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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. As a last resort, what does Will do to get Cheryl to talk about Hickey's plan?
2. As Hickey and Karen are on the highway what does Hickey become aware of?
3. Huey crashes his car into what object, as Will attempts to rescue Abby?
4. What does Cheryl convince Hickey her and Will are doing when he calls her?
5. What special arrangements does Will make for Huey, at the conclusion of the book?
Short Essay Questions
1. What instructions are given to Will from Hickey in Chapter 18 after Hickey discovers why the police are following him?
2. In the beginning of Chapter 17, what information about Abby's health makes the reader even more concerned?
3. In Chapter 17, Special Agent Chalmers explains to Will that the FBI is doing what in order to locate Abby?
4. In Chapter 12, why does Karen feel the need to warn Will?
5. Explain who Stephanie Morgan is and her role in Chapter 15.
6. What information about Abby's location does Will want to receive from Cheryl and what does he actually receive, throughout Chapter 13?
7. Explain Will's plan to land the plane, as depicted in Chapter 20.
8. In Chapter 11, explain how Cheryl tries to relax Will.
9. In Chapter 16, describe how Hickey finds out that the FBI have been contacted.
10. Explain the situation which connects Will and Hickey, as depicted in Chapter 12.
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
Explain why it took so long for the McDills to contact the FBI about their son's kidnapping. Give specific examples from the story why they were hesitant.
Essay Topic 3
Good vs. Evil is a theme depicted throughout the book "24 Hours." Classify the following character as good or evil: Abby Jennings, Will Jennings, Cheryl Jennings, Huey Cotton, Cheryl Lynn Tilly, and Joe Hickey. Give specific examples from the story for each character's classification.
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