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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 do Judith and John go to George Morris' house?
2. Why did Peter refuse to perform another abortion on Karen?
3. When John goes to Mallory Lab to talk to Dr. Weston about Karen's autopsy results, what does Weston do?
4. When Signe, J.D. Randall's mistress, left the country, what happened to Karen?
5. At the hospital, John tests Roman Jones' blood and determines what?
Short Essay Questions
1. Why does Angela Harding end up in the hospital while John is recovering there?
2. How does John's hunch pay off when he meets Angela Harding?
3. During the dinner party at George Morris' house, how do different people interact with John Berry?
4. When a reporter arrives to cover the demonstration at the Lee house, what does John tell him?
5. When John is in the hospital, what happens to Roman Jones?
6. Summarize John Berry's meeting with Roman Jones.
7. When John visits Dr. Fritz Werner at his office, what does Fritz say about Karen?
8. Why does John end up in the emergency room?
9. How do Angela and Bubbles act towards John when he meets them and asks about Karen?
10. Summarize John's encounter with Sam Archer.
Write an essay for ONE of the following topics:
Essay Topic 1
Dr. Berry is cautioned every step of the way not to get involved in Art Lee's murder case. Why are other doctors so reluctant to get involved? Do they believe Art Lee is guilty? Is he being used as a scapegoat? Why does Dr. Berry continue with his unofficial investigation? Why does he believe Art even when many others do not?
Essay Topic 2
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 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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