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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. What bothers the children about Esme's demeanor as they head to the In Auction?
(a) That she is annoyed.
(b) That she is so calm.
(c) That she is not discussing what's "in."
(d) That she is taking them and not Jerome.
2. Where does Violet tell her siblings to meet her once they reach the top of the ersatz rope?
(a) The library.
(b) Her bedroom.
(c) The elevator shaft.
(d) The kitchen.
3. What is the doorman's real job?
(a) A mayor.
(b) An actor.
(c) A salesman.
(d) A basketball hero.
4. While comforting Violet in the hidden room at the end of the ersatz elevator, what does Klaus say the time is ripe for?
(a) To call the cops.
(b) His researching skills.
(c) To call Mr. Poe.
(d) To tell the Squalors.
5. Why do the Baudelaire children not feel better when they find Jerome at the In Auction?
(a) They know he only cares about salmon puffs.
(b) They know he won't help them stop Gunther.
(c) They know he has aligned himself with Esme.
(d) They know he is sick.
Short Answer Questions
1. What does Isadora Quagmire have in her notebook?
2. After the first series of curves, what do the children hear above their heads?
3. According to the narrator, what do the Baudelaires feel as they climb the ersatz rope back to the penthouse?
4. What kind of soda is suddenly "in"?
5. What does Duncan Quagmire have in his notebook?
Short Essay Questions
1. What is odd about the doorman making bids at the In Auction?
2. Why does Esme continue to insist that Gunther left the penthouse apartment?
3. What do the children realize about Jerome Squalor as they reach the Veblen Hall and are confronted with Gunther?
4. Why is moving down the ersatz rope more difficult the second time for the Baudelaires?
5. What is revealed about Esme Squalor in Chapter 10?
6. How is the word "ersatz" used in Chapter 7?
7. What is unique and strangely sad about the Squalor library?
8. What is the red herring in Chapter 10?
9. What is symbolic about the Baudelaire children rising up from the ashes?
10. What is symbolic about Klaus's declaration that they had reached a "dead end" at the end of the passageway?
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