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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. Where does the suspect chased by Cross and his partner try to go when cornered?
(a) Across to another roof.
(b) Into a crowd.
(c) Through a window.
(d) Over a large fence.
2. Where does the chase of a school killing suspect lead Cross and his partner?
(a) Into a crowd.
(b) To a rooftop.
(c) To a park.
(d) To a deadend alley.
3. Who has always called the police to report the Jack and Jill murders?
(b) Jay Grayer.
(c) The President.
(d) Various people.
4. What does Cross learn at the White House meeting?
(a) That the President has been killed.
(b) That the President is cheating on his wife.
(c) That the school principal is the President's daughter.
(d) That Jack and Jill called to tell the Secret Service about their next murder.
5. How is the little girl's killer dressed when he murders her?
(a) Like a police officer.
(b) In a disguise.
(c) Like a teacher.
(d) Like the President.
Short Answer Questions
1. Who pushes the police chief against the wall at the crime scene where Natalie Sheehan was killed?
2. What warning do police receive from the videotaped murder?
3. How is Cross awakened at the beginning of Chapter 2?
4. Who positively identifies the second student victim?
5. Who has a plan that seems to involve the President?
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. Why does the investigator work the Truth School murder case in his spare time? Who encourages him to do so?
3. Where is Roosevelt Military Academy located? Name two reasons it is important to this novel.
4. Who is the celebrity speaker at a function where Jack and Jill get their second victim? Could this speaker have been the second victim? Why or why not?
5. Who foils a kidnapping attempt at an area mall, and what is ironic about the attempt?
6. How does the investigator arrange a situation in which he could take down the Truth School killer? Explain this reasoning.
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. 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?
9. What does the note on the President's flowers sent to him at the New York hotel say, and why is the note so alarming?
10. How does the killer respond when the message board censor removes vivid postings regarding the Truth School murders?
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