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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. Why does Fritz think that Karen kept getting pregnant?
2. John concludes that Karen had a problem with what?
3. After talking with Dr. Sanderson, John learns that Peter Randall __________.
4. When John defends Peter Randall, Dr. Sanderson believes that perhaps John is what?
5. Who supposedly lives with Sam Archer?
Short Essay Questions
1. What does Norton tell John is missing from Memorial Hospital?
2. Describe Dr. Norton Francis Hammond.
3. Summarize John's encounter with Sam Archer.
4. When John is in the hospital, what happens to Roman Jones?
5. Describe the demonstration outside the home of the Lee family.
6. During the dinner party at George Morris' house, how do different people interact with John Berry?
7. When a reporter arrives to cover the demonstration at the Lee house, what does John tell him?
8. What conflicting results does John receive regarding Karen's possible pregnancy?
9. What viable alternatives does George Wilson present to John Berry as they ponder how to prove Art's innocence?
10. What secret information does Sanderson reveal to John about Peter Randall?
Write an essay for ONE of the following topics:
Essay Topic 1
Describe the pros and cons of abortion as presented by the author in this novel. Why does Dr. Arthur Lee perform abortions even though they are illegal? How and when does he justify abortion? In what cases does he refuse to perform one?
Essay Topic 2
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 3
There are those who seem to be on John's side in his quest to get to the truth, and those who want him to mind his own business, drop his investigation, and go back to practicing medicine. What motivates some of these individuals to either support, hinder, or altogether avoid John?
This section contains 900 words
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