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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. Who was Jim Crometty?
(a) Victor's former partner.
(b) A local celebrity.
(c) Thursday's former partner.
(d) Bowden's former partner.

2. When did the Goliath Corporation help England rebuild?
(a) After the Second World War.
(b) At the beginning of the Crimean War.
(c) After the First World War.
(d) After the American Revolution.

3. What color does Thursday's father NOT want the bedroom to be painted?
(a) Seafoam green.
(b) Maroon.
(c) Mauve.
(d) Yellow.

4. Who is Colonel Phelps?
(a) Thursday's former commanding officer.
(b) Thursday's former partner.
(c) Thursday's boss in Swindon.
(d) Thursday's father's former partner.

5. Who is the author of the poem Mycroft wants to send Polly into?
(a) William Shakespeare.
(b) Lewis Carroll.
(c) T. S. Eliot.
(d) William Wordsworth.

Short Answer Questions

1. Why does Mycroft need a new assistant?

2. What is the name of the person who shows Thursday where Spike is?

3. Where does Thursday meet Victor and Bowden?

4. Who is Thursday meeting at the play?

5. How long has it been since Thursday was last home?

Short Essay Questions

1. Who is Jack Schitt, and what does he talk to Thursday about at the cemetery?

2. Why doesn't anyone respond to Spike's call on the wireless?

3. Why does Acheron Hades threaten to burn a copy of "I Wandered Lonely as a Cloud" in order to get Uncle Mycroft to cooperate?

4. Who is Pickwick, and what is his relationship with Thursday?

5. Explain what happened at the stakeout after Buckett left.

6. Explain the debate about Sir Francis Bacon and Shakespeare's plays.

7. Why did Spike need help?

8. When the Martin Chuzzlewit manuscript is stolen, what two things does Thursday discover that are strange about the crime scene?

9. Why do Victor and Bowden think Thursday is in Swindon?

10. What is the large book in Mycroft's workshop, and what does it do?

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