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The Metro Comprehension Quiz

This quiz tests your understanding of The Metro, a short story by Josef Essberger. You can do this quiz online or print it on paper.

1. What is strange about the corpses found at the Metro stations?

all are female
all are headless
all have the same age
a) all are female b) all are headless c) all have the same age

2. What does the inspector's wife want to do in the future?

find a lover
be a policewoman
move back home
a) find a lover b) be a policewoman c) move back home

3. Who does Inspector Dutruelle confide in about his affair?

Vololona
a friend
his wife
a) Vololona b) a friend c) his wife

4. According to Pierre, why is the young Malagasy interested in Dutruelle?

she wants to stay in France
she is pregnant
he is rich
a) she wants to stay in France b) she is pregnant c) he is rich

5. Which of the following is NOT mentioned as something Inspector Dutruelle has given to Vololona?

money
his hand in marriage
gifts
a) money b) his hand in marriage c) gifts

6. What does the inspector often do secretly at night?

watch sex shows
spy on his wife
follow his lover
a) watch sex shows b) spy on his wife c) follow his lover

7. What does Professor Dhiakobli promise the inspector that he will do?

keep his secret
kill his wife
find Vololona's lover
a) keep his secret b) kill his wife c) find Vololona's lover

8. What is different about the inspector compared to Professor Dhiakobli's regular clients?

he is lovelorn
he is French
he is a man
a) he is lovelorn b) he is French c) he is a man

9. What is the inspector worried about when the phone rings?

the neighbours
being late
the cost
a) the neighbours b) being late c) the cost

10. Who are the Metro killer's last two victims?

Vololona + Agnes
Madam Dubur + girl
inspector + partner
a) Vololona + Agnes b) Madam Dubur + girl c) inspector + partner

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