24 Hours Test | Mid-Book Test - Hard

Greg Iles
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This test consists of 5 short answer questions, 10 short essay questions, and 1 (of 3) essay topics.

Short Answer Questions

1. How are the ransom amounts configured?

2. Margaret McDill is anxiously awaiting the arrival of whom in the beginning of the book?

3. What does Karen try to do to distract Hickey once they return from the cabin to keep him from forcing himself on her?

4. Who does the kidnapper allow Karen to call after she cares for Abby?

5. How does Will find out that Abby was kidnapped?

Short Essay Questions

1. In Chapter 5, how does the reader learn that Hickey's compassion is really non-existent?

2. Karen holds Hickey at gunpoint in Chapter 3. How does Hickey convince her that it is in her best interest to let him go?

3. Why is Abby's running away from the cabin a mistake, in Chapter 8?

4. Even though Will was told not to trace the cell phone call, in Chapter 9 why does he do it anyway?

5. Describe how Huey Cotton is depicted in Chapter 1.

6. In Chapter 5, Karen is able to speak to Abby and give her advice on how to get away from Huey. What actions does Karen tell to Abby to take?

7. Describe how Abby's health makes the kidnapping different from the others, as described in Chapter 4.

8. In Chapter 10, what evidence is given that Huey will do anything that Hickey asks him?

9. Describe what happens when Abby finds the cell phone in Chapter 8.

10. Describe Cheryl's past, as depicted in Chapter 6.

Essay Topics

Write an essay for ONE of the following topics:

Essay Topic 1

Describe the tone that the author uses throughout the book. Does the tone differ as the book progresses? Give specific examples from the story, supporting your answers.

Essay Topic 2

Describe the changes and development of Cheryl Lynn Tilly's character throughout the book. Discuss her personality, her past, and how she became essential to Will's plan to rescue Abby.

Essay Topic 3

Explain Joe Hickey's motive behind letting Karen Jennings bring Abby her insulin injections. Explain whether Hickey's actions are done with compassion for Abby and her illness.

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