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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. What keeps Mark from lying on the stand while being questioned?
(a) His upstanding moral code.
(b) He saw someone on TV die when they lied.
(c) Fear of a polygraph test.
(d) Fear of his mother.
2. Why does the police officer suspect that Mark is lying?
(a) Because he failed the lie detector test.
(b) When he lies, his left eye twitches.
(c) His claims sound fishy.
(d) Because he overhears Mark telling his mother the truth.
3. Reggie gives Mark a break by taking him from the hospital to where?
(a) To a movie.
(b) To his grandma's house.
(c) Back to his house for the night.
(d) Her own home.
4. What does Reggie's intentional stalling on Mark's behalf force the district attorney's office to do?
(a) Put the lawyer in jail.
(b) Legal research.
(c) Plan to shoot a kid.
(d) Hire more people to help them pressure the lawyer.
5. What confuses Mark about Judge Harry's courtroom?
(a) He cannot understand Judge Harry.
(b) Why it is so cold in the courtroom.
(c) The judge alone is asking all the questions.
(d) The floor tiles form an unusual pattern.
Short Answer Questions
1. What is ironic about the Foltrigg's plan to question Mark in juvenile court?
2. What does Mark ask the jail attendant to bring him in Chapter 26?
3. What does the doctor tell Ricky's family is vital to his recovery?
4. What slip of the tongue almost gives away Mark's lies to the investigating officer?
5. How does Mark temporarily get away from his interview with the FBI?
Short Essay Questions
1. What does Reggie do when she learns that Diane has been fired?
2. Discuss Mrs. Sway's concern about the witness protection program.
3. Describe The Blade's physical appearance.
4. What is Fink's relationship to Romey, and why is it important to this story?
5. Discuss what the FBI learns through their salt and pepper shaker bugs.
6. Discuss the ethical issue that Reggie faces as she prepares Mark for his first juvenile court hearing.
7. Describe Trumann's brilliant idea for making Mark talk if the juvenile hearing fails to do so.
8. Why are Mark's mother and the doctor skeptical about Mark's story when he finally decides to tell the whole truth (except for Romey's secret)?
9. What news does FBI agent Jason McThune share with Foltrigg that makes them believe Mark knows more than he is telling?
10. What is ironic about Foltrigg's choice of a juvenile hearing for Mark's testimony?
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