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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 saves Thursday's life when she is shot?
(a) A bulletproof vest.
(b) A copy of the novel Jane Eyre.
(c) A copy of the novel Martin Chuzzlewit.
(d) Buckett pushes her out of the way at the last minute.

2. What is the name of the hotel Thursday checks into?
(a) The Swindon Plaza.
(b) The Bunk and the Barrel.
(c) The Sleepy Ox.
(d) The Finis Hotel.

3. Who took Thursday to Haworth House when she was a child?
(a) Uncle Mycroft and Aunt Polly.
(b) Anton Next.
(c) Her teacher.
(d) Mom and Dad Next.

4. What does Thursday hide from Jack Schitt when he arrives at the scene?
(a) A scrap of paper.
(b) A small toolbox.
(c) A wallet.
(d) A gun.

5. What is Mycroft going to show Thursday when they get called in for dinner?
(a) A self-organizing filing cabinet.
(b) A clone of himself.
(c) His scientific journal.
(d) Another use for the bookworms.

Short Answer Questions

1. Who does Thursday have a conversation with in a dream that night?

2. Who is the author of the poem Mycroft wants to send Polly into?

3. Who is NOT on the stakeout with Thursday?

4. Where is the stakeout that Thursday goes on?

5. Who picks Thursday up from the airport?

Short Essay Questions

1. What is SpecOps? Explain the division of SpecOps that Thursday works for.

2. How does Thursday feel about returning to her mother's home? How do you know?

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

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

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

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

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

8. Why does Acheron Hades use the Martin Chuzzlewit manuscript in the Prose Portal instead of a copy of the book?

9. What is a Will-Speak machine?

10. Why does Thursday's mother want her to call Landon Park-Laine?

(see the answer keys)

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