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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. Why does Hank become melancholy?
(a) Because his mother is very ill and Hank broke out to go see her.
(b) Because a pint of whiskey is barely enough to get high.
(c) Because he will never have a girl like Cindy or live in a nice house like the Hilliards'.
(d) Because he has no chance of ever getting out of prison alive if he is recaptured.

2. Where has Helen Laski been spotted?
(a) Davenport.
(b) Terre Haute.
(c) Cleveland.
(d) Columbus.

3. What does Chuck want to do that Cindy does not allow?
(a) To have sex in the car.
(b) To come inside the house.
(c) To take Cindy to a motel.
(d) To talk to Cindy's father.

4. What is in place to apprehend the suspect(s)?
(a) Beefed-up patrols.
(b) Wide area helicoptor coverage.
(c) Roadblocks.
(d) Hidden cameras.

5. Whose responsibility is the situation in the wire report?
(a) The CIA.
(b) The FBI.
(c) The Indiana State Police.
(d) The Fargo Police Department.

Short Answer Questions

1. About what does Deputy Winston read a wire report?

2. How does Dan realize that something is wrong in his house?

3. What do the criminals tell Eleanor and Cindy to do?

4. Who is Ralphie?

5. Who does Griffin pretend to be to Eleanor?

Short Essay Questions

1. What does Hank do when Cindy tries to move?

2. What does Carson tell Bard about his behavior?

3. Who knocks at the door of the Hilliard's house and what does he do?

4. Why and how does Chuck confront Griffin?

5. During the first scene at the Hilliard house, how does Eleanor feel when her family are all gone off to their daily places, and what does she do?

6. What does Griffin do at the Hilliard house that evening?

7. While the convicts inside the house are arguing what does Chuck do?

8. What does Griffin order Cindy to do with some of Helen's money and why?

9. What raises tensions in the house?

10. What does Dan do after Robish opens the front door?

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