Who has done it?

Please choose the most appropriate answer for each sentence.
  • 1
    The detective story is sometimes called 'whodunit' because the reader has to work ..... who did it, who committed the crime.
  • 2
    The skill of course of the writing is how many times a reader can be sent up ..... alleys.
  • 3
    Another way of putting this is how many red ..... the author can throw in the reader's path.
  • 4
    The idea is to keep the readers in a permanent state of ..... so that they never know what's going to happen next.
  • 5
    As the plot ....., you find yourself agreeing with one character's solution and then another's.
  • 6
    As a result you feel as if you are walking in a ..... since at each turning you come to a block end.
  • 7
    One of the best known detectives is Agatha Christie's Hercule Poirot who uses what he calls his little grey ..... - his brains.
  • 8
    Invariably Poirots calls all the ..... together in the last part of the story.
  • 9
    One by one he ..... the innocent until finally the murderer is unmasked.
  • 10
    The thing that always surprises me is the fact that the murderer bothers to take ..... in the final meeting.

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