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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. Who calls the White House to speak to the President, able to dodge all security checks?
2. Who answers the knock on the door at the principal's house?
3. How old is the Truth School killer?
4. What do law enforcement officials discover about the murder victim at the Kennedy Center?
5. What do Jack and Jill discuss as they fly over a presidential retreat?
Short Essay Questions
1. Discuss why Hawkins is so confident at Madison Square Garden.
2. What is unusual about Jill's phone call to the President?
3. Why do Jack and Jill get another person to act as hit man in one of their murders?
4. Why does the Truth School killer have a seizure, and why is this information important to the novel?
5. Why is the general's son a threat to Jack?
6. Why does the President decide to honor all of his scheduled appearances? Is this vanity or valor, and why?
7. Why does the Secret Service continue moving the President through the tunnel against the investigator's advice?
8. 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?
9. How does the killer respond when the message board censor removes vivid postings regarding the Truth School murders?
10. Discuss when the investigator realizes the plan and his reaction.
Write an essay for ONE of the following topics:
Essay Topic 1
Define and discuss climax in literature. When does it occur? Discuss the climax of Jack and Jill in detail.
Essay Topic 2
What is a foil? Who is the foil of Jack and Jill? Discuss the character who provides the role of foil in this novel and discuss how he/she fulfills the role.
Essay Topic 3
Discuss the motive of the Truth School killer. What role did his personal background play in his decision to kill? What role, if any, did his medication play in the murders?
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