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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. Who does Ethridge say he thinks may be responsible for the break-in in Kay's office?
2. Who does Hunt say is the killer?
3. Where does Pete say he last saw the medallion?
4. How many milligrams of levomethorphan are enough to kill a person?
5. To where do Pete and Kay return in Chapter 14?
Short Essay Questions
1. What happens to Frankie after he leaves Valhalla?
2. What does Kay learn about Joseph McTigue when she makes a second visit to Mrs. McTigue?
3. What does Kay receive from Mark James, and what does he tell her?
4. In Chapter 11, why do Pete and Kay travel to Baltimore by train?
5. Why does Al Hunt visit Kay at home, and what does he tell her?
6. Why is Jim Barnes fired, and what happens to him?
7. What does Kay discover about Sterling's whereabouts during the murder of her brother Cary?
8. Why can Al never work as a psychologist?
9. How does Al Hunt commit suicide?
10. Where does Kay go with Pete, and what does Pete give Kay?
Write an essay for ONE of the following topics:
Essay Topic 1
We learn about Beryl Madison and her fears first through her own writing and then through Kay's investigation of her murder. Describe Beryl's personality and fears through the eyes of Beryl and through Kay.
Essay Topic 2
After Kay collects trace evidence for the murder of Beryl Madison, Joni Hamm runs a preliminary analysis and briefs Kay. What does Kay learn, and how significant is the knowledge early on in the investigation? Is the information Joni supplies useful in the case, or do other events and evidence make a bigger contribution to Kay's ability to solve it? Provide reasons for your responses.
Essay Topic 3
Describe the similarities in the murders of Beryl and Cary Harper's, and then discuss the differences Kay discovers. Which seem more important the common themes or the differences, and why?
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