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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. Who was the first murder victim at the school and left in plain view?
(a) Shanelle Green.
(b) Jack Johnson.
(c) John Sampson.
(d) Cross' son.
2. Who has always called the police to report the Jack and Jill murders?
(a) Various people.
(c) The President.
(d) Jay Grayer.
3. Whose trail does the President easily shake when he sneaks out of the White House?
(b) The FBI.
(c) The Secret Service.
4. If Jack and Jill's killing style has sexual undertones, what kind of killing style does the little girl's murderer exhibit?
5. What is the President's name?
(a) Abraham Thomas.
(b) George Byrnes.
(c) William J. Byrnes.
(d) Thomas Byrnes.
Short Answer Questions
1. Where does Cross' son attend school?
2. What happens when the suspect chased by Cross and his partner tries to escape when they have him cornered?
3. Who positively identifies the second student victim?
4. Why is Cross fascinated with the Truth School principal?
5. Which case does Cross focus on during his typical work hours?
Short Essay Questions
1. What troubles the major investigator in this novel about the Truth School case?
2. What does the main investigator in this book like about the school principal? How does she bridge the gap between rich and poor?
3. Who watches the President sneak out of the White House, and why is it so dangerous?
4. Who foils a kidnapping attempt at an area mall, and what is ironic about the attempt?
5. What information does the investigator learn at his first White House task force meeting that is key to his investigation?
6. What is the first lead that investigators follow in the Truth School killings, and why does it seem like a good place to begin investigating?
7. Who is the major investigator in Jack and Jill? How is he important to Patterson's series?
8. Why does the investigator work the Truth School murder case in his spare time? Who encourages him to do so?
9. What happens when investigators approach a man who is known as Chop-it-off-Charlie, and why does this seem to be an admission of guilt?
10. Why aren't the Truth School killings a priority for the law enforcement agency? What does this seem to say about the police department?
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