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Lamb To The Slaughter By Roald Dahl Revision Quiz

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Lamb to the slaughter by Roald Dahl revision quiz
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1.  Who is the protagonist in the story?
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B.
C.
D.
2.  It may be said that Mary has a(an) ____________ personality.
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B.
C.
D.
3.  Mary's husband has indicated that he was...
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B.
C.
D.
4.  Mary's act against her husband was premeditated.
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B.
5.  Mary hitting Patrick with the frozen leg of lamb occurs during the...
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B.
C.
D.
6.  The setting of "Lamb to the slaughter" is...
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B.
C.
D.
7.  The strength of the two drinks that Mary fixes - her drink is weak and Patrick's is strong) is an example of...
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B.
C.
D.
8.  "Hell hath no fury like a woman scorned" is an example of....
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B.
C.
D.
9.  Mary actually hated her husband.
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B.
10.  It could be argued that Mary was operating in a state of shock.
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B.
11.  The irony of the situation occurred as the investigators ate the murder weapon.
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B.
12.  What "shocked" Mary when she returned from the store?
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B.
C.
D.
13.  The police believed the murder weapon was a ... 
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B.
C.
D.
14.  Mary's giggling meant that she had lost her mind.
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B.
15.  Mary is _________________ by her husband's strage behaviour.
16.  Who is the author of "Lamb to the slaughter"?
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B.
C.
D.
17.  What is the occupation of the criminal?
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B.
18.  Would you describe Mary as...
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B.
C.
19.  Match the following symbols and their meanings:
A. the lamb
A.
B. the baby
B.
C. Patrick the detective
C.
D. the leg of lamb
D.
E. ice in glass of whiskey
E.
20.  Explain the use of the following items/quotations and their meanings in the story.
A. "empty chair opposite"
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B. "the key turning in the lock"
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C. "lamps alight"and "curtains drawn"
C.
D. two chairs/two lampshades/two glasses
D.
21.  How long did the police sarch for the murder weapon?
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B.
C.
D.
22.  Patrick is not doing the right thing. What does he do that is wrong?
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B.
C.
D.
23.  The names of the two detectives are Jack Noonan, O'Malley and Mark Mulholland.
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B.
24.  Why did the detectives do Mary a favour by eating the leg of lamb?
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B.
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