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This test consists of 5 short answer questions, 10 short essay questions, and 1 (of 3) essay topics.
Short Answer Questions
1. Where did Captain Jones spend January?
2. Why is Mary late for tea at Holmes's home when she comes in March?
3. How old was Mary's brother when he learned to read?
4. Where does Mary reluctantly go on a picnic in the spring at Oxford?
5. Who is the fingerprint expert that Lestrade will have go over the Billy's cab looking for fingerprints?
Short Essay Questions
1. How does Mary's driving affect Holmes as they drive toward Sussex?
2. How does Holmes get to Oxford without anyone knowing he is not home?
3. What does Holmes see when he arrives at the laboratory in his home and lights a lamp?
4. Why does Mary need a car, and how will she get the money for one?
5. What vital piece of evidence does Holmes miss when he examines the parcel, note, and clothing that are delivered to the Yard for Mary?
6. What are three possibilities that may explain the intentions of the mastermind behind the bombings and attacks upon Mary, Holmes, Watson, and the cab?
7. In a story Mary tells, what does Judith do to save her people from Holofernes?
8. How does Holmes act when he and Mary go to the opera at Covent Gardens?
9. What impression of Holmes does the suicide note give that Miss Donleavy wrote for Holmes?
10. How does Mary decipher the meaning of the Roman numerals that were left in the wrecked cab?
Write an essay for ONE of the following topics:
Essay Topic 1
Both Mary and Holmes use deductive reasoning. Discuss how Mary and Holmes use deductive reasoning when making observations in the novel.
Essay Topic 2
Discuss World War I and how it affected Mary and the people of England.
Essay Topic 3
In Chapter 11 Holmes compares himself to a fugue. Discuss why Holmes is like a fugue.
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