This Dark Endeavour - Mostly Chapter 9 Questions!

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  • 1. 

    A coelacanth is a green fish found in some lakes.

    • A.

      True

    • B.

      False

    Correct Answer
    B. False
    Explanation
    The statement is false because a coelacanth is not a green fish found in some lakes. Coelacanths are actually a type of deep-sea fish that are known for their prehistoric appearance and are typically found in the ocean, not lakes. They have a unique blue-gray coloration and are often referred to as "living fossils" due to their ancient lineage.

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  • 2. 

    Lazarus taxon is the name scholars have given to a species once thought extinct.

    • A.

      True

    • B.

      False

    Correct Answer
    A. True
    Explanation
    The explanation for the given correct answer is that Lazarus taxon refers to a species that was previously believed to be extinct but is later discovered to be still alive. This term is derived from the biblical story of Lazarus, who was resurrected from the dead. Therefore, the statement that Lazarus taxon is the name scholars have given to a species once thought extinct is true.

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  • 3. 

    Victor called himself a thief because he stole a note left by Elizabeth for Konrad.

    • A.

      True

    • B.

      False

    Correct Answer
    A. True
    Explanation
    The given statement suggests that Victor referred to himself as a thief because he took a note that was intended for Konrad, without permission. This implies that Victor acknowledges his actions as stealing, which supports the statement being true.

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  • 4. 

    Elizabeth had dropped a folded note inside a glass jar in the hallway.

    • A.

      True

    • B.

      False

    Correct Answer
    B. False
    Explanation
    It was an Oriental vase in the library.

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  • 5. 

    The note said, "Will you marry me at midnight in the library?"

    • A.

      True

    • B.

      False

    Correct Answer
    B. False
    Explanation
    It said, "Will you meet me at midnight in the library?"

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  • 6. 

    Henry, Elizabeth and Victor went to a small village outside Geneva to find the map-maker's widow.

    • A.

      True

    • B.

      False

    Correct Answer
    B. False
    Explanation
    Henry and Victor went there. Not Elizabeth.

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  • 7. 

    The map-maker's widow was called Madame Temerlin.

    • A.

      True

    • B.

      False

    Correct Answer
    B. False
    Explanation
    Her name had changed to Madame Trottier.

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  • 8. 

    Victor had to boil urine to make a paste for the 'flameless fire' potion.

    • A.

      True

    • B.

      False

    Correct Answer
    A. True
    Explanation
    The statement suggests that Victor needed to boil urine in order to create a paste for the "flameless fire" potion. This implies that urine plays a crucial role in the potion-making process, possibly due to its chemical composition or properties. Therefore, the correct answer is true.

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  • 9. 

    The instructions to make the 'flameless fire' were by a scientist called Einstein.

    • A.

      True

    • B.

      False

    Correct Answer
    B. False
    Explanation
    Eisenstein ... watch the spelling!

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  • 10. 

    Most of the urine came from the horses.

    • A.

      True

    • B.

      False

    Correct Answer
    A. True
    Explanation
    The statement suggests that a significant amount of urine was produced by horses. This implies that horses were the primary source of urine, indicating that most of the urine came from them. Therefore, the answer is true.

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