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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. Visiting the Fluxion office, what does Riker tell Qwilleran?
2. How does Qwilleran first try to discover who the drug dealer is?
3. What is Qwilleran first told Russell's roommate does for a living?
4. what illegal activity does Qwilleran learn about from the manuscript?
5. What does Qwilleran learn Russell's roommate actually does?
Short Essay Questions
1. What arrangement does Qwilleran make with Mary?
2. What does Mary find strange about Qwilleran's list of sales and inquiries while he was manning Iris's shop?
3. What is the significance of the surprise visitor to Iris's shop while Qwilleran is taking his turn managing it?
4. What is the evidence Qwilleran discovers outside the Ellsworth House?
5. What does Yum Yum show Qwilleran and where was it?
6. After going to the Garrick Theatre with Ben, what does Qwilleran observe at the bar called The Lion's Tail?
7. How does Braun draw out the suspense with Qwilleran's reading of Andy's manuscript?
8. Why does Mary seem much happier when Qwilleran sees her after C. C.'s murder?
9. What arrangement does Qwilleran make with Ben Nicolas?
10. What does Riker tell Qwilleran about his writing when Qwilleran drops in at the Fluxion office?
Write an essay for ONE of the following topics:
Essay Topic 1
In two or more type written double spaced pages, write an essay on "Qwilleran's Character as a Lover of Cats". Three questions should be answered in your essay: (1) Does Qwilleran's affinity to his cats make him appear weak? (2) Does his care for Koko and Yum Yum transfer over into his concern for people? (3) Does Qwilleran overestimate the ability of his cats to help him find clues?
Essay Topic 2
In two or more type written double spaced pages, write an essay on "Murder Mysteries Set Before the 21st Century". You may want to use example of writers beside Braun (e.g., Agatha Christie, Arthur Conan Doyle, Ellery Queen, etc.) to discuss how clues and reasoning provide the solutions to the mysteries as opposed to DNA samples and other modern day crime solving techniques.
Essay Topic 3
In two or more type written double spaced pages, write an essay on "The Art of Collecting Antiques". (1) Discuss how Mary is an authority on the value of antiques, (2) how just because a thing is old does not make it valuable, and (3) where the best places are to go looking for antiques. To spruce up your essay, you might want to research examples of people who have found fortunes at yard sales and in junk shops.
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