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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 is watching the President as he sneaks out of the White House to meet a lover?
(b) The Truth School killer.
(c) The Secret Service.
2. What does Cross learn at the White House meeting?
(a) That the President has been killed.
(b) That Jack and Jill called to tell the Secret Service about their next murder.
(c) That the school principal is the President's daughter.
(d) That the President is cheating on his wife.
3. Who thinks the Truth School killer might be a beginner?
(d) The chief.
4. Who has a plan that seems to involve the President?
(a) The Truth School killer.
(b) The President's wife.
(c) Jack and Jill.
5. Who searches the crime scene where Natalie Sheehan was killed?
(a) The commissioner.
(c) The secret service.
(d) The chief.
Short Answer Questions
1. In which section of town does the child murder take place in Chapter 1?
2. Where does Cross' son attend school?
3. What is Kevin Hawkins' illegal role in the book?
4. Who gives Cross souvenirs for his children?
5. Who gives Cross a tip about the school killer that he has never heard rumor of previously?
Short Essay Questions
1. What clue is intentionally left behind at the first Jack and Jill murder scene, and what role does it seem to play in the case?
2. What information does the investigator learn at his first White House task force meeting that is key to his investigation?
3. Is the first murder by the Truth School killer as calculated as the first Jack and Jill murder? Why or why not?
4. What element is missing from the Jack and Jill murders that the investigator has seen in other serial killings? What leads the investigator to this conclusion?
5. What is the name of the federal agent who is always first on the scene of the Jack and Jill murder scenes? Why does the investigator immediately rule this agent out as a suspect?
6. Why does the investigator work the Truth School murder case in his spare time? Who encourages him to do so?
7. What does the main investigator in this book like about the school principal? How does she bridge the gap between rich and poor?
8. Who watches the President sneak out of the White House, and why is it so dangerous?
9. Why aren't the Truth School killings a priority for the law enforcement agency? What does this seem to say about the police department?
10. What is the investigator's first impression of the President? How does his meeting with the President affect his investigation of the school killings?
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