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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. What is the cause of death for this particular victim?
2. Where does Jill work?
3. Boxer receives what in relation to the professor at Berkley?
4. The person was seen purchasing an item. What was the item?
5. Another murder occurs in which city?
Short Essay Questions
1. Chapter 41 focuses on which character? What is surprising about the character's trip to the SFPD?
2. What does Boxer do immediately after leaving X/L? What is the result?
3. How does Boxer respond when the townhouse she is admiring explodes?
4. What is the setting used in the beginning of the book? What time frame is used?
5. Discuss Boxer's visit to Jill's office. What is Jill's mood? Why?
6. What is unusual about the dosage of poison given to the victim?
7. Where does the next murder take place? Who goes to investigate?
8. What is the main topic discussed when the Women's Murder Club gets together for dinner? What is the resolution to the problem?
9. Boxer decides that she needs help on the investigation. Who does Boxer call in to help? What is the first step?
10. What is the gist of the call received by Boxer? What does the caller want Boxer to know?
Write an essay for ONE of the following topics:
Essay Topic 1
When Boxer learns about Jill's disappearance, she feels guilty. Why? Is Lindsay responsible for the disappearance? Is there a way Lindsay could have prevented it? Explain. What do you think really happened? Could there have been some way to prevent Jill's death? Why was Jill killed? Explain.
Essay Topic 2
Discuss the pros and cons of the relationship between Joe and Lindsay. Is the relationship a good idea? Explain. How might the relationship affect their work on the current case? How might it affect future cases? Is there any way that the relationship could work? How would they handle the bi-coastal situation?
Essay Topic 3
Examine the link between the Dankos and the case. Why does Boxer question the eldest Danko? What does Boxer learn during the interview? Which members of the Danko family have survived? Explain the former case, Charles Danko's alleged death and relationship to the murder investigation. Is dad telling the truth?What does Boxer uncover? How? Is Charles Danko responsible for the murders? If so, did Danko work alone or did he have help? How does Jill relate to the Dankos? What happens next?
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