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This test consists of 15 multiple choice questions and 5 short answer questions.
Multiple Choice Questions
1. To which neighborhood does the Assistant Commissioner travel quickly by hansom from Soho on the evening of the Greenwich Park blast?
(b) Greenwich Park.
2. When briefed, what is the secretary of state told was the intended bombing target?
(a) The area bombed in Greenwich Park.
(b) The Greenwich tram station.
(c) The Greenwich Observatory.
(d) The main square in Greenwich.
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?
(a) Slit her wrists.
(b) Poison herself.
(c) Jump in front of a tram.
(d) Jump from a bridge.
4. What is Winnie concerned about while Mr. Verloc is on his trip in Chapter 9?
(a) Stevie's depression due to his encounter with the cab driver.
(b) Stevie's depression due to the police not providing for the poor.
(c) Stevie's depression due to Mr. Verloc's return.
(d) Stevie's depression due to his mother suddenly leaving.
5. 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.
6. On the evening of Stevie's death, when Winnie goes upstairs, what does her husband think she is going to do?
(a) Write a note to her mother.
(b) Prepare to leave.
7. 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 sewn the name label into her brother's coat, but he forgives her.
(c) He might not have been caught if not for Winnie having spoken with Chief Inspector Heat, 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.
8. 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 Winnie and Stevie visit their mother.
(b) That he let both Winnie and Stevie accompany him as a family.
(c) That he let Stevie accompany him along.
(d) That he let Stevie go with him, as her brother is not allowed out unaccompanied.
9. What does Private Secretary Toodles initially assume when the assistant sommissioner arrives unexpectedly soon at the office of the secretary of state?
(a) That Chief Inspector Heat has arrived to report his findings and that things have gone smoothly thus far.
(b) That Chief Inspector Heat has arrived to report problems to the secretary of state.
(c) That the assistant commissioner has arrived to report that something has gone wrong to the secretary of state.
(d) That the assistant commissioner has come to report his findings and that things have gone smoothly thus far.
10. 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.
(b) Separately, with Winnie wearing her veil and Ossipon wearing his hat down low.
11. When Mrs. Verloc looked back into the parlor where Mr. Verloc was dead, how did he appear to her?
12. Who does the assistant commissioner find outside the Verloc pornography shop on the evening of the Greenwich Park bombing?
(a) A stocky, middle-aged male just leaving
(b) Bright streetlamps offering little place to hide.
(c) An individual closing the shop up.
(d) A police officer walking past on his beat.
13. In chapter 7, what does the assistant commissioner ensure when he returns to his office following his evening meeting with the secretary of state?
(a) That no one can observe the assistant commissioner executing his plan.
(b) That Heat has already departed for his home.
(c) That an investigator is assigned to follow Heat.
(d) That surveillance is placed on the Verloc shop.
14. 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 suddenly becomes very hungry and eats quickly, leaving the arving knife 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 sees the meal, becomes upset at the sight, and carries it into the kitchen, leaving the carving knife behind on a plate.
(d) Mr. Verloc skips the meal, goes upstairs, and continues attempting to convince Winnie he deeply loves her.
15. 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?
(a) He will be leaving the country to visit an old friend in the coming weeks
(b) He will be leaving the country to conduct business in the coming weeks.
(c) He will be going out of town to buy property in the coming weeks.
(d) He will be leaving London for France for a school reunion and to visit friends in the coming weeks.
Short Answer Questions
1. Once the Assistant Commissioner arrives at the reported center of the empire, there are several constables who do what upon seeing him departing the vehicle?
2. What is Mr. Verloc's initial response to his wife's request concerning Stevie, in Chapter 9?
3. Specifically, what is it Winnie offers in exchange for Ossipon's assistance in escape on the evening of Mr. Verloc's demise?
4. How long before the bombing does Winnie's mother move from the Verloc residence into the charity home?
5. When asked, what is it that the secretary of state is told that makes it unnecessary to incarcerate the person he is concerned about?
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