The Thirty-nine Steps

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The Thirty Nine Steps Quizzes & Trivia

Level 105-106


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  • 1. 
    Who is Karolides, and why do the Germans want to kill him?
    • A. 

      He is the Prime Minister of Germany, and the Britons want to kill him.

    • B. 

      He is the British Prime Minster, and the Germans want to kill him.

    • C. 

      He is the British Prime Minister, and Richard Hannay wants to kill him.

    • D. 

      He is the Greek Prime Minister, and the Germans want to kill him.

  • 2. 
    At the beginning of the story, what is the relationship between Richard Hannay and Franklin Scudder?
    • A. 

      Scudder is an American spy, and Hannay and Scudder are enemies.

    • B. 

      Scudder is a German spy, and he is helping Hanny.

    • C. 

      Scudder is an America, and Hannay helps protect him from the Germans.

    • D. 

      Scudder is a Greek, and Hannay is trying to kill him.

  • 3. 
    Why didn't Hannay tell the police after Scudder died?
    • A. 

      Because Hannay killed Scudder.

    • B. 

      Because Hannay didn't know Scudder died.

    • C. 

      Because Hannay was Scudder's enemy.

    • D. 

      Because Hannay didn't want the police to think that he killed Scudder.

  • 4. 
    How does Sir Harry help Hannay when he is pretending to be an Australian?
    • A. 

      He gives Hannay a gun to fight against the Germans.

    • B. 

      He helps Hannay get back to Australia.

    • C. 

      He sends Hannay to his uncle, a member of the British government.

    • D. 

      He understands Scudders code, and helps Hannay understand it himself.

  • 5. 
    Why was "Specky" the Roadman important?
    • A. 

      He helped fix the road that Hannay needed to drive on.

    • B. 

      He was actually a British spy that helped Hannay get into Germany.

    • C. 

      Hannay used the Roadman's clothes as a disguise.

    • D. 

      The Roadman gives Hannay all the money he needs to get back to England.

  • 6. 
    How does Hannay escape from the farmhouse?
    • A. 

      He shoots the men holding him and runs away.

    • B. 

      He convinces the men that he is not Hannay and they let him go.

    • C. 

      German spies rescue him.

    • D. 

      He uses dynamite to blow a hole in the wall.

  • 7. 
    Why doesn't the man in the farmhouse kill Hannay?
    • A. 

      He is afraid that the police will catch him.

    • B. 

      He is afraid that the German spies will catch him.

    • C. 

      He is not sure who Hannay is and doesn't want to kill the wrong man.

    • D. 

      He is afraid that Hannay will survive and kill him himself.

  • 8. 
    After he escapes from the farmhouse, why is a stone birdhouse helpful to Hannay?
    • A. 

      He finds a map to a German spy camp there.

    • B. 

      He finds more dynamite there.

    • C. 

      He finds the last part of Scudder's code there, which allows him to finally read Scudder's notebook.

    • D. 

      He is able to hide there for quite a while.

  • 9. 
    After he left the farmhouse, why did Hannay get sick?
    • A. 

      He went a long time without food.

    • B. 

      He was poisoned by the old man at the farmhouse.

    • C. 

      He had an illness that he got in Africa that sometimes came back to him.

    • D. 

      He was only pretending to be ill to fool his enemies.

  • 10. 
    How did Hannay know that the man who said he was Lord Alloa was actually pretending to be Lord Alloa?
    • A. 

      Hannay knows his face.

    • B. 

      Scudder's notebook says that another man will be pretending.

    • C. 

      Hannay talked to Alloa's butler, and Alloa was at home sick in bed.

    • D. 

      The man told Hannay that he was not Alloa.

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