Blood Test Test | Final Test - Hard

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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. What kind of car drove away from the crime scene at Alex's home as evidenced by the tire tracks?

2. What did Houten tell Doug about so he could find another hiding place?

3. What years is on Volume 1 of Mr. Swopes' ledgers?

4. Who is named after the cherimoya fruit?

5. Who is Delano Hardy?

Short Essay Questions

1. Why does Doug feel he, Nona, and Woody are a family?

2. Why is Alex particularly concerned about Ricky Moody following the death of Richard Moody?

3. What is significant about the route Ezra and Alex take to Ezra's home?

4. Why does Alex decide that Sheriff Houten isn't the right person for him to go to in order to get straight answers about the Swopes?

5. Why does Alex believe the diagnosis of cancer in their child must have been especially hard on the Swopes?

6. Why did Alex buy Delano Hardy a guitar?

7. What is significant about the back road Alex notices on the county map in the La Vista police station?

8. What do Mr. Swopes' ledgers indicate his wife's role was in his incestuous relationship with Nona?

9. Why does Alex say he "craved the balm of denial" as he is leaving the Touch's Retreat?

10. Why does the optimism in Garland Swope's ledgers end in Volume X?

Essay Topics

Write an essay for ONE of the following topics:

Essay Topic 1

What makes "Blood Test" a crime novel? What aspects of the crime novel genre does the book contain?

Essay Topic 2

How are Alex and Noble Mathias alike? What in their past is alike? How does each man react to their traumatic past? What leads Alex down a different path than Noble?

Essay Topic 3

How do Richard Moody's actions toward Alex and his ex-wife escalate as the book progresses?

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