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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. Suzanne Blake seeks Arthur Lee because she wants him to do what?
2. When John talks to a radiologist named Hughes about Karen's head X-rays, what does he learn?
3. In John's commentary on Boston City Hospital, he explains that the facility __________.
4. When John Berry encounters J.D. Randall after meeting with William Randall, how does J.D. greet him?
5. J.D. Randall questions John Berry's what?
Short Essay Questions
1. Why has George Bradford declined to take Art Lee's case?
2. Why does John decline to help when he is asked if he wants to assist with Karen's autopsy?
3. Why does John take a sample of Karen's blood to Dr. Jim Murphy?
4. Explain why John wants to help Art Lee even though other doctors are willing to let him be a scapegoat for Karen's death.
5. When John Berry spends ten minutes with Art Lee after his arrest, what does Art explain about Karen Randall?
6. How does being a doctor help John with his unofficial investigation of Karen's death?
7. What are some of the major findings made during Karen Randall's autopsy?
8. Why do the police arrest Art Lee?
9. Summarize the encounter between John Berry and Roger Whiting, the medical intern who had given Karen penicillin without first checking for allergies.
10. Summarize John Berry's phone conversation with Dr. Sanderson, head of the pathology labs, following his unfruitful meeting with Art Lee's attorney.
Write an essay for ONE of the following topics:
Essay Topic 1
Despite the fact that Peter Randall seems to be hiding something and may be implicated in Karen's death, John Berry likes him and hopes to find him innocent. Why? What bonds these two doctors? Why do they have a cordial rapport in spite of apparently working on opposing sides of Art's case?
Essay Topic 2
J.D. Randall accuses John Berry of harassing his family members. Do you agree or disagree with his assessment? Is John harassing, or is he merely trying to get to the truth? Is there a difference between the two? Does J.D.'s accusation come with ulterior motives?
Essay Topic 3
Compare and contrast John Berry's detective and medical sides. How does being a doctor gain him access to valuable information pertaining to his friend's case? What unspoken rules seem to exist between the doctors with whom John works regarding the sharing of information? How is it that, at least initially, John does not arouse more suspicion with his colleagues?
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