The Boscombe Valley Mystery Quiz

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B) Read the following excerpt from page 15 and answer the questions below.


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    "She saw McCarthy and his son having an argument... she ran home to tell her mother." The pronoun "she" in the above excerpt refers to
    • A. 

      A) Alice

    • B. 

      B) Patience

    • C. 

      C) Mrs Moran

    • D. 

      D) Mrs McCarthy

  • 2. 
    What happened when she told her mother what she had seen?
    • A. 

      A) James rushed in to inform them that his father was hurt.

    • B. 

      B) Her mother rushed to the scene of the argument.

    • C. 

      C) They both called the police.

    • D. 

      D) James killed them both.

  • 3. 
    Mr McCarthy went to Boscombe Pool because he wanted to
    • A. 

      A) Shoot some rabbits

    • B. 

      B) Get rid of his son, James

    • C. 

      C) Meet someone there at three o'clock

    • D. 

      D) Get away from his abusive son who returned from Bristol

  • 4. 
    James and his father were most probably arguing about
    • A. 

      A) Their property on Baker Street

    • B. 

      B) James' refusal to marry Alice Turner

    • C. 

      C) James' marriage to a barmaid in Bristol

    • D. 

      D) The property they would gain from Mr Turner

  • 5. 
    Who was arrested for the murder of Charles McCarthy?
    • A. 

      A) John Turner

    • B. 

      B) Alice Turner B) Alice Turner

    • C. 

      C) James McCarthy

    • D. 

      D) Mr and Mrs Moran

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