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Agatha Christie

And Then There Were None

Fiction | Novel | Adult | Published in 1939

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Multiple Choice

1. What is the significance of the novel’s setting?

A) Islands represent escapism.

B) It is a dark and rainy place.

C) The water around it is tumultuous.

D) The mansion symbolizes a rich man’s game.

2. What do each of the characters have in the novel that points to the validity behind the accusation of their crimes?

A) Fear

B) Justifications

C) Motive

D) Guilt

3. Which of the following serves as an excuse for some characters to justify their murders?

A) They feel as though all people must die sometime.

B) They think the people who died owed them something.

C) They characterize themselves as victims.

D) They feel the people they killed were of lesser value.

4. Which of the following is a manifestation of guilt in the novel?

A) Dreams

B) Alcohol use

C) Hiding

D) Squabbles

5. What is foreshadowed at the beginning of the novel by the sleeping man’s statement that “the day of judgment is at hand”?

A) The death of the characters.

B) The judge’s impending punishment.

C) The betrayal of Mr. Owens.

D) The deserved paranoia of the characters.

6. What misconceptions exist in the novel regarding gender?

A) Women do not commit violent crimes.

B) Women should be protected.

C) Men are more likely than women to commit violent crimes.

D) Men do not have the mental capacity to solve murders.