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This test consists of 15 multiple choice questions and 5 short answer questions.
Multiple Choice Questions
1. When confronting Mr. Vladimir on the evening of the Greenwich Park explosion, the assistant commissioner is virtually quoting Heat when he says what?
(a) "We were able to pinpoint the perpetrator of this incident in under twenty-four hours."
(b) "There is always someone willing to talk in exchange for a reduced sentence."
(c) "We can locate any terrorist within a day."
(d) "We can put our finger on every anarchist here."
2. What does Winnie silently promise herself after Stevie's encounter with the cab driver?
(a) That her brother will never want for anything he needs or be poor.
(b) That she will somehow come up with enough money so her mother can leave the charity home.
(c) That she will ensure her brother never moves from her home.
(d) That once her mother returns her entire family will never want for anything or be poor.
3. When it becomes apparent during their confrontation that Winnie wants to leave him, what does Mr. Verloc say to get a response from her?
(a) He might not have been caught if not for Winnie having sewn the name label into her brother's coat, but he forgives her.
(b) He might not have been caught if not for Winnie having spoken with Chief Inspector Heat, but he forgives her.
(c) He might not have been caught if not for Winnie having spoken with the assistant commissioner, but he forgives her.
(d) He might not have been caught if not for Winnie having sewn the name label into her brother's cap, but he forgives her.
4. What does Mr. Verloc tell his wife when he finds her right after Heat leaves their home?
(a) He begins to describe his second life as a secret agent. but in thinking how he must describe Stevie's death to Winnie begins to cry.
(b) He says how sorry he is that Stevie died.
(c) He begins to describe his second life as a secret agent, and he explains all that has transpired so far.
(d) He begins to describe his second life as a secret agent, and explains all that has transpired so far, except how Stevie was killed.
5. To whom does Winnie's mother entrust what she views as her most valuable asset, her son Stevie?
(a) Her only daughter.
(b) Stevie's stepfather.
(c) A close neighbor who has a son.
(d) Her only son.
6. In addition to being aware that Winnie's mother left, what else is Mr. Verloc's reaction to the domestic troubles in his home?
(a) He is mainly oblivious.
(b) He tells Winnie to hire a neighbor to clean and he will help too.
(c) While concerned, he is trusting Winnie will resolve them.
(d) He approaches Winnie in an attempt to resolve them.
7. In Chapter 10, what is the initial destination the Assistant Commissioner goes to for the second time that evening?
(a) He first searches out Mr. Vladimir promptly for the second time that evening now that he can establish his days as an anarchist are over.
(b) He goes first to his office to type his official report so Heat will be outshone when he arrives for work in the morning.
(c) He goes first to the Italian restaurant for dessert and a glass of vermouth as a reward to himself in the case.
(d) He goes first to the secretary of state to report his progress in the investigation.
8. What reason does the assistant commissioner give the secretary of state to have Heat removed from the investigation of that explosion?
(a) There are other investigators under his authority with neutral views who would be better suited to pursue the case.
(b) Heat's opinion regarding the matter is too jaded to pursue the case satisfactorily.
(c) Heat has expressed his opinion that the case is unimportant since the bomber was killed and is no longer a threat.
(d) The case is much too sensitive and may explode into a national matter.
9. 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 that should be sufficient for now.
(b) That he has done everything he could to support her and her family and that should be sufficient.
(c) How deeply in love he is with her and will do anything to make Winnie's loss up to her.
(d) 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.
10. 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.
(d) Bomb components.
11. 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 had her simple-minded son along when she was interviewed to stress her family's plight.
(c) She agreed to work in the kitchen or help with other disabled residents if she were allowed in.
(d) She flirted with the main official who interviewed her and he was attracted to her.
12. What kind of transportation have Winnie and Ossipon chosen to take on the evening of Mr. Verloc's death?
(a) A cargo ship.
(b) A train.
(c) A cross-Channel steamer.
(d) A horse-drawn carriage.
13. When Mrs. Verloc looked back into the parlor where Mr. Verloc was dead, how did he appear to her?
14. In Chapter 9, when does Mr. Verloc return from his trip?
(a) Two weeks later.
(b) Ten days later.
(c) A month later.
(d) A week later.
15. At the start of Chapter 11, right after Heat departs, how does Mr. Verloc find Winnie?
(a) With her face in her hands.
(b) Holding a knife.
(c) With her head on the table.
(d) Getting dressed to leave.
Short Answer Questions
1. Following a verbal confrontation between Winnie and Mr. Verloc on the evening she learns of Stevie's death, what does her Mr. Verloc presume?
2. 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?
3. 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?
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 concerned about while Mr. Verloc is on his trip in Chapter 9?
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