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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. What is the real name of the character who actively fulfills the role of Jill in the murders?
(a) Sarah Green.
(b) Sara Rosen.
(c) Sarah Johnson.
(d) Sara Nana.
2. What is Kevin Hawkins' illegal role in the book?
(a) Insurance fraud.
(d) Drug dealer.
3. Why is there concern when the President sneaks out of the White House?
(a) Because his wife might find out.
(b) Because of the high profile murders in the area.
(c) Because the media will ruin his career.
(d) Because he breached White House security.
4. Which case does Cross focus on during his typical work hours?
(a) Jack and Jill.
(b) The President's assassination.
(c) A felony hot check case.
(d) Truth School.
5. Who has always been first on the scene of the Jack and Jill murders?
(a) The principal.
(b) The President.
(d) Jay Grayer.
Short Answer Questions
1. Who thinks the Truth School killer has some distinctive feature?
2. Why is Cross fascinated with the Truth School principal?
3. Who has always called the police to report the Jack and Jill murders?
4. Which media company receives a videotape depicting a murder?
5. Who foils the kidnapping attempt that occurs in a public place?
Short Essay Questions
1. Who is the second victim of the Truth School killer, and what does his death say about the killer?
2. 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?
3. What does the Truth School killer see that makes him angry with the major investigator in this book, and what does it tell the reader early in the story?
4. What is unusual about Kevin Hawkins' first attack in the story? How does it foreshadow events in the book?
5. Which law enforcement agency employs the major investigator in this novel? Is he well-liked by his supervisor?
6. What is important about the age and gender of the first Truth School victim?
7. Why is the investigator certain he will be fired when he arrives on the scene of the second Jack and Jill murder? What does the incident show the reader about his relationship with his boss?
8. What information does the investigator learn at his first White House task force meeting that is key to his investigation?
9. What role does the major detective in this novel play in the investigation of the Truth School killings, and what is unusual about his role?
10. Who assigns the major investigator in this book to the Jack and Jill case, and why?
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