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Test: Evans Tries an O-Level- 1 - Question 1

Name the author of the lesson.

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Evans Tries An O Level, a short story by Norman Colin Dexter. The story begins with a telephone conversation between the Governor of Oxford Prison and the Secretary of the Examinations Board about conducting an O-Level German qualification test in the prison for an inmate named James Rodrick Evans.
Test: Evans Tries an O-Level- 1 - Question 2

Why was Evans called ‘Evans the break?

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James Roderick Evans was a jail bird. The prison officers called him 'Evans the Break' as he had escaped from prison three times. At present he was in a solitary cell in Oxford Prison. He was quite a pleasant sort of chap—an amusing person who was good at imitations.
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Test: Evans Tries an O-Level- 1 - Question 3

How did Evan escape from the jail?

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Evans escapes from the Oxford jail in disguise of McLeery whom Evans has made injured. He misled the officers of the prison by miss guiding them catching him. He pretended to be grogged and while the ambulance was called the cleverly flew from the car.
Test: Evans Tries an O-Level- 1 - Question 4

Who ordered Evans to take off his hat?

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Evans said that he wanted to keep his hat on his head because it was lucky for him. It always brought luck to him. But the real reason was that he had cut his hair to impersonate McLeery and he did not want the jail authorities to know that.
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Why did Evans request not to take off his hat?

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Evans said that he wanted to keep his hat on his head because it was lucky for him. It always brought luck to him. But the real reason was that he had cut his hair to impersonate McLeery and he did not want the jail authorities to know that.
Test: Evans Tries an O-Level- 1 - Question 6

Who was Carter?

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Carter was the Detective Superintendent. The Governor asked him to take Evans who was disguised as the injured McLeery along, considering that the injured man was the only one who knew what was happening or where Evans could be.
Test: Evans Tries an O-Level- 1 - Question 7

Who was Mc Leery?

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The solitary cell of Evans was tinned into examination room by placing two small tables and two chairs in it. Reverend Stuart McLeery, a parson from St. Mary Mags was to work as invigilator. The cell was to be kept locked from outside and a prison officer would observe Evans from a peep-hole after every minute or so.
Test: Evans Tries an O-Level- 1 - Question 8

Where was Evan located?

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He is located in the Golden Lion in Chipping Norton by the Governor of Oxford Prison. Instead of bringing Evans securely back to prison, the Governor lets him come in a prison van guarded by a prison officer. It is just what Evans had planned.
Test: Evans Tries an O-Level- 1 - Question 9

What aided Evan’s arrest?

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Evans was beaten in his own game as he left clues which aided in his arrest. He made things easier as he left the question paper behind in the cell. The clues the Governor got from it were sufficient to help him locate Evans.
Test: Evans Tries an O-Level- 1 - Question 10

What was the purpose of the second call?

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The first call that the Governor received from the Assistant Secretary was a hoax. It misled the gullible Governor by demanding a prison van in connection with a remand case whereas the van was needed for Evans’ escape. The underlying idea behind the second call was to take Stephens away for some time so that Evans could give finishing touches to his makeup to look like McLeery.
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