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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 Alex say is a sexy detective from the movie, Foxy Brown?
2. Where was Thomas Hoff stationed when convicted of murder?
3. What is the name of Alex's youngest son?
4. For what notorious crimes is Sergeant Ellis Cooper being charged?
5. What is the gruesome sign left by the person who committed the crimes Sergeant Cooper allegedly committed?
Short Essay Questions
1. What is the scene like when Alex and John arrive at Sergeant Cooper's cell during the deathwatch preceding his execution?
2. Why is Jamilla unsure of herself as she opens up to Alex?
3. Where do Starkey, Harris, and Griffin spend long weekends together and why?
4. How does John see Billie as different from other women?
5. What happens after the Damon's basketball game between Alex and his son?
6. What is the attitude of Ronald Hodge as Alex and John interview him as a witness to the crimes that occurred next door?
7. How is the bed described as the focus of The Cabin Room where Jamilla and Alex stay together?
8. What bet does Starkey make with Griffin and Harris, and why does he think he will win the bet?
9. How does Alex describe the memory he has of John coming over to Nana's house as a child?
10. How does Alex know Jamilla?
Write an essay for ONE of the following topics:
Essay Topic 1
Why do the Three Blind Mice watch video tapes of their crimes? How do they react as they watch them? How do they perceive themselves? Give quotes from the book to help support your statements.
Essay Topic 2
How does the relationship between John and Billie start? Why is John afraid of being in a relationship? What is Billie's relationship to the investigation Alex and John are conducting?
Essay Topic 3
Describe the fight in the Misfits Pub. Where is the pub located? What is the conversation about that starts the fight? What happens to Alex and John as a result of the fight? What conclusion does Alex come to about the situation?
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