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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. How does Scarpetta know Jill Harrington put up a fight?
2. What is Scarpetta's relationship with her rescuer who leads her to Wesley's house?
3. What activity did Harrington and Mott like to do together, for instance on Sunday mornings?
4. After Steven Spurrier is arrested, what do the police find searching his home?
5. Who killed Steven Spurrier?
Short Essay Questions
1. Describe what the authorities find in Spurrier's bookcases and living room in Chapter 17.
2. Describe Scarpetta's reactions to seeing Mark James.
3. How does Mr. Joyce describe the car that he saw on his road a few days before a teen couple disappeared?
4. What were some of the reasons Scarpetta does not believe it was a rogue CIA agent or a professional hit man that killed Deborah Harvey and Fred Cheney?
5. In Chapter 16, what do Scarpetta and Marino learn about Steven Spurrier, the man that approached Scarpetta and Abby in the Williamsburg Restaurant?
6. What's the significance of Jill Harrington not having any bills for a newspaper subscription?
7. Why aren't the results from the serology reports for Spurrier and the blood found in Elizabeth Mott's car considered conclusive?
8. What are some psychological factors Wesley shares with Scarpetta and Marino in Chapter 16 about the serial killer in the Couple Killings?
9. Why is it significant that Aranoff is not the man that approached Scarpetta and Abby that evening at the restaurant?
10. Explain the importance of Spurrier's aplastic anemia.
Write an essay for ONE of the following topics:
Essay Topic 1
Discuss the similarities and differences between Pat Harvey and Kay Scarpetta in terms of their careers, the choices in their personal lives, and their style of dealing with others. Use examples from the book to support your answer.
Essay Topic 2
Sometimes a person's greatest strength can also be their downfall. With each of the following characters, describe what you believe was the person's strength and how that same attribute contributed to his or her demise.
Essay Topic 3
Another theme that plays throughout the book is that of betrayal and the havoc it wreaks on different individuals. Select two of the following characters and explain how betrayal impacted their lives and shaped their decisions:
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