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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. When John finds a regular bottle of prescription medicine in Karen's room, what does he do?
2. What happens when John Berry arrives at the police station and requests to see Dr. Lee?
3. When John goes looking for Karen's chart, he learns that it is in the possession of whom?
4. What does the doctor performing the autopsy on Karen conclude about a possible abortion?
5. Lewis Carr tells John that according to her stepmother, Karen had named Art Lee as __________.
Short Essay Questions
1. Summarize the encounter between John Berry and Roger Whiting, the medical intern who had given Karen penicillin without first checking for allergies.
2. Describe the connection between Suzanne Blake and Art Lee.
3. Explain why John wants to help Art Lee even though other doctors are willing to let him be a scapegoat for Karen's death.
4. Why does John decline to help when he is asked if he wants to assist with Karen's autopsy?
5. Who is Alan Zenner, and why does John talk with him?
6. Who is Mrs. McPherson, and what happens to her?
7. How does J.D. Randall deflect pointed questions John Berry asks of him during their first conversation?
8. When John finally talks with Peter Randall directly, what key pieces of information does he learn?
9. Why does John take a sample of Karen's blood to Dr. Jim Murphy?
10. Why do the police arrest Art Lee?
Write an essay for ONE of the following topics:
Essay Topic 1
Describe the members of the Randall family: J.D., Ev, Karen, Peter, and William. State everything that makes this a dysfunctional family. Explain how they hide secrets to protect their image.
Essay Topic 2
Compare and contrast the marriage of John and Judith with that of Art and Betty. What are John's thoughts about marriage and divorce within the medical community? Why does he dwell on these thoughts at times?
Essay Topic 3
Almost from the start, tension exists between John and several other characters. Cite specific examples when this tension works against John and when it works in his favor in his interactions with the following characters:
1. Captain Peterson.
2. J.D. Randall.
3. Roman Jones.
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