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This test consists of 15 multiple choice questions and 5 short answer questions.
Multiple Choice Questions
1. What is the name of the private detective who had worked for Sophie?
2. Why is the narrator apprehensive about opening the suitcases and reading Fanshawe's work?
(a) He doesn't want Fanshawe's work to be bad, but neither does he want it to be good.
(b) He has too much of his own work to do and is worried about the time it will take.
(c) He worries that he will read something very personal about Sophie and Fanshawe's relationship.
(d) He remembers that Fanshawe liked to write about things that did not interest him.
3. On what occasion does the sexual relationship between the narrator and Sophie Fanshawe begin?
(a) On the day that Fanshawe's work is accepted by the publisher.
(b) On the day that they meet to discuss Fanshawe's work for the first time.
(c) On the narrator's birthday.
(d) On Sophie Fanshawe's birthday.
4. What is the name of the science of reading bumps on the skull that Whitman believed in?
5. The images of which two historical figures are inspirational to Blue when he visits the churchyard?
(a) Henry Ward Beecher and Abraham Lincoln.
(b) John Adams and Calvin Coolidge.
(c) George Washington and Walt Whitman.
(d) Henry David Thoreau and George Washington Carver.
6. Whom does Blue telephone to inform that he will be going undercover?
(a) Walt Whitman.
(b) His cousin.
(c) The future Mrs. Blue.
(d) His mother.
7. How does the man wearing the Halloween mask manage to escape from Blue?
(a) He runs into a crowded train station.
(b) He disappears into an alleyway.
(c) He leaps aboard a bus.
(d) He climbs a fence.
8. According to Jane Fanshawe, how did the narrator and Fanshawe compare physically as children?
(a) They looked very different.
(b) Fanshawe was much taller than the narrator.
(c) They looked like brothers, almost twins.
(d) The narrator was much thinner than Fanshawe.
9. What does the narrator begin to suspect that Fanshawe wants him to do?
(a) He suspects that Fanshawe wants him to kill his mother.
(b) He suspects that Fanshawe wants him to divorce Sophie.
(c) He suspects that Fanshawe wants him to write his biography.
(d) He suspects that Fanshawe wants him to kill him.
10. What is the impulse driving the narrator in Chapter 7 of The Locked Room?
(a) To strengthen his relationship with Ben.
(b) To repair his relationship with Sophie.
(c) To finish writing his book.
(d) To find Fanshawe.
11. What do the narrator and Jane Fanshawe do before the narrator leaves to return to his family?
(a) They go next door to visit the narrator's parents.
(b) They go for a walk around the city.
(c) They eat lunch, talk, and have sex.
(d) They get into an argument.
12. What is the name of the bartender with whom Blue has occasional conversations when he slips out to a bar?
13. What happens when Blue finally decides to contact the future Mrs. Blue?
(a) No one answers his telephone call.
(b) He sends her a telegram but she never receives it.
(c) He writes her a letter and does not receive a reply.
(d) They agree to meet in the park but she doesn't come.
14. What is the woman's reaction to the conversation she has with Black in the restaurant?
(a) She is nonchalant and unresponsive.
(b) She is giddy and giggles.
(c) She is upset and begins to cry.
(d) She is happy and laughs.
15. What is a speculum?
(a) A part of the large intestine.
(b) A musical instrument.
(c) Mirror or looking glass.
(d) A shallow pool of water.
Short Answer Questions
1. What does Fanshawe's mother offer the narrator to help him with his project?
2. How many suitcases does Fanshawe's work fill?
3. According to Jane Fanshawe, who is responsible for the fact that Fanshawe never published any of his work?
4. When was the last time the narrator can remember seeing Fanshawe?
5. What year is it when Blue begins work on the case?
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