General Elementary English Test 131

General English : General Elementary English Questions and Answers

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1. The thing that always surprises me is the fact that the murderer bothers to take ________ in the final meeting.

 
 
 
 

2. As a result you feel as if you are walking in a ________ since at each turning you come to a block end.

 
 
 
 

3. As the plot ________ you find yourself agreeing with one character’s solution and then another’s.

 
 
 
 

4. Invariably Poirots calls all the ________ together in the last part of the story.

 
 
 
 

5. One by one he ________ the innocent until finally the murderer is unmasked.

 
 
 
 

6. The skill of course of the writing is how many times a reader can be sent up ________ alleys.

 
 
 
 

7. Another way of putting this is how many red ________ the author can throw in the reader’s path.

 
 
 
 

8. The detective story is sometimes called ‘whodunit’because the reader has to work ________ who did it, who committed the crime.

 
 
 
 

9. The idea is to keep the readers in a permanent state of ________ so that they never know what’s going to happen next.

 
 
 
 

10. One of the best known detectives is Agatha Christie’s Hercule Poirot who uses what he calls his little grey ________ his brains.

 
 
 
 

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