112 pages 3 hours read

Agatha Christie

The ABC Murders

Fiction | Novel | Adult | Published in 1936

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Answer Key

Foreword-Chapter 3

Reading Check

1. His moustache (Chapter 1)

2. Andover (Chapter 3)

Short Answer

1. Hastings is dismissive, but Poirot is alarmed. (Chapter 1)

2. A simple case, such as a murder among friends playing cards (Chapter 3)

Chapters 4-8

Reading Check

1. An ABC railway guide (Chapter 4)

2. Mr. Riddell (Chapter 7)

Short Answer

1. She says that the two of them were close, that she visited her aunt often, and that she is saddened by her aunt’s death. (Chapter 5)

2. He wants to arrive at the same time of day as when Mrs. Ascher was killed. (Chapter 6)

Chapters 9-13

Reading Check

1. Waiting tables (Chapter 9)

2. Inspector Crome (Chapter 13)

Short Answer

1. She is fond of her but considers her foolish. (Chapter 11)

2. He suspected she was meeting another man. (Chapter 12)

Chapters 14-17

Reading Check

1. The 30th (Chapter 14)

2. Taking a walk (Chapter 15)

Short Answer

1. It deeply disturbed him and left him with recurring headaches.