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This test consists of 15 multiple choice questions and 5 short answer questions.
Multiple Choice Questions
1. 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 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.
(b) 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.
(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 and their difficulties, and when going to the bus stop tells Winnie the police should take care of it.
2. On which road is Mr. Verloc's shop and residence located?
(a) Bartlett Street.
(b) Burke Avenue.
(c) Brett Street
(d) Soho Street.
3. Why does Mrs. Verloc's mother wish to move into a charity home?
(a) 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.
(b) She dislikes how Mr. Verloc treats Stevie and feels compelled to live elsewhere, but cannot afford to.
(c) She is nearing the end of her life and no longer wants to be a drain on her children.
(d) 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.
4. 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 spoken with the assistant commissioner, 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 sewn the name label into her brother's cap, but he forgives her.
(d) He might not have been caught if not for Winnie having sewn the name label into her brother's coat, but he forgives her.
5. What agitates Stevie at breakfast on the morning Mr. Verloc returns from his trip?
(a) When a neighbor woman starts complaining about the discrimination in not allowing woman an equal vote.
(b) When a neighbor woman starts complaining about the difficulties in raising children with little money.
(c) When a neighbor man starts complaining about the poor not being granted basic health care, and education and occupational training opportunities.
(d) When a neighbor woman starts complaining about the difficulties in raising children with little governmental support.
6. What concerns Winnie when her brother is outside with Mr. Verloc in Chapter 9?
(a) That Steve will encounter extremely bad weather and get deathly ill as a result.
(b) That her brother will attempt to run away and get to his mother's charity home at his first chane.
(c) The things Stevie will hear, and that they will encounter Mr. Verloc's friends.
(d) That her brother will actually get lost and be unable to find his way back home.
7. 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 both Winnie and Stevie accompany him as a family.
(b) That he let Stevie go with him, as her brother is not allowed out unaccompanied.
(c) That he let Winnie and Stevie visit their mother.
(d) That he let Stevie accompany him along.
8. Once having interviewed Mr. Verloc, what is it that the assistant commissioner quickly stresses to the secretary of state that he learned during his investigation regarding the Greenwich Park bombing?
(a) That Mrs. Verloc's testimony easily implicates the first secretary of the French embassy.
(b) He does not feel Mr. Verloc will leave the country, but he has had an officer assigned to follow him.
(c) That Michaelis is cleared of any involvement.
(d) That Mr. Verloc should be offered immunity in exchange for his testimony.
9. 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.
10. To which neighborhood does the Assistant Commissioner travel quickly by hansom from Soho on the evening of the Greenwich Park blast?
(c) Greenwich Park.
11. What is Mr. Verloc's reaction to his mother-in-law's decision to move out?
(a) He is grateful there is but one of his wife's family he now must be concerned.
(b) It does not actually matter much to him, and he is relatively unaffected.
(c) He is troubled only because Winnie has made it clear she is very 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.
12. 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 ensure her brother never moves from her home.
(c) That once her mother returns her entire family will never want for anything or be poor.
(d) That she will somehow come up with enough money so her mother can leave the charity home.
13. What does Winnie think about Mr. Verloc and Stevie when she last saw them together?
(a) How much they appeared like a father and his son together.
(b) How much they appeared like her husband and one of his peculiar friends together.
(c) How much they appeared like a grandfather and his grandson together.
(d) How much they appeared like an older and a younger brother together.
14. 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 had her simple-minded son along when she was interviewed to stress her family's plight.
(b) She cried each time she was pushed for answers and charmed her way with the officials.
(c) She flirted with the main official who interviewed her and he was attracted to her.
(d) She agreed to work in the kitchen or help with other disabled residents if she were allowed in.
15. What concern does the secretary of state express when briefed by the assistant commissioner regarding his suspect of the Greenwich Park explosion?
(a) That Mr. Vladimir was not put in prison.
(b) That Mr. Verloc was not put in prison.
(c) That Mrs. Verloc was not questioned and placed under house arrest.
(d) That Mr. Vladimir was not arrested and interrogated.
Short Answer Questions
1. 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?
2. When the assistant commissioner speaks with him early in the evening of the Greenwich Park blast, the secretary of state is in what condition?
3. 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?
4. How do Winnie and Ossipon plan to make their way to the point of departure in their escape from London?
5. How does the assistant commissioner feel in regard to his conversation with Mr. Verloc on the evening of the Greenwich Park explosion?
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