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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. When Degarmo first pulls his gun, where is it pointed?
(a) At the floor.
(b) At Kingsley.
(c) At Marlowe.
(d) At Patton.
2. What does Patton do, when he admits to Degarmo that he knew the woman in the photo Degarmo showed around town and didn't tell him?
(a) He accuses Degarmo of deception.
(b) He apologizes.
(c) He says he would do the same thing again.
(d) He blamed Degarmo.
3. When Marlowe awakes, what does the picture he sees portray?
(a) The canals of Venice.
(b) The Boston harbor.
(c) The Mississippi Delta.
(d) The French riviera.
4. What prevents Degarmo from getting away?
(a) He runs out of gas.
(b) He drives recklessly fast.
(c) He tries to take a back road that he doesn't know.
(d) He doesn't stop for the dam sentries.
5. Where is Mrs. Kingsley's body, when Marlowe awakes?
(a) On a couch.
(b) In the bathtub.
(c) On the floor.
(d) On a bed.
Short Answer Questions
1. How was Mrs. Kingsley killed?
2. What did Talley steal from Florence Almore's body?
3. What color is the scarf Miss Fromsett gives Marlowe to wear, to identify him?
4. Where does Marlowe suggest Muriel Chess drowned Crystal Kingsley?
5. What does the cop Eddie who responds to Marlowe's call have behind his ear?
Short Essay Questions
1. What is the reaction of the younger policeman, Eddie, when he sees the gun on the table?
2. According to Marlowe, why did Muriel Chess have an affair with Lavery?
3. How does Grayson describe Dr. Almore's practice?
4. What important information does Marlowe gain from Captain Webber?
5. How does Grayson describe Mr. Talley?
6. How does Degarmo act toward the sentries at the dam on the way to the cabin?
7. What reason does Marlowe give Mrs. Kingsley that she'll miss him?
8. What is Mrs. Talley's attitude?
9. How does Degarmo react when Marlowe tells him about Mrs. Fallbrook?
10. As Degarmo seemingly gets away, what sentiment does Marlowe utter twice?
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