Short Essay Questions
The 60 short essay questions listed in this section require a one to two sentence answer. They ask students to demonstrate a deeper understanding of the text. Students must describe what they've read, rather than just recall it.
Short Essay Question - Introduction
1. How were predictions about violent crime in the Nineties incorrect?
2. What unorthodox theory do the authors offer regarding the drop in crime in the late 1990s?
3. Why is a real estate agent inclined to keep her own house on the market longer than her client's?
4. How do the authors show that money spent does not affect election results?
5. What argument do the authors make about experts?
6. According to the authors, what motivates everyone?
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