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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 Thompson say Hudson left the army?
2. Who does Caitlin call for information?
3. What group are the veterans members of?
4. Who leads the meeting Caitlin attends?
5. What is the name of the hotel Caitlin and Carroll meet in?
Short Essay Questions
1. What happens to Hudson at the end of the novel?
2. What new information do Nicolo and Rizzo give at the meeting?
3. What does David remember about the Lizard Man in this section?
4. What do 3,000 veterans find in their mail boxes?
5. What does Carroll decide to do about his developing relationship with Caitlin?
6. How does Harry react to Manserrat's questioning?
7. Describe the chase between the two officers and Green Band
8. What truth does Carrol learn in this section?
9. Describe the chase between Carroll and Green Band.
10. How does Birnbaum plan to try and save the economy?
Write an essay for ONE of the following topics:
Essay Topic 1
How did the Vietnam War affect the people in involved? How does Patterson suggest Vietnam has affected the characters in the book? In what way has the affects of the Vietnam War become a major part of popular culture?
Essay Topic 2
What problems would a stock market crash cause the world economy and why? Are there any countries that would benefit from a stock market crash? How does the stock market try to safe guard against stock market crashes?
Essay Topic 3
Black Friday is part of the thriller genre and Patterson is a noted thriller writer.
1) What are the conventions of the genre in terms of character, language and plot?
2) In what way have Patterson's novels helped to set the template for similar novels? Do modern novels still use the ideas employed in Black Friday?
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