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This test consists of 5 short answer questions, 10 short essay questions, and 1 (of 3) essay topics.
Short Answer Questions
1. How are the voices on the videotaped murder recorded?
2. What is the name of the principal from the Truth School?
3. How do Jack and Jill kill their first victim?
4. Who foils the kidnapping attempt that occurs in a public place?
5. Who watches Cross and his son take a walk?
Short Essay Questions
1. Discuss why Hawkins is so confident at Madison Square Garden.
2. What information does the investigator learn at his first White House task force meeting that is key to his investigation?
3. Which law enforcement agency employs the major investigator in this novel? Is he well-liked by his supervisor?
4. Why doesn't the message board censor go directly to police with the information when it first starts appearing?
5. What is unusual about the Truth School killer's attempt to enter the investigator's home? What does this show about the killer?
6. 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?
7. Who is the major investigator in Jack and Jill? How is he important to Patterson's series?
8. What significance is the tape found in Jill's apartment?
9. How do investigators of the Kennedy Center killing confirm that the hit man indeed killed the right target? Why was this victim targeted?
10. Explain the plan that Jack will use to kill the President.
Write an essay for ONE of the following topics:
Essay Topic 1
Explain the difference between static and dynamic characters. Identify the static and dynamic characters of this novel and explain how each of them fit the category to which you have assigned them.
Essay Topic 2
Define rising action as an element of plot. Discuss in detail the rising action in Jack and Jill. How does the author present it? How does the rising action flow? How does the rising action add to the suspense of the story?
Essay Topic 3
Name and define the five types of conflict. Which conflict prevailed in Jack and Jill? Could the conflict have been categorized as another type? If so, which and why? If not, defend your response.
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