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This test consists of 5 multiple choice questions, 5 short answer questions, and 10 short essay questions.
Multiple Choice Questions
1. When Iris drops in on Qwilleran, what is her appearance/
(a) She is dressed up and has makeup on.
(b) She looks distressed.
(c) She is wearing her nightgown and robe.
(d) She is frazzled and wears no makeup.
2. What is the Daily Fluxion?
(a) The changing tides.
(b) An antique magazine.
(c) A newspaper.
(d) An eccentric clock.
3. What does Qwilleran learn about Iris Cobb at the auction?
(a) She is allergic to cats.
(b) She had a crush on Andrew Glanz.
(c) She is bidding for her husband, C. C. Cobb.
(d) She has an apartment for rent.
4. Between the bidding, what does Qwilleran hear at the auction?
(a) The sound of rain.
(b) A lot of sobbing.
(c) The sound of wind.
(d) A lot of gossip.
5. Why does Miss Duckworth not use her real name?
(a) Her family does not know where she is.
(b) She is hiding from her past.
(c) Her prominent family would be embarrassed.
(d) She does not like her real name.
Short Answer Questions
1. Who had formerly lived in the apartment?
2. What does Qwilleran feed his Siamese cats he brought from the Press Club?
3. What is Jim Qwilleran's occupation?
4. What is scheduled to take place the afternoon Qwilleran arrives in Junktown?
5. What is the customer like who enters Ben's shop while Qwilleran is there?
Short Essay Questions
1. After feeding the cats, what disappoints Qwilleran?
2. Discuss the relationship between Qwilleran and his cats.
3. Why does Iris come to Qwilleran's apartment early one morning?
4. What happens to prevent Iris from reading Qwilleran's palm?
5. How does Yum Yum contribute to the mystery?
6. How does Qwilleran happen to get an invitation to Mary Duckworth 's place his first night in his apartment?
7. What does Qwilleran learn about Mary after she has had a couple of glasses of scotch?
8. How does Qwilleran learn more about Mary Duckworth?
9. What startling suggestion does Qwilleran offer Mary regarding Andy's death?
10. Why does Iris not buy the police explanation of what happened?
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