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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. Between the bidding, what does Qwilleran hear at the auction?
(a) The sound of rain.
(b) A lot of gossip.
(c) A lot of sobbing.
(d) The sound of wind.
2. What seems to have no explanation at the crime scene?
(a) No blood on the floor.
(b) A missing rung on the ladder.
(c) A broken chandelier.
(d) The placement of the finial.
3. Who the Mathilda that Iris tells Qwilleran about?
(a) A vagabond woman in the neighborhood.
(b) Another of the junk dealers.
(c) The ghost in her house.
(d) A woman involved in witchcraft.
4. What offerings does Yum Yum bring to Qwilleran?
(a) Things she digs out of the trash.
(b) Several feathers from a dister.
(c) Bits of paper.
(d) Two dead mice.
5. Who deos Qwilleran find at the house on the end of the street?
(a) Sylvia Katzenhide.
(b) Mary Duckworth.
(c) Russell Patch.
(d) C. C. Cobb.
Short Answer Questions
1. What is Russell doing when Qwilleran drops in?
2. What puts Qwilleran off about Ben Nicolas?
3. What are two items of furniture moved into Qwilleran's rooms before he moves in?
4. Who is the furniture refinisher Iris Cobb identifies?
5. Who is the flamboyant next door neighbor in the apartment house?
Short Essay Questions
1. How does Iris Cobb evaluate Andy Glanz?
2. Discuss Mary Duxbury aka Mary Duckworth as a character.
3. What is Mary Duckworth's confession to Qwilleran?
4. How is the cab driver's conversation with Qwilleran on the way to Junktown a foreshadowing of the novel?
5. What is the apartment like that Iris shows Qwilleran?
6. What is Riker's advice to Qwilleran after he tells the editor about the mysterious circumstances surrounding Andy's death?
7. What does Qwilleran learn about a tape recorded while having dinner with Iris and C. C.?
8. How does Patch refute the suggestion that he was fired by Andy Glanz for drinking.
9. Discuss the common theme of a series of novels that includes "The Cat Who Turned On and Off".
10. After feeding the cats, what disappoints Qwilleran?
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