before he confers with the secretary of state, he goes to the coroner's office to confer regarding the bombing victim.
(c) He walks directly to the secretary of state's private rooms to brief him on the explosion earlier that day.
(d) Before he confers with the secretary of state, he grabs a quick bite to eat at a restaurant near the police station.
12. Specifically, what is it Winnie offers in exchange for Ossipon's assistance in escape on the evening of Mr. Verloc's demise?
(a) Her body and her love.
(b) The shop and residence.
(c) Bomb components.
13. 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) Mr. Vladimir.
(b) The secretary of state.
(c) Chief Inspector Heat.
(d) Privy Councillor Wurmt.
14. When Ossipon encounters Winnie in the street not far from her shop on the evening of Mr. Verloc's death, he subsequently accompanies her to the Verloc parlor and he believes what?
(a) That Mr. Verloc was killed during a bank robbery attempt.
(b) That Mr. Verloc had killed a foreign political figure and fled.
(c) That Mr. Verloc had blown himself up earlier that day.
(d) That Mr. Verloc had killed a police officer and was caught.
15. When Mrs. Verloc looked back into the parlor where Mr. Verloc was dead, how did he appear to her?
Short Answer Questions
1. Regarding Stevie wandering away, what does Mrs. Verloc assure her husband?
2. What is the reason Mr. Verloc offers for Stevie accompanying him on a little country vacation?
3. 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?
4. 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?
5. What is Winnie's response to Mr. Verloc immediately after Heat leaves their home?
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