mystery terms

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mystery terms
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  1. What was the relationship between Jane and Felicity?
    a. sisters
    b. mother and daughter
    c. aunt and niece
    d. cousins
    sisters
  2. How is Jane described through the story?
    a. prim and proper
    b. messy and self-centered
    c. neat and clean
    d. fun to be with
    messy and self-centered
  3. What is the mystery of this story?
    a. missing pearls
    b. Jane's messy room
    c. Felicity is missing
    d. Jane is missing
    Jane is missing
  4. Who was Jane to marry?
    a. the bookkeeper
    b. the gardener
    c. the supermarket clerk
    d. the blacksmith
    the bookkeeper
  5. Explain why Jane's parents did not want her to marry the gardener?
    He was not wealthy enough. He didn't come from the same social background.
  6. Why was Brian frustrated with his newspaper route?
    A paper kept coming up missing.
  7. Who was stealing the newspaper?
    a raccoon
  8. How was the problem solved?
    a. Brian quit
    b. Brian fed the animal
    c. a plastic bin
    d. captured and released the animal
    a plastic bin
  9. Brian was concerned for his excellent______

    a. tips
    b. reputation
    c. speed
    d. throwing arm
    reputation
  10. What was going to happen if Brian didn't solve the mystery of the missing paper?
    He would lose a customer. He wouldn't get good tips at Christmas.
  11. What was the ticket for that Anna lost?
    a. free meal to Taco Bell
    b. The Screamin Raspberries
    c. The Yelling Peaches
    d. The Screamin Lemons
    The Screamin Lemons
  12. Grandma preferred to do what instead of watching T.V.?
    reading a book
  13. Where were Anna's parents?
    a. on vacation
    b. a business trip
    c. camping
    d. out to dinner
    a business trip
  14. Where did Anna go for the evening to work on her school project?
    a. a friend's house
    b. a coffee shop
    c. the library
    d. none of the above
    the library
  15. Explain how the mystery of the ticket is resolved?
    Grandma found it in her book. She had used it as a bookmark.
  16. person who is harmed

    a. detective
    b. victim
    c. sleuth
    victim
  17. to steal

    a. purloin
    b. deduce
    c. red herring
    purloin
  18. an investigator

    a. sleuth
    b. alibi
    c. witness
    sleuth
  19. a person who has knowledge about the crime

    a. detective
    b.victim
    c. witness
    witness
  20. an excuse used

    a. alibi
    b. motive
    c. hunch
    alibi
  21. a discovery that helps solve a crime

    a. deduction
    b. redherring
    c. breakthrough
    breakthrough
  22. an action that breaks the law

    a. motive
    b. crime
    c. hunch
    crime
  23. drawing a conclusion

    a. deduction
    b. hunch
    c. alibi
    deduction
  24. readers don't know the solution

    a. suspense
    b. mystery
    c. redherring
    suspense
  25. a guess or feeling

    a.motive
    b.deduce
    c.hunch
    hunch
  26. an investigator looking for clues

    a. purloin
    b. Detective
    c. deduction
    detective
  27. something that is unknown

    a. plot
    b. motive
    c. mystery
    mystery
  28. a fact or object that gives information

    a alibi
    b clue
    c evidence
    clue
  29. the time, place of a story

    a setting
    b plot
    c purloin
    setting
  30. a reason a person does something

    a clue
    b motive
    c evidence
    motive
  31. a false clue

    a evidence
    b mystery
    c redherring
    redherring
  32. the arrangement of incidents

    a plot
    b motive
    c clue
    plot
  33. a statement that helps to prove the crime

    a evidence
    b alibi
    c deduce
    evidence
  34. to infer by logical reasoning

    a sleuth
    b deduce
    c hunch
    deduce
  35. person who may have done the crime

    a victim
    b sleuth
    c suspect
    suspect

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