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The Gutting Of Couffignal

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The Gutting Of Couffignal

A quiz for ENG 229 on the story "The Gutting of Couffignal" by Dashiell Hammett.

Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    What detective agency does the OP work for?
    • A. 

      California Detective Agency

    • B. 

      Continental Detective Agency

    • C. 

      Couffignal Detective Agency

  • 2. 
    What book does the detective grab to read through the night?
    • A. 

      The Lord of the Sea

    • B. 

      The Lady of the Sea

    • C. 

      The Wizard of Oz

  • 3. 
    Who does the detective 'borrow' a crutch from?
    • A. 

      The boy who works at the local bank.

    • B. 

      The boy who delivers milk to the town.

    • C. 

      The boy who delivers papers to the town.

  • 4. 
    How do some of the bandits hide their identities?
    • A. 

      Masks to cover their faces

    • B. 

      By staying in the shadows

    • C. 

      They don't!

  • 5. 
    Who did the detective figure out was behind all of it?
    • A. 

      Mister Hendrixson

    • B. 

      The Princess

    • C. 

      Flippo

  • 6. 
    Where did the detective shoot the Princess?
    • A. 

      In the arm

    • B. 

      In the back

    • C. 

      In the leg