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This test consists of 5 multiple choice questions, 5 short answer questions, and 10 short essay questions.
Multiple Choice Questions
1. When Scarpetta examines the bodies of Deborah Harvey and Fred Cheney in the woods, what does she notice?
(a) The bodies had been lying in a pond.
(b) Body parts had been scattered.
(c) The bones were mixed together in a jumbled heap.
(d) The bodies had been moved.
2. What key piece of evidence does Scarpetta learn was found at the murder site?
(a) A jack of hearts was found in Deborah's purse.
(b) An ace of spades was found in Deborah's purse.
(c) A jack of hearts was found near Fred Cheney.
(d) A jack of hearts was found in Deborah's pants pocket.
3. What is the special name the media has for a series of unsolved murders?
(a) The Teen Mystery Murders.
(b) The Couple Killings.
(c) The Mystery Slayings.
(d) The Romance Murders.
4. Who does Pat Harvey suspect is behind the murder of her daughter?
(a) The Richmond police.
(b) The Mexican government.
(c) The FBI and other government agencies.
(d) The Panamanian government.
5. Who or what is called Neptune?
(a) A search and rescue helicopter.
(b) A search and rescue dog.
(c) A search and rescue Coast Guard cutter.
(d) A search and rescue dolphin.
Short Answer Questions
1. What happens when Scarpetta speaks to her lover on the phone?
2. Where were the bodies of Deborah Harvey and Fred Cheney found?
3. Who else knew what Jay Morrell did?
4. Who directed Deborah and Fred to the rest area where their car was later found?
5. What do Marino and Scarpetta find where Deborah was shot?
Short Essay Questions
1. Why does Scarpetta feel betrayed by Abby Turnbull in Chapter 4?
2. Why does Scarpetta dread having lunch with Pat Harvey?
3. Why is a politically inspired kidnapping such a disturbing possibility?
4. What does Marino think the killer did to get Fred to go into the woods without resistance?
5. Why was Pat Harvey professionally interested in the Couple Killings long before her daughter was murdered?
6. As Chapter 1 opens, what is Scarpetta's perspective on working with other police agencies involved in VICAP?
7. Give an example of Scarpetta's scientific approach examining the bodies of Harvey and Cheney in the woods.
8. Why is Scarpetta reluctant to say Deborah Harvey was killed by a shot in the back?
9. Why does Scarpetta think her personal competence as the chief medical examiner is being called into question?
10. What is the problem with the cartridge casing Scarpetta finds at the Cheney-Harvey murder scene?
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